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Our Futurescapes work ranges from restoring bird habitats on the Cornwall coast to protecting The Flows in Scotland, the largest single expanse of blanket bog in the world. Find out more about our Futurescapes sites here.
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Bowland is a rugged and expansive upland landscape of moorland, blanket bog, farmland and wooded valleys.
Cornwall’s coastline is magical - a dramatic place of soaring cliffs and secret coves.
In the northern part of the Peak District, Dark Peak is characterised by remote upland moors and rocky gritstone crags.
Dearne Valley Green Heart
Once the proud heart of the Yorkshire coalfield, Dearne Valley is now characterised by wetlands, farmland and woodlands.
From hazy, upland moors to wooded glens and sand dunes, the Garnock Valley Futurescape has a wealth of natural habitats.
On the doorstep of one of the world’s foremost waterways, rare species and heavy industry intertwine in this landscape.
The Humberhead Levels is a naturally wet landscape where four of England’s major rivers meet, forming the Humber Estuary
The Inner Forth is rich in industrial heritage, hugely important for agriculture and home to many thousands of people.
Loch Leven Nature Reserve
At the heart of this Futurescape lies the beautiful Loch Leven, an internationally important wildlife site.
Lough Erne Basin
The Loughs, and their catchments, sustain a wide array of natural habitats and wildlife.
Lough Neagh Basin
These wildlife-rich wetlands are internationally renowned, and nationally important for birds.
Machair is a rare coastal habitat of low-lying grassland and shell sand unique to the north-western fringe of Europe.
The countryside surrounding Morecambe Bay is peppered with exceptional sites and amazing habitats for wildlife.
Each wetland along the River Nene valley is part of a landscape of international importance for birds.
Enjoyed by millions of visitors annually, the North Lakes Futurescape offers an awe-inspiring landscape.
Northern Welsh Moors
The North Wales Moors is a unique landscape shaped by traditional farming and the local communities surrounding it.
Portsmouth to Pagham
The coastal plain from Portsmouth to Pagham Harbour is one of the most important areas for birds in southern England.
The Ribble Estuary National Nature Reserve
The Ribble is home to a fantastic range of wildlife with over a quarter of a million migrating water birds feeding here.
The Sherwood Forest Futurescape is a mosaic of ancient woodland, heathlands and grasslands right in the heart of England
The Shropshire Wetlands Futurescape is part of the meres and mosses – an internationally important wetland landscape.
Solway Coast Wetlands
Overlooked by Scottish hills and the Cumbrian Fells, the Solway Plain combines coastal, estuarine and wetland habitats.
Somerset Levels and Moors
This little-known landscape is one of the largest wetlands remaining in England - rich in nature, history and legend.
The South Downs landscape contains some of the most diverse and threatened habitats and species in south east England.
Staffordshire Woods and Moors
The Staffordshire Woods and Moors is a rich mosaic of woodland, grassland and moorland full of special wildlife.
The Brecks is a unique and special landscape. Made up of rare grass heathland and the largest lowland forest in the UK.
The Broads is the UK’s largest lowland wetland, covering 304km square.
The Cairngorms contains both the lower altitude floodplain of Badenoch & Strathspey and the higher Caledonian Pinewood.
Formerly a vast, impenetrable marshland, the Fens now help feed the country.
The Flows is the largest single expanse of blanket bog in the world and is a UK candidate for a World Heritage Site.
The Suffolk Coast
The Suffolk coast is one of the UK’s most diverse areas and home to an incredible variety of wildlife.
The wildlife sites found around the beautiful Three Rivers estuaries, surrounding areas are valued internationally.
Trent and Tame River Valleys
The UK’s third longest river, the Trent touches the lives of more than six million people.
Upper Thames River Valleys
The tributaries of the River Thames weave their way through Oxfordshire linking amazing sites and habitats for wildlife.
Purbeck is one of the richest places for wildlife in the UK, thanks to its unique combination of habitats.
Wiltshire Chalk Country
This unique landscape has been shaped by farming, ancient civilisations and military training.