• September 2017 Photography Competition Results!

    16 Oct 2017

    The results are in for the September Brockholes’ photography competition. This month’s theme was based around Reserve Views, something most visitors experience when visiting our Nature Reserves across the region. Our panel of independent judges picked their top three from a selection of 50 entries (see gallery below). The Chair of the Panel said: “It […]

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  • August 2017 Photography Competition results

    11 Sep 2017

    The results are in for August’s Brockholes photo competition and the theme of ‘Dragonflies & Damselflies’ inspired some absolutely sensational wildlife photography! Our panel of independent judges had to somehow pick their top three from a selection of 51 entries (see gallery below). The Chair of the Panel said: “This was probably our toughest judging assignment […]

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  • Feasting by the Fire for Forest School

    04 Sep 2017

    As our forest school family fun series over the holidays comes to a close, we said a final thank you, to all that came to previous sessions, with an invitation back for an exclusive final session focused on fire. The afternoon was filled with lots of activities such as whittling skewers, learning how to use […]

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  • One in a Million!

    01 Sep 2017

    Just six years after opening its gates to the public, here at Brockholes we are celebrating our one millionth visitor! Luena Archibald, from Penwortham, Preston, was the one in a million and has been awarded a Lifetime Visitor Pass. The Archibalds are regular visitors to the reserve, and Luena was in attendance with her children Chloe, […]

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  • The best salad, bar none!

    16 Aug 2017

    Our floating lakeside Reedbed Restaurant has another summer treat for you all to enjoy – a brand new salad bar. You can now take your pick from our range of fresh ingredients – many of which have been grown in our polytunnel here at Brockholes – to make your salad any way you like it! The salad bar is split […]

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  • July 2017 Photography Competition results

    15 Aug 2017

    The results are in for July’s Brockholes photo competition and the theme of ‘Summer Colour’ inspired arguably the finest set of entries in the competition’s six year history! Our panel of independent judges had to somehow pick their top three from a whopping 59 entries (see gallery below). The Chair of the Panel said: “Each month […]

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  • Everybody wants a taste of Forest School!

    31 Jul 2017

    by Emma Ackerley, Forest School Communications Assistant This summer holiday we are running Forest School Family Fun taster sessions every Thursday afternoon…. and week one saw an incredible 70 people turn up to experience this latest addition to our events schedule! Despite raging winds, rain, hail and lightning just an hour before the session started, our […]

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  • Photo Competition results – June 2017

    07 Jul 2017

    The results are in for June’s Brockholes photo competition and the theme of ‘Butterflies & Moths’ inspired some of the finest quality photography in the competition’s six year history! Our panel of independent judges had to pick their top three from 47 entries (see gallery below). The Chair of the Panel said: “The standard of this competition […]

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