Cumbria: Moths at Allithwaite Quarry

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Cumbria: Moths at Allithwaite Quarry
Friday 18th August 2017: dusk till late
Allithwaite Quarry, Allithwaite, Grange-over-Sands

Join the Cumbria Branch for a late summer visit to this site, where well over moth 100 species have already been recorded.

Subject to cancellation if wet, cold or windy.

Directions from the east:

  • Turn off the A590 at Meathop roundabout at the first exit
  • Follow the signposted road to Grange
  • Drive through Grange centre, following the major roads signed to Allithwaite and Flookburgh
  • Leave Grange by Risedale Hill (large pink building on right) and enter open country
  • In Allithwaite, turn right at Yakkers pub
  • Then turn right just after the Post Office into Quarry Lane, which leads to the community playing field, where you can park, Grid ref: SD388767, nearest postcode LA11 7QJ
  • Please do not park in the lane

Directions from the west:

  • Turn right at Haverthwaite crossroads
  • Follow the B5278 to Holker, Cark and Flookburgh to Allithwaite
  • Turn left at Yakkers pub
  • Then turn right just after the Post Office into Quarry Lane, which leads to the community playing field, where you can park, Grid ref: SD387767, nearest postcode LA11 7QJ
  • Please do not park in the lane

For more information, or if you would like to attend, please contact Martin Chadwick, tel: 015395 32553, or 07722 571 327 on the day.