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Borrowdale - North Western Division

  • Venue: Borrowdale, south of Keswick
  • Host: National Trust

We will focus on a number of topics including, continuous cover forestry and the importance of effective deer management, the management of Atlantic oak woodlands given the need for increased species diversity, we will have broader discussion on the future of land use in valleys like Borrowdale and the potential role of new woodlands and wood-pasture. 

For further information, please contact the Local Honorary Secretary: Ian Jack (



1.5 miles south of Keswick. Great Wood Car Park. NY 271 212

Most all-day meetings start at around 10:00 and end at around 16:00, but please check precise details with the Local Honorary Secretary.

RFS meetings take place out in the woods in all weathers. Appropriate footwear and clothing should be worn. Please be aware of your health and safety at all times. Do not take risks that could put you or  others in danger. Do not attempt to do anything that you do not feel confident  about. Please follow instructions.

RFS members are welcome to attend events in any Division.