• 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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Whinlatter Then & Now

Whinlatter Then & Now

Marjorie Thoburn and Muriel Hugh are sisters who grew up in Seldom Seen on the edge of what is now Whinlatter Forest Park. Listen to their memories of what the landscape was like before the area was afforested with conifers, and how the plantation has influenced the landscape and wildlife we see today.