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
Quality small bale hay for sale only £5.50 a bale.
We can deliver – £10 if you live within a 5 mile radius of Gorse Hill Nature Reserve or £20 if you live outside that, up to a maximum of a 20 mile radius. Or collect your own.
Please order by contacting Jonathan on 07761 212636
Here are some dates for your 2019 diary:
Sunday 17th February Snowdrop Sunday.
Come along and wander around Cabin Wood and enjoy the snowdrops. We have been planting and dividing snowdrops for several years and the display gets better and better.
We are open from 12 noon to 4 pm, our Cabin Café will be selling tea/coffee and delicious homemade cakes.
Admission and car parking are free, donations welcome.
We start our monthly Sunday Opening programme on 7th April. As usual will be open from 12 noon to 4.30pm. Admission and car parking are free. Refreshments will be on sale in the Cabin Café so come and enjoy a cup of tea/coffee and some delicious homemade cake.
We will add details of the Sunday timetable and other events for 2019 as they are finalised. Please watch this space!
LATEST UPDATES (last six months)
31.10.18 – Home Page events added
Out & About at Gorse Hill – Apple Festival Weekend and other news
Gorse Hill Nature Reserve tab – Moths – a couple of photos added to gallery
27.9.18 – Out & About at Gorse Hill – Rain brings a new lease of life
8.9.18 – Home Page – Apple Weekend information added
8.8.18 – Home Page – advertising small bale hay for sale
21.7.18 – Out & About at Gorse Hill – Before and during the heatwave and bits and bobs
3.7.18 – Out & About at Gorse Hill – Meadows Day bake
23.5.18 – Out & About at Gorse Hill – April and May Catch Up
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