Fairy Glen, Appley Bridge

4.4
#2 of 13 in Wildlife in Greater Manchester
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  • Please be respectful of local people and stay away from Fairy Glen at this time to avoid the virus spreading  more »
  • Lovely walk around but not loads to see. It's a short walk, just be careful as there is a brook in the middle of the forest and it can get very muddy and slidy if there has been wet weather recently.  more »
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  • Managed by local council and therefore underfunded. 1 area of stagnating water. Biting insects so use caution. 1 dragonfly observed. Some birds. Terrain unsuitable for the disabled; especially wheelchairs. Car park nearby but not directly at the entrance. Cars do park at entrance but limited space. Gloomy under the tree canopy. Area used by dog walkers. Some dog poo on ground. Some litter, beer cans and plastic. Ensure no valuables left in vehicle. Ensure camera equipment is kept in appropriate protective pouch or bag as some terrain is rocky. There are a number of steps to negotiate. It would be possible to take a small rugged buggy but it's all uphill on the return leg. Ground surface is not paved but route on return in part is by using road. Remainder of route is compacted sandy soil. Some mud. Falls themselves are only moderately interesting unless in flood. Entertaining for children splashing in water. Young children should be supervised here.
  • Amazing place, I found it very spiritual. Great the children especially finding the fairy dust around the trees lots of wildlife around. Needs more dog bins as owners tend to leave little bags lying about, we must look after our green areas as we have few left due to development everywhere.

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