Discover Wyre's historic hidden gems, whether its the glorious Victorian architecture in Fleetwood of Decimus Burton or the engineering splendour of the Grade II* Listed Marsh Mill, Thornton Windmill, a 70ft Tower Mill. You are assured of a memorable visit.
Visit Fleetwood Museum housed in a beautifully historic building (open during the summer) which recounts Fleetwood’s heyday as a Victorian seaside resort, its cargo trade, ferry services, its lifeboats and brave lifeboat men, about the docks, the heroic role trawler men played during the wars, the chemical giant ICI and much more. You could even have a spot of tea and cake whilst there.
For something really different you could visit the Fylde Coast Agricultural Museum, hosted by Farmer Parrs Animal World and discover an array of tools, household goods and vehicles and a bygone age
Take a shopping trip to the majestic Victorian Fleetwood Market and be submerged in over 150 stalls, selling everything from kitchen wear to DIY tools
Visit the charming ancient market town of Poulton-le-Fylde, home to wide variety of quality, independent shops and high street stores whilst enjoying a range of tasty eating establishments. Poulton-le-Fylde is an historic delight with a number of rare items of the past which date from the 17th and 18th Century. Discover the Market Cross, Fish Slab, Whipping Post and Stocks. See the beautiful St.Chad's Church situated in the centre of town and famed for its crocus display.
Garstang is steeped in a rich history with its own market and perfect for relaxed shopping trips, picnics, tea shop treats and traditional pub lunches. The historic alleyways are a delight to explore
In September every year, Wyre takes part in the national Heritage Open Days, this is your opportunity to visit historic attractions for free that are either not normally open to the public or usually charge an entry fee. You can see the Heritage Open Days programme for Wyre this year here aswell as the rest of the 'Whats On' programme for Wyre.
Wyre has a rich array of historic gems to discover for all the family