Learn more about the landscape and heritage through walks, talks and other events. Volunteer to help at events, to carry out surveys or practical conservation tasks. Become a champion for the AONB by raising awareness in your own community and by supporting local projects.
Walks, talks & exhibitions
Whether you have lived in the AONB all your life or are just visiting, why not come along to our walks, talks and exhibitions to discover or learn something new about the wildlife, history and charm of this special landscape.
Most events are free to members of the Landscape Trust, but non-members are welcome for a nominal charge. The full programme of events for 2017, which runs from March to November, is available to download here. Walks book up very quickly, so please plan ahead.
Friday 5 May – Sunday 7 May: AONB Study Weekend, Conservation in the Arnside & Silverdale AONB – This year’s lectures aim to draw together a group of distinguished speakers to deliver short educational talks on the history and practice of conservation in the AONB and nearby landscapes. The lectures will inform field trips led by the speakers and an exhibition based at the Arnside Educational Institute. Booking is required and there is a small charge for the lectures. Further details and booking forms are available below.
The exhibition – Iconic Landscapes of the AONB – is open to the public Saturday 6 May 14.15 – 18.00 and Sunday 7 May 11.00 – 17.00. Entry free.
Conservation in the Arnside & Silverdale AONB – Further details
Conservation in the Arnside & Silverdale AONB – Booking form
Friday 2 June – Sunday 4 June: AGM Week, Uberash to the Rakes – Friday morning starts with a good walk over Hutton Roof to explore the limestone geology and landforms with Peter Standing, and in the evening, the Landscape Trust AGM at the Heron Theatre, followed by a lecture, Trowbarrow Quarry, a Conservation Success Story. Saturday’s walk is Flowers of Lancelot Storth led by Ann and Charles Dale. Please note that booking is required for the walks. Further details are available below.
Uberash to the Rakes and Flowers of Lancelot Storth – Further details and booking form
Telephone: 01524 761034