Morecambe Bay's WILD Weekend! (part of Festival of the Bay 2018)

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Fri, 06 Jul 2018 18:00 to Sun, 08 Jul 2018 15:00

Morecambe Bay's WILD Weekend! (part of Festival of the Bay 2018)

Pack your tent, pack up the family and pick Morecambe Bay for a wonderful Wild Weekend.

Part of Morecambe Bay Partnership's Festival of the Bay 2018

When: Friday 6 - Sunday 8 July

Where: Silver Saplings campsite, Silverdale

Booking: Not to be missed! Places limited - book here

Cost: KIDS GO FREE; Adults £60 earlybird (full price £70) - cost covers 2 nights camping, food and drink on Saturday and Sunday, all activities, and world-class campfire entertainment

Discover the beautiful woodlands and coastline of Morecambe Bay from our peaceful base in the heart of the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

A special, fun and friendly 'wild weekend' camp, celebrating the cultural and natural wonders of Morecambe Bay.

Early bird prices available! More details and booking info here.

Be inspired to try new things and look upon the environment with fresh eyes. From bush craft skills to land art, foraging to wildlife discovery, wake up your senses and appreciate all the amazing things the landscape of Morecambe Bay can offer. On the Saturday evening families will get the chance to hear internationally acclaimed folk musician and storyteller Nick Hennessy around the campfire as he weaves spellbinding stories with beautiful music.

Ticket price includes:

  • 2 nights camping (tents not provided) at Silver Sapling Campsite, Silverdale (option to arrive either Friday evening or Saturday morning)
  • 4 optional expert-led workshops/activities (approx. 2 hours each) including:

i) Bush craft skills with David Alty from Woodlands UK

ii) Plant discovery and foraging with expert Veda West

iii) Land Art for Kids

iv) Wildlife Mission! A guided discovery walk led by expert wildlife volunteers from the National Trust revealing the plant and animal species that call Morecambe Bay home

  • An evening of music and storytelling around the campfire with  Nick Hennessey
  • Self-guided discovery trail around Silverdale
  • All food and hot/soft drinks (provided by Alfresco Mobile Catering) to include: breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday, breakfast and lunch on the Sunday. (Those arriving on Friday evening should bring their own evening meal/breakfast)

The Wild Weekend camp is aimed at families. Organised activities are aimed at children aged 5+.

The event organiser on behalf of Morecambe Bay Partnership is Inspired Outdoors . All details and further information required will be sent to participants before the event.


  • Children FREE (max 2 children per adult)
  • Adults £60 earlybird (full price £70)
  • To book please click here (links through to Eventbrite booking system


For those who have booked a ticket, here's all you need to know.  MBP Wild Weekend Joining Instructions_FINAL.pdf

Image: 2020Vision David Tipling


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