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Lytham Windmill
Fairhaven Lake, Lytham St. Annes

Lytham St Annes is a conurbation in Lancashire, England. It is comprised of 3 towns, Lytham, Ansdell and St. Annes. It is a fairly affluent area, having being and still is a place that wealthy people retired to after generating wealthy in a city.

Get in


By train


Lytham is served by trains from Preston on the Blackpool South Line.

By plane


Manchester Airport offers a wide selection of destinations. Blackpool Airport has no scheduled flights nowadays.

By car


Take the M55 then follow signs for Lytham St Annes.

Get around

Map of Lytham St Annes

Walking is the best way to get around, Lytham is only small!

Bus service, the numbers 2, 7 & 11 travel through Lytham.


  • Lytham Green. a mile long stretch of grass between the beach and the town.
  • 1 Lytham Windmill, lytham green. Lytham Windmill (Q20709565) on Wikidata Lytham Windmill on Wikipedia
  • RNLI museum, lytham green.
  • Heritage Centre, Henry Street. the heritage centre is where you will find all the information on Lytham's history. Regular exhibitions are held by local artists, painters, craft, etc.
  • 2 Lowther Gardens. A medium-sized park with tennis courts and bowling green.


  • 1 Fairhaven Lake. Take a stroll around the picturesque Fairhaven Lake. Enjoy a coffee and a bite to eat in the accommodating cafe. There is a RSPB exhibition located here which is free entry. On a sunny day the grassy banks are an ideal place to enjoy a picnic, with great views over the Ribble estuary to Southport.
  • 2 St Anne's Pier. The 600-ft (183-m) pleasure pier, built in 1885 as 914 ft long, but was shortened in 1982 following a fire and the then owners financial difficulties. The pier has a cafe and is lit at night. St Anne's Pier (Q7592487) on Wikidata St Annes Pier on Wikipedia
  • St Anne's Kite Festival is held in early September.


  • Postcards - Lytham is a nice town. Winner of Fylde in Bloom.



Lytham is spoilt for choice when it comes to restaurants.

  • Portofinos, Henry St. An Italian restaurant that is very popular.
  • Cafe Neon A Greek restaurant on the corner of Clifton Street and Station Road.
  • Nadine's cafe A small cafe offering luxurious cakes and snacks - great for tea and cake on an afternoon. Try the pavlova.
  • 1 Cafe Grand @ The Grand Hotel, The Grand Hotel, South Promenade, FY8 1NB. New contemporary restaurant,
  • Danny's Armenian Kebab House.
  • The Chicory. Pricy but yummy.
  • Seasons Chinese Takeaway.
  • The Red fort Good quality Indian restaurant - twinned with The Moghul in St. Anne's.
  • Lytham Kitchen, Clifton Street, opposite the war memorial. A licensed cafe/diner with some of the best home made burgers around.


  • 1 The Taps, 12 Henry St. Always lively. Excellent choice of real ale.
  • Zest, 21 Market Square. Continental style bar. Relaxing and classy.
  • The Queens Hotel A very popular and lively pub among young locals Th-Sa.
  • Flambe, Henry Street. Another stylish cocktail and wine bar serving a vast array of cocktails.
  • The Station Tavern Pub next to Lytham train station, serves some good real ales and is popular as it is the only pub to stay open 'till midnight every day!
  • Pizza Express, Clifton Street. Right in the centre of Lytham.





As of April 2022, Lytham St Annes has 4G from all UK carriers, but coverage is patchy with O2. 5G has reached nearby Blackpool but hasn't yet extended down the coast.

Go next

  • Pop up the road and see the mighty Blackpool FC.

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