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Fairy Glen Valley

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Location iconWigan
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Path at Fairy Glen Valley  near Appley Bridge

Attraction Information

Fairy Glen is a magnificent green valley located just above the rural village of Appley Bridge. The picturesque woodland with its spectacular waterfalls and cliffs will steal the heart of any nature lover. Photography enthusiasts will have a blast too!

Fascinated by trees and plants? Well, you’re in a for a treat! As you explore the footpaths, you’ll come across woodland floor covered with bluebells, wild garlic, ferns, and red campion. Also, the oak, birch, ash and alder at Fairy Glen earned it a Biological Heritage Site status. You’ll have plenty to see.

Want to get involved? Volunteer to be a ranger and help protect the valley from invasive species. A helping hand is always need, plus it’s a great way to teach the kids about responsibility towards nature and how to make a difference.

  • Tranquil valley with stunning views
  • Biological Heritage Site status
  • Wonderful walking paths

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Hall Lane, Appley Bridge,
Greater Manchester,
WN6 9EQ,

Phone number

01695 622794


Free entry

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