A photo of a coot swimming on Lake Carter

A Biodiverse Campus

Aerial photo of Forrest Hills

Green campus

Bailrigg Campus sits within a parkland landscape covering a staggering 62 acres, which is equivalent to more than 47 football pitches. The estate contains a diverse mix of habitats including woodland, grasslands and waterbodies. To manage these important ecological assets the grounds team, use a number of environmental techniques to support the different habitats, wildlife and ecosystems. The management of these assets is contained within the links below.

Green Campus

Woodland Walk

The woodland walk provides a beautiful route through 2.6 miles of woodland canopy that can be enjoyed by all levels of physical ability. Along the route you're likely to spot lots of wildlife and plants that can be recorded in the iRecord app.

Help us track sightings with iRecord

The University collects data to provide real-time insights in to the ecology of campus using iRecord. You can use iRecord to record sightings of birds, butterflies, bats and other forms of wildlife, which helps to support the management of our green spaces, as well as aiding current teaching and research.

Record a sighting