• 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.

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The Climbing Botanist

The Climbing Botanist

Cumbrian Jennie Massie began climbing at the age of 10, taught by her Aunt Mabel – who was a famous climber in her day. Jennie has memories of climbing Pavey Ark - and as a keen botanist, keeping an eye out for flora among the crags. These high and remote crags can be refuges for plants, such as sedum and other saxifrage species