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Marsden circular nature walk

Join rangers on an twelve mile walk to spot local wildlife.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

A scenic 12 mile/19.5km circular walk taking in coast and countryside, via sea cliffs and Marsden Rock. Rangers will offer facts and insights about the seabirds and other wildlife you spot along the way.

This event is free. Donations are very welcome and will go directly towards caring for Souter Lighthouse, its coastline, heritage and wildlife.

Times

The basics

Suitability

Children aged 8+ are welcome, must be accompanied by an adult.

Meeting point

Meet outside Whitburn Coastal Conservation Centre near the lighthouse car park.

What to bring and wear

Please wear sturdy footwear and clothing to suit the weather and bring plenty to drink and a packed lunch. Don't forget your binoculars and camera to make the most of wildlife spotting opportunities.

Accessibility

A long walk with slopes and uneven terrain.

Other

Dogs are welcome, on a lead please.

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