• Language
    Language

To build your own Itinerary, click Add to Excursion to add an item to your Itinerary basket.

Already saved an Itinerary?

Santa by the Lake at Brockholes

Type:Christmas/Festive

Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0AG

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1570 reviews1570 reviews

Tel: 01772 872 000

Add Santa by the Lake at Brockholes to your Itinerary

Check availability for Santa by the Lake at Brockholes (opens in a new window)

Santa by the Lake at Brockholes

Each child will have five minutes to talk with Santa and choose their very own toy from his workshop.  There will also be ample opportunities to take photographs.

Santa is always popular at Brockholes, so you are advised to pre-book your appointment early.  

Book Tickets

Opening Times

Sorry, this event has passed

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child£13.00 per ticket

All children must be accompanied by an adult.
All children require a ticket to see Santa regardless of their age. 
There is no charge for accompanying adults.
Santa's Workshop will be located in the Meadow Lake Suite on our floating visitor village and sign posted for you, just head there in time for your appointment slot.
Car parking charges apply.

Directions

Road Directions

From Preston: At the roundabout of the M6 J31and A59 go straight over under the motorway signed A59 to Blackburn. Stay in the left hand lane. Just before the traffic lights, take the FIRST exit signed 'Brockholes Nature Reserve' heading north over the river (adjacent to the off-ramp slip road). Follow this road left, round doubling back and under the slip road bridge to the site entrance. From M6 north bound: As you come off the motorway get in the middle lane.  At the roundabout turn right, signed A59 to Blackburn. Stay in the left hand lane. Just before the traffic lights, take the first exit signed 'Brockholes Nature Reserve' heading north over the river (adjacent to the off-ramp slip road). Follow this road left, round doubling back and under the slip road bridge to the site entrance. From Samlesbury and south-bound off the M6:  At the roundabout of the M6 J31and A59 you need to go all the way round the double roundabout as if you where going to head back along the A59 towards Samlesbury.  As you come around the roundabout past the Tickle Trout service station stay in the left hand lane.  Just before the traffic lights, take the first exit signed 'Brockholes Nature Reserve' heading north over the river (adjacent to the off-ramp slip road).  Follow this road left, round doubling back and under the slip road bridge to the site entrance. From M6 southbound: As you come off the motorway turn right at the roundabout towards Preston.  Stay in the right hand lane and continue around the roundabout, As you come round the roundabout past the Tickle Trout service station stay in the left hand lane.  Just before the traffic lights, take the first exit signed 'Brockholes Nature Reserve' heading north over the river (adjacent to the off-ramp slip road). Follow this road left, round doubling back and under the slip road bridge to the site entrance.

Public Transport Directions

Bus: Take the No. 59 bus from Preston bus station.  Alight the bus at the Tickled Trout Hotel.  From the bus stop walk towards the bridge where traffic is easier to see, cross over and turn left to the end of the bridge.  There is a farm road to the right, follow this short road to a metal gate, passing a sign for Brockholes Wood.  Cross over the style at the side of the gate.  Follow the metal fence on your right to the next gate and at the left side of the gate there is a gap onto a rough roadway.  Remain on this roadway to the end the boundary is marked by another metal gate.  To the right of the gate there is a style marked Ribblesway, go over the style and turn left and you will see the next style to cross. Keep to the right and follow the wooden fence under the motorway bridges, and as the road bends you will see the entrance to Brockholes.  This walk is not suitable for pushchairs or anyone that cannot climb a style.  During the walk there is a possibility of seeing several species of birds and insects due to the close proximity of the river and the woods. By train: The nearest railway station to Brockholes is Preston.

Facilities

Other

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Picnic Site
  • Toilets
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      727
    • Very Good
      459
    • Average
      186
    • Poor
      99
    • Terrible
      99

    Recent Reviews:

      Follow Us

      What's Nearby

      What's Nearby

      What's Nearby

      1. Brockholes Nature Reserve

        Whether it’s on the iconic floating visitor village or on the 250 acre nature reserve,…

        0.14 miles away
      2. Grange Park

        Grange Park became Preston's first Green Flag Park during 2002-03. The Green Flag Award…

        1.01 miles away
      3. Preston Cemetery Ground

        This site contains burials from both World Wars, some from nearby Fulwood Barracks. 

        1.5 miles away
      1. The Alpaca Walking Experience

        Meet and greet the beautiful alpacas or take them for a private walk on this working…

        2.04 miles away
      2. PrestonWall Climbing Centre

        Creating a community hub for those seeking fun, challenges and an incredible social…

        2.17 miles away
      3. Samlesbury Hall

        Built in 1325 Samlesbury Hall is steeped in fascinating history, retaining its original…

        2.23 miles away
      4. Wacky World

        Wacky World is Preston's first inflatable park boasts a massive 20,000 sqf of space, jam…

        2.42 miles away
      5. Lancashire Infantry Museum

        The largest regimental military heritage collection in the North of England tells the 300…

        2.46 miles away
      6. Preston BMX Track

        Preston BMX track on London Road offers competition standard BMX facilities. The track is…

        2.46 miles away
      7. Preston North End Football Club

        Preston North End are the city's football team located approximately a mile from the city…

        2.52 miles away
      8. Fired 4 U

        The Fired 4 U pottery painting studio welcomes everyone - families, friends and…

        2.7 miles away
      9. Moor Park

        Preston's largest open space with 4 bowling greens, space for 4 cricket matches played on…

        2.88 miles away
      10. Level Preston

        Situated in the heart of Preston, Level is the largest entertainment complex in the city,…

        2.91 miles away
      11. Level Preston

        Situated in the heart of Preston, Level is the largest entertainment complex in the city,…

        2.91 miles away
      12. Preston Market

        Preston Market offers fantastic choice with the Indoor and Outdoor Markets and the ever…

        3.03 miles away
      13. Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library

        A great day out for all the family, the Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library is a…

        3.06 miles away
      Previous Next

      Related

      Brockholes Nature Reserve, PrestonWhether it’s on the iconic floating visitor village or on the 250 acre nature reserve, Brockholes is full of nature moments just waiting for you to find. Located just off the M6, Brockholes is perfect for a family day out.

      Sign up for e-newsletter

      Don't Miss

      Don't Miss

      Don't Miss

      Don't Miss

      Don't Miss