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Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston
(3.2/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
Boasting a floating tourist village that rests on a flood-plain, Brockholes Nature Reserve was bought by the National Trust in 2007 and opened to the public in 2011. Walk the footpaths through the surrounding woodlands, pools, and reed beds. The floating village received a civic award for sustainability as well as recognition for commercial and public access. Make Brockholes Nature Reserve a centerpiece of your Preston vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Preston travel itinerary planner.
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  • We visited Brockholes during half term with our young children. We took part in the Explorer challenge which cost £3 and took a couple of hours to complete (with stop offs at the outdoor play area!) O...  more »
  • My sons primary school arranged a parents and kids school trip to Brockholes in October. The nature reserve is stunning with beautiful views on a sunny autumn afternoon. They have a range of walks and...  more »
  • We visit Brockholes at least every month. Great walk around the reserve (don't miss out on a walk along the river). Plenty of wildlife to spot, especially when it's quiet. The children's play area is ...  more »