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We fund conservation, environmental and cultural heritage projects in the Lake District

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Crowdfunding campaign launched for Ullswater Way

April 1, 2019 News 0 comments
A new crowdfunding campaign has been launched to raise money for a popular walking route in Ullswater. The Lake District Foundation aims [....]

Lake District Hotels Association announce LDF as charity partner

March 6, 2019 News 0 comments
The Lake District Hotels Association (LDHA) are excited to announce their 2019 official charity partner will be the Lake District Foundation. The [....]

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The Ullswater Way Fund

The Lake District Foundation is aiming to raise £15,000 for vital repair work on the Ullswater Way, around England’s second largest lake. Walking the Ullswater Way is a challenge. Just like taking care of its surrounding footpaths. We need your help to carry out urgent maintenance work to reduce the impact of the busy summer season ahead.
Raised: £8,876Goal: £15,000

Projects we've supported

Recently funded by the Lake District Foundation...

November 7, 2018 | News

Managing the biodiversity of the Lake District National Park

The Lake District Foundation has awarded a grant of £4,500 to the Cumbria Local Nature Partnership, enabling them to lead the development
November 7, 2018 | News

Helping to save Helvellyn’s vulnerable arctic alpine flora

The Lake District Foundation has awarded a grant of over £2,600 to the John Muir Trust, which last year took over responsibility
lake district world heritage site
October 24, 2018 | News

‘Cultural Heritage’ within the Lake District World Heritage Site – Join the discussion

The Lake District's World Heritage Site inscription includes its Cultural Heritage - but what does that mean?  If you live or work
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