This extraordinary place is famous for its amazing wildlife, stunning scenery, and superb walks. From the simple beauty of the Lady's-slipper Orchid to the shining sands of Morecambe Bay, the area is simply awe-inspiring - full of natural spectacles and a surprise around every corner.
Grasslands rich in wildlife can be found on the underlying limestone of the AONB. They are especially rich in butterflies and other invetebrates as well as plants such as rockrose and orchids.
Look out for
- Blue Moor-grass
- Common Bird’s-foot-trefoil
- Wild Thyme
- Dingy Skipper butterfly
- ant-hills formed by colonies of Yellow Meadow Ants