• 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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Fell Pasture

Fell Pasture

The modernisation of agricultural practises, combined with government subsidies,  enabled farmers to produce more fodder for their stock, and keep more sheep on the fells. It also corresponded with a decline of some flowers and other wildlife. Listen to those who remember the changes after the war, but also now see some of the wildlife of their childhood returning.