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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.

An inspirational landscape

Read the full World Heritage nomination document online by visiting the Lake District National Park website

Mission for Schools

To celebrate our bid for World Heritage status, we would love your primary school to take part in a mass storytelling competition.

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Join us in our bid to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The social media posts below celebrate the identity, inspiration and conservation of the Lake District.