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Fleetwood Marine Hall and Leisure Centre
Fleetwood seafront

Fleetwood is a seaside resort and fishing town, in Lancashire, in the North West of England.

Fleetwood is surrounded on 3 sides by water--the Irish Sea to the North and West and the River Wyre to the East.

Get in[edit]

Fleetwood is about 8 miles from Blackpool.

By car[edit]

Fleetwood is reached via A585 from Junction 3 of the M55.

By bus[edit]

Local bus services run from Blackpool and other local towns.

By tram[edit]

The Blackpool tramway runs between Fleetwood and Blackpool.

By train[edit]

The nearest stations are Poulton-le-Fylde and Blackpool North. (Fleetwood itself no longer has a link to the national rail network.)

By plane[edit]

Fleetwood is reachable by bus from Blackpool Airport (change of bus needed).

Get around[edit]


  • The Mount. is the highest point in Fleetwood
  • 1 Fleetwood Pier. Fleetwood Pier on Wikipedia Fleetwood Pier (Q3073515) on Wikidata
  • 2 Beach Lighthouse. Beach Lighthouse (Fleetwood) on Wikipedia Beach Lighthouse (Q220081) on Wikidata
  • 3 Wyre Light. Wyre Light (Fleetwood) on Wikipedia Wyre Light (Q765973) on Wikidata
  • 4 Fleetwood Museum. Fleetwood Museum on Wikipedia Fleetwood Museum (Q5458502) on Wikidata
  • 5 Pharos Lighthouse. Pharos Lighthouse (Fleetwood) on Wikipedia Pharos Lighthouse (Q1518513) on Wikidata



  • Freeport Fleetwood (just off the A585 Amounderness Way). A retail outlet village including over 45 outlets, catering and activities.



  • 1 The Thomas Drummond (Wetherspoons), London Street. Wetherspoons pub with associated cheap drinks and eats.




Fleetwood is in the 01253 dialing code. From outside the UK this becomes +44 1253.

Go next[edit]

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.

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