Easter Holidays

Equinox Stargazing

Date: 20th March
Time: 7:15-10pm
Cost: 7.30pm - 10.00pm. Advance tickets from £10.00 (Adults) and £6.95 (Children 8+)

Come and experience an unforgettable night under the Moonlight and stars at Brockholes!Local Astronomer Robert Ince will be your guide taking you on an incredible journey through the constellations and along the Milky Way, whilst also showing you how to find all sorts of heavenly objects for yourself. Even if the weather does not co-operate we’ll still have colourful talks, videos and hands on help with telescopes, together with friendly advice on how to get started in this wonderful hobby. The ticket price includes free parking and hot drinks and biscuits.


Easter Wreaths at Brockholes

Date: 17th and 18th March
Time: 10-12pm and 1-3pm
Cost: £5.00 per wreath, pay on the door (car parking charges apply)

Come along and get creative in this drop in Craft session. This weekend we will be making a wreath from natural materials to ready to decorate your home for Easter! They are suitable for all ages. No need to book, simply drop in! We may get messy, so wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Easter Baskets

Date: 24th - 26th March
Time: 10-12pm and 1-3pm
Cost: £3.50 per basket, pay on the door (car parking charges apply).

Come along and weave your own Easter Basket to fill with chocolate treats – makes a fantastic Easter gift. Adults are welcome to have a go too! No need to book, just come along!


Easter Xplorer Challenge

Date: 24th March - 15th April
Time: 10am-4pm
Cost: £3.00 per map pack includes a Brockholes pencil, certificate and chocolate treat.

Brought to you in partnership with British OrienteeringXplorer is the perfect outdoor activity to get the whole family outside in the fresh air together! No need to book, just pick up your map pack from the Welcome Centre


Wild Families: Gruffalo Adventure

Date: 27th March
Time: 2-4pm
Cost: Tickets are £6.00 standard / £22.00 family (2+2)

Do you believe in the Gruffalo? Use your senses to track down the Gruffalo and discover the woodland creatures on the way! Wild Families activities are designed to get the whole family outside and working together.

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Wildside School Holiday Club

Date: 28th March and 4th April
Time: 9:30-4pm
Cost: From £17.50 per child

Aimed at those youngsters aged 8-14 who are looking for an adventure filled time, Wildside is an outdoor school holiday club run under the supervision of our experienced education team and all activities are all based around natural play. Past sessions have included activities such as fire lighting, den building, boat making, camp fire cooking, woodland games and environmental art. Pre-booking is required. You can extend your child’s session from a 4pm finish until 5:30pm with our Wildside Badger Sett ticket.

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Forest School Family Fun Day

Date: 29th March and 5th April
Time: 2-4pm
Cost: Tickets are £6.00 standard/ £22.00 for families (2 + 2)

Forest School is a unique and inspirational learning experience, that improves self esteem, confidence and abilities. This taster session is an opportunity for families to experience a Forest School session together at Brockholes. The sessions will include an environmental activity, snack time around the camp fire (included in ticket) and an opportunity for play and discovery in the woodlands!

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Chirpy Chicks Easter Nest

Date: 30-31st March and 1-2nd April
Time: 11-4pm
Cost: £5.00 (online), £5.50 on the door, Adults free of charge.

Bring your brood down to Brockholes some fledgling themed Easter fun! There will be Easter arts & crafts, a chance to dress up and paint your face as a chick before joining us in our giant nest to search for Easter Eggs!

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Date: 31st March - 2nd April
Cost: £11.95 per child, includes cooked breakfast and a chocolate egg, Under 3's £9.95 Adults £8.95

Join us for an Easter Weekend breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Children will get the chance to meet the bunny, take any photos and receive a chocolate Easter Egg. This is a very popular activity and places are limited, so we advise you to book early! Adults price includes an 8 item breakfast + Tea/Coffee and free parking for the full day, Vegetarian options available.

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Wild Families: Survival

Date: 3rd April
Time: 2-4pm
Cost: Tickets are £6.00 standard / £22.00 families (2 + 2)

Camouflage up and test your tracking skills as you follow our trail into the woods! Once there, you will have a go at shelter building, fire lighting and camp cooking as well as take part in some games to test your senses.

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Wild Families: Pirates

Date: 6th April
Time: 2-4pm
Cost: £6.00 standard / £22.00 families

Enjoy a pirate-themed day of fun, including face painting, making bandannas, eye patches, swords and even a pirate ship! You’ll also go on the hunt for treasure with our pirate trail. Pre-booking is required, and tickets often sell out fast so be sure to book early!

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Spring Sand Art

Date: 7th and 8th April 2018
Time: 10-12pm and 1-4pm
Cost: £3.00 per picture (no need to book, simply drop in).

Mrs Sand Art is back at Brockholes this weekend with her ever popular arts & crafts sessions. You will make pictures from coloured sand and leave with a very impressive finished product!


Opticron Field Event

Date: 17th March
Time: 10-3pm
Cost: Free (no need to book, just come along)

Brockholes will be hosting an Opticron Field Event on Saturday 17th March. It’s a great opportunity for you to test and compare Opticron equipment under field conditions. Chris from Opticron will be on hand to offer expert advice on the model range as well as help you make the best choice based on your budget and individual application. Every purchase of Opticron optics helps to fund Wildlife Trust conservation in Lancashire. Car parking charges apply, which can redeemed against any Opticron purchase