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Dusk in the Dunes - a night with the Natterjacks

Peep into the night time world of the dunes on this walk with our rangers. Don’t forget your torch!

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event

Sandscale is magical at dusk in the spring, with drumming snipe and the croaks of Natterjack toads. In the spring Sandscale Haws comes to life. Wildlife is busy and the night time is no exception. Our renown natterjack toads are in breeding season and their chorus of deep croaks can be heard miles around. Come along on this dusk walk with our rangers and see what other wildlife you can spot along the way.

Times

The basics

Booking details

Call 07790983318 To book, please call the number above, or email morecambebayproperties@nationaltrust.org.uk

Suitability

Children are welcome.

Meeting point

Sandscale Haws car park LA14 4QJ. Grid reference: SD 200 756

What to bring and wear

Warm outdoor gear and sturdy boots/footwear.

Accessibility

The walk will take you through undulating dunes and sandy beach

Other

This is a free event, but donations are always welcome.

Upcoming events

Event

High Tide Litter Picks 

Come along and help us on our high tide litter picks as we tidy up after the winter storms.

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on
16 Mar 2024
at
10:00 to 13:30
Event

Dawn chorus in the dunes 

Dawn in the spring is alive with birdsong. Join us on this early morning jaunt through the dunes.

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on
6 May 2024
at
04:30 to 06:30
Event

In Search of Coralroot Orchids 

Rare throughout the UK, this vulnerable little orchid is tiny and difficult to spot. Join the rangers on a walk to spot it as it flowers in May time.

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on
23 May to 24 May 2024
at
10:00 to 14:00
+ 1 other date or time
Event

Guided Walk: Orchids of Sandscale Haws 

Join the rangers on this walk to look out for a variety of orchids in the dunes.

Event summary

on
31 May to 14 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 14:00
+ 1 other date or time