The Lake

Friends Of Three Sisters

The Three Sisters Lake

Friends of Three Sisters

Friends of Three Sisters (FOTS)

The Friends of Three Sisters was initially formed in 2003 by a group of users of the site. They wished to promote the use of the site to the wider community and volunteered their time to work with the Ranger Service to improve the facilities.   Read More

Facilities at the Three Sisters.

The Three Sisters is a great place to visit for a short time or for a whole day and the facilities it offers allow you this flexibility. Toilets and Free Parking. Picnic and play areas. Centre for conservation activities through Lancashire Wildlife Trust .... read more

Feeding the Birds.

The lake is a great magnet for water birds, especially during the winter when Canada Geese and other winter visitors stop off for a feed. This makes it a popular place for people to take their children to feed the birds. If you are lucky you may also see the huge carp... read more

Walking Around the Three Sisters.

Walking with Grandpa. There are many places to walk around the Three Sisters and opportunities to get away from the crowd. Much of the walking is on the flat but it can be wet underfoot after rain, so wellingtons or good footwear is recommended. A walk around Arena... read more

The History of the land where the Three Sisters stands.

Long, long ago…… About 300 million years ago, the land we know as England was much nearer to the equator and had a tropical climate. It was covered by a shallow tropical sea and the shells and bones of dead creatures sank to the sea bed, when compressed... read more

The Deal in the Community in Ashton & Bryn.

November 20th 2015
I am delighted to report that our bid to The Deal in the Community in Ashton & Bryn has been successful and we have been awarded £1000 to spend on English bluebell bulbs for along the Woodland path; to create a wildflower area next to the play area and to make and mark footpath walks around the site. We will be starting work soon on these projects.

The Deal for Communities.

17th September 2014
Do you live in Ashton or Bryn? Do you have a project or an idea for something YOU would like to do to improve your area or the lives of people in our community? The Deal for Communities is offering you a chance to bid for up to £1000 to help your idea to become reality. All the information about this Deal will be available at Ashton Library from 28th. September and you will have five weeks to apply for funding. You will hear if your bid has been successful within 14 days from the closing date. This is a great opportunity so do not miss it.

Ashton and Bryn Storytellers.

18 Dec 2014
A Lottery funded Local History Project. Local people talking about local places. Park Lane Unitarian Chapel. Garswood Hall Number 9 Pit Disaster. Ashton Linen and Wool Stock Charity. And many more. Hear them at:-