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“Lovely brisk walk”
Review of Fairhaven Lake

Fairhaven Lake
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Large lake with grassed area / trees, lots benches.Has the lake one side and beach the other.Has rowing boats available 5.50 for 30 mins , speed boat 7.50 for 4 people and canoes for hire.Had a lath cafe and a RSPB discovery centre.nice place to go for a walk.There is also a great bike path that runs behind a long the beach

Thank queencharlie
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The lake has become dirty, smells of sewage and nobody appears to clean all the floating debris away. As a local resident who travels around many lakes in the world I have come to the conclusion that the council members representing the area must have such low standards that they think litter, weeds everywhere and foul smelling recreational areas are acceptable. I would urge anyone contracting a water born disease after visiting the lake to seek medical attention. Where is our council tax money going ? Disgusted.

2  Thank John S
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

For the second time the boating lake opened much later than scheduled. It was a bank holiday today and lake was closed until after 1 pm - over 3 hours late! Last time It opened more than an hour or two late since staff had to empty rain out of boats! Absolutely pathetic and staff couldn't care less. Typical council owned facility where no one is accountable for wasting taxpayers money. What a shame many families were disappointed by what is otherwise a lovely lake and general area.

2  Thank tozzy222
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Lake side activities and open space. Plenty of easy parking on a bank holiday weekend. Ice cream van, cafe, play park, usually would be boat hire. You need 20p to use the toilets. And they were filthy, smelly and had no soap. Play ground by the cafe has a very good roundabout. Went to the RSPB place for info on local birds, but failed to get any. There is an imitation spitfire at one end of the lake too, which adds interest.

Thank Ladyyy2013
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Great place to visit, lovely walk along the front, then return along the boat lake,very peaceful and relaxing.....

Thank Classics5260
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