Lancashire Nature and Wildlife Attractions

Lancashire Nature and Wildlife Reserves and Attractions, tourist and visitor information, many with brief details of disabled access. Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Lancashire Attractions and Heritage pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.


Brockholes Nature Reserve (Lancashire Wildlife Trust) - Samlesbury, Preston - floating Visitor Village with restaurant and shops, interactive Welcome Centre, one of the best sites in the UK for many species of bird and has one of the largest strips of ancient woodland in the county - Adapted toilets at the Visitor Village, footpaths at Brockholes are level and surfaced, kissing gates are accessible for smaller wheelchairs and pushchairs and are shown on the Trail Access Guide (large mobility vehicle or pushchair you can obtain a key to the vehicle access gates


Bowland Wild Boar Park - feed the animals, which includes Red Deer, Llamas, Lambs and Goats, pedal tractor area, tractor rides, play area, 30 Acres of woodland - Tramper available to hire (book in advance), we have no other accessibility details for this site


Farmer Parrs Animal World - Fleetwood - over 50 species of animals, play area, a train ride, tractor ride, pony rides, animal shows, Country Life Heritage Museum, Pottery Studio, Cafe - Most of the farm is easily accessible for wheelchairs with plenty of paved walkways, disabled toilet facilities, animal therapy sessions for groups of individuals of all ages with disabilities


Farmer Ted's Farm Park (0 – 11 years)- Downholland, Ormskirk - Horus Birds of Prey display team, Tractor Rides, Milking Demonstrations, Pony Grooming, Llamas, Guinea Pigs, Reptile House, indoor and outdoor adventure areas, pedal go-karts, sandpit, climbing Frames, restaurant - The tractor ride is not accessible to pushchairs or wheelchairs, the field trail, mini beast centre and theatre are fully accessible, accessible toilets and baby change facilities


Martin Mere Wetland Centre - Burscough, Ormskirk - pink Flamingos, Otters, Harrier Hide, adventure play area, cafe, boat tours & canoe safari - bring your wellies and explore a hidden gem of wetland habitat at the NEW Wild Walk - Hearing induction loop in reception, wheelchair available to loan, paths around the site are level access, step-free entry to all hides, accessible toilets, accessible boat safari (maximum 2 manual wheelchair-users per trip)


Old Holly Farm - Garstang - working organic dairy farm, feed calves, watch the cows being milked, discover what happens on a daily basis on a working organic dairy farm, donkey rides, pygmy goats, pigs, sheep, rabbits, playbarn, ice cream, cafe, farm shop - Disabled access with some restrictions (limited to ground floor in the Play Barn), accessible toilet


Windmill Animal Farm - Burscough - selection of animal breeds, Excel Falconry Birds of Prey Experience, indoor play barn, outdoor play area, miniature train, Pedal Tractors and Roller Racers, bottle feed the lambs at the appropriate time of the year, coffee shop, gift shop - disabled access for the less able, baby changing facilities



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