Facilities at Leighton Moss

Full facilities information

Visitor centre
  • Reserve centre open 7 days a week, 9.30am - 5pm (open 9.30am - 4.30pm in December and January).
  • Christmas Eve - 9.30am - 3pm.
  • Christmas Day - visitor centre and reserve closed.
  • Boxing Day - 10am - 4.30pm.
  • New Year’s Eve - 9.30am - 3pm.
  • New Year’s Day - 10am - 4.30pm.
  • The visitor centre has two large screens showing both live and pre-recorded images from the reserve.
Car park
  • Car park and bicycle racks available.
  • No restrictions to main visitor centre car park, two metre restriction to Allen and Eric Morecambe pools car park.
  • No formal drop-off point.
  • No lighting.
  • No overnight parking or camping allowed.

Situated on the ground floor of the visitor centre.

Accessible toilets

Situated on the ground floor of the visitor centre.

9.30am - 5pm (closing at 4.30pm in December and January)
Children's menu available
  • Highlights from the menu include full English and vegetarian breakfasts and morning buns served up to 11.30 am.
  • Home-made soup and sandwiches.
  • Wildlife Explorers' adventure meal including a sandwich, dried fruit, juice, biscuit and RSPB gift.
  • Children are welcome.
  • We use local ingredients.
  • All our profits go back into our conservation work.
  • We serve our own exclusive coffee that is grown, imported and roasted by us.
  • We are proud to have been designated a 'Green Tourism' and 'Taste Lancashire' site.
  • Our 'Fledglings' menu offers little portions for little eaters.

The shop stocks a range of binoculars and telescopes, books, bird food, gifts.

Baby changing
Picnic area
  • A total of 12 picnic tables including one in the car park.
  • Visitors are welcome to consume their own food and drink here.
Pushchair friendly
Guided walks
Viewing point

Seven hides and several open viewing places available.

Nature trails

There are three signposted nature trails.

Educational facilities

Two classrooms available.