Inspiring people to care for the Lake District

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

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Community Support Flying High for the Keswick to Threlkeld Railway

April 25, 2018 News 0 comments
The local community is bursting with energy and excitement to support the fundraising campaign to reinstate the Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path. [....]

Charity Auction Announced for the Keswick to Threlkeld Old Railway Path

April 9, 2018 News 0 comments
The Lake District Foundation is hosting an incredible ‘money-can't-buy’ auction to raise funds for the reinstatement of the Keswick to Threlkeld Railway [....]

Thanks to the 200+ #lakedistrict #businesses, #touristattractions and #postoffices who have signed up to the #lakedistrictpound. The @lakespound team have worked hard to get ready for next Tuesday’s Launch. Together we can have fun, share our culture & support 2 great charities!

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Projects we've supported

Recently funded by the Lake District Foundation...

osprey
December 6, 2017 | Projects

Lake District Osprey Project

In 2001 ospreys made a momentous return to the Lake District, after being extinct in England for decades. The ospreys now return
Pete on Silverhowe
December 6, 2017 | Projects

Fix the Fells

Fix the Fells is a partnership programme between the Lake District National Park, National Trust, Natural England, Nurture Lakeland, Friends of the
December 6, 2017 | Projects

Red Squirrels Northern England

The red squirrel is our only native British squirrel but is at serious risk of extinction if population numbers continue to decline.
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