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Fairhaven Lake

Type:Natural Feature

Fairhaven, Ansdell, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 1BD

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Tel: 01253 735 440

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Fairhaven Lake

Fairhaven Lake is an extremely popular destination and offers a choice of boat rides, a snack or meal by the waterside, bird watching, nature walks, tennis, bowling, adventure playground, an eighteen hole adventure golf course, and a Spitfire memorial. 

​The water sports centre allows visitors to try a kayak, canoe and paddle board.  Advance courses and one to one lessons and paddle board hire can be enjoyed on the lake.  ​​​​​​​Adjacent parking and a ramp to the lakeside, as well as toilets and the routes around the lake offer easy mobility, plus the new adjacent promenade.

Home to RSPB Fairhaven Lake Visitor Centre, situated on the edge of the lake, which offers a warm welcome.  Providing information about the lake’s heritage as well as the local wildlife.  Being on the Ribble Estuary there is a wide range of birdlife to see.  The centre also provides daily family friendly activities, hot drinks, bird feeding and gifts as well as there being a wide range of binoculars and ‘scopes in stock.  The centre hosts a fabulous education programme for schools with unique hands-on sessions, discovering the secrets of the Ribble Estuary.  Family friendly events run throughout the spring and summer, as well as a series of guided bird walks in the autumn and winter. 


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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adventure Golf Adult Ticket£7.00 per ticket
Adventure Golf Child Ticket£5.00 per ticket
Adventure Golf Family Ticket (2+2)£20.00 per ticket
Motorboat Hire (20 mins)£10.00 per ticket
Rowing Boats/Pedalos/Canoes ire (30 mins)£8.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Season (1 Apr 2024 - 30 Aug 2024)

* Some activities are weather dependant. You are advised to call in advance or check the Facebook page for up to date guidance.




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