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Pennington Flash CP Greater Manchester

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A typical flash, developed into a Country Park, with some rough scrub reed and rush areas. A refuse tip at the west end encourages gulls.
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From M6 leave at Junction 23 on the A580 heading towards Manchester. At the 5th set of traffic lights turn left onto the A579; at the first set of lights turn left. Pennington Flash is the first turning on the right.


Main car park pay and display - 60p per day.


Several hides: one over the main water; one over a man-made pool; another is an education hide for local schools; and one known locally as the feeding station, which was reconstructed with a donation from the LOS in memory of R. Wood, Warden and staunch member of the LOS. Also toilets and visitor centre.

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