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GUIDED WILDLIFE WALKS: SWINDALE VALLEY

The Swindale Valley is one of the Lake District’s most secluded valleys, making it the perfect place for wildlife spotting.

Your experienced guide will point out some of our country’s most well-known but rarely-seen wildlife. You could see red squirrels, red deer, otters, lizards, ospreys or peregrine falcons and learn about their habits and habitats as you go.

Swindale Valley walk overview

Cost: £30
Location: Swindale Valley

Dates:
Thursday 13 Sept, 10am
Friday 21 Sept, 10am
Friday 28 Sept, 10am
Tuesday 2 Oct, 10am
Wednesday 10 Oct, 10am
Thursday 18 Oct, 10am

Swindale walking guide

RSPB guide Lee Schofield says:
“Join the RSPB for a wildlife ramble through one of the Lake District’s most secluded, beautiful and tranquil valleys. From red squirrels to salmon, deer to dragonflies, the area is a haven for all sorts of wildlife, and with an expert on hand, you’ll have a much better chance to see and enjoy it.

On mostly level terrain, the walk will take in bubbling streams, flower rich meadows, shady woodlands, dramatic waterfalls and crags.”

Swindale Falls

Overview:
Walk with an RSPB wildlife expert through tranquil Swindale.

Your experienced guide will point out some of the well-known but rarely-seen wildlife. You could see red squirrels, red deer, otters, lizards, ospreys or peregrine falcons and learn about their habits and habitats as you go.

Difficulty:
Mostly level terrain. Suitable for children aged 10 and up.

Length:
Approx 2-3 hours total.

Directions:
The Swindale Valley is a 20 minute drive away.

What to bring:
Sun cream. Waterproofs. Wellies, walking boots or similar footwear.

Sheep in the road in the Swindale Valley
Peregrine falcon
Otter resting on the bank of a stream
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