• Children BOX clever to contact Santa!

    17 Nov 2016

    As everybody knows, Santa Claus is very busy at this time of the year and ahead of his visits to Brockholes this December; we’ve a fantastic chance for youngsters to write directly to Santa at his base in Lapland! Santa’s Postbox is a fantastic festive family activity now open on our nature reserve and is […]

  • Pumpkin Carving Competition 2016 Results

    14 Nov 2016

    We recently hosted two weeks of spook-tacularly good pumpkin carving, which meant there was plenty of potential winners in our Pumpkin Carving competition, which has now been judged and the results are ready to be announced! Entries were split into four age groups: Pre-schoolers, 5-11, 12-18 and Adults. We will be in touch with the […]

  • October 2016 – Photo Competition Results

    11 Nov 2016

    The results are in for our October photo competition! This month’s theme was ‘Woodland Fungi’ and with plenty to be found on the reserve, we received a fine selection of entries for our independent panel of judges to deliberate over. There were a total of 33 entries (see gallery below), meaning there was both quality […]

  • A Vintage start to Christmas awaits with Crafty late night markets!

    03 Nov 2016

    It’s the news many have been waiting for: Crafty Vintage Christmas Markets are back at Brockholes this December (Fri 2, Sat 3 & Sun 4) with late night opening! The festivities, which are now in their 5th year, promise to be better than ever and make this year’s markets the most anticipated ever. As usual […]