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Longton Brickcroft Nature Reserve

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lovely find

What a great time we had even if a bit of rain left us sheltering for a short time ! It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara R
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Plenty of Wildlife!

This is a really great nature reserve! It's sign-posted on the roads and pretty simple to get to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alderado
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great time we had even if a bit of rain left us sheltering for a short time ! It was amazing we saw loads of Robins and so friendly they came on our outstretched hand.Parking free,toilets and info at the visitors centre. All...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a really great nature reserve! It's sign-posted on the roads and pretty simple to get to. Fair amount of car parking spaces. It's free to park too. There's a nice little visitor centre, handy for picking up a map and also for toilet...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Alderado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent an hour or so walking round the 2 lakes, wide well maintained gravel paths lead from the free parking area back to the visitors centre. The visitors centre has lots of local information and has clean toilets. There are areas around the lakes that...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

It's a pleasant walk round, not a lot to see, certainly would not travel any distance to come and visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Deano1957
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

First time visit and pleasantly surprised at the natural beauty. Walked around the two lakes on paths that are easy to negotiate flat and stoned. Saw lots of birds and dog walkers pity the reserve centre was not open. Free car parking was a bonus...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank brieryfield
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk with two lakes to go round with easy parking and friendly people! The scenery is natural and beautiful

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Longton Brickcroft is a regular favourite, offering short circuits of two lakes with good views. There is also a good visitor centre with wildlife information. The Brickcroft is a beautiful safe environment to explore with young children who love the opportunity to hand feed robins,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lesleyfletcher02
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Since discovering this little gem we have visited numerous times. Never had a problem parking, always managed to snag a space. There are a couple of picnic tables should you wish to have a picnic. A small visitor centre which opens mainly afternoons. We picked...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 626hertaf
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Always some birds to admire. Great walking round both ponds. Plenty of benches to sit along way. They have put doggie bins now along way.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Beverley N
Reviewed April 27, 2018

I'm biased because I'm Longton born and bred but this is my favourite place in the whole world to just walk around and relax. In summer when the sun's out it's so pretty and the wildlife is really nice. It's just so peaceful.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Heather P
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Response from nikkib428 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no dogs have to kept on the lead.
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October 15, 2017|
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Response from Mike A | Reviewed this property |
About dawn 'till dusk !
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Dezra D
March 1, 2015|
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Response from Pat A | Reviewed this property |
I can only say children can hide in the small picnic areas as you go through the gates. But there are a lot of small ponds so you would need to be aware. Brickcroft is not the place to let children run off on their own... More
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