Fleetwood is surrounded on 3 sides by water--the Irish Sea to the North and West and the River Wyre to the East.
Fleetwood is about 8 miles from Blackpool.
Fleetwood is reached via A585 from Junction 3 of the M55.
Local bus services run from Blackpool and other local towns.
The Blackpool tramway runs between Fleetwood and Blackpool.
The nearest stations are Poulton-le-Fylde and Blackpool North. (Fleetwood itself no longer has a link to the national rail network.)
Fleetwood is reachable by bus from Blackpool Airport (change of bus needed).
- The Mount is the highest point in Fleetwood
- Fleetwood Pier
- Freeport Fleetwood (just off the A585 Amounderness Way). A retail outlet village including over 45 outlets, catering and activities.
- Cala Gran Holiday Park (Cala Gran Caravan Park), Fleetwood Road, FY7 8JY (8 miles from Blackpool), ☎ . One of the holiday parks of the Haven Holidays chain.
Fleetwood is in the 01253 dialing code. From outside the UK this becomes +44 1253.
The Blackpool & Fleetwood Tramway offers escape to the south including Cleveleys and Blackpool.
A passenger ferry operates between Fleetwood and Knott End across the mouth of the River Wyre.