If you're looking for outdoor things to do with the kids around Preston, then Brockholes makes a great family day out. Brockholes is a new kind of nature reserve, set amongst ancient woodland on the site of an old quarry, where visitors can watch and learn about nature at close quarters in a truly special environment, with increasing plant, bird and wildlife.
Many fun events are hosted at its architecturally-stunning floating visitors’ centre, and the award winning reserve also offers family-friendly hides, walking trails, an extensive play area, restaurant and shops.
More details, including opening times, directions and events, can be found on the Brockholes website.
Map address for Brockholes
Preston New Road, Preston PR5 0AG.