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Rusland Valley

Community Website

(last updated 24th August 2016)


The Rusland Valley lies in the southern part of the Lake District National Park between Lake Coniston and Windermere. It is a quiet area of gentle rolling fells, moorland, woodland, fields and wetlands, with farms, hamlets and small villages.

See links below to: Organisations  |   Places & Village Halls  |   Newsletter and Information  |   Local EnterprisesLinks  | Events Calendar (Crake website) | Photo Gallery


RVCT Rusland Valley
              Community Trust

Rusland Valley
 Horticultural Society

  Rusland Show
  Saturday 15th August 2015

Rusland Horizons
Heritage Lottery Fund Project

   Rusland Church

Rusland Spring Show

   - Rusland and District WI

    - Bouth WI

Rusland Valley
 Reading Group
   Oxen Park Cinema Club


 Colton Parish Council


 Satterthwaite Community
 Website & Parish Council


   Bouth Village Green &
 Playground Committee

Places & Village Halls:

Rusland Reading Rooms

Bouth Village Hall

Oxen Park Reading Room

Hay Bridge Nature Reserve

News and Information:

- Rusland & Satterthwaite Newsletter

- Lakeland Sports Promoter's Assoc.

- Cross-bay walk pictures, July 2010

Events Calendar

(Crake Valley website)

Local Enterprises:


- Rusland Valley Alpacas




Abbot Park Farm Camping



- Crake Valley Website


- 60islandtops (Colin Barr's 60th year trip raising funds for RNLI)









































~ Rusland News ~

RUSLAND SHOW 2016 - Saturday 20th August

Go to the Show website (www.ruslandshow.org.uk) for details, schedules and entry forms.

Rusland Horizons HLF Project News and Events:

  • Rusland Horizons: Rusland Red Squirrels - public meeting, Low Hay Bridge, Bouth. LA12 8JG.  Wednesday 14th September, 7.30pm

    <-----click on image for full poster.


  • Local Oral History Project: Can you capture a story? We’re looking for an independent oral history freelancer to train and work with a team of volunteers. The team will gather local memories of how the landscape has changed and been worked, how people have lived their lives within it, and make them available online via a digitalarchive and interactive map. Click here for more information.

- Rusland Mosses SSSI Natural England's Proposals - last update Feb 2013

Images of Rusland

See also  Photo Gallery - please send contributions in to Mandy Lane....

Rusland Valley and Church from Oxen Park 
(Colin Barr)

Rusland Church from a hot air balloon!
(Jeanie Wilkinson)

Rusland Beeches in Autumn
(Jeanie Wilkinson)


Annual Rusland Show on 3rd Sat in August
(Colin Barr)


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Rusland Heritage: Field Name Mapping


















Website constructed by Mandy Lane for the Rusland community - still under construction -
Please send Mandy any comments, corrections, suggestions for layout, links and photos.