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John Muir Award Manager for Cumbria, Graham Watson, celebrating the two-year contract renewal in the Lake District following the popularity of the conservation award.

Lake District secures environmental award scheme

More than 3,000 people will be able to connect with ‘wild spaces’ across the Lake District, thanks to the renewal of a partnership between the John Muir Trust and the National Park.

Posted: 19 April 2018

Brockhole house through the gardens

The Lake District National Park announces exciting plans to open a new restaurant in Brockhole House

The Lake District National Park announces exciting plans to open a new restaurant in Brockhole House – the striking white Arts and Crafts house gracefully overlooking Windermere set in stunning 30-acre grounds.

Posted: 16 April 2018


New Chair to lead Lake District Partnership

A new Chairperson has been appointed to join the Lake District National Park Partnership that led the Park to UNESCO World Heritage Site success.

Posted: 11 April 2018

2)	The Prince of Wales is joined by Lord Clark of Windermere at the installation in Crow Park, Keswick

Royal welcome at Lake District World Heritage celebration

His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, visited the Lake District today (26 March) to unveil a special installation to commemorate the National Park’s UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription.

Posted: 22 March 2018

a guided walk group exploring Legburthwaite in the Lake District last summer.

Join a walk with a Lake District expert

With record numbers of visitors set to head to the Lake District this year, a team of seasoned walkers who guide groups across the landscape are dusting off their walking boots ready for the first guided walk of the year this weekend.

Posted: 20 March 2018

Gaddum artwork of Windermere

Lake District weather takes centre stage in new Windermere art exhibition

Brockhole-on-Windermere’s new art gallery, the Gaddum Gallery, is welcoming Cumbrian artist Daniel Cooper to exhibit a Lake District inspired collection.

Posted: 19 March 2018

People enjoying the sunshine next to a clear lake.

World Heritage Site set for a royal stamp of approval

His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, has been confirmed as the guest of honour at a special community event to mark the Lake District as a World Heritage Site on 26 March.

Posted: 15 March 2018