• Santa’s Postbox delivers the festive fun!

    15 Dec 2017

    Each December, rumour has it that a mysterious postbox arrives at a top secret location on the reserve, and that any letter posted goes straight to the big man himself – Santa! Luckily for us, plenty of excited families took on the adventure to find the postbox, and Santa has been kept busy replying to […]

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  • November 2017 Photography Competition Results!

    11 Dec 2017

    The results are in for the November Brockholes’ photography competition. This month’s theme was Autumn Colours, an ideal theme for this time of year and one full of potential. From the russet, golden leaves to early morning mist and frosty landscape, Brockholes was awash with Autumn shades of all kinds, and this was certainly captured […]

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  • October 2017 Photography Competition Results!

    15 Nov 2017

    The results are in for the October Brockholes’ photography competition. This month’s theme was based around Woodland Fungi, – a very apt theme for this time of the year when the jelly ears and shaggy ink caps are out in full force. Our panel of independent judges picked their top three from a selection of 64 […]

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  • Pumpkin Carving Competition 2017 Results

    13 Nov 2017

    As part of our Halloween Half Term fun last month we hosted the spook-tacular Pumpkin Carving event, which proved very popular! There was some sensational creativity shown by entrants of all ages and a hard time was had picking winners, but they have all now been judged and the results are ready to be announced! […]

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  • Families Enjoy Halloween Half-Term at Brockholes

    03 Nov 2017

    We’ve had an extremely busy half-term here and it’s been a huge success selling out nearly every event! From Wild Families to Magic Brian to Forest School, the whole week’s been packed full of different activities for families to take part in. Read about some of the week’s highlights below. Halloween brought witches, ghouls and […]

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  • Prince Harry visits Brockholes

    24 Oct 2017

    His Royal Highness Prince Harry went down to the woods today and had a wonderful surprise when he met young people on the Myplace project at Brockholes. Prince Harry was at the Lancashire Wildlife Trust nature reserve to learn more about the project which is encouraging young people to get into the wild. This is […]

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  • 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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