A young shepherdess from Croglin near Carlisle has been nominated as an ambassador for the Lake District's bid for World Heritage status.
Twenty-four-year old Hannah Jackson is already one of 12 national ambassadors for the sheep association, because of her passion for encouraging young people into farming.
Fiona Marley Paterson went to meet her.
The Lake District is Britain's top walking destination according to a new national survey.
Outdoor enthusiasts hedged their bets this weekend at the Lake District's Annual Hedge Laying Competition.
More than a quarter of the Yorkshire Dales National Park is set to be located in Cumbria from this summer.
Professional and amateur hedge layers from across the north of England will be showing off their skills in an annual competition.
Plans are being developed to turn a chunk of the Borders into a National Park.