Border Countryside

play-icon Created with Sketch.

Applications for pop-up campsites cause concern in the Lake District

The Government is allowing temporary sites in an effort to try to provide more accommodation - but there are concerns it will lead to litter and congestion.

'Toad Patrols' on Cumbria's roads as annual frog, toad and newt migration begins

Drivers are being urged to slow down as the amphibians move from hibernation spots to their breeding areas - many risking their lives crossing busy roads.

play-icon Created with Sketch.

Work has begun on a platform promising "dramatic" new views of Aira Force

The £200,000 viewing platform and aerial walkway will provide visitors with spectacular new views of the waterfall near Ullswater in the Lake District.