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 Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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The Government is advising that the risk of the coronavirus being passed on to others outdoors is considered to be low as long as people maintain social distancing.

In England you can leave your home to exercise and spend time outdoors for recreation.

Please see the governments latest advice on access to green spaces.

When visiting the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at this time please:

  • Respect local communities and their concerns, please be aware you may need to be prepared to make the necessary decision to turn around if the area or car park looks busy, or is full, and come another time.
  • Follow the Countryside Code and always – leave no trace of your visit and put litter in the bin or take it home, keep dog’s under effective control and pick up after them.

Solway Coast AONB

The Solway Coast AONB came under full scale management in 1996. The area stretches from its easterly boundary at Floriston on the Border Esk to Maryport on the West Cumbrian Coast. Its area covers approximately 118 Sq KM. The staff and management of the Solway Coast AONB are totally committed to the area, working in partnership with the Joint Advisory Committee in order to continue the excellent work already completed to protect and enhance the area.
Solway Coast AONB
Solway Coast AONB12 hours ago
Putting bird feeders in your garden can be a great way to interact with your local wildlife, but make sure to do so safely. To find out how you can best support the birds in your garden, and keep them healthy, head over to

BBC Springwatch #Winterwatch
Solway Coast AONB
Solway Coast AONB16 hours ago
Great to see the new website of one of our local businesses celebrating the AONB and what’s special about the landscape
Solway Coast AONB
Solway Coast AONB2 days ago
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: this roe deer at RSPB Campfield Marsh sporting a Freddie Mercury moustache. We think it knew exactly where this wildlife cam was hidden #Selfie #MondayMotivation

3 days ago
Why not join #Cumbria Dark Skies festival 2021
Three weeks of live events with @FriendsofLakes.
Light up February with a spectacular
array of live online events celebrating
the wonders of the night sky
@allerdale 🌠✨*⃣✴️
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1 week ago
Love to draw? ✍️🏻
Then be sure to join Liz Million’s #free brilliant draw-along tutorials all about the #Solway #Coast #AONB
Aimed at #Primary age, however #fun for any age!

Thursday 28 Jan at 2.30pm – Glasson Moss Monster 🐲

#lockdownuk @allerdale @CumbriaCC #kidsactivities
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