GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Fairhaven Lake

1 miles (2 km)

Enjoy an easy stroll around this pretty salt water lake in Lytham St Annes. It's a popular spot with a good footpath running around the perimeter of the lake and along the sea front. There are lovely views over Granny's Bay towards Southport and on a clear day the mountains of Wales are also visible. There are good facilities with a cafe and RSPB Discovery Centre. Look out for a variety of wildfowl on the lake and on the Ribble Estuary. These include Canada Geese, Swans, coots, water hens and other smaller fowl. You can also hire row boats and motorboats.
The Lancashire Coastal Way coastal way runs past the lake so you could pick this up and head along the coast towards Blackpool to extend your walk.


FY8 1BD - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Fairhaven Lake OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Fairhaven Lake Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Next to the lake there is an impressive crazy golf which features some of the local landmarks including Lytham Windmill, St Annes Pier and the nearby Royal Lytham Golf course.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Lancashire Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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Fairhaven Lake. The distinctive White Church in background wrapped up for refurbishment.

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A late summer view of this lake near Ansdell train station


GPS Files

GPX File

Fairhaven Lake.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)