Working to improve understanding of the countryside

Children from primary schools neighbouring Abbeystead in Lancashire visited the sporting and conservation estate as part of the ‘Let’s Learn Moor’ educational programme. 

The Abbeystead Estate hosted the region’s event with 150 children aged from four to 11 from schools across both rural and urban environments visiting the moor to learn about its unique habitats, the wildlife which can be found on the moorland and efforts by land managers to improve the environment and increase its biodiversity. 

Pupils were given the opportunity to experience and learn about the upland working environment from the estate’s highly skilled teams responsible for the day-to-day management of the land, tenant farmers as well as teams from the local fire, police and mountain rescue. The event was supported by a range of regional and national

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