I have always been keen on wildlife, which led me to study Biology and then discover an interest in the outdoor activities of hill walking, climbing and caving. I worked for the Lancashire Wildlife Trust and RSPB in North Lancashire before joining the National Trust Ranger team in this most varied and fascinating area.
The National Trust is Europe's largest conservation charity. In the Lake District, we look after a
quarter of the National Park, 125 mountains, 24 lakes, 59 listed buildings, 14 holiday cottages, 3
campsites and 90 tenanted farms. We welcome 19 million visitors throughout the year, opening the
Lakes up for ever, for everyone - Four seasons, One Lake District.