Explore & Enjoy
Located just off the M6, Brockholes is the perfect location for a family day out, with over 250 acres of nature reserve to explore. There is plenty to do here at Brockholes! Our spectacular floating Visitor Village is the first of its kind in the UK, bringing you as close to nature as possible.
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The Visitor Village is home to our interactive Welcome Centre, an activity room, The Nest gift shop and Coots, the perfect place to get a quick snack or one of our many flavours of ice cream!
It is also hosts our lakeside Reedbed Restaurant, which has which offers stunning panoramic lake views. Whether it’s a cup of coffee, a tasty treat or a long
leisurely meal, you can be assured all dishes are homemade from the finest local produce.
The reserve has an adventure play area, as well as several accessible trails and hides, with a selection of happy habitats encouraging a multitude of life. Among the hundreds of guests to the reserve have been the roe deer, kestrel, bittern and otters, so keep your eyes peeled for some amazing wildlife whatever the time of year!
We host a busy events schedule, with a series of family focused events during school holidays, our quarterly Crafty Vintage Fairs, drop-in craft workshops as well as free weekly guided walks and our popular Friday morning early years session, Nature Tots.