These are some of Lancashire's top outdoor attractions that are open now

From Monday (April 12), many of Lancashire's outdoor attractions - including zoos and theme parks - reopened as the country continued to ease out of lockdown.

Friday, 9th April 2021, 3:05 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 12:58 pm
From Monday (April 12), many of Lancashire's outdoor attractions - including zoos and theme parks - will reopen as the country continues to ease out of lockdown

This week a host of outdoor attractions across Lancashire began welcoming back visitors.

Below are some of the county's top family venues that have opened their doors again...

The Pleasure Beach has confirmed it will reopen for its 125th year on Monday (April 12). It said there are 'robust procedures' in place to keep guests and staff safe during the busy spring and summer season, including lateral flow testing for staff, social distancing, deep cleaning procedures and hand washing stations

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Central Pier will reopen on April 12, with its fairground rides and stalls back in operation, but the amusements will remain closed until May 17. During lockdown, renovation works have taken place following the fire that destroyed the pier's beloved waltzer in July last year. A new waltzer will be unveiled in the summer.
South Pier and its Adrenaline Zone reopens on Monday, April 12, along with its beer garden which boasts some of the best views in the resort
Blackpool Zoo has confirmed that its outdoor areas will be allowed to reopen on Monday, April 12. But the indoor eating area of the cafe will stay closed, as will the indoor viewing area of animal houses including elephants, big cats, giraffes, small primates, gorillas and orangutans. But these animals all have access to their outdoor enclosures which are visible to guests
Blackpool's award winning Model Village & Gardens reopens on Monday (April 12). It boasts hundreds of creative village scenes that will spark your imagination to life as you wander around their beautiful garden. There is no need to book but you will need to give your contact details on arrival for Track and Trace
Fun in the sun doesn’t get better than this! From Monday (April 12), families can cool down at the splash park by the sea within the beautiful setting of St Annes' Promenade Gardens
This wetland nature reserve reopens on Monday (April 12), but it is limiting the number of people who can visit each day and booking is required. Hides will also remain closed until May 17.
Chorley's outdoor activities charity The Anderton Centre reopens for school day visits from Monday (April 12), with COVID safety procedures in place. Pic: Henna Jasmin
Situated in the heart of the Forest of Bowland, this nature park on the banks of the River Hodder opens on weekends, bank holidays and school holidays, and is ready to welcome back visitors on Saturday, April 17. Opening times are 10.30am to 4.30pm
The farm park reopens on Saturday, April 17 but visitor numbers will be limited and people must pre-book online to avoid disappointment. The play area and sandpits will be open, but families are asked to bring their own buckets and spades. The Coffee Shop will be open for takeaway service.