Important notice

Leighton Moss reserve, the main car park and the visitor centre are open as normal. However, due to recent storm damage the Eric Morecambe hide is currently closed. The access track and car park to the saltmarsh pools and the Allen hide have now re-opened.

Top things to do in Spring

  1. Watch out for the spectacular sky dance of our marsh harriers
  2. Take a stroll through the reeds listening for our 'booming' bittern
  3. Get up early to experience the fantastic sound of the dawn chorus

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Watch the red deer grazing around the pools or join us for a deer watch in the evening
  2. Enjoy seeing the butterflies and dragonflies as they drift by, searching for food
  3. Be amazed at the sight of marsh harriers passing food to each other while flying

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Get some great views of the charming bearded tits coming out of the reeds
  2. Enjoy an autumnal woodland walk, then treat yourself to some scrummy cake in the cafe!
  3. Welcome back our winter birds from their summer vacation

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Stay until dusk and watch for huge flocks of starlings coming to roost
  2. Get a special glimpse of a bittern venturing to the edge of the frozen pools
  3. Look for some more unusual visitors to our woodland bird feeding station

What's on?

We haven't got any events planned here at the moment. Check out our main events pages to find something up your street (or at least quite near to it).

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Map of Leighton Moss

Map of Leighton Moss

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Leighton Moss cafe menu

Leighton Moss cafe menu

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