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Lytham Lancashire

Lytham is a town in Lancashire, England. The town is situated on the coast of the Irish Sea and has a population of around 24,000 people.


Lytham Lancashire was first recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086 and was originally a small fishing village.

It is home to a number of tourist attractions, including Lytham Green, Lowther Gardens, and the Lytham Windmill. The town also hosts a number of events throughout the year, including the Lytham Festival and the Lytham Proms.

If you are looking for a town with a lot of history and character, then Lytham is the perfect place for you.

Nestled on the coast of the Irish Sea and on the River Ribble, Lytham is a town with plenty to offer. From its rich history and abundance of character to its many tourist attractions and annual events, there is something for everyone in Lytham.

Lytham Hall from The Mount

6 reasons to visit Lytham Lancashire

Whether you're looking to explore the town's past or simply enjoy its present, here are 6 reasons why you should visit Lytham.

1. To explore its history

Lytham has a long and rich history, dating back to the Domesday Book in 1086. Today, visitors can explore this history for themselves at a number of different sites around the town, including Lytham Hall, St Cuthbert’s Church, and the Lytham Heritage Centre.

2. To enjoy the outdoors

Lytham is the perfect place for those who love the outdoors, with a number of green spaces to enjoy.


Visitors can also take advantage of the town’s location on the coast and enjoy a range of activities at Fairhaven Lake like sailing and windsurfing.

Fairhaven Lake

3. To see the sights

Lytham is home to the Lytham Windmill. If you want to drive to nearby Blackpool, there’s also plenty to keep the kids entertained, with Blackpool Zoo, the Sea Life Centre, and the Sandcastle Waterpark.

Lytham town centre

4. To enjoy the nightlife

Lytham’s nightlife scene offers something for everyone, with a range of bars, and pubs to choose from. Many have a late licence on a Friday and Saturday. Head to Henry Street in Lytham near the Heritage Centre.

5. To attend a festival

Throughout the year, Lytham plays host to a number of different festivals and events, including the Lytham Festival, the Lytham Proms and Lytham Hall events throughout the year.


There’s also plenty of fun to be had at the town’s many fairs and markets, including the Lytham and St Annes Club Days.

6. To relax and unwind

Lytham is the perfect place to relax and unwind, with a number of spas, hotels, and bed & breakfasts to choose from both in Lytham and from nearby St. Annes.

Things to do in Lytham

Royal Lytham St Annes Golf Course

There are plenty of things to see and do in Lytham, whether you're interested in exploring the town's history or simply enjoying its present.

There are plenty of great places to eat and drink in Lytham, whether you're looking for a quick bite or a sit-down meal.

Whether you're looking for a traditional English pub or a fine dining experience, you'll be sure to find something to suit your taste in Lytham. Checkout our selection of Lytham Restaurants

There is plenty to keep you entertained in Lytham, whether you're looking for something active or something more low-key. For golfers there are 4 golf courses to choose from, Royal Lytham St. Annes, Fairhaven Golf Club, Green Drive GC, and The St. Annes Old Links GC.


If you're feeling energetic, why not take a walk or cycle around Lytham Green, or explore Lowther Gardens or take to the tennis courts at Fairhaven Lake.

Or, if you'd prefer to relax, you can enjoy a coffee or tea in one of Lytham's many cafes, or take in a show at the Lowther Pavilion. Whatever you're looking for, you're sure to find it in Lytham.


Lytham is a town with plenty to offer, whether you're interested in exploring its history or simply enjoying its present.


With its many tourist attractions, annual events, and great places to eat and drink, there is something for everyone in Lytham.


So why not pay a visit to this beautiful Lancashire town? You won't be disappointed.

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