Leighton Moss RSPB reserve

Leighton Moss RSPB reserve & Morecambe Bay RSPB reserve

Overview

Two nationally important wetland reserves. Free entry for YHA guests arriving at RSPB by bike or rail.

Open all week, 9:30am - 5pm

Hostels nearby

External View YHA Arnside

YHA Arnside

Games room
Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire
Licensed bar

Leighton Moss RSPB reserve & Morecambe Bay RSPB reserve

Carnforth, LA5 0SW

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SD477750

Lat/Lng: 54.168236, -2.802462

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

climbing

Climbing in Arnside

Quarry faced climbing is available at Trowbarrow Quarry in Silverdale. The strata are tilted vertically, meaning that the climb is up the bedding plain making a challenging climb.

cycling

Cycling in Arnside

Cycle to 'The Moon' - a large area of limestone pavement with fantastic views. The ascent is a winding, challenging climb up the hillside… with the thrill of knowing you get to rush back down!

Wildlife Oasis

Wildlife Oasis

The little zoo with lots to do! A unique and exciting blend of exotic wildlife and interactive hands-on displays.

Cross Bay Walks

Cross Bay Walks

The walks cross several estuary channels, some some fast running, so it's best to use a guide across the dangerous sands.

Levens Hall

Levens Hall

One of the finest stately homes in south Cumbria. Don't miss the fantastic gardens with the famous topiary.

Holker Hall

Holker Hall

Set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into Parkland framed by the Lakeland Hills.

Lakes Aquarium

Lakes Aquarium

Watch otters swim from the underwater tunnel, stroll through the tropical rainforest and explore the seashore discovery zone.

Blackwell Arts & Crafts House exterior

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House

From the leaf-shaped door handles to the carved wooden panelling, Blackwell is an important icon of Arts & Crafts architecture. Visit Blackwell's website

Cycling in Ingleton

Cycling in Ingleton

With wide open sky above you, beautiful rolling hills around you and winding roads that sweep along with very little traffic, the Yorkshire Dales is a cyclists dream.   

Mountain biking in Ingleton

Mountain biking in Ingleton

The rolling hills and virtually traffic-free roads around us make for superb cycling country while Gisburn Forest (20 miles away) has red, blue and green routes to suit all ages and mountain biking ab

Walking and Rambling in Ingleton

Walking and Rambling around Ingleton

Nearby Chapel-le-Dale is the historical starting point of the Yorkshire Three Peak Challenge. So if you’re planning to take on Ingleborough, Pen-y-Ghent and Whernside, then YHA Ingleton is ideal.

Canoeing & sailing on Windermere

Watersports in Windermere

Enjoy an afternoon on England's largest natural lake. There's a watersports centre on the shore of Windermere, only three miles from the hostel.

Windermere Lake Cruises

Windermere Lake Cruises

The spectacular voyage gives you views of mountain scenery, secluded bays and the delightful wooded islands.

Rabbits

The World of Beatrix Potter

Take a walk through Miss Potter's famous tales, complete with animatronics and walk-through scenes from her stories. Don't forget to exit through the gift shop!