Brockholes Nature Reserve

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Address: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0AG
Phone Number: 01772 872000
Opening Hours: Current opening times.

Brockholes Nature Reserve is an area of lakes, meadow and woodland just off junction 31 of the M6, near Preston in Lancashire.

Previously a quarry, the area has been redeveloped by the Lancashire Wildlife Trust since 2007 and is still being developed. The centre has a floating visitor village, wetland areas, ancient woodland, bird hides, way-marked walks and a large variety of wildlife. Children’s play area with climbing apparatus, swings, see-saw, slide, sand pit and zip wire.

  • Car parking (charge).
  • Free entry attraction.
  • The Nest selling gifts, toys, jewellery, art and craft items and books.
  • The Village Store selling locally sourced food and drink items and gardening accessories.
  • Restaurant serving breakfasts, Sunday lunches, meals, snacks and drinks. Picnic areas.

Open daily from 10am to 5pm from April to October and from 10am to 4pm from November to March (closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day).


Before you start your journey to Brockholes Nature Reserve for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.

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