Conservation day at Smardale Nature Reserve

New board walk at Smardale

Andrew Walter

Conservation day at Smardale Nature Reserve



Near Kirkby Stephen
Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4HG
Join us for a day or practical conservation action on this lovely reserve on the old railway line

Event details

Meeting point

Meet at Smardale car park. GR: NY 739 082


10:30am - 3:30pm
A static map of Conservation day at Smardale Nature Reserve

About the event

Exact task to be confirmed, but likely to include brash burning, diseased ash tree felling and scrub clearance work.  This is the last Smardale conservation day until after Christmas. Bring spuds or other fire offerings for a celebratory scoff.

Booking essential

Please follow Government guidance at the time of the activity and only undertake it if you are well and the rules permit you to do so. If you are unable to attend for any reason please contact us at or call 01539816300 so that we can release your place to the waiting list.



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What to bring

Please ensure that you bring suitable clothing and protection with you, such as a waterproof jacket and trousers, spare clothing, sturdy footwear, your own work gloves, sun hat and sunscreen. You'll also need a packed lunch and refreshments for the day.

Contact us

Cumbria Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01539 816300