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Area: 1185 Sq miles 3070 Sq k
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Visit the borough of Wyre, in the heart of North Lancashire and enjoy the tranquility of unspoiled countryside with pleasant waterways, ancient churches, historic markets and cosy country inns OR the fun of traditional seaside resorts with fantastic shopping, exciting amusements, sandy beaches, award winning promenades and a variety of shows and seaside entertainment. The choice is yours.

At the traditional seaside resort of Fleetwood , enjoy family fun and great days out all year round with Fleetwood's traditional market , beautiful marina brimming with yachts and Freeport discounted shopping outlet. Visit Farmer Parr's Animal World and the Fylde Country Life Museum , or Fleetwood's own Museum housed in the old customs house designed by Decimus Burton. Catch a show at Wyre's premier entertainment venue - Marine Hall. long Fleetwood’s Coastline visit Wyre’s newest attraction, Rossall Tower, enjoy the views and birdlife of Morecambe Bay and Blackpool from the top, and discover coastal events, walks and tours.

Just a short tram ride north along the coast from Blackpool lies the popular seaside resort of Thornton Cleveleys, one of Wyre's busiest shopping centres, with an enviable range of high street stores. At Thornton, visit 18th century Marsh Mill and take a tour to the top of this windmill, or visit the Wyre Estuary Country Park , a special place for people and wildlife.

Poulton-le-Fylde with its cobbled streets, marketplace , medieval stocks and historic church attracts visitors year after year. This town is renowned for cosmopolitan evenings out, with a great assortment of cafés, restaurants, night life and weekly outdoor market.

Wyre's countryside has many beautiful villages; dotted with whitewashed cottages, country craft stores, farmhouse B&Bs and open gardens , such as Cobble Hey . Each has its own character, history and charm - make sure you stop by The Barn or The Priory in Scorton for a cream tea with oven-warm home made scones to die for!

Visit Garstang , a medieval town with traditional outdoor market every Thursday and a good selection of fine speciality shops. Garstang is also the gateway to some of the finest walking pathways that follow the River Wyre and the Lancaster Canal leading deep into the Forest of Bowland (AONB), plus great cycling routes and other, more strenuous rural pursuits.

Whatever your preferences, you are sure to find Wyre a real discovery.

For further information please go to the Visit Wyre website

Tourist Information Numbers

Wyre Borough Council
Address: Breck Road
Telephone Number: +44 (0) 1253 887445
Fax Number: +44 (0) 1253 899000
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Address: Victoria Square
Thornton Cleveleys
Telephone Number: +44 (0) 1253 853378
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Address: The Esplanade
Telephone Number: +44 (0) 1253 773953
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Address: Cherestanc Square
Telephone Number: +44 (0) 1995 602125
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Address: River Road
Thornton Cleveleys
Thornton Cleveleys
Telephone Number: 01253 863100
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Marsh Mill in Wyre
Address: Open weekends and bank holidays and for groups by arrangement
Marsh Mill Village
Thornton Cleveleys
Telephone Number: +44 (0) 1253 887445

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