Morecambe Bay Nature, including Silverdale and Arnside
Silverdale is home to the RSPB reserve Leighton Moss. Previously featuerd on BBC's popular Autumn Watch, the reserve is home to many bird species such as Bittern, Marsh Harrier, Bearded Tit and Water Rail, as well as providing over wintering habitat for Knots, Dunlins and Canada & Greylag geese to name just a few. Thanks to Gidzy for capturing such a great image of the Geese.
The area of Silverdale and Arnside make up an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (ANOB) covering 29 square miles. There are coves, beaches and saltmarshes around the nearby coastline, rivers and estuaries and the limestone pavement features of Arnside Knott and Warton Crag, a highly valued and rare habitat, as well as a mixture of deciduous woodland, flood plane, hills and dells.