Experience the tranquil beauty of the beautiful Fylde countryside and be enchanted by colourful floral displays and unspoilt villages, scenery and watch the barges on the canal at Salwick.
Enjoy a little peace and quiet and re-acquaint yourself with some of the simpler pleasures of life with a stroll, a cycle ride or a picnic. Stumble upon a cosy rural pub that will greet you with a warm welcome and a satisfy your hearty appetite with wholesome ingredients, perhaps sourced from a farm just down the road.
Visit the villages on their local club days? These are traditional events going back for many years. The churches, schools and local groups join together and have a parade through the village with decorated vehicles and fancy dress costumes. In the afternoon people relax and attend the fair. This is a big event in the diaries of the villages and an opportunity for families to spend time together on this day.
Many of Fylde’s villages, hamlets and market towns have history dating back hundreds of years. Kirkham is the largest of the rural towns and has many interesting things to offer. The local history outlines the town’s heritage as far back as Roman Times.
Wrea Green - perfect for a spot of lunch at the Grapes or the four star Villa Hotel - a favourite wedding and function venue. In the summer, watch a game of cricket on the village green and enjoy this most rural of villages.
The Cartford Inn - this multi award winning Inn is located in Little Eccleston and is full of character. Enjoy a mouth watering meal or stay overnight in the beautifully appointed luxurious en suite rooms
Glasform - John Ditchfield is a leading British Glassblower based near Singleton. Glasform was established over thirty years ago and specialises in producing bespoke antiques of the future as well as architectural glass work.
Take yourself on a trip and discover pretty little villages such as Thistleton, Elswick, Singleton, Treales and so much more.