12 Best Lakes In Blackpool Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Lakes In Blackpool

We've rounded up the best lakes in Blackpool in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 12 Blackpool lakes to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the lakes we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Fell End Nature Reserve

Fell End Nature Reserve

  • Milnthorpe
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Enjoy a good family day out in nature? Then Fell End Nature Reserve is a great place for you to visit! Go for a leisurely stroll through the reserve...

Bench at Queens Park in Bolton

Queens Park

  • Bolton
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Queens Park If you are looking for a traditional town park, look no further. You can enjoy the parks pretty ornamental garden areas, or sit back and...

Bush tunnel at Fell Foot Park in Newby Bridge

Fell Foot Park

  • Windermere
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Fell Foot Park is a great family friendly location to play in and explore the southern tip of Lake Windermere. There's plenty of open space for tradi...

Outside view of Heaton Park in Prestwich

Heaton Park

  • Prestwich
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Heaton Park is the ‘biggest and best’ park in the North West! Over 640 acres of parkland, it features a children’s play area, an animal centre, a boa...

Coniston Water

Coniston Water

  • Coniston
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

Weather’s nice and you feel like escaping the city? Pack a lunch bag and take the kids to Coniston Water - the 5th largest lake near Coniston village...

Lake Windermere

Lake Windermere

  • Windermere
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

Lake Windermere is one of the most popular places to visit in the Lake District and there‘s a reason why! The area is absolutely stunning - you’ll fe...

Family on walk at Brockhole Lake District Visitors Centre in Windermere

Brockhole Lake District Visitors Centre

  • Windermere
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Lakes

Brockhole Lake District Visitors' Centre on the shores of Windermere has loads to do outdoors and indoors with a 30 acre site of shoreline, woodland...

Sale Water Park Lake

Sale Water Park

  • Sale
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

How about a relaxing day out in the countryside? Take the kids to Sale Water Park and enjoy a day by the a lake. Venture into the parkland and explor...

Hollingworth Lake view

Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre

  • Rochdale
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

Fancy a day out in nature? Head off to Hollingworth Lake Country Park and enjoy the great outdoors with the kids. Soak in the stunning scenery, have...

Kids on low rope course on Adventure Playground at Tatton Park in Knutsford

Tatton Park

  • Knutsford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Tatton Park is a brilliant place for a family day out, with 4 attractions to enjoy, and a combined entry ticket option that allows you to see all of...

Lake District National Park

Lake District National Park

  • Windermere
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Love nature? You’re bound to spend days on end exploring Lake District National Park! With 912 square miles of stunning valleys, lakes, coastlines an...

Lake at Ogden Water Country Park in Halifax

Ogden Water Country Park

  • Halifax
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Sometimes you just need to escape the stresses and strains of everyday life, which is what you can do at Ogden Water Country Park. This local nature...

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