People by a pond



Find inspiration on ways you can use our funding to help look after the UK's beautiful landscapes.

What we expect from projects

We expect successful projects to show how they will address the key challenges faced by the UK's landscapes and nature.

Landscape projects must deliver one or more of the following requirements:

  • conservation at a landscape scale
  • increasing people's understanding of the cultural value of landscapes and seascapes
  • bigger, better, well-connected and more resilient habitats for nature
  • reconnecting people with nature
Romney Marsh

Landscape Partnerships, now and in the future

Between 2004 and 2017 The National Lottery Heritage Fund supported over 120 Landscape Partnerships. These landscape-scale projects focused on the cultural and natural heritage of geographic areas generally between 20 and 200 square kilometres.  

These have included:

Find out more about what we learned in our Landscape Partnerships evaluation.

How to get funding

You can still apply for landscape-scale projects. For more information, visit our funding page and read our Area Based Schemes guidance.