Bishops Allotment

Bishop’s Allotment – near Newby Bridge - conservation day

Location: Bishops Allotment, Near Newby Bridge
This site has several small mires in an area of bracken and woodland and recently several raft spiders have been discovered here.

Event details

Meeting point

Meet at the layby on Brow Edge Road just south of Backbarrow near Newby Bridge. OS grid reference SD35861 84137. Walking distance to site 10 minutes.


10:00am - 4:00pm
A static map of Bishop’s Allotment – near Newby Bridge - conservation day

About the event

This species is scarce, so we hope to create more habitats for them by creating further pools by blocking drains with wooden dams.  If you would like to help create some wooden dams then please get in touch.

Know before you go

What to bring

For all events ensure that you bring a packed lunch, wellington boots/waterproof walking boots and appropriate warm waterproof outdoor clothing, ideally with some spare clothes.

Unfortunately, due to current circumstances we will not be able to offer lifts at this time.

All conservation days will be conducted in a safe and socially distanced manner.  Please ensure you bring hand sanitiser along and not share lunches and equipment.  We would also ask that people follow government guidance and not attend if you have any Covid-19 symptoms or are required to self-isolate. Thank you.