Facilities at Leighton Moss

Full facilities information

  • 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 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.

Situated on the ground floor of the visitor centre.

Café
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.

  • 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

Seven hides and several open viewing places available.

There are three signposted nature trails.

Two classrooms available.