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Key partners gathered at Brundholme where work will start along with some of the locals who are looking forward to the trail being reconnected.

Full steam ahead for reconnection of Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path as funding is announced

A £7.9 million funding package has been agreed to allow work to start on the final phase of reconnecting the Keswick to Threlkeld multi user trail which was severely damaged in Storm Desmond three years ago to the day (5 December).

Posted: 05 December 2018

Winter Skills Competition winners with Fell Top Assessors

National Park Fell Top Assessors start Winter season

Snow has been spotted on the fells over the past week which not only heralds the start of winter but also the season launch of the Lake District National Park’s Weatherline service.

Posted: 30 November 2018

Porters at the MOunt Kilamanjaro National Park with uniform donated by Lake District National park

Recycled uniform is sent from Scafell Pike to Mount Kilimanjaro with love

Around 100kg of recycled uniform from the Lake District National Park has recently landed in East Africa to kit out porters working in a National Park there.

Posted: 15 November 2018

water at Cogra Moss Lamplugh

Bumper funding package to improve access in the Western Lakes

The Lake District National Park has recently secured a bumper £80,000 of funding for two major improvement projects in the Western Lakes.

Posted: 23 October 2018

Volunteer Tony Corbet at the awards presentation

National Park volunteer honoured with special award

A dedicated Lake District volunteer has received the coveted Bryan Stilling Award for his outstanding contribution to the National Park over the past 20 years.

Posted: 22 October 2018

Excavations in June in the Duddon Valley

Chance to dig for information at annual archaeology event

The Annual Archaeology in the Lake District Conference is taking place on 10 November at the Rheged Centre, near Penrith and there are still a few tickets available. The full day session is open to anyone interested in Cumbrian archaeology and history or Lake District heritage and culture.

Posted: 15 October 2018

Dubbs Bridge

Diversion for walkers as repairs start at Buttermere bridge

The temporary foot bridge at Buttermere is to be removed and a diversion has been put in place so that the circular route round Buttermere can still be accessed. Repairs to the original Dubbs bridge will begin next summer.

Posted: 03 October 2018