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Our photo shows just how special the Lake District is and why 25 partner organisations have agreed a five year plan to tackle key issues for this National Park and UNESCO World Heritage site.

Working together for the future of the Lake District National Park

A new five year plan to care for the Lake District National Park and World Heritage Site has been formally adopted, and will set the direction for collaboration on the biggest challenges facing the Lake District.

Posted: 03 November 2021

Photo shows a young family cycling rather than using their car on the newly improved Keswick to Threlkeld Trail, as a new Lake District sustainable travel learning resource in launched for teachers.

Lake District travel teaching resource launched on car free day

To mark World Car Free Day today (22 September) and Great Big Green Week, the Lake District National Park’s learning team has launched a new teaching resource for children. The free online guide explores the climate emergency, sustainable travel and the impact of car travel on the Lake District, and is now available for teachers and young people.

Posted: 22 September 2021

Electric car charging.

A range of projects are cutting carbon in the Lake District

A number of low carbon projects are running throughout the Lake District to help tackle the climate emergency and promote best practice in the National Park.

Posted: 15 September 2021

Local resident cutting rope at Orrest Head.

Community celebrates the Lake District’s 50th Miles without Stiles route

The Bowness and Windermere community came together on Sunday (12 September) to celebrate the opening of the Lake District National Park Authority’s 50th accessible ‘Miles without Stiles’ route to the top of Alfred Wainwright’s first fell.

Posted: 13 September 2021


Cream of the crop Jasmine will ensure Lake District farming moo-ves in the right direction

Jasmine Holliday has joined the Lake District National Park Authority’s farming team to work alongside farming officer, Andrea Meanwell to deliver the new Farming in Protected landscapes programme to Lake District Farmers.

Posted: 07 September 2021

Miles without Stiles route.

Celebrate the Lake District’s 70th birthday by going miles without stiles

As part of the celebrations to mark the Lake District National Park Authority's 70th birthday, seven specially selected routes have been relaunched to really show off the variety of landscapes and environments that the Lake District has to offer.

Posted: 10 August 2021

Generation Green

Green recovery funding boost for Lake District

The Lake District National Park’s Generation Green project has been awarded a £250,000 grant from the Government’s £40 million second round of the Green Recovery Challenge Fund, a multi-million pound boost for green jobs and nature recovery.

Posted: 05 August 2021