Our page www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/coronavirus has updates on our attractions and services affected by Coronavirus and how you can contact us.
It is important that we follow government advice and stay at home. The Lake District National Park Authority car parks are now closed. They will remain only for use by our local communities, in populated areas for essential functions – such as attending GP appointments or for essential shopping.
Freshwater plants and animals are threatening the Lake District’s wildlife.
Floating pennywort, Australian swamp stonecrop, American signal crayfish and the killer shrimp are just a few of the species that will have devastating effects on our waters.
Invasive non-native species of wildlife can hitchhike on equipment, footwear, clothing and boats. You may inadvertently spread the aliens even if you just go for a paddle! Every time you leave any water such as a river, tarn or lake:
Find out more at Biosecurity - South Cumbria Rivers Trust