Local Attractions

Make the most of your visit by stopping at one of the many nearby attractions!

Farmer Parrs, Fleetwood

Farmer Parrs, Fleetwood

Farmer Parrs is an award winning, family run, Lancashire Tourist Attraction which offers a great day out for all the family. More than just a children’s farm park – kids and grown-ups all love it! Farmer Parr himself won the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Wyre Tourism Award’ in 2010.

The ‘Hungry Farmer Cafe’ offers you a warm welcome with a wide range of hearty food and drink at a reasonable price, plus they provide picturesque picnic areas if you would like to bring your own refreshments. They have many species of animals, ranging from traditional farm animals to rare breeds and some more exotic species.

Housed in undercover barns and twelve acres of paddocks and walkways – there is lots to do whatever the weather. With play areas, a train ride, our famous ‘Farmer Parrs Tractor Ride’, animal show, a wonderful Country Life Heritage Museum and a Pottery Studio, there is so much to see!

Blackpool Tower, Blackpool

Blackpool Tower, Blackpool

Be wowed by the Blackpool Tower Circus or sit back & relax with a cup of tea in the great ballroom. Coming soon is more fun for the family with a 4D cinema experience and for the brave, the Blackpool Tower Dungeon.

Fleetwood Museum, Fleetwood

Fleetwood Museum, Fleetwood

Overlooking the beautiful Morecambe Bay this friendly Museum, housed in the old Custom House, a Grade II listed building designed by the famous architect Decimus Burton, explores the story of Fleetwood from past to present. Find out about the Victorian idealism of Fleetwood’s founder, Sir Peter Hesketh Fleetwood and find out more about his friend Decimus Burton, who designed and began building the new Victorian planned seaside town.

Discover more about Fleetwood’s heyday as a Victorian seaside resort, its cargo trade, ferry services, its lifeboats and brave lifeboat men, about the docks, the invaluable and heroic role trawler men played during the wars, the chemical giant ICI and much more…

Two galleries tell the fascinating story of Fleetwood’s hugely successful endeavours at deep sea fishing and inshore fishing.

Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Zoo

With over 1500 animals, Blackpool Zoo is a great day out for young and old alike. See the lions roaming around as King of the Jungle or the giraffes being fed by the keepers whilst enjoying the beautiful scenery in the heart of Blackpool.

Wyre Estuary Country Park

Wyre Estuary Country Park

Wyre Estuary Country Park is situated on the banks of the River Wyre and is an award winning Green Flag Country Park. Many of the facilities are accessible to disabled people including the use of the Tramper all terrain electric buggy. The network of paths lead visitors through a variety of estuary and riverside views, where you will find a wide range of habitats and wildlife, including excellent birdwatching opportunities. There are picnic sites and a special family area with the cafe offering refreshments and information. A wide range of events are held at the park all year round.

Children’s Natural Play area – a £90,000 adventure playground has opened at the park. Funded by the Forestry Commission, this fantastic new attraction is the icing on the cake for this award-winning park which attracts thousands of visitors each year. Why not take the kids up this weekend for a look?

Forest of Bowland

Forest of Bowland

Once visited, you’ll agree that the Forest of Bowland is a true jewel of the English landscape. Proud possessor of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty status, this stunning part of the country offers you inspiring landscapes 24 hours a day, 360 days a year. Whether you’re out for a lazy afternoon drive, a stroll through heather-clad moorland, or powering up a muddy cycle track, this magical setting is the ideal place for a green getaway.

Got the kids with you? Why not stop in at Cobble Hey Farm and Gardens and introduce them to the resident farm animals and wildlife? You’ll all love indulging on their scrumptious home-made treats and playing hide and seek in the spectacular gardens.

The Forest of Bowland is dotted with picturesque villages like Scorton. Make a stop off here for lunch at the welcoming Priory Inn or walkers favourite The Barn. Both have great spots to sit out and enjoy the slow-pace of village life. Fuelled up, you’ll be raring to get out into the hills and forests, fields and river banks – just waiting to be discovered by you.

Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Marine Hall sits proudly on Fleetwood’s beautiful sea front. Home to the best entertainment in Wyre, the venue retains the charm and character of its 1930s art deco heritage.

With a year round line up of great shows from live music, to comedy nights, the best of children’s shows and well-known names from the world of TV and entertainment – not to mention the spectacular annual pantomime – there’s always something to enjoy.

As well as big name performances we are proud to be at the heart of our local community hosting regular events and activities throughout the year. From our weekly tea dance to annual shows by our brilliant local dance schools, Marine Hall is at the centre of what’s going on in Fleetwood.