Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve with cottongrass in the foreground. © Bex Lynam
Cumbria Wildlife Trust is the only voluntary organisation devoted solely to the conservation of the wildlife and wild places of Cumbria. The Trust stands up for wildlife, creates wildlife havens, and seeks to raise environmental awareness.
Bee on lavender flower © Michelle Waller
Information on the UK's wildlife and wild places, watch wildlife web cams in Cumbria and get advice on helping wildlife survive and thrive.
Come along to an event from wildlife talks to conservation days. Volunteer or work with us, or get involved with a local group.
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A couple reading an wildlife interpretation panel at South Walney Nature Reserve with Piel castle in background © John Morrison
Get off the beaten track at one of our 38 nature reserves in Cumbria, take one of our recommended Wildlife Walks or choose a wildlife encounter from our free 'Great Places to See' guides.
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There's (probably) a Nature Reserve a few miles from you just waiting to be explored...
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With stunning views across Morecambe bay, this shingle island reserve is full of interest and a fantastic place for bird watching. South Walney Nature Reserve is home to the only grey seal colony…
A wild open place, Tarn Sike's lime-rich flushes support orchids, bird's-eye primrose and other plants.