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Developing a Design Code for the Lake District

The National Park Authority is asking local people, visitors and industry experts to help develop a design code for the Lake District in a consultation that starts today and will run until 15 May.

Posted: 03 April 2023

New route makes it easier to enjoy the scenic west shore of Windermere

The first section of a brand-new £1.45 million multi-user trail that will go along the western shore of Windermere between Newby Bridge and the YMCA at Lakeside opens today in time for the spring holidays.

Posted: 31 March 2023

Lake District car park to be removed to protect special landscape

The Lake District National Park Authority works hard to ensure planning rules are followed and the special qualities of its spectacular landscape are safeguarded. As part of this work, it has been ruled that a car park at Low Grassings near Coniston must be removed.

Posted: 27 March 2023

Seeds are sown at Breasthigh Road as work nears completion

The Lake District National Park Authority has been working to improve and enhance the landscape of a remote and popular multi-user route in the east of the National Park.

Posted: 16 March 2023

Digging deep to celebrate 10 years of the Lake District Archaeology Volunteer Network

A celebratory event was held recently to thank the dedicated team of volunteers who help look after the historic environment of the Lake District National Park through archaeological survey, research and conservation. The English Lake District UNESCO World Heritage Site is an area of national and international historical and cultural significance, and this team of volunteers has played a significant role in extending the knowledge of the Lake District’s archaeology and history.

Posted: 15 March 2023

Lamb with love heart marking, held by farmer.

Keep flocks safe this half term

Please keep dogs on leads this half term for the safety of livestock and wildlife. This is the joint message of The Lake District National Park Authority, the National Trust and the National Farmers’ Union (NFU).

Posted: 17 February 2023

Taken at the top of a valley in the Langdales - the sun is setting and the sky is pink, the valley is green and surrounded by fells.

National Park Partnership seeks dynamic leader who loves the Lakes

The Lake District National Park Partnership is looking for a senior leader who really loves the Lake District to come forward as a new Chair before Valentine's Day.

Posted: 03 February 2023