Current Campaigns

Why We adventure

A VIRTUAL EVENING HOSTED BY SEAN CONWAY, 7.30PM THURSDAY 10TH DECEMBER 2020 In the 21st century, where practically every mountain has been climbed, ocean rowed, desert crossed, why do people still feel the need to go out and take on adventures? Sit back and enjoy an evening with Sean Conway and leading explorers, climbers, runners, […]

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#LoveYourLakes why? The Lake District is known for its stunning mountains, fresh air and clean Lakes but we need your help to keep it that way. The Problem The Lake District has been welcoming visitors back after Covid-19 lockdown restrictions eased which is fantastic news for all those enjoying this spectacular place. However, the sheer […]

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The Real Hedge Fund

Sadly over the last 70 years our hedgerows have become significantly reduced both in the length and in quality. Now seems a really excellent opportunity to engage and support farmers, landowners and communities to reinstate and improve their hedgerows. 

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Orrest Head

“Those few hours cast a spell that changed my life” – Wainwright. The view from Orrest Head is spectacular, but not everyone can get there to enjoy it because the top section of path is too steep and difficult. We want to create an alternative path to this special viewpoint suitable for people with limited […]

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The LDF Fund

The Lake District Foundation Fund provides grants to projects that care for the spectacular landscapes, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Lake District and Cumbria. When you make a donation to the Lake District Foundation you are supporting high-impact evidence-based projects that are of urgent priority. Funding decisions are made by a grant-making panel. We […]

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Fix the Fells

Fix the Fells is a partnership programme between the Lake District National Park, National Trust, Natural England, Lake District Foundation, Friends of the Lake District and Cumbria County Council to repair erosion scars which have developed over the years, and to make sure that these scars are prevented in the future. The Lake District fells […]

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