Murlough National Nature Reserve

Murlough National Nature Reserve

Things to see and do 

Murlough National Nature Reserve

What's on 

Upcoming events

Jo's Walks - Birds and Butterflies

Sat 01 Jun 2019
14:00-16:30
Join Jo in search of birds and butterflies, hoping to spot Murlough's most important marsh fritillary butterfly and learning its complex life cycle.

Clean Coasts Week Beach Clean

Sun 09 Jun 2019
14:00-17:00
Help us keep Murlough beautiful.

Ragwort Challenge

Sat 29 Jun 2019
10:30-13:00
Muck in with our Rangers to help us remove this invasive species. Get the whole family involved and crown the champion ragwort remover as our Rangers try to remove as much as possible in one day.

Jo's Walks - Duneland Flowers

Sat 06 Jul 2019
14:00-16:00
Join Jo for a walk in search of the specialised flowers of Murlough's dunes on a ramble through the coastland.

Outdoor Adventures - Bug Hunt

Sat 20 Jul 2019
14:00-15:30
Join our resident expert Shelagh to discover a hidden world of bugs and beasties at Murlough.

Jo's Walks - Heathland Flowers

Sat 03 Aug 2019
14:00-16:30
Join Jo on one of her guided walks to discover the natural beauty of Murlough. Spot important plants to Murlough's inhabitants, like the devil's bit scabious which supports our butterflies.
Car park sign and four walkers, Seatoller, Cumbria

Car parking FAQs 

We've introduced Pay and Display, meaning visitors and National Trust members can support us all year round. Here's what members need to know about scanning your cards.

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.