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The Lake District has become a World Heritage Site joining iconic locations such as the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and Grand Canyon as a place of international acclaim. Today’s announcement in Krakow has led to jubilation among 25 organisations in the Lake District National Park Partnership who had put the bid together for UNESCO recognition in the cultural landscape category.
Posted: 09 July 2017
If you’re a fan of roaming the Lake District’s unique and sometimes testing fells in all weathers then this could be the job for you.
Posted: 03 July 2017
Two bridges destroyed in Storm Desmond in one of the Lake District’s most beautiful valleys are being replaced thanks to a major funding boost by an outdoor holiday organisation.
Posted: 30 June 2017
Rangers from the Lake District National Park are working this week to repair a popular woodland walk near Sharrow Bay Hotel on Ullswater.
Posted: 22 June 2017
A long-running farm plastic offensive which has seen thousands of tonnes of waste recycled has had another bumper crop, thanks to around 50 farmers near Penrith.
Posted: 21 June 2017
People of all abilities can now enjoy a smoother way to take in spectacular views across Windermere, thanks to National Park rangers upgrading a new path at Bowness.
Posted: 15 June 2017
A 400 year-old copper mine bolstered by Queen Elizabeth I and a lynchpin in establishing industries of the Empire has galvanised a Lake District community into action.
Posted: 07 June 2017