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The Raven of Eycott Hill tale trail - free walking trail

What's on


Choose from over 130 amazing events

Welcome to Cumbria Wildlife Trust's What's On guide. Whether you're looking for a fantastic wildlife walk, an interesting talk, a conservation work party or an event for all the family, we're sure you'll find an event in our action-packed guide that's perfect for you. 

Cancelled events

Due to bad weather or unforseen circumstances events are sometimes cancelled. Please contact us (or the event organiser) during office hours or check back to the event's page on this website, if you want to check if the event is still taking place. If you've booked in advance and the event is cancelled, you'll be contacted by telephone.


If refreshments are provided, it will be highlighted in the event description. Therefore, please consider the duration of the event you're attending, as it may be essential for you to bring a packed lunch and sufficient drinking fluids. Also take into account the event location, as it may not be in a convenient place to access local shops and services.

Photographs at Events

Please be aware that photographs may be taken at events and used for publicity purposes. 

Under 16s

The vast majority of our events are suitable for those under the age of 16 years, and many are perfcect for all the family to enjoy. However, we ask parents and guardians to use careful judgement before booking those under 16 on some events, such as conservation work parties and surveys or those taking place in the eventing. If you're unsure, please contact the Trust or the event organiser for more information about the event you have in mind. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult (apart from Wildlife Watch groups).


  • Mon, 25/09/2017 - 9:30am - Tue, 26/09/2017 - 4:30pm - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Mungrisedale Village Hall

    Learn the traditional craft of dry stone walling with an expert from the Drystone Walling Association.

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    Repairing a drystone wall

  • Wed, 27/09/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Cornerstone Community Church Rooms

    Peter Bullard, the Trust's Director, will talk about the wonderful variety of orchids which can be found in various habitats in the county. An inspiring, informative and entertaining evening is guaranteed.

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    Bee Orchid

  • Fri, 29/09/2017 - 11:00am - 3:00pm - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Gosling Sike Farm

    Drop in anytime and find out about Cumbria Wildlife Trust's plans at Gosling Sike Farm.

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  • Sat, 30/09/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Mawbray Banks Car Park

    Mawbray Banks is a nature reserve and SSSI cited for its sand dune grassland and maritime heath which are home to Natterjack Toads and Great Crested Newts.

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    Mawbray Banks

  • Sat, 30/09/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Gosling Sike Farm

    Drop in anytime and find out about Cumbria Wildlife Trust's plans at Gosling Sike Farm.

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  • Sun, 01/10/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Brown Robin

    Take an autumn walk with Honorary Reserve Manager Tony Saunders. Learn about the diverse woodlands and the fungi-rich meadows on this two mile, easy-going walk around the nature reserve.

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    Green wood pecker with apple in snow.

  • Mon, 02/10/2017 - 10:00am - 3:30pm - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Meathop Moss

    Join us for our regular fortnightly work party at one of the Witherslack mosses. It's a chance to get involved with improvements to habitats and visitor facilities.

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    Putting up bat boxes

  • Mon, 02/10/2017 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Kirkby Stephen Friends Meeting House

    Site Manager Lee Schofield will talk about the work the RSPB is doing to integrate improvements to wildlife and water quality with hill farming around Haweswater

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  • Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:00am - 3:30pm - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Whitbarrow - Howe Ridding Wood

    Join us to make a real difference at Howe Ridding National Nature Reserve. in this wonderful setting perched on the side of Whitbarrow Scar, we will be strimming and raking the flower-rich ride.

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    Silver-washed Fritillary

  • Wed, 04/10/2017 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Eycott Hill

    Enjoy wonderful views of the surrounding fells as you learn about our fantastic upland nature reserve and the wildlife and geology that make it so special.

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    Guided walk at Eycott Hill