RSPB

Top things to do in Spring

  1. See some wading birds that are stopping off on the way to their breeding sites in the Arctic
  2. Watch large flocks of wading birds coming in to roost an hour before high tide
  3. Listen out for birds starting to call to each other to attract a mate

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Listen to the first of the atmospheric sound of skylarks calling in the sky
  2. Admire the amazing views at sunset
  3. Treat yourself to an ice-cream from a nearby cafe and watch the sea

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Enjoy seeing some waders return from their breeding grounds to spend the winter here, often still in their colourful summer plumage
  2. See the flocks of oystercatchers getting bigger
  3. Admire the views over the Bay

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Look out for birds of prey like merlins and peregrines visiting the coast
  2. Relax on the benches and look out at the amazing views of the mountains and sea
  3. Watch large flocks of wading birds coming in to roost an hour before high tide

Extend your stay

Other places to visit

Panoramic view of wetland, RSPB Leighton Moss reserve

Leighton Moss

Relax and see some magical wildlife on a stroll through the reeds

Male stonechat on bramble stem

Dee Estuary - Parkgate

Stunning views over expansive marshland and beyond to the Welsh hills

Loch Garten osprey centre

Loch Garten, Abernethy

Home of ospreys in Scotland, amidst ancient pinewoods and tranquil lochs

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