Places to visit

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Places to visit

Oystercatchers in flight ©Terry Whittaker/2020VISION

Marine life on the coast

There's always a wildlife experience to be had, whatever the weather! Discover the best places to see marine and coastal wildlife across the North West. 

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Coastal Nature Reserves

Bird watching at South Walney Nature Reserve

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Top beaches for wildlife

Discover more about the North West's marine life

Find out more about coastal and marine species and habitats as well as the best times and places to see them 

Marine life

Discover more about our sea life

Hermit crab ©Paul Naylor

Marine life

Find coastal and marine habitats

Sandy shore at Sandscale Haws Nature Reserve

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