Leighton Moss RSPB reserve & Morecambe Bay RSPB reserve
Two nationally important wetland reserves. Free entry for YHA guests arriving at RSPB by bike or rail.
Open all week, 9:30am - 5pm
Other things to do nearby
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.
Great all weather, all season walking with a variety of routes available to suit all abilities and interests.
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!
The little zoo with lots to do! A unique and exciting blend of exotic wildlife and interactive hands-on displays.
The walks cross several estuary channels, some some fast running, so it's best to use a guide across the dangerous sands.
One of the finest stately homes in south Cumbria. Don't miss the fantastic gardens with the famous topiary.
Set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into Parkland framed by the Lakeland Hills.
Watch otters swim from the underwater tunnel, stroll through the tropical rainforest and explore the seashore discovery zone.
From the leaf-shaped door handles to the carved wooden panelling, Blackwell is an important icon of Arts & Crafts architecture. Visit Blackwell's website
Canoeing, kayaking and rafting all available within the local area.
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.
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
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.
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.
The spectacular voyage gives you views of mountain scenery, secluded bays and the delightful wooded islands.
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!