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Lake District Conservation

Castlerigg Hall Is Involved With Various Conservation Projects

Nurture Lakeland

During the Autumn of 2002 we became a member of the Tourism and Conservation Partnership which has now evolved in to Nurture Lakeland, an organisation dedicated to funding conservation through tourism.

Established in 1993 this organisation created a direct link which connects visitors, the tourism industry and other businesses with the conservation organisations that maintain the landscape and manage the impact of visitor pressure.

We are delighted to have the opportunity to help raise funding towards various conservation schemes through a voluntary £1 donation when making a booking at Castlerigg Hall
Over the past 11 years we have raised money to improve footpaths such as those up Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell and Skiddaw.

David Bellamy Conservation Award

David Belamey Gold AwardCastlerigg Hall received a David Bellamy Gold Award for the 12th consecutive year for various conservation measures implemented on and around the park over the last year. These included Red Squirrel feeding boxes, 120 new trees and shrubs planted that encourage wildlife, butterfly bushes and areas of grass left unmowed that provide a habitat for Owls food. We are delighted with the results and now have Red Deer, Red Squirrels, Badgers and an Owl living on and around the park.
We produce a conservation newsletter, please pick one up in the reception.