This site uses cookies please click 'Accept' to continue and remove this message or 'More....' to view our Privacy Policy

iFootpath uses first and third-party cookies to provide you with a personalised browsing experience. We do so in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By actively continuing to use this website, closing this banner or clicking the Accept button below, you consent to our use of cookies.

For full access to iFootpath, to view the GPS powered map, rate the walks, print, leave comments, mark walks as Favourite & Completed (mirror in the App), and much more please Register and login. It's free and only takes a moment or two. Already registered? Login here.



Get Reddy for Red Squirrel Week

Our native nutkin, the red squirrel, is only found in certain areas of the UK, which is why the Wildlife Trusts are working to protect them - and encouraging you to help too. Red Squirrel Week, which runs from Sat 26 Sept to Sun 4 Oct 2015, is a great time to look out for distinctive russet fur, tufted ears and a twitching tail; red squirrels really are a captivating sight.


redsquirrelOnce common, red squirrels have declined rapidly since the 1950s. Numbers in the UK have fallen from around 3.5 million, to a current estimated population of around 120,000, of which 75% or more are in Scotland.

To do your part for Red Squirrel Week, why not head out for a walk to try and spot one; hot spots include Scotland, the Lake District, Northumberland, Anglesey, Formby in Lancashire, Brownsea Island in Dorset and the Isle of Wight. You stand a really good chance of seeing reds by following the iFootpath Formby Red Squirrel Trail. If you are looking for other ways to help protect this endearing nutkin, the Wildlife Trusts are also giving you the opportunity to Adopt a Red Squirrel.

25 September 2015

Sussex Hospices Trail Collection
The Love Run Philadelphia Half Marathon

Related Posts



No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
default_blogger Get Reddy for Red Squirrel Week - iFootpath
Already Registered? Login Here
Thursday, 15 November 2018
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

What our customers say

We've an App too

Did you know that we have an iFootopath App? - includes all walks with directions and a live map...

No need to print and no more wrong turns....

Get the iFootpath App

appstore  en badge web generic

Click top right X to close.