Our Latest Events

World Wetlands Day Walk

February 2nd, 2018 (10:00 - 13:00) Torver

Join us on this easy-moderate  4.5 mile morning walk to mark World Wetlands Day. Along the way we’ll see what makes this area special as we  pass over Torver beck, up towards Torver Reservoir, on to Kelly Hall Tarn and Long Moss, then back along Coniston shore. Wrap up warm, wear suitable outdoor clothing, sturdy boots or wellies (it will be muddy in places). Meet at: the layby on A5084, where the Cumbria Way crosses, south of Torver. Grid ref:…

Nestbox Workshop

February 17th, 2018 (10:30 - 14:30) The Reading Room, Coniston Institute, Coniston

Do your bit for wildlife in National Nestbox week. Make a nestbox for the project & then make one to take home to help the birds in your garden. All materials and tools provided. Choose from a hole front box suitable for tits or open front box for robins and wrens. Bat boxes are more specialist and ideal for the catchment. Only one free box per family. Any additional nestbox £5 each to cover cost of materials. Drop in anytime…