Lake District

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Mountain rescuers braced for busy summer as UK holiday boom continues
After record 3,629 callouts last year in England and Wales, crews say there’s no sign pandemic trend for heading to great outdoors is waning

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

31, Jul, 2022 @1:25 PM

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Lake District ‘rollercoaster theme park’ plans meet with opposition
Thousands sign petition to ‘save Langdale’ from attraction proposed at Elterwater Quarry

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

14, Jun, 2022 @4:22 PM

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Lake District cafe owner fights holiday lets with plan to ’buy back’ town
Brick By Brick campaign aims to save Keswick from second and third homeowners pricing out locals

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

19, May, 2022 @11:37 AM

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John Kelly breaks record for scaling all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District
37-year-old data scientist completed feat many walkers see as a lifetime challenge in five and a half days

Helen Pidd North of England editor

09, May, 2022 @5:34 PM

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Three boys missing from Lake District village are found
Logan Gray, nine, Kye Hollingworth, 13, and Harley Anderton, 14, were subject of huge police search

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

16, Mar, 2022 @12:42 PM

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Wild Fell by Lee Schofield review – can the Lake District be rewilded?
A conservationist finds that efforts to restore this cherished landscape to a more natural state aren’t always welcomed

Amy-Jane Beer

10, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Cumbria restaurant L’Enclume wins third Michelin star
Hyper-local produce helps Simon Rogan’s restaurant become first three-star venue in north of England

Lucy Campbell

16, Feb, 2022 @7:22 PM

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Doctor died after fall from Lake District ridge where he proposed to wife
Jamie Butler, former Man City medic, died last year near spot where he proposed in 1994, inquest hears

Helen Pidd North of England editor

14, Feb, 2022 @12:07 PM

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Hidden depths: why do we know so little about what happens to a lake in winter?
Lake ecology during the colder months has been poorly studied until recently, but data from the Lake District shows winter plays a vital role in freshwater ecosystems

Isabella Kaminski

09, Feb, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Lake District mountain rescue warning after ‘chaotic’ festive period
Volunteers urge people to check forecasts and equipment after a record-breaking year for callouts

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

04, Jan, 2022 @1:31 PM

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‘It’s fantastic to see’: Lake District warms to its new ‘trendy’ status
People from younger and more diverse demographics are exploring area amid boom in nature trips

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

03, Dec, 2021 @12:27 PM

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Tourism in the Lakes doesn’t enrich local communities | Letters
Letters: Dr Julie Carter says low-paid jobs and higher costs of living are the unfortunate legacy of ever-increasing visitor numbers to the Lake District. Plus Christine Muir on driving on fell tracks

Letters

16, Nov, 2021 @6:09 PM

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