Accessibility at Hodbarrow

Summary accessibility statement

How to get here

By train

The closest station is Millom, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away. Turn left out of the station to Millom. From Millom town square continue east beyond the pedestrian crossing, taking the second right (Mainsgate Road signposted for Hodbarrow RSPB). Continue for about 0.5 mile (0.8 km), turning left by the lagoon for access to the reserve.

By road

From Millom town square, continue east taking the second right (Mainsgate Road signposted for Hodbarrow RSPB). Continue for about 0.5 miles (0.8 km), turning left by the lagoon for the reserve car park.

Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.

Access to facilities

Car parking

Firm stone surface.

Nature trails access
  • 1.5 miles (2.5 km) path to hide. Rolled stone surface. No gates, steps or stiles
  • Other paths cross the central grassland area. These have been improved to allow easier access for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Where pathways have been blocked to prevent unauthorised access by quad bikes and motorbikes they have been done so at a width of 28 inches to allow wheelchair access.
  • A byway open to all traffic also links the car park with the sea wall.
Dogs

Dogs are allowed anywhere.