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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

Photo shows guest blogger Jay Mistry out on the fells in the Lake District.

National Park Authority is encouraging people to ‘wander more this winter'

January has been a gloomy month with dark days and what seems like never-ending rain. But the sunshine, clear skies, and a smattering of snow this week has prompted the Lake District National Park Authority to encourage people to ‘wander more this winter’ to benefit their physical and mental health and wellbeing.

Posted: 19 January 2023

The Fell Top Assessors with Mountain Rescue and LDNPA Chief Executive.

Lake District Fell Top Team celebrate 35 years of winter safety service

The Lake District National Park Authority’s Fell Top Assessors are celebrating 35 years of the Weatherline service, supported by the Mountain Rescue service to kick off this year’s Fell Top season.

Posted: 01 December 2022

Farming Officer Jasmine and Assistant Farming Officer Eliza

New Lake District Farming team delivers funding boost

It’s all change in the Lake District National Park Authority’s Farming team as there’s promotion for Jasmine Holliday to Farming Officer and the introduction of local farmer, Eliza Hodgson, as a new Assistant Farming Officer.

Posted: 10 November 2022