Free entry to RSPB Leighton Moss & Burton Mere Wetland as a part of Thankstoyou initiative

December 1st, 2018 by Sandy

Many visitor attractions and reserves which received funding from National Lottery Fund are offering free entry to those who purchased a lottery ticket or a scratch card to their attractions from Monday – December 3 to Sunday – December 9, 2018.

The campaign “Thanks-to-you” is a nationwide one and launched to give back something to the buyers of lottery tickets who somehow helped to improve the facilities and to say thanks to them by allowing free entry to their attractions.

RSPB Leighton Moss:

There has been a free entry to the RSPB’s Leighton Moss site located at RSPB Leighton Moss, Storrs Ln, Silverdale, Carnforth LA5 0SW between 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

The Leighton Moss is one of the largest reed bed located in north-west England and you can find wide range of wildlife such as bearded tits, otters, egrets, marsh harriers, red deer and many more. The site had got £370,000 fund in 2012 from the Heritage Lottery Fund plus additional funding which helped to develop a sensory garden, boardwalk, skytower view platform and replacement of 5 hides.

RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands:

Those holds lottery tickets can get free entry to RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands located at RSPB Dee Estuary Nature Reserve, Burton Mere Wetlands, Puddington Lane, Burton, Neston CH64 5SF between 9.30 am-4.30 pm.

The reserve is the border between England and Wales with freshwater, wetland habitats, both having farm and woodland. The area is a home to wildlife such as egrets, avocets, harriers, swallows, noisy redshanks, swifts and many more.

Visitor experience manager at Burton Mere Wetlands Dan Trotman said that they are thanking to National Lottery players as they could develop fantastic sites that are home to wildlife and attracting thousands of visitors every year. They got around £1 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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