Warden & Trustees

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To check availability and make bookings, first check the Bookings calendar, then either email warden@lgfc.org.uk, or telephone 01946 861229, or leave a message, or write to us at:

  • The Warden (or other named official)
    Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre,
    Ennerdale, Cleator, Cumbria
    CA23 3AX (UK)

Our Warden also manages our Facebook page.

You may call visitors in the Centre on a payphone adjacent to the kitchen. It will make and receive calls on 01946 862899, but will not take incoming messages. Most mobile phones stuggle to work in the valley, but you should be able to connect to our Wi-Fi in the classroom area.

Compliments or complaints
... may be sent directly to the Warden or any Trustee, to be brought before the Committee.

If you experience any problems with this site, please advise the webmaster


Each year our Trustees (who are also Committee Members) are selected from, and voted in by the membership at the AGM. The following may be contacted via email :


  • Membership Secretary - Ian Thompson, for membership enquiries, change of address, etc.
  • Committee Member - Paul Stewart
  • Committee Member - Dorothy Gradden
  • Committee Member - Jennifer Lanham
  • Committee Member - Robert Lanham
  • Committee Member - Simon Robertson
  • Committee Member - Joan Taylor 


  • Brian Burscough 

Vice Presidents

Past President and founder

  • Raymond Gillibrand    (of CLCE, d.2009)
  • Mike Rollison

Past Vice Presidents

  • William Heaton Cooper, R.I.    (Landscape Artist, Grasmere d.1995)
  • Prof Frank J Monkhouse, MA, DSC    (of Southampton University)
  • J R Rich, CMG, MA   (of CLCE)
  • Sir Peter Scott, CBE, DSC    (of WWF d.1989)
  • John H Taylor, TD, MA    (of Leeds Education Committee)

Past Patron

  • Stanley H Burton, MA, FRSA    (of the Burton Tailoring Group, Leeds)

CLCE = the City of Leeds College of Education - see origins page.


  • Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre,
    Ennerdale, Cleator,
    Cumbria, CA23 3AX
  • Tel : 01946 861229
  • Email : warden@lgfc.org.uk
  • Grid Ref : NY139141
  • Latitude : 54.5148 (N)
  • Longitude : -3.3313 (W)