Projects tagged with Interpretation

National Trust

  • National Trust - Dunham Massey

    Dunham Massey is a magnificent, Georgian house set within a 300-acre deer park and home to the largest 'winter garden' in Britain. Countryscape has worked with the team at Dunham Massey since 2009, providing a range of signage, interpretation and publications to help visitors get the...

  • National Trust - Lyme Park

    Lyme Park is one of the National Trust's flagship estates in the North of England, comprising an extensive deer park and country house (famous for being the backdrop to the film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice). Countryscape has provided a wide range of services to Lyme Park with the...

  • National Trust - Quarry Bank Mill

    Quarry Bank Mill is one of the most famous and best-preserved textile mills of the Industrial Revolution and is now a museum of the cotton industry. Countryscape has produced a series of outdoor displays for the estate, providing information on the Lower Garden – formerly used by the...

  • National Trust - Little Moreton Hall

    Little Moreton Hall is an iconic Tudor property; a magical, timber-framed manor house that combines quirky architecture with colourful stories and tranquil surroundings. Countryscape worked with the team at Little Moreton Hall to create a photography exhibition, entitled ‘Through the...

  • National Trust - Lewis Carroll's Birthplace (Daresbury)

    Countryscape worked with the National Trust to create a series of interpretive displays for the site of Lewis Carroll's birthplace in Daresbury, Cheshire.

    The site itself contains little or no features of the former house (which burnt down in 1884); hence the displays were...

  • National Trust - Outdoor Tracker Pack Handbook

    From 2008 to 2010, the National Trust carried out a project to develop best practice in creating outdoor activity packs for families with young children (termed 'Tracker Packs'). The project encouraged National Trust properties to develop more effective and engaging interpretation...

Red Rose Forest

  • Red Rose Forest - The Meadows Interpretation

    Countryscape worked with Red Rose Forest (RRF) to create a richly illustrated interpretive display for The Meadows: a public green space on the banks of the River Irwell in Salford.

    The site itself had, until recently, been under-used by both the local community and students/...

  • Red Rose Forest - Nutsford Vale: consultation and interpretation

    Countryscape is currently working with Red Rose Forest to develop an interpretation strategy, together with a range of displays and other materials, for Nutsford Vale: an important area of “urban countryside” in North Manchester.

    To date this project has involved facilitating a...

Forest of Bowland AONB

  • Forest of Bowland AONB - Landscape Stories

    Countryscape created a range of interpretive materials for the Landscape Stories project: a two-year local heritage programme, which aimed to “peel back the layers of history” and encourage both local communities and visitors to better understand and celebrate the Forest of Bowland...

  • Forest of Bowland AONB - Publicity Materials and Corporate Documents

    Countryscape has produced a complete range of publicity materials and corporate documents for the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). This includes leaflets, booklets, posters, postcards, exhibitions and displays, outdoor signage and interpretation, walking...

  • Forest of Bowland AONB - Interpretation and Displays

    Countryscape has developed a range of large-format displays, pop-up exhibition materials and interpretative signage for the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). All materials have been produced in strict accordance with the AONB brand identity...

The Lowry

  • The Lowry - Unlocking Salford Quays

    Countryscape worked with the The Lowry theatre and arts centre, Salford, to develop a wide range of interpretation as part of Unlocking Salford Quays: a heritage project that reveals the hidden history of Salford Quays as told by local people.

    Supported by The Heritage Lottery...

Catch 22

  • Catch 22 - Broadhurst Clough Interpretation

    Countryscape engaged with young people from Catch 22 – a charity working with young people who find themselves in difficult situations – to develop a range of interpretive displays for Broadhurst Clough: a public green space in Moston, North Manchester. This involved facilitating a...

Sefton Coast Partnership Working Group

  • Sefton Coast Partnership Working Group - Landscape Strategy & Consultation

    Countryscape was contracted to carry out landscape consultancy work in support of the Sefton Coast partnership. This involved developing and facilitating a series of community workshops, where local people were encouraged to think creatively about their landscape and share ideas for...

Formby Civic Society

  • Formby Civic Society - Formby Point Interactive Map

    Countryscape have worked with the Formby Civic Society, using their local knowledge to develop an innovative, online tool for exploring the historic Formby Point area - amongst other things, the site of Britain’s first lifeboat station.

    The aim was to produce an interactive...

Friends of Blackley Forest

  • Friends of Blackley Forest - Blackley Forest Community Project

    Since 2007, Countryscape has worked closely with the Friends of Blackley Forest, helping the group to interpret and promote their Local Nature Reserve. The Blackley Forest, in North Manchester, has long been valued by the community – it was planted in 1953 as one of the country’s first...

Groundwork

  • Groundwork - Local Heritage Project: Saint Michael’s Flags

    A project to interpret and promote the local heritage of Saint Michael’s Flags (a small public green space in Manchester), working in partnership with the local community. Countryscape was responsible for producing of a 20-page booklet and interactive CD-ROM; a series of outdoor...

  • Groundwork - Clayton Vale: interpretation and waymarking

    Clayton Vale Local Nature Reserve is an area of reclaimed “urban countryside” in North Manchester. The 57 hectare (140 acre) site consists of informal grasslands and wooded slopes, and is well used by the local community.

    Clayton Vale is managed through the Medlock Valley...

Harpurhey Neighbourhood Project

  • Harpurhey Neighbourhood Project - Local Heritage Project: Moston Vale

    A project to interpret and promote the local heritage of the Moston Vale area of North Manchester, in partnership with the Harpurhey Neighbourhood Project, Groundwork and the local community. This work involved producing a 40-page booklet and interactive CD-ROM, together with...

Heritage Works

  • Heritage Works - All Work and No Play? An Ancoats Scrapbook

    Heritage Works Buildings Preservation Trust contracted Countryscape to produce a publication based on the ‘All Work & No Play’ project, which from 2005-2006 recorded and archived the oral histories, photographs and other memorabilia of the current and former residents and workers...

  • Heritage Works - ‘The Cotton Church’ publication

    Heritage Works Buildings Preservation Trust contracted Countryscape to produce a booklet on the history of St. Peter’s Church in Ancoats, Manchester: an historic Anglican church which dates back to the 1850s, when Ancoats was the centre of the city’s cotton industry. In 2006 the church...

Manchester City Council

  • Manchester City Council - Wildabout Walking – Green City Project leaflet

    Manchester City Council contracted Countryscape to produce a leaflet as part of their Green City Project, helping to promote public interest in biodiversity. The leaflet was designed in line with the City Council’s ‘Wildabout Manchester’ brand; it was also required to tie in with the...

  • Manchester City Council - Biodiversity Maps

    Countryscape produced a series of thematic maps for the Manchester Biodiversity Strategy, covering parks and open spaces, waterways and Sites of Biological Importance (SBIs). Each map contained an overview plan of Manchester, showing the location of particular ecological features, as...

  • Countryscape was initially contracted to develop a website for Philips Park in Manchester, aiming to improve the visitor experience through better interpretation and education. The website was built using a content management system, so it could be easily updated by park wardens,...

  • Manchester City Council - Interpretation and Displays

    Countryscape has produced a range of outdoor displays and signage for parks and public spaces across Manchester. Such displays are typically required to provide on-site interpretation of local heritage and wildlife; to promote activities and encourage visitors to learn more; or simply...

New Mills Heritage Centre

  • New Mills Heritage Centre - Kinder Reservoir and Railway Publication

    Countryscape designed and produced the Kinder Reservoir and Railway publication: a richly illustrated history of the construction of the famous waterworks and its associated railway, located near Hayfield in the Peak District National Park. The publication was authored by local...