Rough Fell sheep copyright Andrea Hills

Farming in Protected Landscapes

The Agricultural Transition Period 2020-2027

The Lake District National Park is running a series of farming events to help Lake District farmers get advice on a range of issues and opportunities that may affect them over the next few years. These events will focus specifically on the situation, regulations and visitor economy in the Lake District and are open to all landowners within the National Park.

See details of all the Lake District National Park farming advice events, and book your place online.

Farming advice pages:

The Lake District National Park aims to;

  • Help farmers preserve the attributes of the World Heritage Site by working with farmers to maintain the tradition of agro-pastoral upland farming.
  • Enhance the special qualities of the Lake District National park by working with farmers, landowners and key partners to secure good environmental management and enable nature recovery in the park.
  • Assist farmers in the Lake District in securing the future of their businesses through the agricultural transition by running the Farming in Protected Landscapes Scheme.
  • Working with farmers to enable solutions to the key challenges of climate change, nature recovery and the future of farming in the Lake District.
Farming Officer

Meet our Farming Officer

Andrea Meanwell works with the farming community across the Lake District National Park, to help farmers learn from and support each other.

Contact Andrea: