About Us

The Friends of Dibbinsdale aims are to encourage the conservation and protection of the Reserve by developing public interest in its unique habitat and maintaining an excellent and interesting environment where recreation, teaching and training can take place.  Some friends also support the reserve by actively participating in its maintenance by volunteering to help the ranger.

Do join us membership is free and open to all.

We have a regular newsletter covering a wide range of topics relating to the reserve, including wildlife, history and forthcoming events. See the News section of this site  for the current issue.

The ‘Friends of Dibbinsdale’  is a Registered Charity Reg Number 1039303.

The Friends of Dibbinsdale is also a member of the ‘Friends Forum’, run by Wirral Council,  which covers the many parks and open spaces in the borough. This group is a formal channel for the Friends groups to debate and discuss issues with both the Council officers but also with other Friends groups.

Events and Meetings. Currently most of our activity has been in conjunction with the reserve volunteers (see our Volunteer Diary) but we are now looking to develop wider activities with wildlife interest walks and craft sessions.

Brotherton Park and Dibbinsdale Local Nature Reserve is managed by the Parks and Open Spaces Directorate of Wirral Council and has a Ranger based on site.  Link to the Council Dibbinsdale website: