Wildlife expert Nick Acheson introduces some of our feathered superstars to listen out for this spring.
Get closer to the field and a little more behind the scenes by enjoying a read of the wild experiences, wildlife insights and recollections of staff and volunteers - writers from all over the organisation from our Reserve Officers to our Student placements.
We welcome guest bloggers! If you have something to write home about - whether you've got a trail cam in your garden, or you've been bird watching, or visited one of our nature reserves - if it's to do with Cumbria's wildlife and wild places then we'd love to hear from you!
Dandelions are commonly thought of as weeds, but did you know they have a fascinating history as herbal medicines? It is one of the most widely used plants in the herbal dispensary.
By Ella Hendrix - Writer, Labrador Lover and Hiker
As the world finally begins to wake up to the importance of our wildlife in keeping ecosystems alive and maintaining the delicate…
Burns Beck Moss is just 5 miles east of Kendal but has a genuine “out in the wilderness” feel to it. There’s ample parking in the disused quarry opposite and a clear, if boggy, path around the…
Just outside Egremont, a mile or so along a wooded lane hides a wonderful secret garden.
For such a big reserve this is going to be a rather short blog, this is mainly because despite its size there is only a relatively small portion accessible to the public, but it’s still well worth…
I think perhaps one of the most interesting parts of exploring and writing about the wonderful nature reserves of Cumbria Wildlife Trust is the fact it means I get to visit fascinating places that…
Tucked away from the main tourist routes Barkbooth Lot is a wonderfully peaceful place to visit
The stunning Eskmeals Dunes can be found along the beautiful Cumbrian coastline about half way between Barrow and Whitehaven.
One of the first things I ever spotted on my first visit to the South Lakes was Whitbarrow Scar.