Brotherton Park and Dibbinsdale Local Nature Reserve


Brotherton Park and Dibbinsdale Local Nature Reserve

Opening Hours

The park and car park are open dawn to dusk, all year round.

The visitor centre, walled garden and public toilets are open when a ranger is on duty.

Facilities and things to do

  • Visitor centre and walled gardens
  • car parking
  • SSSI ancient woodland
  • picturesque river valley
  • historic parkland of former grounds of Brotherton Park
  • fishing pond - permit required
  • Green Flag Awarded Park

Reasons to visit

Situated in a picturesque river valley, this 54 hectare site offers a calm and characterful retreat. It includes one of Wirral's largest and finest examples of SSSI ancient woodland, with other notable habitats including wildflower meadows, reed swamps and historic parkland.

The Ranger's Office and visitor centre is situated around a pleasant courtyard, with public toilets available when staff or volunteers are present on site.

Read about the heritage of Dibbinsdale and Brotherton Park


Helping in the Reserve is both rewarding for the volunteers and provides valuable assistance for the Ranger.

The volunteers meet on Fridays at the Rangers Office.

The Friends of Dibbinsdale also volunteer working in partnership with Wirral Council to ensure the future of the nature reserve.

Find out more about the Friends of Dibbinsdale and what they offer.

Accessibility for people with disabilities

Full accessibility information can be viewed on the AccessAble website


Brotherton Park and Dibbinsdale LNR
Woodslee Cottages
Spital Road
CH62 2BJ

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