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Fleetwood

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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.

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Lighthouses[edit]

  • 4 Beach Lighthouse. Beach Lighthouse (Q220081) on Wikidata Beach Lighthouse (Fleetwood) on Wikipedia
  • 5 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
  • 6 Pharos Lighthouse. Pharos Lighthouse (Q1518513) on Wikidata Pharos Lighthouse (Fleetwood) on Wikipedia

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Phone[edit]

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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