Parks and countryside

Welcome to the web page for the Boroughs Parks and Countryside Ranger Service. Here you can find out information about our sites, our events and about some of the other work that we carry out on West Lancashire's parks and countryside sites.

Parks and Countryside Events

We have a wide range of fun and fascinating events running throughout 2024. To download a copy of this years events programme please click on the link below

Parks and Countryside Events Programme 2024 (pdf. 946kb)

Rangers Facebook Page (external link)

Rangers Twitter (external link)

On some of our sites we have created self guided trails that you can complete as you walk around the park.  Details of these can be found on the webpages for each site. 


Natural Learning Resources

We have created a number of educational resources helping to address the requirements outlined within the National Curriculum.These resources were originally designed to compliment Ranger led workshops but can also be used as stand alone resources. Click on the title above to be directed to the Natural Learning Resource page.

Volunteering with us

We rely on volunteers to help with many aspects of our work. From the day-to-day maintenance of our sites to the running of events we couldn't do it without the dedication and hard work of our wonderful Parks and Countryside Volunteers and Friends Groups. To find out more and about how you can become involved please click the link below


Volunteering with the Ranger Service


Beacon Country Park To find out more information about the parks and countryside sites we run, the events we organise and how you can get involved click the relevant link below.

Keep in touch 

It's easy to keep up-to-date with what the rangers are up to and get reminders about events in our parks: