When planning your next staycation, you’re probably looking for somewhere with plenty of activities and days out available. Hy Hotels is based in a lovely town in Lancashire with plenty to do for those of all ages. You might be planning on staying with us so let us tell you some things to do in Lytham St Annes.

Things to do in St Annes

St Annes is a lovely, small town directly next to a stunning beach. It has a wide range of eateries and shops as well as some gorgeous walking routes. In St Annes there are some great activities for everyone regardless of age. There’s a cinema, a range of mini golf courses as well as some peaceful gardens.

Hy Hotels is located in St Annes which means we have great transport links to other local areas, such as Lytham, Blackpool and Preston. There’s a range of transport options available just a short walk away from the hotel, such as train, bus or taxi. You may choose to walk into places like Lytham, which can be done by the seafront so you’re sure to get some great views. On a clear day you can even see Southport.

Down by the beach, you can also visit the arcades for some family fun, why not have a game of bowling too? Once you’re finished you can head up the road for some tasty fish and chips by the seaside.

fish chips st annes beach

Things to do in Lytham

Lytham is a short journey from St Annes and has some popular landmarks such as the Lytham Windmill and Lytham Hall. If you’re choosing to walk to Lytham from St Annes, you might want to go down the seafront and visit the lovely Fairhaven Lake, make sure you keep an eye out for some interesting wildlife.

As well as there being a range of nice restaurants and pubs in Lytham, there’s also good nightlife from the range of bars around the area. Visiting Lytham St Annes is a great idea for families as well as couples of all ages. If you’re up for a more adrenaline fuelled experience, you can head to Blackpool and visit the Blackpool Pleasure Beach for a day out.

If you’d prefer a more relaxed visit to Lytham St Annes, you could take a look at what’s on at the local theatre, the Lowther Pavilion. You could even grab an ice cream and experience a walk down the estuary on a nice day.

Or maybe you’re into shopping and would enjoy nipping into many of the local businesses based in Lytham. Whether you’re after homeware or jewellry, there definitely is somewhere for everyone.

Lytham theatre

What’s on in Lytham St Annes

Lytham Festival

As you may already know, Lytham is home to the incredible Lytham Festival which unfortunately has not been able to go ahead for the last year. However, the festival organisers have really pulled it out the bag for 2022. The festival will now run across 2 weeks instead of just 1! There’s some very big names attending such as Diana Ross and Lewis Capaldi. With so many great transport links, Hy Hotel is in a great location to look after you during your visit to Lytham St Annes.

Lytham Wartime Weekend

Over the summer, you’ll also be able to go back in time during the Lytham Wartime Weekend, which will take place on the 20th and 21st of August 2022. This is a great learning opportunity for those interested in history. The event is free and takes place on Lytham Green.

Kite Festival

Each year, St Annes wows locals and visitors with its annual kite festival. People from all over the country bring their kites to fly on the gorgeous sandy beach. This event will take place on the 2nd to the 4th of September 2022. Be sure to check out the firework display on Friday night, you won’t regret it.

If you’re searching for things to do in Lytham or St Annes, you won’t be stuck for choice, there’s plenty of options available.

kite festival st annes beach

Each of our luxury apartments are open plan with all of the kitchen essentials you will need throughout your stay, so you’re not tied down to eating at a certain time. We like to give our guests as much flexibility as possible and this means that you’re free to explore the local area at any time of the day.

If you like to start the day with some exercise, you can visit our swimming pool and gym. The gym is fitted with modern, high quality equipment to provide you with a great workout. Once you’ve finished exploring the local area of Lytham St Annes, you can head back to the hotel and visit our luxury spa, whether you’re after a brow tidy up or a massage, we’ve got you covered.

At Hy Hotels, we pride ourselves on our fantastic location, we’re so close to the town centre and just a short journey from the next town across. We’d love to be able to welcome you and hope that you enjoy your stay in Lytham St Annes.