RSPB Binoculars & Telescopes Weekend

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Event Dates: Saturday 27 January 2018; Sunday 28 January 2018; Saturday 24 February 2018; Sunday 25 February 2018; Saturday 24 March 2018; Sunday 25 March 2018; Saturday 14 April 2018; Sunday 15 April 2018; Saturday 26 May 2018; Sunday 27 May 2018; Saturday 16 June 2018; Sunday 17 June 2018; Saturday 28 July 2018; Sunday 29 July 2018; Saturday 22 September 2018; Sunday 23 September 2018
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Email: leighton.moss(at)
Telephone: 01524 701601
Venue: RSPB Leighton Moss
Address: Silverdale, Nr. Milnthorpe
County: Cumbria
Postcode: LA5 0SW
Google Map: View here

BinocularsBoggled by binoculars or tempted by telescopes? Whether you are an avid birdwatcher in the Lake District or just enjoy watching the birds on your birdtable, this free event is an opportunity to try out binoculars, telescopes and digiscoping and receive impartial advice.

There will be an extensive range of optics to get your hands on and test out and experts from RSPB Optics will be on hand. Bring your own packed lunch to this event or use RSPB Leighton Moss's own tea room.

10am to 4pm (drop in)  |  Price: Free (usual admission charges to the reserve apply)

Leighton Moss is the largest reedbed in north-west England and home to some very special birds such as breeding bitterns, bearded tits and marsh harriers. The reserve and visitor centre are open daily all year round (except Xmas Day). The reserve is open from 9 am to dusk and the visitor centre from 9.30 am - 5pm (4.30 pm Nov - Jan inclusive).