Welcome to the Northwest Ecological Trust website.  Here you will find information about our work developing and managing Gorse Hill Nature Reserve, its wildlife and habitats, various surveys, latest news and how to find us.

The Trust values and relies upon its members and volunteers so you can find information about how to join, how to become a volunteer and the sorts of things you can do.

This website is regularly updated so please keep checking as we will be adding more information about the flora and fauna of Gorse Hill, latest news and more photos.

You can also find us on our official facebook page click here

You can now follow us on twitter click here



Events for 2018 are being planned will be advertised when finalised so please keep checking this page.


6 September 2017 – We have dessert and culinary apples for sale.  Please call in any Wednesday or Saturday to see our available selection. 

9 October 2017 – We also have pure pasteurised apple juice for sale £2 a  bottle 

Logs £45 (including local delivery) for a bulk bag or £3 per mesh bag.

Good quality small bale hay £4 per bale.

Call Jonathan on 0776 212636



LATEST UPDATES (last six months)

11.10.17 – Out & About at Gorse Hill – Apple Weekend 7th & 8th October – shame about the weather!

9.10.17 – Home Page – event section edited, apple juice for sale advert added

6.9.17 – Home page – apples for sale advert

6.8.17 – Home page – Apple weekend details added.  Gorse Hill page opening times amended.

19.7.17 – Out & About at Gorse Hill – An overdue catch up!

Home page – items for sale

31.3.17 – Out & About at Gorse Hill – Spring has well and truly sprung and some surprise finds!

5.3.17 – Home Page 2017 events updated














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