Leighton Moss RSPB reserve is a nature reserve in Lancashire, England, which has been in the care of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds since 1964. It is situated at Silverdale near Carnforth, on the edge of Morecambe Bay and in the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.Leighton Moss contains the largest area of reed beds in north-west England. The site provides habitats for many species of wildlife, including bitterns and red deer. As a wetland of international importance, it was designated a Ramsar site in 1985. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, a Special Protection Area, and an Important Bird Area.The RSPB reserve also protects an area of Morecambe Bay, where a saltmarsh provides a habitat for birds such as avocets.Plan your visit to RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Silverdale trip planner.
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RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve Reviews
Liz EAugust 11, 2017
We visited Leighton Moss for the fifth time and as always it didn't disappoint. The staff are friendly and helpful and there is lots to see. You can either stay close to the centre or go out to some o... more »
Yvette SAugust 8, 2017
We visited last week for lunch and we're extremely impressed with the food in the cafe. Everybody enjoyed their home cooked snacks and my chicken sandwich was an example of how a good cafe can elevate... more »
singingthebluesAugust 3, 2017
It doesn't really matter whether you are a birder or not, the walks around this site are wonderful. Bull-rushes and sedge as high as you. Hides are well looked after and have lots of pictures to help ... more »
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