Lakeside Coarse Fishery has quality fishing in a quiet, rural setting (2minutes by car / 12minutes walk). Swift House Farm, Bentley Lane PR7 5UY
Themed walking routes from rambling to serious trekking, explore the local countryside with Visit Lancashire’s range of 70 different walking routes free for you to enjoy.
Cycling for All From elite cyclists (Bradley Wiggins lives locally in Eccleston) to sportives, mountain biking through woodland trails or just bumbling around – bring your own bike or hiring one locally is easy.
Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club Founded in 1906, S&A is a two-time Ryder Cup venue and a top 100 ranked UK Links course (35minutes by car). Bradshaws Lane, Ainsdale Southport, Merseyside PR8 3LG
Gathurst Golf Club Down the road from The Owls of Bentley Lane is the 18 hole, par 70, private parkland golf course, which also provides children’s lessons (14minutes by car). Miles Ln, Shevington, Wigan WN6 8EW
Leisure Lakes Jet Ski Centre As well as taking your own jet ski out on one of the largest Jet Ski Lakes in the North West you can also hire a tow in summer with Avos Watersport Den for Wake Boarding, Water Skiing and Knee Boarding (20minutes by car). Leisure Lakes, The Gravel, Mere Brow, Tarleton PR4 6JX.
Roocroft Riding Stables Established in 1958 Roocroft is a local riding school and stables (7minutes by car). Courage Low La, Wigan WN6 9PJ
Leisure Lakes also has an Equestrian Centre which can be pre-booked (20minutes by car).