The Lake District is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn more about what this means for protecting our landscape, preserving our traditions, and how the inscription can be used to promote our rich and diverse visitor economy.

Toolkits for businesses

All the tools you need to promote your business as being part of the lake district, a world heritage site.

Lake District Nomination

The case for why the English Lake District has been awarded World Heritage Site status was set out in its Nomination Dossier.

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Management Plan

Find out how 25 organisations work together to manage the National Park and World Heritage Site.

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