Drone view of Crosthwaite



Read all about the 2020 pantomime and view some photos here.


The High - LDNPA Decision

The LDNPA Decision Notice on the High planning application may be viewed here and the Planning Officer Report here.


Crosthwaite Show is Back!


After the no-show of 2019 the must-enter event of the year is back!

Crosthwaite Show will be held this year on Saturday 4th July 2020, please make a note in your diaries.

The free schedules containing details of the classes will be available at the latest by Easter. We have moved the date from September to July for a few reasons:

  • so that there are more flowers, fruit and vegetables in your gardens to choose for your entries
  • it is still in school term time so that children can enter and families can attend
  • it avoids a clash with events like the County Show which many people like to enter

For the keen photographers and artists amongst you, you can have advance notice of the classes: the titles are the same for photographs and artwork and they are:

  • A structure
  • A Tree or Trees
  • An Animal or Animals

We are aware that there have been a number of newcomers to our village over the recent 12 months and we want to encourage you to support this event and get involved. The Show will of course be held in the Memorial Hall in Crosthwaite. More information will be publicised about the Show and how you can enter in the weeks and months ahead, but if f there are any queries please don’t hesitate to give me a ring.


Pat Howarth (015395 68652).


Parish Council E-mail

The Parish Council has agreed that the use of electronic communication with Parishioners may be far more effective than current notice boards etc. and has subsequently agreed to establish a database (GDPR compliant) of Parishioner email addresses via which it can communicate with Parishioners. However, the challenge is in obtaining the email addresses of parishioners.

The agreed email address collection process is via an “opt in” system whereby those already enrolled can forward the Parish Council updates to people who we feel would be interested. The recipients can then "opt in" by contacting the Clerk to the PC at the following address requesting that they also wish to receive a Parish Council update.


Crosthwaite Post Offices Opening Times

Punch Bowl Inn, Crosthwaite

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9.30am to 12.30am

Note - closed between 29/1/20 and 17/2/20 inclusive

Hare and Hounds at Bowland Bridge

Tuesdays and Thursdays 1.30pm to 4.00pm



Click HERE for Guidance on Reporting a Fault on the Highway


Parish Room

What's on? Click here.


Memorial Hall

Click here to see what's going on and when it is available.

To book the Argles Memorial Hall Crosthwaite please contact Kath Edwards on (015395) 68879 or email:

pushpin Parish Council

Click HERE to go to the main Parish Council page where you will find meeting agendas, minutes and other documents.

Neighbourhood Plan Update

Click HERE to go to the Neighbourhood Plan page for more information and minutes of the first meeting of the Steering Group on 17 September 2018.

Martin french
Clerk to Crosthwaite & Lyth Parish Council.

Note - the PC meetings are now generally held on the 1st Tuesday in each month.


In order to comply with GDPR legislation, emails will shortly be sent to everybody who has their personal details on this website to ask their consent.

In the meantime, you can access the consent form and the GDPR guidelines from the Parish Council webpage.


Neighbourhood Plan Presentation

You can see Simon Johnson's Neighbourhood Plan presentation to the Annual Parish Meeting on the 21st May 2019 here.


New Website

The presentation given to the Annual Parish Meeting on the 21st May 2019 may be seen here.