Brockholes receives national accolade for restaurant

Brockholes Nature Reserve has been awarded the Quality Cafe award by VisitEngland as part of its new scheme to recognise quality visitor experiences around the country.

Brockholes Easter SundayThe accolades are available to attractions that are part of the Visitor Attractions Quality Scheme and are allocated through a scoring system based on an annual assessment by VisitEngland.

Kath Knight, general manager at the Lancashire Wildlife Trusts Brockholes Nature Reserve, said: “We are thrilled to receive this accolade. All of our meals are homemade by our chefs and we take great care to source our ingredients from the best of Lancashire’s local suppliers. We work hard to keep our standards high so it’s great to be recognised in such a way."

James Berresford, chief executive of VisitEngland said: “These attractions are all succeeding in ensuring visitors enjoy their experience, whether by providing a warm welcome, capturing the imagination with creative storytelling, providing a high-quality food and drink offer or ensuring an all-round quality experience for visitors. "These new accolades reflect the wide variety of attractions on offer in England and provide the perfect reason to take a day trip or short break this half term.”