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Ullswater Way

Walk this way - popular Ullswater Way route gets ready for summer

Work has been completed on the ever popular Ullswater Way to improve a 1km section at Priest’s Crag at Watermillock, helping visitors explore more of this special valley.

Posted: 27 July 2021

Safer Lakes team

National Park team gears up for summer of kindness

As the school holidays begin, the Lake District National Park Authority is gearing up to offer a warm welcome to visitors and provide support for communities in what looks set to be the busiest summer on record.

Posted: 14 July 2021

Artist's impression

National Park Authority is seeking views on proposed Windermere improvements

A public consultation is now underway on proposed improvements to the area around Windermere Station, also known as the Windermere Gateway Area. The consultation seeks views on proposals to transform the area, enhance the transport hub and improve traffic for the community, businesses and visitors.

Posted: 28 June 2021

Yew Tree Farm

New funding package for Lake District farmers

Farmers in the Lake District National Park will be able to benefit from a new national grants programme from 1 July, with more than £1 million available locally this year.

Posted: 23 June 2021

Stanley Ghyll

Time to take a new view of the wonderful western Lake District

A new, state-of-the-art viewing station will give visitors the chance to look at an iconic Eskdale view from a new angle.

Posted: 02 June 2021


Have your say on proposals to tackle five challenges for the Lake District

Twenty-five organisations, working together for the future of the Lake District National Park and World Heritage Site are inviting people to comment on their new, five-year plan tackling five major challenges.

Posted: 25 May 2021

Marian at Orrest Head

Work is underway to make the Orrest Head summit easier to reach

The Lake District National Park Authority has started work to make the summit of Alfred Wainwright’s first fell, Orrest Head in Windermere, easier for more people to reach.

Posted: 20 May 2021