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Let's keep everyone safe

With the change in government guidelines about Coronavirus, we're continuing to ask that you please wear a face covering in all indoor spaces at our nature reserves, including visitor centres, shops, cafes, toilets and enclosed bird hides. You may remove your face covering when seated. Please also check in via the NHS App at Brockholes, Mere Sands Wood and The Café at Moss Bank Park, and maintain two metre social distancing where possible.

Thank you for helping to keep our staff, volunteers and other visitors safe.

Mere Sands Wood closure

From 4 January we'll be closing the car park, cafe and toilets for around one month while we make some improvements to the area around the visitor centre, which will benefit both people and wildlife. The nature reserve itself will still be accessible on foot, via public footpaths and the reserve trails.

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Keeping you safe

The Good to Go accreditation has been awarded to Lancashire Wildlife Trust

We want you to enjoy your visit as much as possible, safe in the knowledge that we're fully compliant with government guidelines about Coronavirus. Brockholes, Mere Sands Wood and The Cafe at Moss Bank Park have been awarded Visit England's 'We're Good to Go' COVID-safe accreditation, and you can view our organisational risk assessment here.

Please stick to social distancing and hygiene guidelines at all of our nature reserves and wear a face covering indoors - this includes enclosed bird hides.

For the sake of the wildlife that calls our nature reserves home, please take all rubbish home with you, stick to footpaths and only take your four-legged friend to our dog-friendly nature reserves, where they can enjoy the sights and smells on their lead.

The Lancashire Wildlife Trust Visitor Code of Conduct for safety during COVID-19

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Barn owl by Andy Rouse/2020VISION