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New trees being planted on the shore of Ullswater

Bumper tree planting reduces flood risk at Ullswater

A team of National Park volunteers and rangers were joined by around 50 John Muir Award students last week to plant more than 200 trees on the Ullswater lakeshore near Pooley Bridge. This was part of a scheme aimed to add ecological value and reduce the threat of flooding.

Posted: 07 March 2018

High Dam on a sunny, clear blue sky day

A piece of the Lake District makes the perfect Mother’s Day gift

Name a place in the Lake District after for your Mum this Mother’s Day to win a competition prize that will make a truly memorable gift!

Posted: 06 March 2018

Keswick Moot Hall

Community room opens in iconic Keswick Moot Hall

The completion of significant restoration work at The Moot Hall, in Keswick town centre, marks the re-opening of an exclusive workspace for local businesses, community groups and artists.

Posted: 27 February 2018

Volunteers Ambassador

National Park seeks out Lake District superfans

The Lake District National Park is on the lookout for a team of passionate volunteers to launch a new ambassador programme aimed at giving visitors to the region a warm welcome.

Posted: 26 February 2018

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Report calls for National Parks to get smart

Real-time information from environmental monitors and sensors could soon inform rangers of the conditions of footpaths and monitor the effects of climate change.

Posted: 20 February 2018

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New and improved Lakeside playground now open

A transformed adventure playground at Lake District attraction, Brockhole-on-Windermere, has opened its gates to the public after a significant redevelopment.

Posted: 20 February 2018

A family walking the Ullswater Way

Lake District low-carbon initiative calls for support

The Lake District National Park Partnership has reassessed its carbon footprint and is encouraging residents, businesses and visitors to support its efforts to reduce the impact of climate change on the Lake District.

Posted: 30 January 2018