GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Watchtree Nature Reserve

2 miles (4 km)

This super Nature Reserve near Carlisle has a series of cycling and walking trails to try.
The area consists of reedbeds, lagoons, woodland, wild flower meadows and an elemental garden. Look out for a variety of birdlife including Skylarks, Meadow Pipit and Stonechat in the meadows. Curlew, Snipe and Oystercatcher can be seen around the wetlands area. You can also see Roe Deer, Fox and Red Squirell in the woodland.
The reserve has an excellent visitor centre with information about the different interactive trails. Cycle hire is also available so you can explore the reserve by bike too.

Postcode

CA5 6NL - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Watchtree Nature Reserve OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Watchtree Nature Reserve Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For more walking ideas in the area see the Cumbria Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

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Watchtree Nature reserve. The wind turbines looking south east

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Memorial stone

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Running hare artistic piece

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Gates

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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