Around the remains of old lead smelt mills, species rich grasslands contain a huge variety of different meadow flowers such as orchids, melancholy thistle and devil's-bit scabious.
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"We just wanted to say what a lovely visit we had, both yesterday and today to Foulshaw Moss. We are keen photographers and lovers of nature and found Chris to be a very pleasant asset to a small but truly delightful reserve. During these troubling times in the world, it is great to escape and enjoy the pleasures of nature."
This upland oak woodland is rich in mosses, ferns and liverworts. Bluebells and wild garlic carpet the wood in the spring and both pied and spotted flycatchers and redstarts are seen.
Named after a small tributary of the River Eden, Gosling Sike is an organic farm and the site of Cumbria Wildlife Trust's northern office.
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A small undisturbed area of wet woodlandand, a haven for birds.
Park Wood is a serene ash woodland that’s had continuous woodland cover for hundreds of years. Limestone pavement is a feature of the local area and at Park Wood trees struggle to root and grow…
Waitby Greenriggs occupies a short section of the old Stainmore Railway and the Eden Valley branch line where these two lines converge.
Wonderfully diverse woodland reserve along the banks of the river Petteril. In spring, bluebells carpet the floor and dippers, grey wagtails, kingfishers and sometimes otters can be seen.