Christmas Letter Trail at Sandscale Haws NNR

Event date

10th & 11th December 2022

Event time

11am - 3pm

Event cost


Find Robin’s lost letters, discover new birds and learn how far they travel to our coastline this winter! This is a great, festive day out for the family.

Free family event at Sandscale Haws Nature Reserve.

Miss Robin is holding a Christmas party for all of her friends at Sandscale, however she seems to have lost their letters somewhere in the sand dunes! Help her find them all and discover which of her bird friends will be joining her for a Christmas feast this year…

Head to the Dynamic Dunescapes stall at the Red Hut to collect your activity sheet, and follow the route along an easy trail through the sand dunes, trying to find all of Robin’s lost letters along the way!

Hot drinks, and Christmas crafts will also be available at the Red Hut.



Sandscale Haws Nature Reserve, Hawthwaite Ln, near Barrow in Furness LA14 4QJ. National Trust paid car park

For those without access to a car, there is the possibility of a free return shuttle bus from The Dock Museum, Barrow-in-Furness on Saturday 10th December (Pick up at 11am, drop off back at the Dock Museum for 1.15pm). Limited availability, please contact Holly via email to book. Email:

A snowflake ornament hung on a Christmas tree
A robin sits on a branch with no leaves in a wintry or christmasy scene
A snowman ornament in frosty grass