Welcome to the West Pennine Moors

Welcome to the West Pennine Moors
Welcome to the West Pennine Moors
Welcome to the West Pennine Moors
Welcome to the West Pennine Moors
Welcome to the West Pennine Moors
Welcome to the West Pennine Moors
Welcome to the West Pennine Moors
Welcome to the West Pennine Moors
Welcome to the West Pennine Moors
Welcome to the West Pennine Moors
Welcome to the West Pennine Moors
Welcome to the West Pennine Moors

This website provides information on the West Pennine Moors. You can find out more about its landscape, its heritage, its wildlife and those helping to conserve and enhance this special area.

 

Explore this site and then get out there to discover the West Pennine Moors for yourself!

You can download or view a map of the West Pennine Moors from our download page.

Information

Check out West Pennine Moors projects and events: 

  • 14/02/2014 Unfortunately the funding bid to HLF was unsuccessful.  A summary of what is happening in the area is available for download
  • 10/06/2013 3 Towers Bid has been submitted to the HLF, summary available for download
  • 10/05/2013 Vision and Aims of the 3 Towers bid are now available
  • 01/05/2013 Survey and Workshop reports are available from the development of the 3 Towers bid
  • 07/04/2013 Draw Rivington - an art students exciting project at Rivington and the moors. See more here if you haven't seen the work while you are out and about. 
  • 25/03/2013 Steve Messam has been commissioned by Mid Pennine Arts to lead an Artists Response to the West Pennine Moors and explore its issues and unique sense of place. A report will be online in the future, but read more on his blog
  • 22/03/2013 Thank you to those who braved the snow and to the Barlow Institute for a great day. See the results of your input online in early May. 
  • 07/03/2013 Nina Rithalia, a local volunteer and user of the West Pennine Moors is the winner of Opticron Binoculars. More
  • 05/03/2013 3 Towers Project Event 22nd March - Programme available. 
  • 15/02/2013 3 Towers Project Event - get involved - 22nd March, Barlow Institue, Edgworth. Flyer now available. More info
  • 1/02/2013 Online Survey is now CLOSED! Thank you to the 575 of you that took part!! Watch out for the results and reports on what you told us. 
  • 1/12/2012 We are applying for funding to help support activities in the West Pennine Moors - help us by completing our survey
  • 10/11/2012Natural England are currently assessing the West Pennine Moors for notification as a SSSI. More information is availabe at http://www.westpenninemoors.com/SSSI_Notification_Project
  • The West Pennine Moors Management Plan 2010-2020 is now complete and available to download