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

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Official Ullswater Way Guide boosts crowdfunder donations

May 21, 2019 News 0 comments
A crowdfunding campaign to raise £5,000 for the much loved walking path, the Ullswater Way, in the Lake District, is now within [....]
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Lake District Foundation launches new visitor giving scheme

May 20, 2019 News 0 comments
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There's still time to #donate to the #Ullswaterway #crowdfunder. Finishes on Monday 9pm. A small donation makes a big difference > @crowdfunderuk @alanhinkes

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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: £12,912Goal: £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
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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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