Things to do in and around Lytham

Take a stroll along Lytham Green with its spectacular views over the Ribble estuary, visit the historic windmill and museum, or visit the house and gardens of the historic Grade 1 listed Georgian Lytham Hall set on the edge of the town. There’s year round live entertainment at the Lowther Pavilion and a changing year round exhibition programme at the Lytham Heritage Centre. Take some time to browse around the many independent stores for something different, or have a refreshing drink or tasty bite in the wide choice of restaurants and cafes in the heart of Lytham.

Lytham Hall
Lytham Hall
A Grade I Georgian country house set in 78 acres of parkland on the edge of Lytham with a fascinating history of the Clifton family. Lytham Hall has a regular events programme including outdoor theatre in the park, a very popular on site tea rooms and an ongoing restoration programme underway through the hard work of the enthusiastic volunteers. Private functions, weddings and events catered for.

Lytham Hall, Ballam Rd, Lytham FY8 4JX
01253 736652

Lytham Festival
Lytham Festival
Every summer a purpose built music arena is built on Lytham Green and tens of thousands of music lovers descend on Lytham for the annual music festival. In recent years Lytham has welcomed the likes of Kylie, Rod Stewart, Def Leppard, Lionel Richie, Sting, Tom Jones, Madness, George Ezra and many many more.

Lytham Festival Arena, East Beach, Lytham FY8 5LD

The Lowther Pavilion
The Lowther Pavilion
Whether it’s Belinda Carlisle, Rick Wakeman, Robert Plant, John Bishop, Marisha Wallace, or Omid Djalili, the Lowther Pavilion Theatre & Gardens has a history of serving the Fylde Coast and beyond with first class entertainment.

Lowther Terrace, Lytham Saint Annes FY8 5QQ
01253 794221

Ansdell Institute
Ansdell Institute
Social club with regular events, football matches, cafe, quiz nights, singers and much more. Available for private hire and located in the heart of Ansdell, just a few minutes from Lytham and Fairhaven. Parking available nearby

Woodlands Road, Lytham FY8 4BX
01253 734135

Apex Cycleworks
Apex Cycleworks
Independent cycle cafe serving awesome coffee, cakes & delicious street food. Cycle service & repair workshop on site in the heart of Lytham. Indoor cafe area, plus courtyard dining. Located just off the main town centre shopping street (Clifton Street). Great reviews!

4 Bath Road, Lytham FY8 5RL
07590 099450

Craft and Common
Craft and Common
Craft + Common is a unique all-in-one craft studio where social meets creativity. The studio offers a range of crafting activities including pottery and canvas painting in a fun, relaxing and social environment. The concept is designed to appeal to and cater for all ages, groups and artistic talents.

45 Woodlands Road, Ansdell FY8 1DA
(contact via website)

East End Bowling Club
East End Bowling Club
Located at the east end of Lytham, the East End Bowling Club is a family and dog friendly bowling club with eighteen league teams across the mens and ladies sections and they host many competitions during the bowling season.

Lorne Street, Lytham Saint Annes FY8 5BT
01772 494755

Fairhaven Adventure Golf
Fairhaven Adventure Golf
An eighteen hole Adventure Golf course based at Fairhaven Lake and Gardens with themed holes, many of which are recognizable landmarks around Fylde. Open daily year round (weather permitting) from 10am and prices are £5 per child / £7 per adult (16+) and a family (2+2) ticket is £20. Can you beat the course record of 41?

Fairhaven Lake and Gardens, Lytham Saint Annes FY8 1BD
01253 658443

Fairhaven Golf Club
Fairhaven Golf Club
Officially recognised as one of the finest Championship courses in the north of England and listed by Golf World in “The Best 10 Championship Qualifying Courses” The Club House at Fairhaven Golf Club was opened in 1925 and is available for private hire for functions following a spectacular refurbishment and is a spectacular location for private dining and there’s a regular event programme too.

Oakwood Ave, FY8 4JU
01253 736741

Fairhaven Lake
Fairhaven Lake
Located between Lytham and St Annes on the Sea, Fairhaven Lake is a popular destination for a walk around the lake, watching the wildlife, hiring a boat or having a picnic. There’s an on site refurbished café, RSPB Discovery Centre, Adventure Golf course, adventure playground, water sport centre, Spitfire memorial and bowling greens and tennis courts. Parking available.

Inner Promenade, Fairhaven FY8 1BD
01253 735440

Fairhaven United Reformed Church
Fairhaven United Reformed Church
Known locally as The White Church, the story of the White Church begins at a meeting of the congregation of Lytham Congregational Church in 1899 with the suggestion that there should be a new church in Fairhaven on the estuary of the Ribble on land leased by the Clifton family of Lytham Hall. The White Church is a well known local landmark and was opened on October 17th, 1912.

22a Clifton Drive, Fairhaven FY8 1AX
07776 157549

Fylde Rugby Club
Fylde Rugby Club
Fylde Rugby Club is the Fylde’s own rugby union club and offers some of the best facilities in the area. It’s a community-oriented, members club, basically amateur, bringing together experienced players in the locality and region, together with nurturing considerable local talent and there’s teams for both juniors and seniors. Fylde Rugby Club has sponsorship and advertising packages available.

Woodlands Memorial Ground, Blackpool Road, FY8 4EL
01253 734733

Leafy Lytham Garden Hub
Leafy Lytham Garden Hub
Located at Lytham Hall, the plant centre hosted by award winning garden designer Greg Anderton has something for everyone, whether a hanging basket, a Christmas tree or a very wide selection of plants and blooms all year round. There’s also a bespoke garden design service available and of course a very friendly welcome.

Lytham Hall, Ballam Rd, Lytham FY8 4JX
07597 072161

Liquid Reset
Liquid Reset
Floatation Therapy is a zero-gravity environment that allows the mind and body to completely let go, relax, and reset. Using 1,000 pounds of Epsom Salts with the water and air temperature controlled to match your body temperature, the buoyancy of the water makes makes you feel like you are literally floating on air. By eliminating the forces of gravity pulling on the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, you can effortlessly relieve pain, relax, recover, and improve sleep in this unique state.

Liquid Reset, 55 Woodlands Road, Ansdell, Lancashire, FY8 1DA
01253 272780

Lowther Gardens
Lowther Gardens
Lowther Gardens is the oldest park in Lytham St Anne’s. The gardens cover an area of 5.65 hectares and were provided by Squire J Talbot Clifton in 1872 in honour of his wife, Eleanor Cecily Clifton (of the Lowther family in Cumbria) and in memory of her father, who died in 1868. Lowther Gardens is a great spot to rest and watch the world go by and there’s a popular café, theatre and small children’s play area, crazy golf, bowling and tennis courts.

Lowther Terrace, Lytham, FY8 5QQ
01253 794221

Lytham Gin Distillery
Lytham Gin Distillery
Lytham Gin Distillery brought to you by the local and reputable SANDGROWN Spirits, who provide and produce the reputable ‘LYTHAM GIN’. Offer Distillery Tours and Gin tasting experiences several times a month as well as being able to book private group tours, which you can do by ringing 07480 808660.
Bookings can be made via the website.

Unit 3, The Old Mill, Boundary Rd, Lytham, Lytham St Annes, Gin FY8 5LT

07480808660

Lytham Golf Academy
Lytham Golf Academy
Located on the outskirts of Warton, Lytham Golf Academy has a 210 metre square golf superstore which is fully stocked with all the very latest golf equipment and clothing fashions for both men, ladies and juniors. Driving range and lessons with golf professional available. Lytham Golf Academy don’t just do Golf!

Lytham Rd, Warton PR4 1TE
01772 631520

Lytham Green
Lytham Green
Lytham Green stretches either side of the iconic windmill and is a very popular venue for picnics, family get-togethers and a stroll along the Promenade with spectacular views across to Southport and North Wales on a clear day. Lytham Green has two car parks and street parking too and the coastal path leads from Lytham Green up to Fairhaven and beyond to St Anne’s.

East Beach, Lytham FY8 5LD
01253 658443

Lytham Green Drive Golf Club
Lytham Green Drive Golf Club
Located just on the edge of Lytham, the course is an extremely good test of golf whilst being very picturesque with its wild life, ponds and tree lined fairways. The present course is designed by James Steer except for minor changes brought about by recommendations from the R & A and the acquisition of the club in 1996. Lytham Green Drive Golf Club has a pro shop on site and function room available for hire.

Ballam Rd, Lytham FY8 4LE
01253 737390

Lytham Heritage Centre
Lytham Heritage Centre
Operated by the Lytham Heritage Group, right in the heart of the town centre, there’s an excellent programme of heritage and art exhibitions held each year from February to December. Free entry (donations welcome) and there’s disabled access too. The main gallery at the Lytham Heritage Centre is available to art societies, individual artists, local schools and community groups.

2 Henry St, Lytham, Lytham, FY8 5LE
01253 730787

Lytham Probus (Men's Forum)
Lytham Probus (Men's Forum)
Lytham Probus previously Lytham St Annes Men’s Forum has been running since 1968. It was set up to foster friendship, goodwill and understanding. It’s a friendly and diverse bunch of people who meet weekly from September to March to enjoy a wide ranging programme of speakers and information – from Welsh Rarebits to Fleetwood Trawlers! Most members are from Lytham, and St Annes on Sea although some are from Blackpool , Freckleton and Warton. They are always happy to see new faces at their weekly meetings.

Wesley Hall, Westby Street, Lytham FY8 5JG

07596239696

Lytham Windmill Museum
Lytham Windmill Museum
Located on Lytham Green, Lytham Windmill and Lifeboat Museum is a seasonal museum started in 1989 by the Lytham Heritage Group. The windmill is spread over five floors, and there is a lifeboat from 1901 on display. Lytham Windmill is a popular schools visit and there is free entry with donations welcome.

Lytham Green, East Beach, Lytham FY8 5LD
01253 794879

Mussel Tanks
Mussel Tanks
Originally built in 1934 to enable fishermen to clean their catch of shellfish. Mussels were brought here from all over this coastline, some from as far away as Morecambe Bay. Recently restored through a project sponsored by The Lytham St Annes Civic Society. This offers fantastic views over the Ribble estuary.

Lytham Green, Central Beach, Lytham FY8 5LD

Padel Tennis
Padel Tennis
New for 2022! Based in the Lowther Gardens, Lytham, this new form is the fastest growing sport in the UK. Courts are smaller than tennis courts and there’s a coaching programme in place for one to one tuition or for small groups. There are drop in sessions too and rackets are available to hire or buy.

Lowther Gardens, West Beach, Lytham FY8 5QQ 07957 110403

Park View
Park View
Park View is an award winning park on the edge of Lytham which provides facilities for 3 generations of users. There’s a bespoke Sand and Water Play area, Toddler and Teen Zones, BMX track, Skate ramps, Playfit equipment, Multi Use Games Area, Amphitheatre, Football pitches, Woodland Walk, NEW Quirky Tea Rooms and much more. There’s an eco pod which is available for private hire for private functions.

Queen Elizabeth II Park View Playing Fields, Park View Rd, Lytham, FY8 4JE
01253 741955

RNLI Lytham
RNLI Lytham
Located on the edge of Lytham Green overlooking the Ribble Estuary, the RNLI shop is run by volunteers and is the perfect gift or souvenir! There’s home wares, clothing, tasty treats, toys, greeting cards and so much more. All profits from the shop go back into the RNLI to help towards saving lives at sea.

Central Beach, Lytham, FY8 5LD
01253 733638

Pizza Express- Kids Pizza Making Parties
Pizza Express- Kids Pizza Making Parties
The best birthday treat – lots of mess, lots of fun and none of the cleaning up. A typical kids’ party will last between 90 and 120 minutes, depending how many kids there are, and their age. Just get in touch with your local PizzaExpress to find out when you can book, as there might be specific day and time restrictions for pizza making parties.

82 Clifton Street, Lytham, Lancashire, FY8 5EN

01253 738 542

RSPB Ribble Discovery Centre
RSPB Ribble Discovery Centre
Located at Fairhaven Lake, the Ribble Discovery Centre is the gateway to exploring the Ribble Estuary – one of the most important wetlands in the country and home to more than 250,000 birds. A huge variety of birds can be seen and there’s experts on hand to help and a shop and plenty of hands on fun for the younger ones with trail sheets. The RSPB Centre is fully accessible too and car parks and street parking available close by

Inner Promenade, Fairhaven FY8 1BD
01253 796292

Stringers
Stringers
Stringers is a department store located in the heart of Lytham with fashion and menswear, beauty and lingerie, gifts and toys, accessories and shoes and a personal shopping service available. Regularly changing seasonal stock and events take place too. Stringers Homelife is located adjacent to Booths in Lytham and packed with inspiration for your home.

Clifton Street, Lytham St Annes FY8 5LR
01253 740700

Supernatural events
Supernatural events
Supernatural Events has been walking with ghosts since Halloween 2006 and presents amazing experiences in Blackpool, the Fylde Coast and further afield including Blackpool Ghost Walks, The Ghost Tram, Ghost Hunts & Paranormal Investigations, Lytham Hall Ghost Tours, Lytham Ghost Walks, Fright Nights, Psychic Evenings, Talks, Tours and other special events.
Woofers Comedy Club
Woofers Comedy Club
Comedy Club at the Lowther Theatre, hosted by resident MC, Lytham’s very own Phil Walker. For 18+ only and the regular programme welcomes a wide range of comics and entertainers on the comedy circuit. Many have featured on TV or are award winning at various comedy events in their own right.

Lowther Terrace, Lytham Saint Annes FY8 5QQ
01253 794221

YourGym Lytham
YourGym Lytham
YourGym Lytham Ltd is a modern gym that listens and reacts to the ever-changing needs of their members. Join their community and benefit from their knowledgeable personal trainers, tailored fitness programmes and dynamic classes. Located just behind Lidl with plenty of parking. Open seven days per week with early starts and late finishes to suit your lifestyle.

Units 1-3 Lytham Trade Park, Preston Road, Lytham Saint Annes FY8 5FP
01253 732400