Lancashire Wildlife Hotspots & Animal Attractions


With 4 different caravan parks located in North Lancashire, there are several wildlife hotspots based in the local area. This makes our caravan parks the perfect destination for any animal lovers. With our guide, getting a glimpse of fantastic wildlife in stunning scenery is easy!

McCarthy Caravan Parks have a range of lodges and static caravans available for sale. If you are looking for an ideal holiday location with local wildlife, our caravan parks offer the perfect solution.

Leighton Moss

Boasting the largest reed bed in North West EnglandLeighton Moss is home to fantastic wildlife, ranging from rare birds to animals such as otters and red deer. Regularly seen bird species from Leighton Moss include:

  • Avocet
  • Bearded Tit
  • Bittern
  • Marsh Harrier
  • Water Rail

Leighton Moss is located closest to Northside Caravan Park. Despite this, all our caravan parks offer easy access to Leighton Moss and the local areas to view the fantastic wildlife and scenery.

Warton Crag Nature Reserve

Warton Crag Nature Reserve is based just North of Carnforth, spanning 35 hectares and has important wildlife conservation sites with stunning habitats for the animals to live in. Within the grass and woodlands, Warton Crag hosts a range of species, with everything from common lizards to Peregrine Falcons.

Likewise to Leighton Moss, this is a perfect option for any nature and animal lovers looking for the perfect holiday destination. There are several holiday homes available to purchase and regardless of the park you choose, you have great wildlife hotspots surrounding you to make every holiday worthwhile.

Lakeland Wildlife Oasis

For families also looking to occupy children, Lakeland Wildlife Oasis is an interactive and unique location for wildlife. Whilst it may not be as large as some zoos, there is lots to do. Hence, making it the perfect location for all families.

Although this may be too far to go for your rare trip to the zoo, being located in the local area makes it a fantastic attraction to visit regularly. With a nearby static caravan or holiday lodge, this is just one of the many local attractions you can take advantage of.

Lakes Aquarium

Offering an indoor alternative for rainy days, there is a selection of amphibians, reptiles, and mammals located in the Lakes Aquarium. Again, this is a great option for families with children when staying in your holiday home nearby.

Although the Lakes Aquarium is located slightly further out, it is worth the trip to see a range of species. With affordable prices for all members of the family to see the best local wildlife, the Lakes Aquarium is a fantastic option.

Greenlands Farm Village

Located less than 10 minutes from our caravan parks The Glade Park and Castle View ParkGreenlands Farm Village is another great attraction for animal lovers and visiting or local families. The farm has a range of animals to see including snakes, bearded dragons, dogs, owls and donkeys.

Greenlands Farm Village adds to the already fantastic wildlife hotspots located in the surrounding areas of Carnforth. Furthermore, it offers even more animals to see for all nature enthusiasts.

Buy Static Caravans

Whether you are interested in the nearby wildlife or an affordable holiday home, get in touch with McCarthy Caravan Parks. We can help you find the perfect holiday home with lodges and static caravans available to buy. Make an enquiry about our Caravan Parks Lancashire call 01524 720949 or 07784 815876 or fill in our contact form today.