February 2018 Photography Competition Winner!
14 Mar 2018
The results are in for February’s Brockholes photo competition and the theme of WINTER BIRDS inspired some absolutely sensational wildlife photography! Our panel of independent judges had to pick their top three from a selection of 61 entries from 22 photographers (see gallery below). The Chair of the Panel said: “I knew this would be […]more
Zip wire fans must wait until summer
09 Mar 2018
Thrill-seeking children keen to zip along above the wildlife will have to wait until the weather improves at Brockholes nature reserve. Essential maintenance and regular safety checks are being carried out on the zip wire and the climbing forest. And staff at the Lancashire Wildlife Trust reserve are keen to allow time for grass to […]more
Wishing for waders
02 Mar 2018
Helen Earnshaw is one of our Conservation Interns on the reserve, she explains the challenges and successes our conservation team have endured over the winter season below… It has been a long and challenging winter for the conservation volunteers at Brockholes Nature Reserve, as we’ve been battling with troublesome scrub all over the site. You […]more
January 2018 Photography Competition Winner!
16 Feb 2018
The results are in for January’s photography competition and the theme of ‘Winter Scenes’ inspired some stunning shots of nature across the reserve. Our panel of independent judges had to pick their top three from a selection of 40 entries (see gallery below). The Chair of the Panel said: “The entries get better and better […]more
December 2017 Photography Competition Results!
16 Jan 2018
We were blown away by the quality of the images submitted for December’s photo competition category, ‘Seasonal Wildlife’. From red-breasted robins, graceful Roe Deer to a slumbering snail, each entry brought a smile to our face and demonstrated the sheer variety of species that calls the reserve home – no matter the weather! While each […]more
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 […]more
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 […]more
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 […]more