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Pennington Flash Country Park

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Post Christmas visit

When for the afternoon with our grandson so he could use his new camera, visited the bird hides so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rh2b
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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New Years Day walk round the Flash

Lovely day out. Cheap & cheerful. Wrap up and bring your wellies. Kids will love the park, muddy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
954michaelar
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Leigh, United Kingdom
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“ice cream van”(25 reviews)
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St. Helens Road, Leigh WN7 3PA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When for the afternoon with our grandson so he could use his new camera, visited the bird hides so he could watch the birds and take pictures He really enjoyed the afternoon walking about and using his new camera/video

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rh2b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely day out. Cheap & cheerful. Wrap up and bring your wellies. Kids will love the park, muddy puddles, feeding the ducks and the ice cream van. Lots of dog walkers and families & couples taking a nice easy walk.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

This place is perfect for entertaining the little ones. We often visit on Sundays and sunny days . They also have food stalls for your visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

This really is a hidden Gem just a short walk out of leigh it has great parking if you travel by car it has amazing sunsets at dusk all welcome to visit and post your photos on Pennington Flash Country Park Photography on our face...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lovemyliving
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Got family over from USA and took young children and dogs for walk as we live local. American relatives loved the scenery on our walk and loved the friendly people out dog walking.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julie B
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The Flash.. boating lake etc.is a wonderful place for families and especially for photographers, you will find ducks, geese, swans by the ton! Also seven or so Herons, some Kingfishers and magpies woodpeckers,water fowl,, the usual tits, blue and great, and coal.... bullfinches, chaffinches, long-tailed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris S
Reviewed 29 October 2018

local nature reserve with a range of wildlife to keep you interested . the hides are good plenty of ducks and swan. the walks are great for clearing the mind .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank birry n
Reviewed 29 October 2018

as we live local this is a great place to walk our dog, lovely large reserve with the lake in the centre, lots of places to take photos and the path is always well maintained. There is a park for the children and car parking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank parky117
Reviewed 15 October 2018

we walked the Leigh Branch canal towpath, which passes through Pennington Flash (and other wetland reserves). Good facilities, interesting interpretation and some great wildlife. The reserve changes dramatically through the year, with wildfowl a speciality in the winter.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank robinhenshaw
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Nice place for dog walking Nice and clean and tidy I enjoy walking my dogs here Take them in the car.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sharon L
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Is the burger van open today
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