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New Badger Watching Hide and Spinning Barn restoration at Wild Haweswater

Today we’re excited to have opened our new Badger Watching Hide here at Wild Haweswater, following hard work from our dedicated team of staff and volunteers to construct it this winter, ready for the busy summer season. The Badger is one of the UK’s most recognised and popular mammals, bringing pleasure to thousands of people

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Shap Outdoor Festival 2024: A month-long celebration of nature and community returns for its Second Edition

Following the resounding success of its debut in 2023, the village of Shap is gearing up to host the second edition of the Shap Outdoor Festival.  Set amidst the scenic beauty of the Lowther Valley, this month-long celebration of nature and community will return on 27 April to 26 May 2024. We were delighted to

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Wild Haweswater revealed as finalist in the 2024 Ashden Awards.

We’re delighted to be one of seventeen outstanding organisations delivering innovative climate solutions that have reached the finals of the prestigious 2024 Ashden Awards.  Over 500 organisations applied for the 2024 Ashden Awards, and Wild Haweswater is one of just two finalists in the category of Nature Based Solutions (UK) celebrating inclusive, community-led transformation in

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Meet the Haweswater tweed

Haweswater tweed throw in blue, image credit: Lake District Tweed We’re excited that a unique Haweswater tweed has been produced by Cumbrian company Lake District Tweed and it is proving to be popular in the US as well as at home. Lake District Tweed began producing tweed inspired by different valleys across the Lake District

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British Army Troops rally to help us restore Sale Pot

A team of thirty five soldiers from the British Army’s Light Dragoons have joined us today, to reinvigorate the peat bog ecosystem here at Wild Haweswater, as part of our extensive landscape restoration effort.  This collaborative project, marks the second year of the British Army’s ‘Global Charge’ green initiative, demonstrating their commitment to supporting local

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