Celebrate Good Times!
29 Sep 2014
It has been a weekend of celebration here at Brockholes for a couple of very different reasons! As well as hosting a splendid service on our floating Visitor Village, celebrating the changing of the seasons, we have also been nominated for a prestigious tourism award. Brockholes has been shortlisted for the Large Visitor Attraction accolade […]more
Night heron makes birders’ day!
19 Sep 2014
Birders have been flocking to see a royal visitor at Brockholes – the black crowned night heron! The juvenile bird is the fifth member of the heron family to visit our reserve this year. Brockholes bird expert and photographer Bill Aspin explained what an important and histroic sighting this is. He said: “The night heron at […]more
Osprey Platform gets off the ground!
11 Sep 2014
Attracting ospreys to nest in Lancashire might seem a tall order but here at Brockholes nature reserve, we are giving it a go! An osprey platform has been erected on the reserve at the South end of Meadow Lake, by Trust volunteers, Friends of the Osprey and Electricity North West. A team from Electricity North […]more
Egrets, we’ve had a few…
08 Sep 2014
Visitors have been flocking to Brockholes following our latest sightings of a rare member of the heron family – the Great White Egret! We have had birders old and new out and about on the reserve over the past week, all hoping glimpse of this magnificent bird that had only ever been recorded on the […]more