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If you would like more information or have any ideas of what you would like to be happening on the Solway please contact the Solway Wetlands Team on 016973 33055 or email

The Solway Wetlands Landscape Partnership Scheme

lowland raised miresThe Solway Wetlands Landscape Partnership Scheme is a 4 year project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, covering the area north of Allonby, Wigton and Kirkbampton and Rockcliffe Marsh, incorporating the Solway Coast AONB. It is currently in its first year, the development stage.

The project is the result of partnership work between Solway Coast AONB, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Natural England, Western Lake District Tourism, Cumbria Wildlife Trust and the Environment Agency, with advice from the Nation Farmers Union. As the project develops there will be further stakeholders in school groups, farmers and landowners, retailers and local community groups. By working with as many people as possible a legacy will be created that will ensure the future of the wetlands.

Its aims are to:

To meet these aims there are 4 interlinked projects:

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