RSPB Leighton Moss

RSPB Leighton Moss
Silverdale, Lancashire

Average visit time – 1-2 hours

Things to do at RSPB Leighton Moss review

RSPB Leighton Moss is located in Silverdale, Lancashire. It is a nature reserve with trails and bird hides. There is a visitor centre and children’s activities. It is set within the Arnside and Silverdale area of outstanding natural beauty with many bird species and spectacular wildlife including otters, red deer, marsh harriers and more.

The reserve boasts the largest reed bed in north-west England. There are 5 main trails that also take you around the Morecombe Bay reserve. Trails include a garden trail, family trail, lower trail, reed-edge trail and a coastal trail. The trails vary in length with the longest being a 2-mile round trip. You can expect to see a sensory wildlife garden, hides, woodland and wildlife.

There are lots of family-friendly events and activities throughout the year. They have Wildlife Explorer backpacks, binoculars and you can hire pond-dipping kits (seasonal). In The Hole, you will find interactive display panels and activities for all ages. You can also take the Wild Challenge Quiz Trail to help you discover more about the wildlife at Leighton Moss.

Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places now require you to pre-book online in advance.

FAQ and Further Information RSPB Leighton Moss

Address: Storrs Ln, Silverdale, Carnforth LA5 0SW, Lancashire, England. Phone: 01524 701601

Category –Nature Reserve – Mostly Indoors – Suitable for all ages

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

What are the main things to do?

RSPB nature reserve with birds, otters and deer, there are a number of trails, family-friendly activities and a visitor centre. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. An adult ticket costs £7, children £3.50 and under 5s are free.

Is there parking?

There is a car park.

When are they open?

Leighton Moss is open almost all year round with just a few dates that they are closed over Christmas and New Year. For up to date opening times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Assistance Dogs welcome. Other dogs are allowed in the car parks, along the Causeway, which is a public footpath and bridleway, and on designated path. However, dogs are not allowed on the main reserve footpaths.

Are they accessible?

RSPB Leighton Moss
RSPB Leighton Moss
RSPB Leighton Moss
RSPB Leighton Moss
Photos credited to RSPB Leighton Moss

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