North West England Countryside
This is the place to locate countryside walks, parks, nature reserves, beaches etc. in North West England, that are accessible to wheelchair users, mobility scooters, pushchairs and buggies.
- Golden discovery on Winmarleigh Moss 21st October 2020Golden bog moss has been discovered on Lancashire's Winmarleigh Moss for the first time in 150 years!
- Lunt Meadows nature reserve re-opens after flooding 19th October 2020Lunt Meadows nature reserve has reopened after heavy rainfall caused the River Alt to burst its banks.
- Pioneering Winmarleigh carbon farm is fighting climate change 28th September 2020A boggy, unloved field has been transformed into a ground breaking carbon farm, planting sphagnum mosses to absorb and store carbon from the atmosphere.
- A new chapter for the Trust as CEO appointment is announced 28th September 2020The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside is delighted to announce the appointment of Tom Burditt as our new Chief Executive.
- The Wildlife Trusts launch £30 million appeal to kickstart nature’s recovery across 30% of land and sea by 2030 28th September 2020Today The Wildlife Trusts launch 30 by 30, a public appeal to raise £30 million to start putting nature into recovery across at least 30% of land and sea by 2030.
- October 2020 - The colours of autumn 19th October 2020Find out what things you should be doing in your garden this autumn...
- Keep nature in mind on World Mental Health Day 9th October 2020Dom Higgins, head of health and education for The Wildlife Trusts, reveals why nature is so important this World Mental Health Day.
- Lizards spotted at Cleaver Heath! 2nd October 2020Alan Irving of Wirral Wildlife talks about common lizard sightings at our Cleaver Heath Nature Reserve!
- Living with spiders 29th September 2020Every autumn, headlines warn about spiders invading our homes. But what’s the real story with our eight-legged neighbours?
- The secret world of fungi 4th September 2020Autumn is the perfect time to look for fungi, but what hides beneath the towering toadstools? Find out in our latest blog.
- New funding will transform former golf driving range into a wildlife haven 19th October 2020A former golf course and driving range in Carlisle city centre will become the very first urban bee and butterfly oasis in the North West
- Excitement as first grey seal pup of season spotted at South Walney 7th October 2020The first grey seal pup to be born this breeding season was spotted at South Walney Nature Reserve on 5 October 2020.
- Local environmental organisations will benefit from a share of £246k grant to fund a post-pandemic Green Recovery 2nd October 2020The National Lottery Heritage Fund awards emergency funds to Cumbria Wildlife Trust and others to help with nature recovery planning in the wake of Covid-19
- Cumbria Wildlife Trust celebrates the end of a wonderful project at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve 30th September 2020In 2015 we began a five-year project at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve, funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, to combine habitat restoration with restorative low-input farming and people engagement.
- We're launching an appeal to kickstart nature's recovery 28th September 2020The Wildlife Trusts launch 30 by 30, a public appeal to raise £30 million to start putting nature into recovery across at least 30% of land and sea by 2030.