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Rossall Point

Side view of Rossall Point with grass in front
A close up of Rossall Point Tower
Family using binoculars on viewing deck of Rossall Point

The observation tower is open to the public so that they can learn about the coastal environment, bird life and plant life or just enjoy the view.

The ground floor gallery has information about the local area and seasonal displays. There are two observation decks for bird watching and taking in the views over the beach to the Irish Sea and across Morecambe Bay to the Lakeland fells and the Forest of Bowland. Anyone who cannot make it to the top deck will be able to enjoy the view through a screen at ground floor level .

The tower has been designed to look as though it is leaning into the wind and rises 42 feet above the sand dunes.

A specially commissioned artwork 'Drift' features throughout the building and is made up of a series of individually designed pieces fashioned from natural materials and textures inspired by the natural patterns from the coastal environment.

Rossall Point Tower was commissioned by Wyre Council with funding through the Sea Change programme. The tower is operated by Wyre Council and manned by Wyre Volunteer Rangers who run events and provide information about the local coastal environment.

Sea Watch at Rossall Point 

Join Lancashire Wildlife Trust as we look for seals, porpoises and dolphins passing by. There will be plenty of sea birds to admire from the top deck too. No need to be an expert as we have ID guides and binoculars to use.

Monthly on Thursdays from March to September, no need to book:

  • 22 March, 1pm - 3pm
  • 19 April, 1pm - 3pm
  • 17 May, noon - 2pm
  • 15 June, 11am - 1pm
  • 12 July, 10am - noon
  • 2 August, 2pm - 4pm
  • 13 September, 1.30pm - 3.30pm 

Useful Reading

Nature On Your Doorstep - a useful guide to getting up close and personal with the wildlife around Rossall Point and the Wyre Estuary.

Opening Times

Please see our notices for changes to these times and for additional openings

Winter opening times (from Sunday 1 November)

  • Thursday to Sunday ~ 11am to 3pm (and bank holidays except Christmas Day)

Summer opening times (from Easter)

  • Wednesday to Sunday ~ 11am to 4pm (and bank holidays)


Located on the Rossall Promenade between Cleveleys and Fleetwood. Accessed via a path from Princess Parade or from the Rossall Point Car Park and Play area.

The postcode for the car park is FY7 8PG.

Rossall Point
Outer Promenade
The Esplanade

Information on Rossall Point

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