RSPB Leighton Moss
Storrs Ln, Silverdale, Carnforth LA5 0SW, UK
About RSPB Leighton Moss
Leighton Moss RSPB reserve is a nature reserve in Lancashire. It boasts the largest reed bed in northwest England and is home to a wide range of spectacular wildlife including otters, bearded tits, marsh harriers, egrets, and red deer. Enjoy spectacular views from the nine metre-high Sky Tower and a year-round programme of events for all ages. Free wheelchair and motorised tramper hire.
Attractions near RSPB Leighton Moss
Leighton Hall is set in beautiful parkland and garden which stretches over some 1550 acres and is surrounded by a working estate comprising livestock farms, rental accommodation, clay pigeon shooting facilities, and an off-road driving track. Children can run wild in the play area or explore a woodland trail and are encouraged to get involved. There are no roped-off areas. Leighton is very much a lived-in house, brought to life by the enthusiasm of the guides.
Warton Crag is a prominent limestone outcrop of very high quality and national importance, which stands sentinel over the village. The Reserve is home to some of Britain’s rarest butterflies and a haven for local wildlife, which you can catch a glimpse of from your static caravan on our caravan site in Lancashire. One of the nice trekking destinations and also you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature.
A magnificent Elizabethan mansion built around a 13th Century pele tower, which was expanded and rebuilt towards the end of the 16th Century. Both the Hall and the gardens are open to the public. The core of this delightful Elizabethan manor is a pele tower built in 1350 as a defence against Scottish raiders. One of the iconic attractions in this area and it attracts a lot of tourists here.
The Lune Aqueduct is a navigable aqueduct that carries the Lancaster Canal over the River Lune, on the east side of the city of Lancaster in Lancashire, England. It was completed in 1797 at a total cost of £48,320 18s 10d. It is a Grade I listed building. It's a masterpiece of civil engineering. 202 metres long, it carries Lancaster Canal 16 metres above the River Lune. It was designed by John Rennie and constructed by Alexander Stevens in 1797.
Crook O' Lune Picnic Site is a popular and attractive spot, where the River Lune travels a big curve through tree-lined banks. mIt is is a horseshoe bend of the River Lune, which here meanders through meadows and low hills into a wooded gorge. It lies within the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Lune Millennium Park.
The Statue of Eric Morecambe in Morecambe, Lancashire, England is a commemorative bronze sculpture of Eric Morecambe. It was sculpted by Graham Ibbeson, the sculpture is a little larger than Eric was in real life, and is surrounded by the Eric Morecambe stage, where some of his great catchphrases are embedded into the floor, designed by Graham Young.
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Discover more attractions in Lancashire, where RSPB Leighton Moss is located
Lancashire is a ceremonial county and geographical area in North West England. The county has some spectacular coastal landscapes, from the stunning sweep of Morecambe bay to the gay promenade of Blackpool - a popular seaside resort since Victorian times. Morecambe bay has over 120 sq miles of mud flats, home to a wide range of sea birds and wildlife, forming an important northern winter sanctuary.