Where to watch birds in Cumbria

Cumbria is a big county, and the range of habitats it offers is similarly large – from estuaries to sea cliffs, and reed beds to mountain tops.

The markers on the map indicate various birding locations within Cumbria.  Please contact us if you have any suggestions for changes/additions. You may need permission to visit some of these sites.

Several site guides have been published and are listed below:

For details of major ornithological sites, see below: