Fairy Glen Valley | Day Out With The Kids

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Fairy Glen Valley

  • Wigan
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • National Parks

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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Opening hours



Free entry

Travel & Contact Information


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

Phone number

01695 622794



Click here to visit Fairy Glen Valley's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

No, there is no parking.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Fairy Glen Valley has not told us about their dining options.

Fairy Glen Valley has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

No, Fairy Glen Valley have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Fairy Glen Valley has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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