Jackhouse Reserve

  Visiting Jackhouse Reserve provides opportunities for gentle walks within the countryside around the reservoir, through woodland and over wildflower meadows. There is no on-site parking at the reserve instead it is recommended to park on...

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Woodnook Vale

    Woodnook Vale Local Nature Reserve (LNR) offers visitors almost 50 hectares of woodland, heathland and wetland either side of the steep-sided river valley of Woodnook Water running a linear path along the old railway line from...

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Spout House Woodland, Huncoat

In early 2014, members of the community turned out to create a new community woodland at Spout House in Huncoat. Children from Huncoat Primary School enthusiastically planted up their own dedicated area of the woodland within walking distance of...

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Foxhill Bank

  Resting in the shallow valley in the heart of Oswaldtwistle, Foxhill Bank Nature Reserve is historically linked to local industry and provides a remarkable urban site for wildlife.  The reserve has an unusually wide variety of habitats for...

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Peel Park and the Coppice

  Awarded a Green Flag for 2019-2020 The formal area of Peel Park consists of a children’s play area, multi-use games area, tennis courts, a bowling green and a car park and is located at the top of Avenue Parade with views towards...

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Clayton Forest Park

Clayton Forest Park, an oasis of woodland in the heart of Clayton-le-Moors, surrounding Wilson’s Playing Fields, has seen some interesting innovations, helping to raise awareness of the value of positive woodland management. Horse logging...

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