Fleetwood is a seaside resort and fishing town, in Lancashire, in the North West of England.

Fleetwood Marine Hall and Leisure Centre
Fleetwood seafront

Fleetwood is surrounded on 3 sides by water--the Irish Sea to the north and west and the River Wyre to the east.

Get inEdit

Fleetwood is about 8 miles (13 km) from Blackpool.

By carEdit

Fleetwood is reached via A585 from Junction 3 of the M55.

By busEdit

Local bus services run from Blackpool and other local towns.

By tramEdit

The Blackpool tramway runs between Fleetwood and Blackpool.

By trainEdit

The nearest stations are Poulton-le-Fylde and Blackpool North. (Fleetwood no longer has a link to the national rail network.)

By planeEdit

Fleetwood is reachable by bus from 1 Blackpool Airport (BLK IATA) (change of bus needed).

2 Manchester Airport (MAN IATA) is also easily accessible and offers a greater selection of destinations.

Get aroundEdit



  • 3 Beach Lighthouse.    
  • 4 Wyre Light. Was a 12-m (40-feet) screwpile lighthouse 3.3 miles (3.7 km) from the shore. It has partially collapsed.    
  • 5 Pharos Lighthouse.    








Fleetwood is in the 01253 dialing code. From outside the UK this becomes +44 1253.

Go nextEdit

The Blackpool & Fleetwood Tramway offers escape to the south including Cleveleys and Blackpool.

A passenger ferry operates between Fleetwood and Knott End across the mouth of the River Wyre.

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