• Hay-Day Walks

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    Discover more about Cumbria's upland hay meadows and the work being done to restore them on the Hay-Day walks.

    Hay-Day Walks

  • Protecting Wildlife For The Future

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    Help Cumbria Wildlife Trust conserve the wildlife and wild places of Cumbria for the future.

    Join now

The motorway

The motorway

The opening up of the lakes and fells as the road infrastructure improved in the period after the war, led to a massive boom in tourism. John Callion feels the opening of the motorway has brought enormous numbers of people to the Lakes.