Promoting the conservation of the environment by the preservation and protection of endangered upland wildlife and wild areas

Who We Are

The Philip Wayre Upland Trust is a conservation charity dedicated to protecting & restoring unique upland habitat and its endangered wildlife.

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What We Do

The trust owns and manages two upland sites in the North Pennines, Lintzgarth Fell and Thornhope Moor, covering approximately 800 acres in total.

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Why We Do It

The trust is dedicated to restoring and protecting upland habitat and species in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way...

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Our Founder

Philip Wayre (1926-2014) was interested in wildlife from a boy when he would study rats under the joists at his prep school to watching and photographing the geese on the mudflats of East Anglia as soon as he was old enough to drive. After service in the Royal Navy in the Second World War he settled in Norfolk to try his hand at farming, something he admitted he was never good at. His passion for wildlife remained...

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