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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


Fleetwood is about 8 miles (13 km) from Blackpool.

By car


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

By bus


Local bus services run from Blackpool and other local towns.

By tram


The Blackpool tramway runs between Fleetwood and Blackpool.

By train


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

By plane


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





  • 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


  • Football: Fleetwood Town were relegated in 2024 and now play soccer in League Two, the fourth tier. Their Highbury Stadium (capacity 5300) is on Park Avenue in town centre and on the tram route.











As of April 2022, Fleetwood has 5G from Three, and 4G from the other UK carriers.

Go next


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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