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A ewe with two lambs

Take the lead in the Lake District this lambing season

As the first signs of spring are starting to show in the Lake District, it’s essential to keep dogs under control while out in the countryside as lambing season approaches.

Posted: 06 March 2020

Walkers enjoy the recently repaired path at Ullswater

Path improvements mean it’s easier than ever to explore Ullswater

Improvement works have recently been completed at either end of the Ullswater Valley to make these paths more accessible than ever.

Posted: 30 January 2020

enjoy a new view in the Lake District during 2020

Enjoy a new view in the Lake District in 2020

As a new decade dawns, the Lake District National Park Authority is encouraging people to get out in the Park and take in a new view to improve health, fitness and wellbeing.

Posted: 07 January 2020

image of the newly uncovered view at Stanley Ghyll

‘Forgotten’ view unveiled in the Western Lakes

People visiting Stanley Ghyll, in Eskdale, this winter can now catch a glimpse of an iconic, historic view which has been cleared for the first time since the Victorian era.

Posted: 18 December 2019

the Lake District National Park’s Eleanor Kingston receiving the Council for British Archaeology’s Community Award from Richard Osgood, Archaeologist and Charles Micklewright, Trustee of the Marsh Christian Trust.

National Park’s archaeologist Eleanor Kingston digs to scoop gold award

The Lake District National Park Authority’s lead archaeologist, Eleanor Kingston, has been awarded ‘Community Archaeologist of the Year’ at a prestigious national excellence awards ceremony.

Posted: 12 December 2019

The LAke Districts three Fell Top Assessors at teh launch of teh IWnter season 2019

Helvellyn Assessors celebrate ‘White Friday’ winter season launch

While many people are looking for today’s Black Friday deals, the Lake District’s three Fell Top Assessors are hoping for some of the white stuff.

Posted: 29 November 2019

Portrait of Wes Hunter the Lake District National Park's newest Fell Top Assessor

Top job for Wes as new Helvellyn Assessor

Wes Hunter has been announced as the Lake District’s newest Fell Top Assessor. Wes was brought up in the area, attended school in Keswick and considers the Northern fells to be his old stomping ground. He’s super excited to be back in the area and taking up his new role with the National Park.

Posted: 02 October 2019