Leighton Moss RSPB

Bittern

North West England's largest reed bed is located in an attractive wooded valley below limestone hills. 5 bird-watching hides overlook shallow meres with fascinating wildlife from bearded tits and bitterns to marsh harriers and red deer. Of the seven hides, four are accessible to disabled visitors. There is also a RSPB Visitor Centre, shop and a tea room. Binocular hire is also available. There are extensive programmes of events and guided walks throughout the year. Closed only on Christmas Day.

Contact Information

Leighton Moss
Carnforth
Lancashire
Tel: 01524 701601
Email: leighton.moss@rspb.org.uk
Web: www.rspb.org.uk

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