Route 6 – Leighton Moss
Leighton Moss RSPB reserve boasts the largest reed bed in north-west England and is home to a wide range of spectacular wildlife including otters, bearded tits, marsh harriers, egrets and red deer. Come and visit the hides and explore a network of accessible trails.
Basic Route Information
All of the routes shown on the leaflet are accessible for Tramper users, with the exception of the Lower Hide path.
Get to the route by car: Leighton Moss is near the village of Silverdale, just 3km (2 miles) from Carnforth and is signposted from the A6 north of M6 junction 35.
Get to the route by bus: From Carnforth on 51 service (Mon – Fri only ) For timetable https://bustimes.org/services/51-carnforth-silverdale-2
Get to the route by train: Silverdale station is on the Manchester Airport/Preston to Barrow line and is only 250 metres from the reserve. Turn left out of the station entrance, then left again and then right. National Rail Enquiries 08457 484950 Trainline www.trainline.com Traveline 0871 200 2233
Length of route: x km / x miles xx hours
Amenities: Disabled parking and toilet facilities available at Leighton Moss Visitor Centre. Also café, shop and guided events. Full details of facilities here.
Route type: Selection of routes around the site.