|Lake District For Sale, Again|
|Become a Fell Top Assessor|
|Change to the Cumbria Way|
|Great Landscapes Week 2019|
|Helsington Barrows and Scout Scar|
|Lake District volunteers lead the way|
|Expanding our National Park|
|Your Dog and Other Animals|
|Stepping up to the Bowder Stone|
|Yet Another Release of Mapping|
|New Release of our Map Tiles|
|Welcome to our new Web Site|
|Blencathra Trig Detector Ring Returns|
|Dogs and the Lambing Season|
|Got an old GPS? It might stop working on 6th April|
|Winter - Time to check your gear|
|The Fell Top Assessors are Back|
|Glover Landscape Review|
|Blencathra Trig Detector Ring Appeal|
|Can you remember the first shooting star you saw?|
|Duddon Fell Care Day|
|Thirlmere Fell Care Day|
|Tour of Britain hits Cumbria|
|The problem with The Priest's Hole|
|Parking Problems at Seathwaite|
|A New Mountain in the Lake District|
|Hills Database Updated|
|New Release of Map Tiles Now Live|
|Beware Blue Green Algae|
|Great Cumbrian Landscapes|
The Friends of the Lake District has submitted a formal request to Natural England, asking them to consider extending the southern boundary of the Lake District National Park.
In the seventy years since the National Park and Access to the Countryside Act of 1949 was enacted by Parliament many communities have felt that the exclusion of the Cartmel Peninsula and Duddon Estuary from the original designations that created the Lake District National Park in 1951 was unfinished business. read more ...
We visited the Bowder Stone this week to look at and photograph the new ladder.
We re-visited the Bowder Stone this week. For those who've never seen it the stone is a big rock. A really big rock. read more ...
We've just put online a new release of our map tiles. This release also includes a number of changes, some resulting in feedback from users after our last release (and the blog post includes a rather cool slider to let you view the changes side by side).
We've just put online a new release of our map tiles. We do new releases regularly, not least to pick up any changes in the data coming from OpenStreetMap and the latest updates from Ordnance Survey's OpenData programme. read more ...
We have just moved our web site to a shiny new server. This server is a lot faster so it should mean that we can serve you pages more quickly and also cope with the ever increasing volume number of visitors to our site.
We have just moved our web site to a shiny new server. This server is a lot faster so it should mean that we can serve you pages more quickly and also cope with the ever increasing volume number of visitors to our site. read more ...
The trig detector ring on Blencathra was stolen but it's now been replaced, funded by an appeal.
Last November we wrote about how the Hallsfell Top on Blencathra is, or rather was, marked by a simple concrete ring, what the Ordnance Survey call a "trig detector ring", as opposed to the usual trig point. The concrete ring was a low concrete circle about 50cm in diameter, that actually sat on top of a buried block. read more ...
The National park are urging dog owners to keep pets under close control as lambing season nears, and to clear up after them.
As more people have been exploring the Lake District recently during half term, they are being asked to ensure that dogs are kept under control as the lambing season gets under way. read more ...