All About Watchtree
Watchtree Nature Reserve is located between the north Cumbrian villages of Wiggonby and Thurstonfield/Kirkbampton.
- From Carlisle 1 :
Head south from the city centre past the hopsital and follow the B5307 road towards Kirkbride.
At Kirkbampton School turn left and follow signs to Wiggonby for one mile.
We are on the left hand side.
- From Carlisle 2 :
Head south from Carlisle on the A595 for approximately 2.5 miles.
Look for Watchtree signs at the new Dobbies/Orton Grange roundabout. Follow Watchtree signs until reaching Watchtree Nature Reserve after approximately 4 miles.
- From Wigton:
follow the A596 towards Carlisle for approximately three and a half miles.
Turn left at signs for Knoxwood/Wiggonby and continue for one mile until reaching a junction (Hardcake). Turn left and continue for approximately one mile.
Turn left into Wiggonby and then immediately right.
Watchtree is half a mile on the right hand side (Look out for the Wind Turbines!)