Corporate report

Cumbria's National Nature Reserves

Nature reserves in Cumbria that Natural England identifies as among England's finest sites for wildlife and/or geology.

Applies to England



Details on the management, features, location, safety and contact information for Cumbria’s NNRs:

Research opportunities

Some NNRs host students who are working on dissertations or similar projects. This provides the opportunity to study on a high quality site and to contribute to the research and management of the reserve.

Read more information about how we arrange these projects, the list of reserves that currently offer this facility and some suggested topic titles.

Published 2 September 2014
Last updated 24 June 2022 + show all updates
  1. Change of contact for Duddon Mosses and Hallsenna Moor NNRs. Updated the contact information for: Bolton Fell and Walton Moss; Cliburn Moss; Finglandrigg Woods; Gowk Bank; High Leys; Sandy Beck; South Solway Mosses; Tarn Moss; Thornhill Moss and Meadows.

  2. Walton Moss NNR in Cumbria has increased in size and in future will be known as Bolton Fell and Walton Mosses NNR.

  3. First published.