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, wildlife web cams in Cumbria and 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.
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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A peaceful upland with spectacular views Eycott Hill Nature Reserve is the perfect place for a low level walk, family picnic, or wildlife adventure!
Enjoy colourful wildflowers, spot…
Stunning scenery provides a backdrop to this lovely reserve. The steep wooded slopes of Smardale gill contrasts with the views of open rolling countryside from the viaduct. A great place for…