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Wyre has the best of all worlds from the rich and varied countryside of the Forest of Bowland, the Lancaster Canal ancient waterway with its colourful narrow boats, the market towns of Poulton-le-Fylde and Garstang, to the traditional seaside resorts of Fleetwood and Thornton-Cleveleys.
Choose from a
wide range of accommodation with something to suit all
tastes and pockets.
Wyre's visitor attractions offer family fun and great days out
all the year round, with amusements at Fleetwood Pier and top
class entertainment at the Marine Hall & Gardens.
Children will find hours of fun at Tarzan's Adventureland in Hambleton, an all weather adventure centre and Guy's Thatched Hamlet, beside the Lancaster Canal, is a village with its own restaurant, shops and tavern.
The Discovery Centre at Garstang and the Wyreside Ecology Centre beside the river at Thornton, provide an insight into the history of Wyre, its ecology and countryside.
Marvel at the Mount, an unusual clock tower overlooking the sea at Fleetwood and close by enter the amazing world of ships in miniature at the Model Yacht Lake.
Fleetwood's exciting new Harbour village 'Freeport; with shopping malls, American car museum, butterfly world and adventure playground, all set beside the yacht marina where regattas are held during the year and you can take a guided tour of the "Jacinta", Fleetwood's heritage trawler.
Wyre hosts a variety of events. From live entertainment at the Marine Hall and Marsh Mill Village, traditional country shows, a bowling tournament, folk festival and a tram and transport extravaganza in Fleetwood. More unusual events include the annual tractor pulling championships and the Irish Oyster Festival at Guy's Thatched Hamlet.
Choice of food and drink is well catered for and the visitor will find an interesting variety of places to eat in Wyre. Whether you 're looking for the best of Lancashire fayre and traditional English delights, cuisine from countries worldwide or just want to wet your taste buds at one of our friendly hostelries, you're always assured of a warm welcome.
History comes alive at every turn with ancient churches, historic market squares and castle ruins. The Fylde Country Life Museum, Marsh Mill-in-Wyre ancient windmill and visitor centre and, Fleetwood Town Museum will give pleasure to all with their exhibits of yesteryear.
Wyre is a haven for water sports enthusiasts who can choose from water skiing, windsurfing, sail boarding and canoeing. Energetic landlubbers are also well catered for with modern leisure centres, indoor swimming pools, bowling greens, golf courses and miles of flat sand and open spaces.
If that still isn't enough to keep you entertained, you can always board the Isle of Man ferry at Fleetwood and enjoy a trip to remember with the famous Isle of Man Steam Packet Company.
Shopping in and around Wyre is an experience not to be missed. Fleetwood, Garstang, Great Eccleston and Knott End have markets where you can pick up many a bargain.
Poulton's historic centre is the ideal place to browse through modern shopping areas or meander along the cobbled streets full of wonderful shops and old world charm. Just a short drive away will find you in Cleveleys, one of Wyre's busiest shopping areas.
Whatever you are looking for be it a family holiday, a short
break or a great day out, Wyre has endless possibilities for
excellent accommodation, attractions, activities and events.
Tourist Information Centres at Fleetwood, Cleveleys, Garstang, Marsh Mill-in-Wyre and the Wyreside Ecology Centre, at Thornton will be pleased to help and assist you
A warm Lancashire welcome awaits you in Wyre.
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