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Marshside RSPB Lancashire

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Lapwings over the fields beside the Sandgrounders Hide, with the iconic gasometer in the distance.
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Mike Pennington
Description
Lapwings over the fields beside the Sandgrounders Hide, with the iconic gasometer in the distance.

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Site Details

An area of coastal grassland with freshwater pools on the south side of the Ribble Estuary.

Contact Details

Telephone: 01704 233003

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Directions

2km north of Southport on Marine Drive. Follow Marine Drive north from Southport seafront. From Preston, take third exit from The Plough roundabout.

Access

Access open. Hides open 08:30-17:00. No charges. Trail and hides wheelchair-friendly.

Parking

Free at junction of Marine Drive and Marshide Road by Sand-works.

Facilities

Two hides, two viewing screens and one viewing platform.

Key Areas / Routes

Hides. Hesketh Road junction for high tide waders. Crossens end for spring-tide waders and owl and harriers. Public footpaths and reserve trails encircle the site.

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