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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.

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event

With only a handful of sites in the UK playing host to the vulnerable little orchids its presence at Sandscale makes it even more special. It enjoys the habitat of the dunes here and due to its size can be difficult to see so join the rangers on this walk to catch a glimpse of this tiny beauty. From marsh helleborine to coralroot Sandscale creates the perfect habitat for a variety of pretty and extremely rare orchids. Join the rangers on this walk as they help you to catch a glimpse of these rarities and explain what it is about Sandscale that they enjoy.

Times

The basics

Booking details

Call 07790983318 To book your place, use the number above or email morecambebayproperties@nationaltrust.org.uk

Meeting point

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

What to bring and wear

Outdoor gear and sturdy footwear.

Accessibility

The walk will take you through undulating sandy and grassy dunes.

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.

Event summary

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

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!

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on
18 Apr to 9 May 2024
at
19:45 to 22:00
+ 3 other dates or times
Event

Dawn chorus in the dunes 

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

Event summary

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