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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 (13 km) 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 no longer has a link to the national rail network.)

By plane[edit]

Fleetwood is reachable by bus from 1 Blackpool Airport (BLK IATA) (change of bus needed).

2 Manchester Airport (MAN IATA) is also easily accessible and offers a greater selection of destinations.

Get around[edit]



  • 3 Beach Lighthouse. Beach Lighthouse (Q220081) on Wikidata Beach Lighthouse (Fleetwood) on Wikipedia
  • 4 Wyre Light. Was a 12-m (40-feet) screwpile lighthouse 3.3 miles (3.7 km) from the shore. It has partially collapsed. Wyre Light (Q765973) on Wikidata Wyre Light (Fleetwood) on Wikipedia
  • 5 Pharos Lighthouse. Pharos Lighthouse (Q1518513) on Wikidata Pharos Lighthouse (Fleetwood) on Wikipedia







As of July 2021, Fleetwood has 4G from all UK carriers. 5G has reached nearby Blackpool but has not yet extended to Fleetwood.

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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