Lord Cavendish of Furness

Lord Cavendish lives on the Holker Estate and has been a member of the Guides over the Sands since he succeeded his father as Trustee in 1972.

The family have always enjoyed of the estuary environment, riding and walking on the sands and swimming on the incoming tide. He has recently moved from Holker Hall and he now looks directly over sands on the Leven Estuary.

In addition to his association with the Trust, Lord Cavendish has been involved with numerous local organisations and has spoken in Parliament in support of measures to protect Morecambe Bay.

Dickon Knight
Clerk and Agent for the Trust.

Dickon a Clerk and Agent for many years now lives and works in Cark, Dickon plays a very active role in supporting the guides throughout the year.

Richard Stokes

Richard became a Trustee in 2018. He was born in South Lakes and has a passion for the area. He lives in Finsthwaite where he grew up and is keen to see the Trust thrive well into the 21st Century and beyond.

Shirley Cahill

Shirley Cahill lives near Ulverston overlooking Morecambe Bay. Shirley has spent her whole life in the area, and for many years was the owner/proprietor of a delicatessen and floristry business in Ulverston. She then became the first appeal co-ordinator and official fundraiser for St Mary’s Hospice. Since retiring Shirley has been an active member of the WI and continues her love of gardening and ‘bay watching’.