We believe the Lake District deserves worldwide recognition. That's why in 2017 we will bid for World Heritage status, placing the Lake District alongside the Taj Mahal, the Tower of London and the Great Barrier Reef. Join us on our journey.
For over a thousand years, farming has shaped the Lake District landscape and still defines the character of the area today. Read some of these stories from farmers who are part of the Lake District’s cultural landscape and who are looking forward to living and working within a World Heritage Site.