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Wondering what to do at the weekend?
Hello there! A lovely day event is taking place this Sunday 21 April: The RSPB have a partnered up with Ullswater Steamers, to create a wonderful tour that includes: A farm visit and about the farming community at Ullswater. Also includes a private bird cr uise with the RSPB to identify the new...
19 Apr 2013
Half term report... Welly well done everyone!
Who knew how much fun was to be had from old wellies? Well, Annabel and I did for starters! And so did all the families that came along to Leighton Moss this past week. Waiting wellies. We've been giving wellies the make-over treatment in a big way, starting with welly blinging when we...
24 Feb 2013
Staring out of the Window
More words of wisdom from our Education Officer, Carol: It’s not often you encourage children to stare out of the classroom window – in my day you’d get told off for doing it! However over the last few weeks, that’s exactly what our team of Education Volunteers have been asking...
13 Feb 2013
Are we making a meal of it? You bet we are - next Tuesday night!
It's almost upon us - the Big Garden Birdwatch and I really hope you'll be able to take part. If you've an hour to spare over the weekend of 26-27 January, then please join in. Last year more than 609,000 people did just that and let us know which birds they saw in their garden (or local...
11 Jan 2013
Fairly recent sightings...
I haven’t been out much lately, what with preparing for and travelling to interviews so I am even more reliant than usual on other people’s sightings as I write the next couple of blogs. First I am going to start with some fairly recent sightings. Stand by for the up to the minute sightings...
18 Dec 2012
Spooky, Hoggy and Lardy - Half Term Fun at Leighton Moss!
There’s some great fun to be had at Leighton Moss this half-term. We’ve kicked it off with a ‘Creatures of the night’ trail which will be available all week. Come and pick up your trail question sheet from the visitor centre and set off on your quest to find the answers and solve...
28 Oct 2012
Go mad in the mud at Morecambe!
There are still plenty of space left on our muddipping event in Morecambe on Monday 20 August. Choose from 10 - 11 am or 11.30 am - 12.30 pm, and don't forget you wellies! Morecambe Bay is one of the most important estuaries in the country and is famous for its mud! This activity will introduce...
18 Aug 2012
Red deer video
As many of you know, Leighton Moss is a place to be enjoyed by people of all ages. It is fantastic to see the impact that the wildlife has on our young visitors, forming lasting memories that they will never forget. I have mentioned before how much our enthusiastic young people come and excitedly tell...
10 Jul 2012
Flickr Pic of the Month - June
With our red deer Dtae with Nature in full swing now, lots of visitors are getting good views of Britain's largest land mammal from our Tim Jackson and Griesdale hides. They have now got a couple of calves with them, with more expected to emerge over the coming month. In mid June, one lucky family...
4 Jul 2012
Hello! Well that first week flew by. It was a week full of goings on with plenty around to be enjoyed on the reserve. In terms of sightings Monday started well when I spotted a spoonbill from the train at about 7:45 am, thankfully this unique migrant has seemingly taken up temporary residence down...
8 Jun 2012
Red Deer not "Rain" Deer!
Well firstly hello!! My name is Kevin Kelly and i am the new Date With Nature (DWN) information assistant for the Red deer project here at Leighton moss! I come from a sales background and have been birding for years, so i'm hoping my enthusiasm for wildlife will be contagious. Well less about...
31 May 2012
Robin's present panic!
Robin Red-Breast is panicking as he has bought Christmas presents for all his wildlife friends at Leighton Moss, but catastrophe has struck and he has lost them around the nature trails. He is really upset and worried that he will not be able to give all his friends a present on Christmas Day and...
8 Dec 2011
New Family Picnics
You can now 'go wild' with a ready-made family picnic in our cafe or out on our reserve. Family Picnic Packs: Two adults get a choice of sandwich, crisps and Sunmagic juice or a bottle of water each. Two children get a Wildlife Explorer Meal each. All for £13.50 Wildlife Explorer...
10 Aug 2011
Get muddy in Morecambe
The summer holidays are the perfect time to get outdoors and discover how amazing nature is. This year you can join us on a special event and delve into the mud of Morecambe Bay on Monday 15 August. You will be amazed at what creatures live under your feet down in the muddy soup. RSPB Field...
5 Aug 2011
Do something different in the holidays
Going for a ‘Walk on the Wildside’ at RSPB Leighton Moss nature reserve is just one of a range of family activities planned for the half term holiday at the reserve in Silverdale. Join the guided ‘birdsong trail’ on a walk to find out more about why birds sing on Tuesday 31...
24 May 2011
Take a walk on the wildside this Easter
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7 Apr 2011
Food for your fledglings in our Cafe
Have you seen our 'Fledglings menu' in our Cafe? Little portions for little eaters: Half-size sandwiches £2.00 Pasta with pesto £2.00 Sunshine beans with toast and choice of bacon, Cumberland sausage or vegetarian sausage £2.00 Wildlife Explorers adventure meal...
25 Feb 2011
Red deer stags steal the show
There were 3 red deer stags play fighting on the deer walk last night - testing out their antlers for the autumn. That kept us entertained for a while at the Griesdale hide. There are now only 2 walks left this year so if you fancy joining us, they're on Mondays from 7-9pm. Just turn up at the...
17 Aug 2010
Fun in the fresh air
There’s will be some wild adventures in the June half term holidays with lots of family events. We will be looking out for stripey insects on our Family ‘wildsquare’ guided walk on the 1 st (11 am – 12.30 pm), there will be lots of fun with flowers and storytelling at our...
29 May 2010
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