Lytham St Annes is famous for its miles of beaches, a haven for boating enthusiasts, fishermen and those who just like to be beside the seaside. But if rolling countryside is more your liking, the Lake District, the Trough of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales are all within a days drive
With its continental markets, flourishing gardens, chic boutiques and stylish restaurants, Lytham is truly one of the gems of the North West and offers something to suit everyone. We’re 2 minutes walk from a fabulous cafe culture!
Lytham Hall – This Georgian building is an outstanding property in the Fylde and the grounds are open to visitors throughout the year, especially popular are the snow drop walks.
Lytham Windmill – Built on what is now Lytham Green in 1805, the Windmill is the landmark that everyone sees when they come to Lytham. One of several mills on the Fylde, Lytham Mill worked until 1919 when a fire destroyed most of the machinery. Rebuilt and renovated several times since, the mill now houses a permanent exhibition of the history of the mill and of bread-making, along with the history of Lytham life during the last 100 years, including various memorabilia and models.
Lytham Lifeboat Museum – Lytham Lifeboat Museum is situated in the Old Lifeboat House next to Lytham’s famous Windmill, less that half a mile from the actual Lytham Lifeboat Station. Open during the Summer, the museum explains the history behind the station with many artefacts and photographs. Admission is free but a donation would be thankfully received and gratefully appreciated.
Lowther Pavillion – Fylde Borough’s only theatre is the Lowther Pavilion in Lytham. This 450 capacity venue is based within the idyllic grounds of Lowther Gardens and plays hosts to a variety of exhibitions, productions and demonstrations.
St Annes-on-Sea’s town centre has been completely regenerated over recent years to offer a charming experience, blending heritage with 21st Century living. Visitors to St. Annes are fortunate to enjoy the unspoilt sandy beach, the beautifully restored Victorian Pier and the elegant parks and gardens. Then just a short walk inland the town offers an old-fashioned holiday experience with modern shopping facilities, cafes and restaurants.
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