While it fills the meadows with beautiful yellow colour, and is a great source of nectar for our wildlife, common ragwort poses a huge problem for cattle and horses. Our Reserve Manager, Lorna…
News and Views
The distinctive rounded wings of the Lapwing are displayed beautifully when it wheels around a winter sky in a massive flock.
250-acres of nature reserve takes a bit of looking after throughout the year. It's around this time that the grassland needs mowing, and Brockholes Reserve Officer, Lorna Bennett, explains…
A wonderful member of the Brockholes team has been gifted the first leaf on the Memory Tree in his memory.
More wonderful wildlife news at Brockholes this week as an Osprey has landed on our Osprey platform for the first time.
Fantastic news at Brockholes as two species of bee, never before seen at the Lancashire Wildlife Trust site, have been seen.
We are well into summer now, with a very confused weather forecast causing sudden downpours and glorious sunshine to fill the meadows with plenty of summer colours.
Butterflies in abundance and a very rare ornithological sight; brilliant bugs and dragons a plenty, there has been so much to see at Brockholes this month, every day was something new.
Whether you want a lovely, sit-down meal, a coffee and cake or a pre-booked afternoon tea for a special occasion, the Kestrel Kitchen is the place to be.
They both have wings, are colourful, and flutter around Brockholes at this time of year. But how can you recognise a butterfly from a moth?