Attractions to explore nearby Beacon Country Park - With photos & details

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Attractions to explore nearby Beacon Country Park

Beacon Country ParkBeacon Ln, Up Holland, Skelmersdale, Wigan WN8 7RU, UK

Beacon Country Park is West Lancashire District Council's main countryside site, consisting of over 300 acres of rolling countryside on the slopes of Ashurst Beacon which forms a backdrop to the town of Skelmersdale. A lovely park with a golf club, woodlands and children's area. Plenty of space for picnics and walks. There is also a Gruffalo House, with a children's play area. The fields are full of wildflowers and butterflies.

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Fairy Glen4.01 KMs away from Beacon Country Park

Fairy Glen is a small and beautiful woodland walk. You can Stroll through this enchanted forest and discover plenty of cliff edges and spectacular waterfalls. It is a fantastic place for exercise, dog walking and so more.  To extend your walk you can enjoy a climb to the nearby Parbold Hill and enjoy wonderful views over the area. You could also continue south east along the canal to Gathurst, enjoying views of the River Douglas as you go.

Wigan Pier7.74 KMs away from Beacon Country Park

Wigan Pier is an area around the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, south-west of the town centre. The name has humorous or ironic connotations since it conjures an image of a seaside pleasure pier, whereas Wigan is in fact an inland and traditionally industrial town.

Haigh Woodland Park9.54 KMs away from Beacon Country Park

Haigh Woodland Park's a magical place for all the family where fine food and amazing adventures are always on the menu. Perfect for picnics, amazing for adventurers, fantastic for foodies. Golf of all kinds. Kitchen Courtyard full of boutique food and drink stores. High Ropes for aerial adventures. And miles and miles of walking trails.

National Trust - Rufford Old Hall9.76 KMs away from Beacon Country Park

The National Trust's Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire, is a beautiful Tudor building surrounded by Victorian and Edwardian gardens.  The amazing-looking House is also open with a fine collection of 16th and 17th century of oak furniture. It also has collections of armory and tapestry. The Great Hall's hammer-beam roof with Angels must be seen. It was designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building.