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Fairy Glen

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A walk in the woods

A little gem near to par-bold hill .An Easy walk down to the leeds Liverpool canal.Great bird... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
funat406
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Wigan, United Kingdom
Great place to enjoy a bit of peace and quiet

The Fairy Gel came towards the end of a decent walk and was a welcome little piece of loveliness... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris L
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“lovely walk”(15 reviews)
“wild garlic”(8 reviews)
“magical place”(6 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Appley Bridge, Wigan, England
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+44 1695 622794
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A little gem near to par-bold hill .An Easy walk down to the leeds Liverpool canal.Great bird spotting place.Great for dog walkers and families.

Thank funat406
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fairy Gel came towards the end of a decent walk and was a welcome little piece of loveliness. It's a lovely area and has an atmosphere that leaves you feeling great

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Live nearby and it never fails to amaze me every time we walk through. There are different paths through the wood, not wheelchair or pram friendly but the top half is easily walked by those not sure footed as it is flat or gently sloping....More

2  Thank Becci L
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent dog walk with board walks, waterfalls and bird watching. Parking is limited in nearby lay-by. Once inside no signage so route is guess work. Interest geology but fairies stayed hidden.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Perfect place to walk the dog or go with children . Lovely surroundings and all so clean and well kept. My nieces also love finding fairy dust.

1  Thank ElAlexis1993
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

What an amazing find this place is. Perfect for a family afternoon out. Loved all the traces of fairies found in this glen. A true piece of unspoilt English countryside. Definitely recommend for a visit.

Thank 62Felicity
Reviewed 30 August 2018

A beautiful place for a quiet walk and not far from some great places to eat (or have a drink) You don’t need any money to enjoy a couple of hours out with your favourite people

1  Thank Julie A
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Although parking is a bit of a job the park is extensive and for kids is an adventure, need wellies for a bit of fun. A small waterfall and plenty of walks around the park. A good 2 or 3 hours of fun or relaxation.

1  Thank hummyang
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Whent with our grandchildren spent about 3 hours there fantastic day out the people who put the little notes for the children and scatter fairy dust around do a fantastic job the grandchildren loved it our little granddaughter took it all in. She took some...More

Thank Josephsitko
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We visited today as we had heard it was something of a hidden gem, not sure about that.....easy to find but no signage until you turn into the private road that there's nowhere to park apart from the lay by further up on the other...More

3  Thank davegore2005
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Christine C
18 October 2018|
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Response from Matthewalanbrown | Reviewed this property |
Only at a refreshment trailor which is always parked in lay-by where cars are parked, would suggest taking your own.
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Heather A
7 August 2018|
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Response from Janitom1 | Reviewed this property |
The walk down from the road is good for a pram so should be ok 👍
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clairehenderson216
19 February 2018|
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Response from Judy K | Reviewed this property |
Some of it is but not really, I think you would be disappointed, but muddy in parts.
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