Leighton Moss & Morecambe Bay

555581085 WDPA ID
27.98 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


  • Original Name Leighton Moss & Morecambe Bay
  • English Designation Nature Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category IV
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1974
  • Sublocation GB-LAN
  • Governance Type Joint governance
  • Management Authority RSPB, Natural England, Landowner(s), Other
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Privately protected areas of the UK Updated: 2017 Putting Nature on the Map, IUCN

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for Leighton Moss & Morecambe Bay from the World Database of Protected Areas, November 2021. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net