865 Brockholes

Like a white froth on the water a flock of seagulls massed on the lake at Brockholes, while coots marched in regimental file across the ice. This is Lancashire's newest Nature Reserve with its unique floating Visitor Centre.

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LOCATION: Preston.
START: Brockholes signed from A59 roundabouts by M6 Junction 31. Toilets, car park charge
Grid ref: SD589308 Postcode: PR5 0AG
DISTANCE: 3.5 miles
TIME: 2 hours
MAP: Explorer - Blackpool & Preston Landranger 102
NOTE: Sorry no dogs
REFRESHMENTS: Visitor Village
EN ROUTE: River Ribble, Samlesbury Church, Ribbleton Pool, Boilton Wood, Nook Pool, Number One Pit

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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