The summer sun is warm, the air is fresh and there are plenty of fun outdoor activities to enjoy in Hale and Wilmslow. Whether you prefer to break a sweat in the countryside or relax with the family on a picnic blanket, there’s a fun activity for everyone to enjoy.
A short drive from Hale and Wilmslow offers many fun memory-making moments. Kickstart your summer outdoor activity bucket list with these enjoyable activities.
Stroll around Hale Duck Decoy
Hale Duck Decoy is a nature reserve near Hale, managed by a group of volunteers called The Friends of Pickerings Pasture and Hale Duck Decoy. There are guided walks available for the general public and charming sights to see along the way.
Boating in Bridgewater Canal
Bridgewater Canal is a great place for boating enthusiasts to enjoy the sunshine and natural surroundings. There are various options available, including booking a day trip and enjoying a delicious meal on board. If you have a few days free, then you can rent a boat for a week (just make sure that you have the correct licensing).
Fishing at Bickershaw Lake’s Fan Lodge
After a 40-minute drive, you’ll arrive at Fan Lodge waterways, located off Bickershaw Lane. The lake is a playground for experienced anglers and amatuer fishermen alike. With the correct bait and fishing equipment, you stand a chance to catch carp, bream, tench, roach and more.
Cycling around Handforth
If you want to get your heart rate racing, pump up your bicycle tyres and fasten your helmet. There are several cycling routes around Handforth, including the easy 20 kilometre bike loop from Handforth which offers great fun for cyclists of all fitness levels.
Picnic at Newgate Nature Reserve
Newgate Nature Reserve offers a range of enjoyable, outdoor activities to enjoy with the whole family, including walking, wildlife watching and indulging in a picnic under the trees. The nature reserve is a former industrial land that has returned to its natural state, with plenty of trails and walkways to explore once your belly is full.
At Storage World Hale and Wilmslow, we offer a safe and secure space to keep your summer activity gear. From picnic baskets and fishing gear to mountain bikes and boating equipment – give us a call at 0161 401 777 and chat with our friendly team.