Tony Lywood


7 Penrith Road
CA12 4HF

Telephone Number: 07789886015

E-Mail Address:

Appointed by: Cumbria County Council

Until: 1 April 2023

First Appointed to the Authority: July 2017

Current Committee Membership: Park Strategy and Vision Committee

Register of Member's Interests as of 27 July 2017 (pdf)

Find out a little bit about Tony:

What was your first car?

A green Austin A40 in 1974.

What was your first music record?

Galveston by Glen Campbell and Bobbie Gentry in 1970.

What’s your favourite Lake District view?

Latrigg overlooking Keswick.

What’s your favourite walk in the Lakes?

Walla from Rakefoot Farm.

What’s your favourite season in the lakes?

Summer by far hopefully without too much rain.

If you were an animal what would you be?

A badger or a fox.

Any other interests/ committees?

Chess, scrabble, old buildings, history of any sort, churches, food (both eating and cooking), trying to solve local intractable problems and issues.  I love walking my dogs.  Pub quizzes, conversation around a table with food, wine and friends.  Travel almost anywhere, the more obscure and farther removed from the UK the better.  Other than Cumbria County Council and Keswick Town Council committees, I help set up and am Chair of Keswick Community Asset Company which preserved and owns the public toilets in Keswick.  I also Chair the Battersby Hall Charity, which is an educational charity that also owns the Moot Hall in Keswick.

What’s your favourite sport?

Rock climbing by a country mile.  Fell running was also a passion in my early years!