Pennington Flash Country Park


Off St Helens Road, Leigh, Lancashire WN7 3PA, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Pennington Flash is a massive 200-acre country park in Leigh, Lancashire, located between the towns of Lowton and Pennington. In addition to being a large nature reserve and fishing venue with bird hides, it is also well known for its incredible wildlife and Bream fishing.

It is also the site of The Flash, a 70-hectare fishing lake formed by subsidence and flooding caused by coal mining. The flash contains large shoals of Bream, a few large Carp, Perch, Pike, Roach, Rudd, Tench, and hybrids, among other species. Despite the fact that fishing is only permitted on certain shores, the location is ideal for all-day fishing.

What size do the fish go to?

Information not available currently

What tactics work well?

Fishing line, bait, and hook

What facilities are on site?

Information center, golf course, pay and display parking, children’s playground, picnic and recreation areas, restaurant, a mobile café that operates on a regular basis, and toilets.

Is parking available?

Yes there are several parking lots available.

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