RSPB Leighton Moss & Morecambe Bay Nature Reserve

LOCATION

SILVERDALE, LANCASHIRE

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Our View

Discover some very special wildlife at RSPB Leighton Moss and Morecabe Bay. This popular nature reserve is home to a variety of wonderful creatures from birds and bugs to bats and otters. Visitors can explore nature trails, stroll around the sensory garden, get a bird's-eye view from the top of the sky tower and visit the RSPB shop and cafe. Photo credits: deer - Rebekah Wilkinson; children - Amy Grace; marsh harrier - Mike Malpass; Leighton Moss - David Mower; visitors - Joan Bryden

RSPB Leighton Moss & Morecambe Bay Nature Reserve
Myers Farm, Storrs Lane, SILVERDALE, Carnforth, LA5 0SW
Phone : 01524 701601

Features

Facilities
  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • Some nature trails accessible
  • Facilities: Disabled parking
  • Accessible toilets
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Reserve open daily dawn-dusk. Visitor Centre daily Feb-Nov 9.30-5; Dec-Jan 9.30-4.30. Closed 25 Dec

About The area

Discover Lancashire

Lancashire was at the centre of the British cotton industry in the 19th century, which lead to the urbanization of great tracts of the area. The cotton boom came and went, but the industrial profile remains. Lancashire’s resorts, Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe Bay, were originally developed to meet the leisure needs of the cotton mill town workers. Blackpool is the biggest and brashest, celebrated for it tower, miles of promenade, and the coloured light ‘illuminations’. Amusements are taken very seriously here, day and night, and visitors can be entertained in a thousand different ways.

The former county town, Lancaster, boasts one of the younger English universities, dating from 1964. Other towns built up to accommodate the mill-workers with back-to-back terraced houses, are Burnley, Blackburn, Rochdale and Accrington. To get out of town, you can head for the Pennines, the ‘backbone of England’, a series of hills stretching from the Peak District National Park to the Scottish borders. To the north of the country is the Forest of Bowland, which despite its name is fairly open country, high up, with great views.

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