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A quiet seat to enjoy wildlife..

I walked from stannes to find such a lovely spot was terrific bird life boats to hire cafe toilets... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newburgh, United Kingdom
A great place to visit

Fairhaven Lake is situated between Lytham and St Anne’s. There is a smooth, tarmac, path all the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Burnley, Lancashire
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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...more
Inner Promenade, Lytham St Anne's FY8 1BD, England
+44 1253 725610
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked from stannes to find such a lovely spot was terrific bird life boats to hire cafe toilets and nice seat by the lake.

Thank 83daisy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fairhaven Lake is situated between Lytham and St Anne’s. There is a smooth, tarmac, path all the way around the Lake. It is sheltered from the winds coming off the sea by trees and the sea wall. There are benches to sit on and also...More

Thank AlanT2649
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live within walking distance so am often walking round with the dog. Such a beautiful, tranquil area at any time of year. Lovely cafe which allows dogs if not too busy. An RSPB shop and info centre next door. Boats for hire depending on...More

Thank Sylvia I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this walking area, very interesting history on the Spitfire at the far end, A couple of steep paths to go up or run down! Nice café as well, Good view of the sea from the grassy bank. A great place for a sunny days...More

Thank Jo20082018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this lake many times and always enjoy it. It is great at all times of year. There are ducks swans geese and moorhens around, boats in the summer, trips on the larger boat in summer and plenty of benches to sit on....More

Thank MamaWool
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fairhaven Lake is great, yes it’s changed since 1987 when there was proper boating! But now, The Pirates Cove is great, the kids love it. The cafe is average but this review is all about entertainment and Fairhaven is great.

Thank Ben L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always sit in the conservatory as we have dogs and now it's quite warm. They serve nice food, always fresh.

Thank poppy053
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fairhaven Lake is a must for anyone that just wants to have a leisurely stroll around the lake, watching the birdlife and small boats on the lake, there is a bowling green and tennis courts for the more active and a good play area for...More

Thank markp0mfret
Reviewed 8 September 2018

I absolutely love going here no matter what the weather is like. It's a lovely place to have a wander round, go on the boats and play in the park. Can quite happily spend all day here and not get tired of it.

Thank LynseyLoo09
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We were doing a whistle stop look around Lytham St Annes and among other places had a walk around the park. Mostly because I wanted to go and see the Spitfire on display that I had seen driving by while at work once, but also...More

Thank Steve L
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Danielle L
10 August 2018|
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Response from janeamison | Reviewed this property |
No. There are no crabs in the lake.
24 June 2018|
Response from RuthT988 |
Motor boat £7-50 for 20mins. Rowing boat/canoes £5-50 for 20mins. June 2018
24 June 2018|
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Response from CarrieAnne52 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was £6 approx for 15 mins with my 3 grandchildren