EXPLORE Around and Beyond Poulton

EXPLORE Around and Beyond Poulton

Explore around and beyond Poulton and the rural areas Over Wyre. Look at Knott End and St Michaels, then travel further afield.

The Visit Poulton-le-Fylde website includes the general Poulton and rural Over Wyre area seen on this section of Google maps.

Click on it to go to Google and explore more.

Google Map of Poulton and rural Over Wyre
Google Map of Poulton and rural Over Wyre

Why is it called Poulton-le-Fylde?

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The word ‘Poulton’ is derived from a ‘farmstead by a pool or creek’.

In 1842 when the Penny Post arrived, the ‘le-Fylde’ bit was added to distinguish it from Poulton-le-Sands near Morecambe.

Find out more about the history of Poulton

Explore Around Poulton

The Visit Poulton-le-Fylde website includes information about the local Poulton area. It includes the areas marked in red on the map above, including things from:

– Singleton
– Great Eccleston
– St Michael’s on Wyre
– Garstang

Rural Over Wyre

‘Over Wyre’ is the area reached by travelling to the far side of the River Wyre.

The River Wyre can be crossed by car when travelling across Shard Bridge. It’s just after a left turn at the lights off the A585, it’s signposted for Over Wyre.

Shard Bridge over the River Wyre. Places to stay in Poulton-le-Fylde
Shard Bridge over the River Wyre

Or you can travel the longer way round through scenic countryside, via Great Eccleston and St Michael’s.

Take a trip across the river to Knott End on the Fleetwood Ferry. (Please check with operator before travelling). When you get there you’ll be greeted by the statue of LS Lowry and his dog.

This website includes things from these areas:

– Knott End
– Pilling
– Preesall
– Stalmine
– Hambleton
– Out Rawcliffe

Explore the Fylde Coast beyond Poulton

The Fylde Coast offers something for everyone.

Particularly in this area you’ll find lots of beautiful rural areas to enjoy, with country walks, woods and fields. Head southwards to hectic Blackpool and its seaside beaches. Enjoy lake side walks in Lytham St Annes, outlet shopping at Affinity Lancashire – and much, much more.

Explore all of the Fylde Coast towns with our other websites:

Visit Fleetwood
Visit Cleveleys
Live Blackpool
Visit Lytham
Visit St Annes
The Blackpool Illuminations

Explore beyond the Fylde Coast. Heading northwards beyond this immediate area is the most beautiful rural landscape for you to enjoy.

Have a look at our parent website Visit Fylde Coast for ideas of places which you could visit, using the Fylde Coast as a base.

Getting to Poulton

There’s a railway station at Poulton and the area is well served by main roads and motorways. You can travel in, out and around relatively easily.

There’s an excellent public transport service provided by Blackpool Transport. The bus fleet includes many brand new Palladium style buses.

Find out about Getting to Poulton here

Enjoy the Fylde Coast

The whole of the Fylde Coast is a fabulous place for everyone to enjoy.

You might be lucky enough to live here, live near enough to enjoy day trips, or be heading here for your next holiday. Take a look at some places to stay.

Knott End cafe and coastguard building
Knott End cafe and coastguard building

While you’re here…

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