|Camping in the Lake District|
|The Keswick to Threlkeld Path Tunnel|
|A Plea from Patterdale MRT|
|Pooley Bridge Replacement|
|Lochaber MRT on Monday's Rescue|
|Remembering Jessie 2005 - 2020|
|Why we don't use What 3 Words|
|"In Our Hands"|
|The Fell Top Assessors are Back|
|Winter - Be Prepared|
|Controversy over Path Restoration|
|Buttermere Fell Care Day|
|Buttermere Bridge Reopens|
|'In Our Hands' Premiere|
|Red Squirrel Campaign 2019|
|Pooley Bridge Replacement|
|Remembering a Significant Event|
|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|
Everyone want to come and camp in the Lake District at the moment so here's some advice to help you if you're planning to come.
Now that Covid-19 is under some sort of control and people can take holidays in the UK we are getting a lot of people heading here to camp. So camp sites are getting full. In addition people are irresponsibly wild camping and leaving a mess behind including whole tents, bags, rubbish and ... sadly ... poo. read more ...
The Lake District is now cautiously re-opening and the LDNPA have been updating their guidance which is worth a read if you're thinking of coming this way.
[Last revised on 4th July]
The Lake District is now cautiously re-opening as many attractions, restaurants, pubs and overnight accommodation reopened on 4th July. The Lake District National Park Authority have been updating their guidance which is worth a read if you're thinking of coming this way. You can find their page here and it's been revised pretty much every day. read more ...
The path from Keswick to Threlkeld along the old railway line is currently being restored after Storm Desmond. As part of that a long closed tunnel is being re-opened.
Back in December 2015 Storm Desmond did significant damage all over the Lake District and for us one of the big losses the destruction of two of the bridges over the River Greta on the path from Keswick to Threlkeld along the old railway line which resulted in the temporary loss and the later diversion of one our earliest walks The Old Keswick Railway Line and Latrigg. read more ...
In the light of the relaxation of restrictions on movement in England Patterdale MRT are asking you to think carefully before coming to the Lakes and heading off up the fells.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team have issued a statement on Facebook which has been endorsed by the Lake District Search And Mountain Rescue Association. Patterdale MRT cover incidents on Helvellyn from the Ullswater side which is a one of the region's big accident blackspots with particularly difficult rescues on Striding and Swirral edges. read more ...
Last Thursday the new bridge at Pooley Bridge, replacing the old one which was washed away by Storm Desmond, was swung into place.
On Monday night Lochaber MRT had to rescue four poorly equipped people from Ben Nevis in blizzard conditions. This got a lot of attention from the public and Lochaber have now written about that. We think it deserves wider circulation.
On Monday night Lochaber MRT had to rescue four very poorly equipped people from Ben Nevis in blizzard conditions. It got a lot of media attention, the BBC for example reported it as Tourists in trainers rescued in Ben Nevis blizzard. read more ...