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Lytham, St Annes-on-Sea and Fylde Villages

Unspoilt, elegant, tranquil, stunning. Close your eyes and picture a perfect beach with 5 miles of glimmering sands; take a deep breath and imagine the freshness of salty sea air and listen to the laughter of family and friends. An ideal location for filming whatever time of day, with beautiful sunsets dipping over the Irish Sea.

Coastal Contrasts:

Fresh sea air, championship links golf courses, seaside retreats which retain a wonderful old-fashioned charm, coastal nature reserves with some of the best birdwatching in Britain and unbeatable sunsets – the Fylde coast is just the place to recharge your batteries.

Tranquil Seaside Traditions:

Explore the traditional coastal village of Lytham, steeped in history which is told within its famous landmark windmill on the green, along with Lytham Hall which is one of the finest Georgian houses in the North West of England. Lytham Hall has Grade One listed status and its parkland is also registered with English Heritage. The present hall was built for Thomas Clifton, by John Carr of York between 1752-64.

Neighbouring St Annes-on-Sea has also retained its serene charm, the Victorian Pier a wonderful legacy of its preserved heritage, built in 1885. For a nice dose of nostalgia, take a stroll along the promenade, past the bandstand and promenade gardens, overlooking the traditional donkey rides on the beach – just like the good old days!

Coastal Heritage:

Discover more about the history of Lytham at Lytham Windmill and Heritage Centre, the RNLI Museum. In St Anne’s Parish Church history is depicted in over 2 million stitches on the Heritage Mural – over 18ft long, 6ft wide and seven years in the stitching!

The Golf Coast:

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club is undoubtedly one of the most renowned golf courses in the world, venue for the Open Golf Championship for over 100 years. Players such as Bobby Jones, Bobby Locke, Tony Jacklin, Gary Player and Seve Ballesteros have all become champions here. Fairhaven, St Annes Old Links and Green Drive Golf Clubs are also among the best links courses along England’s Golf Coast, and whether playing or spectating, visitors are always welcome.

Birdwatching:

This coastline is one of the best in Britain for birdwatching. Lytham St Annes is a coastal gem and is located three miles from Blackpool on the Ribble Estuary which is one of the most important wildlife sites in Britain with more than 250,000 migratory wildfowl stopping off in the Ribble Estuary each year. Grab your binoculars, your camera and your bird book and get along to the RSPB Discovery Centre at Fairhaven Lake.

Exploring the Fylde Coast by train:

Start your journey along the South Fylde railway line at the vibrant city of Preston. Not long after your train departs you’ll soon be travelling through picturesque countryside. Leave the train at Kirkham and Wesham to spend time exploring this quaint Lancashire market town, stopping off for a bite to eat at one of the many independent cafes and restaurants.

Back on the train and your next stop is Moss Side, a perfect place to start a countryside walk. Continue along the line to Lytham and walk from the station to the sea front in only 10 minutes. Meander through the beautiful Lowther Gardens and save time for a visit to the Lytham Windmill Museum.

The next stop is perfect for nature lovers. Take a short 10 minute walk from Ansdell and Fairhaven station and you’ll arrive at RSPB Ribble Discovery Centre, a great spot for wildlife watching over the Ribble Estuary.

Located at one end of the high-street, St Annes railway station is ideal for those wanting to explore the town centre. Make sure you have your camera with you, as a five minute walk from the station will lead you straight to the stunning St Annes Pier and the famous golden sandy beach. Not forgetting sports fans, the Royal Lytham St Annes Golf Club is only a 10 minute walk from the train.

Calling all adrenaline junkies and thrill seekers! Blackpool Pleasure Beach station is the one for you. As you step off the train you’re only a five minute walk away from one of the UK's favourite theme parks. A few minutes later the train comes to an end at Blackpool South, perfect for footie fans as Blackpool Football Club is a short walk away.

There’s so much to do along the South Fylde line you’ll be spoilt for choice, so sit back and let the train take the strain for an exciting fun-packed day out. For more information please visit: www.southfyldelinecrp.co.uk