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Join the campaign to stop Treetop Trek’s proposal to string multiple zip wires across the Thirlmere valley in the heart of the Lake District National Park.


Help us protect this special environment from an activity which will damage the natural beauty of this landscape, detract from the peace and tranquility of this beautiful valley and impose a significant human footprint across the place which ‘helped launch the environmental movement as we know it.’ (The Dawn of Green: Manchester, Thirlmere and Modern Environmentalism. [Ritvo, Harriet]).

On this website you will find full details of what the proposal is, why so many people, both locally and nationally, object to it and what you can do to get involved in the campaign to stop it becoming a reality. Be assured that if we do nothing this will happen. Make sure it doesn’t and join the campaign today.


Sign the Say NO to Zip Wires across Thirlmere petition

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Learn about the rich history and heritage of Thirlmere and the surrounding area on the Thirlmere History Society Facebook page

4 days ago
Founder of Cumbrian zoo where 500 animals died plans horse ranch

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David Gill submits application for western-themed riding retreat in Lake District

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2 weeks ago
Microplastic pollution found in rivers, lakes and wetlands across...

...and the drains put in by United Utilities? All made of plastic. All draining into reservoirs

Sites from the Lake District´s Ullswater and Scotland´s Loch Lomond to the River Thames all had tiny pieces of plastic in the water, survey shows.

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1 month ago
NoGo Gondola

Your thoughts?

World Heritage Watch resolution

"On the English Lake District"

Paris, France 4 - 5 February 2019

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2 months ago
Doctors Explain How Hiking Actually Changes Our Brains

So there we are then! All the best for 2019...

While it may seem obvious that a good hike through a forest or up a mountain can cleanse your mind, body, and soul, science is now discovering that hiking can actually change your brain… for the ... See more

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3 months ago
Zip Off: Lakes Watch

A bit more on the decision regarding Warcop...here's a quote to record for posterity: "The MoD has said it will maintain public access on the land and has no plans for development. "

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3 months ago
YHA England and Wales

I don't often share sponsored posts but this one's different.

Adventure is vital. Find out what happened when we took it away from a professional adventure and gave it to five children who were missing out...

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4 months ago
Zip Off: Lakes Watch

For info

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4 months ago
Beast from the East to blast the UK with SEVERE cold & HEAVY snowfall!

Nooooooo

The UK looks set to see a return from an old friend that visited twice in March this year. Model outputs are increasingly pointing to a bitterly cold Easterly. The pattern will come about due to a …

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6 months ago
Friends of the Lake District

Further consultation on this if you want to write in

https://www.friendsofthelakedistrict.org.uk/faqs/aerial-flight-at-honister-slate-mine

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7 months ago
Zip Off: Lakes Watch

Good discussion going on this on Zip Off: Lakes Watch

We would once again like to draw your attention to the Lake District Core Strategy, which underpins all planning decisions in the National Park. ... See more

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2 days ago
Magnetic north continues its march to the east - Ordnance Survey Blog

As expert map readers will know, when you’re out and about navigating with a compass, there is a difference between magnetic north (where the compass points) and grid north (the vertical blue grid ... See more

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4 days ago
Founder of Cumbrian zoo where 500 animals died plans horse ranch

Here's the link to the planning application: ... See more

David Gill submits application for western-themed riding retreat in Lake District

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5 days ago
NoGo Gondola

This is the statement that the Chair of NoGo Gondola will present to the Full Lake District National Park Authority Meeting on 20th March at Murley Moss, Kendal.

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1 week ago
NoGo Gondola

As your aware a representative of NoGo Gondola made a statement to the Park Strategy & Vision Committee on Monday 11th March. The attached letter is the response from the Committee Chairman.

Point ... See more

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