• F is for…Flora

    20 Mar 2019

    As well as our cacophony of bird species on our 250-acre Nature Reserve, we also have a blooming marvellous selection of flora, which is just starting to appear due to the welcome Spring weather. From the glowing daffodils to the bright red campion, our wild flower varieties grow with each coming year. Celandine, hornbeam, coltsfoot, […]

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  • E is for…Events

    13 Mar 2019

    From toddlers to time alone, woodland wandering and watching wildlife – we have events for all at Brockholes, and if you haven’t tried them, where have you been? Weekly walking events are free of charge, to encourage a healthy lifestyle, and a chance to step outside and enjoy our wildlife sanctuary. These events are popular […]

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  • February 2019 – Photography Competition Results

    06 Mar 2019

    February was the month the weather was confused. From snow, to unseasonable high temperatures, it’s been a month of wonderful photograph opportunities, with species not often seen so early on in the year. Our judge had an incredibly difficult decision to make, with an incredible 47 photographs to choose from from the subject Winter Birds. Coming in at […]

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  • What’s been seen this February?

    06 Mar 2019

    The sun has been shining, and the snow has been falling. The weather has not only been confusing for visitors, but also for our wonderful wildlife. Unseasonable weather in February has resulted in some record early sightings of certain species, and high numbers of others. The warm weather led to the early blooming of willows and […]

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