John Wilkinson-Ironmaster

John Wilkinson - Ironmaster: Iron-mad Wilkinson (as his contemporaries called him) was a talented engineer and pioneer in the industrial revolution. He made his fortune manufacturing cast iron and munitions.…

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Meathop Moss Nature Reserve

Meathop Moss Nature Reserve is a prized peatland, recognisde for its important species diversity.In recent times it has been slightly overshadowed by a larger near neighbour in Foulshaw Moss.However, this…

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Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve

Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve near Grange-over-Sands.Each year a pair of breeding Ospreys return to South Cumbria to raise their chicks. So far, they have raised 18 chicks since 2014.Last Friday,…

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