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Revitalising Redesdale partners delivered 12 projects to inspire and enable us all to care for Redesdale’s built, cultural and natural heritage. They included a range of projects with community participation, volunteers and providing opportunities for people to learn new skills.

The links below take you to information about what each project involved.

Projects Projects

  • Working with local people to improve this home of pearl mussel, otter, trout and salmon

  • Help us investigate the real story of Percy, Douglas, and this unique medieval moonlit battle

  • Community Archaeology Project - investigating Redesdale’s rich hidden heritage

  • Take a closer look! Discovering and recording Redesdale’s wildlife

  • Follow the trails of Romans, Reivers and ancient cattle drovers

  • “Twa herds wie faces lang and sad… Met on the stormy Cairter Fell…”  Stories to give visitors and residents a deeper understanding and engagement with the landscape of this historic ‘frontier land’

  • How would you Revitalise Redesdale? Apply now for up to £2,000!

  • Conserving Ridsdale Ironworks and High Rochester Roman Fort for future generations

  • Promoting healthy, connected habitats by restoring peatland and re-flowering grassland

  • Helping new groups to explore and enjoy being outdoors in a tranquil, rural environment

  • Where the Rede springs, the curlew sings, and peat’s canny deep!

  • Safeguarding natural and cultural heritage across this wild military landscape