Coach Trip Visits

Situated next to Junction 31 on the M6, we are the ideal stop for coach trips, whether it is for a short stop, as a green motorway services, or as part of a full day visit.

For coaches we offer free parking, entry and access to the reserve and our visitor village, as well as having an exclusive and convenient drop-off point. In addition have a number of other benefits for coach groups including:

  • Refreshment voucher for the coach driver
  • Free familiarisation visit for group organisers
  • Free meet and greet at the coach (on request)
  • Free Brockholes welcome leaflet and trail guide
  • Free events and activities throughout the year (visit our events calendar for details)
  • Free use of our adventure play area
  • Pre-booked guided tours (available at an extra charge)
  • Adapted toilets available at the visitor centre

Please note that there is a 4 metre high bridge on the entrance to Brockholes.

We have limited parking for coaches at Brockholes, so we advise all coaches to book with us in advance by calling 01772 872000 or emailing info@brockholes.org. Driver refreshment vouchers are only available to coaches that are pre-booked.

Community Group Visits

Brockholes is a great place to bring your community group, whether it’s the Scout or Guide group, or a rambling or photography group, as we offer something for everyone.

As well as exploring our stunning nature reserve you can enjoy an organised activity such as a guided walk, pond dipping session or an environmental art session.

You can visit Brockholes during the day or we have special community group evenings when the reserve is open beyond our usual opening hours. These evenings take place between 5.00pm and 8.30pm and last around 2 hours. We have the following dates available in 2017 for evening sessions:

  • Tue 18 Apr
  • Wed 3 May
  • Thu 18 May
  • Fri 2 Jun
  • Mon 19 Jun
  • Tue 4 Jul
  • Wed 19 Jul
  • Thu 7 Sep
  • Fri 22 Sep

Specific activity details are as follows:

Guided Walks

£3pp inc car parking (Mon – Fri)

£5pp inc car parking (Weekends, Bank Holidays, Community Group Evenings and School Holiday periods).

We have a minimum charge of 20 people per walk and a maximum group size of 35.

Architecture Tour

£80 per group

Outdoor Children’s Activities

Choose from Pond Dipping, Bug Hunt, Den Building, Orienteering.
£5pp inc car parking (Weekends & Community Group Evenings)
We have a minimum charge of 20 people with a maximum group size of 35, with the exception of pond dipping where our maximum group size is 30 (pond dipping available from June-September).

Indoor Adult/Children’s Activities

Arts & Crafts sessions

£270 Room Hire Fee, + £2pp for each activity
We have a minimum charge of 20 people, with a maximum group size of 35. This includes access to the Activity Room from 9am-5pm or from 5-9pm on the day of your visit, plus your chosen activity session(s).

Please note that we take a 50% deposit to secure your booking and this must be received 2 weeks before your visit date.

For more information and bring your group to Brockholes please call 01772 872 000, email info@brockholes.org or fill in the form below.