Lytham St Annes is the perfect place to explore the beautiful Lancashire coastline. With stunning sandy beaches, a Victorian pier, green parks, boating lake, artisan shops, and a world class Royal golf course, there’s something for everyone.
Culture & Events
If you are nostalgic for traditional British seaside breaks, building sandcastles, donkey rides, enjoying an ice cream and having fun in the penny arcades, Lytham St Annes will take you back to happy childhood memories.
Younger guests can enjoy crazy golf, the miniature railway, boating lake and splash park before heading to a tea room, café or local restaurant to enjoy locally sourced produce served up Lancashire style.
The Georgian Lytham Hall has a busy events calendar including Lytham Proms and Lytham Festival which takes place in a specially built arena on Lytham Green annually. Lytham also hosts the 1940s Wartime Weekend every August and the International Kite Festival takes place in St Annes the same month. Lowther Pavilion has a full calendar of great quality shows, musicals and of course the annual pantomime. Just 2 miles up the road in the family resort of Blackpool there is an array of cabaret bars such as Funny Girls and Viva as well as The Grand Theatre, Winter Gardens and Joe Longthorne Theatre presenting a fantastic programme of unmissable events from award-winning West End touring shows and big name music concerts
With miles of golden sand dunes to explore and plenty of parks, adventurers young and old will find plenty to do in the great outdoors.
When the sun shines, you can go for a paddle, get wet in the Splash Park or hire a boat and sail around Fairhaven Lake. Or venture to Blackpool for water slides, wave pools and log flume rides.
Golfers can practice their swing at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, a links course that has staged 11 Open Championships and two Ryder Cups.
History buffs can step back in time with the famous Lytham windmill on the green, take a stroll along the Victorian pier in St Annes or a trip to the beautiful Lytham Hall, a fine Georgian house set in 80 acres of parkland.
Lytham St Annes is ideal for good old-fashioned family fun and making memories that last. From a day on the beach and a stroll along the pier, to fun in the penny arcade or a game of cricket on the green, our traditional seaside resort has the lot.
Thrill seekers can head six miles down the road to Blackpool for rollercoasters, water slides, a visit to the aquarium, or zoo, topped off with a trip up the famous Blackpool Tower. There’s also great theatre, music, concerts and a packed events programme, so culture vultures can have their fill and head back to Hy for some home from home comfort.
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Whatever your taste in food and drink there’s something to tantalise your tastebuds in Lytham St Annes. From artisan bakeries, ice cream parlours, tea rooms and cosy cafés, to stylish restaurants serving up locally grown and reared produce in a range of traditional and international styles.
Further afield, Lancashire has three Michelin starred restaurants and many award-winning gastro pubs making it the perfect location to sample fine food and drink.
Lytham has many stylish bars and restaurants so if it’s a cocktail or a glass of fizz with a gorgeous sea view you’re in the right place.