We are the Cumbrian Branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association.

Dry stone walls are synonymous with the Cumbrian landscape. From shore to fell, defining fields and boundaries or enclosing cliffs and other terrain dangerous to farm animals, they crisscross our land. The complex local geology means a wide variety of stone occurs across the Lake District, and this is reflected in the various styles of wall construction. Walls also protect and shelter a wide range of wildlife, from voles to frogs, toads, slow worms, lichen, mosses, and ferns. 

This Website site reaches a widespread audience, the majority of whom are not wallers and may not even live in Cumbria, but are keen to follow us. 

If you want to help keep dry stone walling alive, restore and preserve the landscape we love and help us promote the craft to a new generation of wallers, you can do so by joining the Cumbria branch of the National Dry Stone Walling Association as an Open Member. This will support our activities, enable you to receive our newsletters and, if you choose to complete the beginner course, come along to our monthly meets.

New website

A new website for the Branch will be published shortly.

In the meantime, if you would like to get in touch please use the form below

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