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Great walk with choices in length...

Lots of paths to take and on clear day great views. Dog walkers paradise and those who want to sit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Swindon, United Kingdom
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Green fair

The green fair is an amazing weekend. Lots to see and do.Lots of wood crafts,good food,Dog... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Wigan, United Kingdom
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Beacon Country Park is a beautiful countryside site nestled between Skelmersdale, Upholland and Dalton. The site is a mix of woodland, grassland and wetland and offers stunning panoramic views over miles of rolling landscapes both to the east and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Beacon Country Park Beacon Lane, Skelmersdale WN8 7RU, England
+44 1695 622794
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of paths to take and on clear day great views. Dog walkers paradise and those who want to sit and relax are also catered for.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SimonBrent
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The green fair is an amazing weekend. Lots to see and do.Lots of wood crafts,good food,Dog displays, Sword fights and reenactments.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank funat406
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I walk here twice a week with my little Westie Lottie. The spaces are well cultivated, and cared for by a team of park rangers. Considering it is such a vast area, there is very little litter. Lottie loves to meet up with all her...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Nice place to have a walk, and the Beacon good place to take your Binoculars, you can see over to Blackpool Manchester Mountain of Wales. No shop so take a drink and food.😊

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul R
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Greens great condition but the rest of the course awful tee positions in bad need of a cut and as for the fairways is the same length of the rough. This could be a great course. Will not be going back.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank James G
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Beautiful Park,so much to see. the cafe is way too expensive. Such a pleasure to walk around hidden parts of the park.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Angela O
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to go for a walk with the kids and dog. Their is a cafe and ice cream bar at the top.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bigevo44
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Fantastic views and pleasant walk with nearby pub at top of hill which serves great food. You can quite easily spend up to 2 to 3 hours walking through this beautiful park and not get bored with the scenery.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Have spent a lot of time here over the years with the boys and Tessi our Westie. Wonderful children’s play ground. Big open spaces for picnics and loads of areas to explore safely for the kids in the tree areas. We regularly stop to take...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Janitom1
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

So much to do here. Lovely walks through forest tracks, fields etc. The Visitors Centre is situated near the children’s play area and one of the car parks. The equipment for younger children is separated from the older ones. Ideal for families to bring picnics....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TheArchers15
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