We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fairy Glen

Features Animals
Review Highlights
A delightful walk in the coutryside

I have enjoyed several walks in and around Fairy Glen. It's a delightful place where you can find... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheena B
,
Wigan, United Kingdom
Magical

What an absolute gem of a place. Beautiful, magical and a must to take small children. Great to go... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mary S
,
Southport, United Kingdom
Read all 158 reviews
83
All photos (83)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lovely walk”(15 reviews)
“wild garlic”(8 reviews)
“magical place”(6 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
Appley Bridge, Wigan, England
Website
+44 1695 622794
Call
Reviews (158)
Filter reviews
158 results
Traveller rating
86
58
13
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
86
58
13
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews lovely walk wild garlic magical place family walk dog walkers ancient woodland walking area visited for the first time busy road stunning scenery lovely area fresh air main road lovely surprise lovely little place place to eat run around
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 158 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have enjoyed several walks in and around Fairy Glen. It's a delightful place where you can find peace in nature.

Thank Sheena B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an absolute gem of a place. Beautiful, magical and a must to take small children. Great to go as an adult too. Never too old to be enthralled

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 14 October 2018

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 beccil2017
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
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
The Wrightington Hotel & Health Club
568 reviews
1.94 km away
Britannia Wigan Hotel
813 reviews
3.13 km away
Premier Inn Wigan (M6 Jct 27) Hotel
420 reviews
3.26 km away
Holland Hall Country House Hotel
285 reviews
4.86 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2 nearby restaurants
Pesto at The Dicconson Arms
621 reviews
.48 km away
Boathouse Pub and Kitchen
400 reviews
1.57 km away
Cafe Alexander
30 reviews
.50 km away
Miller & Carter
1 323 reviews
.85 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
The Silver Tally
137 reviews
2.85 km away
Charity Farm
28 reviews
3.21 km away
The White Lion
16 reviews
5.47 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Christine C
18 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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.
1
Vote
Heather A
7 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Janitom1 | Reviewed this property |
The walk down from the road is good for a pram so should be ok 👍
0
Votes
clairehenderson216
19 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from 979judyk | Reviewed this property |
Some of it is but not really, I think you would be disappointed, but muddy in parts.
0
Votes