Oak Tree Animals' Charity in Carlisle have been awarded a grant of £14,872 to further develop Blackburn Woods for the community.
The grant came from Postcode Local Trust, a charity funded by players of People's Postcode Lottery.
Blackburn Woods is part of Oak Tree Farm site this is being opened for public use.
The money will go towards making pathways, nature trails and sessions to discover animals and plants in the woods.
Views across the Eden Valley to Crosby Castle and the Pennines can be seen from Blackburn Woods.
A viewing platfrom and memory garden will be put in place for people to see the views and remember loved ones, both human and animal.
Oak Tree Animals’ Charity say they are extremely grateful to receive the grant:
Work on Blackburn Woods has already started and will continue into the coming months.