Located in Hambleton village we are ideally situated to visit the pretty, market town of Poulton-le-Fylde. With the opening of the new Booths Foodstore, unique shops, market, historic St Chad’s church, cosy cafes, restaurants and traditional Ale Houses you are bound to enjoy the friendly atmosphere of this lovely little town. Poulton also has its own rail and bus links so it’s easy to get to.
The Knott End Ferry service runs throughout the year and takes approximately 10 minutes, linking Knott End to Fleetwood. Both Fleetwood and Cleveleys can boast picturesque beaches and interesting promenades coupled with a large selection of cafes and shops.
Blackpool and all its famous attractions including the Blackpool Tower Ballroom, is about 8 miles away and there is a main bus route only 5 minutes walk from our main entrance.
Other charming towns nearby include Garstang, the home of local cheese-makers Dewlay.
Lytham St Annes famous for Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, which hosted the 2012 Open. The City of Lancaster is just 16 miles away, with its historical Castle and the stunning Williamson Park with its hidden follies and stunning Edwardian designed butterfly house. Passing right through the center of the town is the peaceful Lancaster Canal, where you can watch the passing canal boats cruise by whilst enjoying the abundance of wildlife the environment supports.
If you enjoy being at one with nature and want a more peaceful day out then you might like to visit the Wyre Estuary Country Park. The friendly rangers are always on hand for a guided walk so don’t forget the binoculars for some serious bird watching or even your bike for a ride along the banks of the estuary. Or to find other scenic walks within the area visit http://www.visitwyre.co.uk/things-to-do/walking-routes-in-wyre
A great place to visit at any time of year is Beacon Fell, a 185-acre nature reserve with extensive conifer woods and moorland. It has a visitor-center with cafe, picnic areas, 6 car parks (disabled car parking is free), forest walks and stunning viewpoints. Take a picnic, follow the trails around the park and look out for hidden carved sculptures. There are lots of options for where you can walk with a variety of gradients and distances, so an ideal day out for all ages and dogs just love it.