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Rotary Club of West Lakeland - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

2015 Alan Hurst Walk St Oswald's Way

Our 2015 Charity Walk with Club Members and Friends


201305 Alan Hurst Walk Teesdale Way

The 2013 Alan Hurst Walk involved walking 40 miles of the Teesdale Way starting at Cow Green reservoir, Co. Durham. The participants as usual were club members plus spouses and friends and was in aid of the "West Cumbria Hospice at Home" charity


2017 Pensioners' Party Calderbridge Village Hall

This is an annual event for local pensioners


201105 Alan Hurst Walk The Rob Roy Way

The yearly Alan Hurst Walk followed part of the Rob Roy way in Scotland


201408 Gosforth Show

201408 Gosforth Show gate manning


About us




The club is situated on the western edge of the English Lake District in a very rural area. We meet near the village of Gosforth. Club members enjoy the benefits of a beautiful unspoilt coastal fringe backed by the mountains of the Lake District National Park. The small resort of St Bees founded by an Irish princess is to the West and to the East are the lakes of Ennerdale Water and Wastwater. Wastwater is the deepest lake in England and it's valley also has  England's highest mountain 'Scafell Pike' (pictured below) and the smallest church in England at it's foot. To the south is the coastal village of Ravenglass with it's Roman bathhouse, narrow gauge railway and nearby Muncaster Castle. The medieval town of Egremont is our largest town. The primary employer is the nuclear reprocessing plant at Sellafield. Sellafield is the site of the world's first commercial nuclear power plant 'Calder Hall' opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1956 and operated safely until it closed in 2002.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 26th September 19.30

Red Admiral Speaker Brian White

FL Brian White on RAF Cadets. Guests welcome.

Tuesday 3rd October 19.30

Red Admiral Games Night

Games and a one course meal

Tuesday 10th October 19.30

Red Admiral at home and visit by members of Cockermouth Club

An opportunity to chat amongst ourselves we will be joined by members of Cockermouth Club

Tuesday 17th October 19.30

Red Admiral Speaker The Golden Land: Myanmar

Anthony Payne will talk to us about Myanmar (Burma)

Tuesday 24th October 19.30

Red Admiral-My Job Talk

Evan Wright will give us his "My Job Talk"

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Rotary News

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Rotary Young Citizen Awards

Watch coverage of the 2017 'Rotary Young Citizen Awards', highlighting outstanding young people.

Details on RotaryGBI.org

How Rotary is Funding Polio Immunization in 2017

Find out more about Rotary fighting disease

Details on Rotary.org

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 7.30pm
(On the first Tuesday of the month we may meet elsewhere so please check the programme.)
Our meetings are usually held at The Red Admiral, Gosforth, Seascale, Cumbria. CA20 1PB.  01946 725222

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