Two children minibeast hunting in the grass with an ID guide and magnifying glasses

Photo by Brian Jones

Minibeast Hunting in the Sand Dunes

Location: North Promenade car park, South Promenade, Lytham St Anne’s, Lancashire, FY8 2LZ
Join us on a minibeast adventure in the sand dunes to find moths, caterpillars, beetles and more mini creatures!

Event details

Meeting point

Meet us in the dunes on the right-hand side of North Promenade Car Park (if you're facing seawards). Look for our flag and gazebo!


1pm - 3pm
A static map of Minibeast Hunting in the Sand Dunes

About the event

We'll use bug hunting equipment to find and name the many mini creatures that live in the dunes. Prepare to be amazed by beautiful moths, caterpillars, ladybirds, snails and even earwigs, beetles and spiders!

Our minibeast hunts are really popular so please do book a place to avoid disappointment.


Phone number

07860 954290


Free event

Suggested donation

Kind donations welcome

Suitable for

Families, Children, Adults, Experts, Beginners

Know before you go


Under effective control


Not suitable for those with limited mobility

Not suitable for prams or buggies. They can be left at our base site, however, staff can take no responsibility for belongings left at base as it may not always be supervised.

Wheelchair access


What to bring

Suitable clothing and footwear for walking around the sand dunes

Parking information

Pay and display parking available at North Promenade Car Park, to the right of St Anne's Pier (FY8 2NQ)


Accessible toilet
Baby changing facilities

Contact us

Amy Pennington
Contact number: 07860 954290