Mere Sands Wood

Located in Rufford, in the heart of the Lancashire countryside, Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve is a wildlife haven of woodland, lakes and meadows, all waiting to be explored by your youngsters.


Mere Sands Wood nature reserve comes complete with classroom facilities and fully accessible pathways through the woodlands.

The site has parking facilities and is easily accessible from the A59.

Key Programmes (for Key Stages 1-4)

  • Mini beast hunts
  • Pond dipping
  • Earth Walks
  • Wildlife Surveying
  • Nature Conservation

Contact Us

To enquire about a school visit just get in touch with us by calling or emailing the below details.

T: 01704 821809


Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve,
Holmeswood Road,
L40 1TG