A stone’s throw from Wyre
Part of the Fylde Coast, Wyre is nestled at the heart of so many great places to visit in Lancashire that it’s the ideal place to stay and explore the red rose county’s wonderful cities, coast and countryside. See this page for information on the great places to visit nearby.
Literally a stone’s throw from Cleveleys you’ll find Blackpool, Britain’s number one seaside resort. Jam-packed with world-class events all year round including the Illuminations, World Fireworks Championships and Blackpool Air Show, it’s the perfect place to visit any time of the year. Blackpool’s face is changing and it’s the perfect destination to mix the old with the new and for your family to enjoy thrills, excitement and the magic of this British classic.
See www.visitblackpool.com for more information.
Just a little way along the coast and you’ll discover the charm of Lytham St Annes, complete with Victorian Pier and elegant parks and gardens. Apart from the traditional seaside appeal, it is also well loved for its strong golfing tradition with world-class Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf Club. If food is your thing then you’ll find plenty of quaint cafes and fine restaurants to enjoy delicious local specialities.
See www.visitlythamstannes.co.uk for more information.
Immediately north of Wyre is the city of Lancaster brimming with a special historic charm. A great place to visit quaint shops and fascinating museums. The stunning Lune Valley offers picturesque countryside and the celebrated resort of Morecambe sits proudly against the shoreline with its sweeping bay and impressive Stone Jetty.
See www.citycoastcountryside.co.uk for more information.
Whilst in the area, take a journey to Middle Earth and visit the stunning landscape and villages of the Ribble Valley, the inspiration for Tolkein’s Lord of the Rings. Follow Tolkein’s trail through the beautiful countryside, discovering charming inns and magical forests along the way. The small town of Clitheroe is a great place to visit with its very own castle for you to explore.
See www.visitribblevalley.co.uk for more information.
A short drive or train ride will take you to the vibrant city of Preston. A great place for shopping with friends you’ll be spoilt for choice from big name department stores to enticing independent boutiques. You’ll also find a choice of beautiful parks to explore with the family. Great places to play in sunny afternoons or to take a walk on crisp autumn mornings.
See www.visitpreston.co.uk for more information.
Take a journey to the east of the county and you’ll be surrounded by the rolling Pennine Moors. The birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Pennine Lancashire is rich in local history that changed the world. Visit imposing textile mills for a look into the past or walk along the Leeds Liverpool Canal to see rural landscapes with breathtaking views. The towns of Blackburn, Burnley and Accrington all have fantastic markets for picking up lots of local treasures.
Chorley and West Lancashire
Lined by the striking Ribble Coast and Wetlands, the open landscape of West Lancashire is a bird-spotters dream. It’s also a great place for you to pick up local produce with many of the county’s producers growing their produce in the area. The market town of Chorley comes alive with the bustling market each week and is home to beautiful parkland and historic buildings for you to uncover.
England’s North West
We are within easy reach of the cosmopolitan city of Manchester, historic Merseyside, opulent Cheshire and the stunning areas of the Lake District, Peak District and wilds of the Yorkshire Dales. All are within a two-hour drive… so why not stay a while in Wyre the perfect, central base from which to explore the diversity of England’s North Country.