Watchtree is a haven for wildlife, maintained and developed by a team of dedicated volunteers. Our aims are:To visit Watchtree Nature Reserve on your holiday in Carlisle, and find out what else Carlisle has to offer, use our Carlisle trip itinerary builder website .
To maintain, monitor and develop the habitats which have been created to provide a haven for wildlife, especially species that are in decline locally or nationally.
To provide managed access to the Nature Reserve for groups and individuals....
To develop the use of the Nature Reserve for education and research.
To Promote and encourage access for the elderly, disabled and disadvantaged.
Watchtree Nature Reserve Reviews
Brilliant safe area for walking , & being in nature . Area for bikes hire for all age ranges & disabilities , wheelchair friendly more »
This is a charming nature reserve, set on and around a re-purposed airfield. There are marshy, pond, meadow and woodland areas. You can walk round or hire bikes - £8 per person, or if you take out mem... more »
Absolutely brilliant place, great opportunity for children to learn about Nature and wildlife etc.. really good disabled facilities and bikes to take a wheel chair on! Well done to all the Volunteers, nice Cafe to boot! Good food drinks etc.
This is a fabulous place to visit and accessible to all abilities. We had a lovely time and the staff were all very friendly and helpful. Would recommend highly 😊
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