Wildlife in Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside
Discover a region rich in wildlife
From the coastal dunes of St Annes and the wetland havens of Mere Sands Wood and Brockholes, to the stunning limestone heights of Warton Crag, there is so much to see and discover in the North West.
Here you can learn all about the wildlife that lives in our region and where to see it. Common lizards, red squirrels, short-eared owls... what will you spot?
Find your nearest nature reserve
Enter your postcode or town below to find your nearest wild place, or type in a reserve name to learn more about the spot you've chosen for your next wild adventure.
Get closer to nature
From wildlife gardening and green living to where to see the best of our region's wildlife and when, our downloadable wildlife guides will help you get even closer to the nature on your doorstep.