Murlough National Nature Reserve

More about this place

Murlough National Nature Reserve

Things to see and do 

Murlough National Nature Reserve Walks

Anniversary walks with Jo 

Jo Whatmough, Murlough's first Warden and Naturalist, is creating a series of fascinating self-guided walks to mark Murlough's 50 year anniversary of National Trust guardianship. These walks will cover the entire reserve and look at the development, history and wildlife of this special area of conservation.

Murlough National Nature Reserve

What's on 

Upcoming events

Jo's Walks - The building of Murlough: Part 1

Sat 04 Nov 2017
14:00-16:00
The dunes at Murlough are over 6,000 years old, they first started taking shape during the Ice Age.

Jo's Walks - Man and Murlough

Sat 02 Dec 2017
14:00-16:00
Over its history people have sought peace at Murlough.

Jo's Walks - Wintering Birds

Sat 06 Jan 2018
14:00-16:00
Murlough is home to a wide variety of birds who spend their winter on these shores.

Get Stuck in at Murlough

Sun 28 Jan 2018
10:30-15:30
Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive scrub from the fore dunes, to stop it spreading over the wildflower rich areas of this internationally important nature reserve.

Jo's Walks - Building of Murlough: Part 2

Sat 03 Feb 2018
14:00-16:00
The second part of Jo's fascinating walk looking at the history of Murlough.
Murlough National Nature Reserve

History

Murlough National Nature Reserve

Wildlife

Murlough National Nature Reserve bumblebee feeding

Wonderful wildlife 

We're home to more that 600 species of butterfly and moths, rare birds and mammals and an array of stunning flora.

Murlough National Nature Reserve

Get involved

Volunteering at Murlough National Nature Reserve

Volunteering at Murlough National Nature Reserve 

Would you like to become part of the team at Murlough National Nature Reserve? There are lots of volunteering options available.