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Conservation Work Party at Bowness-on-Solway Nature Reserve

Bowness on Solway, Carlisle

Run by: Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Bowness-on-Solway is an old gravel pit that has become a wonderful site for wildlife, despite its relatively small size.


Suitable for 16+

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Platform at Bowness on Solway


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We will be carrying out access improvement works as well as some scrub clearance. Come and join us on the last Monday of each month to help improve this cracking nature reserve.

Booking is required. Call 01539 816300 or to reserve a place.  


Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Special requirements

Accompanied children under 16 year of age are welcome.

Dogs are permitted if kept on leads.

Please wear appropriate outdoor clothing and bring a packed lunch.

Information about this activity is provided by The Wildlife Trusts


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Bowness on Solway

Bowness on Solway village, Carlisle

Meeting point: Meet at the nature reserve entrance gate GR: NY 206 617


This activity is organised and run by Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

Please register in advance.

Booking is required. Contact Sophie Court on 01228 829570 or e-mail to confirm your attendance and to check event details.

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