of where to stay in Cumbria (hotels, B&B's and self-catering),
see our new Accommodation
Bird and Nature Reserves
Golden Eagle observation point. Location: NY470108 - 1 1/4 miles from W end of Haweswater. Admission: Free April - Agust. Facilities: Observation point. Telephone: 01931 713376 Features: Only pair of Golden Eagles in England. RSPB
monitored observation point.
Bees Head - RSPB
Seabird colony. Location: NX962118 (car park) - Nr Whitehaven. Road: B5345 S from Whitehaven. Facilities: Cliff-top observation points. Features: High sandstone cliffs provide nesting sites
for auks including Black Guillemot (illustrated),
Kittiwake, Fulmar and Raven.
Walney - Cumbria WT
salt marsh and dunes Bird Observatory on site.. Location: SD212623 - Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness. Facilities: Hides, trails and toilets (disabled access).
S/C accommodation available at Bird Observatory Admission: Permits required, available on site. Telephone: 01229 471066 Features: Large gull colony with Herring, Lesser and
Greater Black-backed gulls. Also home to Britain's southernmost
Eider colony. Well positioned for sea and land passage birds,
often producing something unusual.