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Fairhaven Lake

Inner Promenade, Lytham St Anne's FY8 1BD, England
+44 1253 725610
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Lovely setting ideal for a pleasant walk.

The lake is right on the front at Faihaven between Lytham and St.Annes. There are views across the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
dcparkins
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
A good day

Fair haven lake is a lovely place to visit. There is a cafe which serves lovely food, boats to hire... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
janeamison
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Fairhaven Lake is one of the borough's most popular attractions. Nestled between Lytham and St Anne's, a salt water lake, positioned directly on the coast next to Granny's Bay and Stanner Bank. Enjoy the many recreational facilities provided, motorboat, canoe and rowing boat hire. For the less adventurous there is an electrically powered motor launch, enjoy the cruise and enjoy the scenery from the launch on a 10-15 min cruise. Lakeside facilities include a cafe and the RSPB Discovery Centre. The lake is one of the most important wildfowl locations in Europe, with a group of more than 250 Canada Geese, several Swans (including a solitary Black one) and many coots, water hens and other smaller fowl.
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“rspb centre” (29 reviews)
“tennis courts” (39 reviews)
“lovely walk” (44 reviews)
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Inner Promenade, Lytham St Anne's FY8 1BD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The lake is right on the front at Faihaven between Lytham and St.Annes. There are views across the beach to the Ribble estuary. In the distance you can see the Pennines in one direction and Southport in the other. There is a bird sanctuary which...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fair haven lake is a lovely place to visit. There is a cafe which serves lovely food, boats to hire in season, a playground for the children, an RSPB museum, a real spitfire, walks around the lake. A nice place for a family outing.

Thank janeamison
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lake is very picturesque and offers something for old and youn alike. There is a play area for children well stocked cafe and boats to take a trip around the lake.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

great walk with the dog on a rare but beautiful Winters day. Lovely lake and park with restaurant and ROB shop. A lovely place to spend a few hours.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice sunny day and an enjoyable walk around the lake, where it was nice to see a group of men with their remote control boats sailing on the lake. There were lots of activities going on, a large slide for children, the RSPB Shop...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely walk here from St Annes and only took less than half an hour. Clean and relaxing. Plenty of places to park if you drive to here.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love it here so peaceful easy parking and the lake always has something to look at if you are a dog walker (we aren't)you will enjoy the walk round the lake dogs on a lead though please

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful lake along with beach, lovely cafe , lots of good memories with this lake , lived v near so morning walk with friends, evening walk with children, kids enjoyed boating which is not v expensive.

Thank Fouzia A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fairhaven lake is at its best on a fine sunny day. Walking round the boating lake and the landscaped grounds takes about half an hour and can be done by all including those with a disability. The lake is kept topped up by sea water...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

A pleasant walk around the lake, takes about 30-40 minutes at a steady pace. The side away from the shore has a cafe which has tables inside and outside. It serves a variety of meals, plus snacks. Nearby, motor boats and rowing boats can be...More

Thank Jill D
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buddy20082016
3 March 2017|
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Response from Lythamgirl | Reviewed this property |
yes it is although it is a walk but there are seats along the way and its a pleasant walk - sorry for the delay i have been ill hence not been on the computer
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Lewienew
21 August 2016|
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
I would think so if they're healthy. It's a mile and a half on the flat, so should take around half an hour each way.
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smithills2000
21 July 2016|
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Response from Mawem29 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is good access for wheelchairs. You will need to use the entrance at the side next to the childrens' play area rather than the entrance at the front which has steps. The cafe is also dog friendly inside and out.
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