Just off junction 31 of the M6, Preston, Lancashire, Brockholes is a former sand and gravel quarry. The site opened in 2011 and is looked after by the Lancashire Wildlife Trust. It’s a wonderful site, nice and quiet, it covers 102ha. of land and water with several walking trails. There is a main glass-fronted hide looking out onto Number 1 Pit, and several smaller hides dotted about the other pits.