Local Attractions

Thrills, nature, arts & culture

Fun Things To Do In Lytham St Annes & Blackpool

Ad Astra is just 20 meters from the seafront!

With miles of flat beach, take a leisurely stroll over gentle sand dunes and wander along to Lytham (3 Miles) or towards Blackpool (4 Miles).  Fancy a bite to eat? There’s plenty of cafes and restaurants along the way.

Thrills, Nature & Culture…

From theme parks and music festivals to beaches and the theatre, it’s all here. Right on your doorstep…

Pleasure Beach Blackpool

Pleasure Beach Blackpool

The UK’s most famous fun-filled theme park. Rides, shows and thrills!

St Annes Pier & Beach

St Annes Pier & Beach

Enjoy nature at its best. Visit St Annes’ beautiful beach and sample some fish and chips on the Victorian pier.

Lytham Hall

Lytham Hall

The finest Georgian house in Lancashire in 78 acres of historic parkland.

The Grand Theatre Blackpool


A premier theatre!  Comedy, drama and musical shows throughout the year.

Lytham Festival

Lytham Festival

The biggest music festival on the Fylde Coast! A 7 day summer musical extravaganza held each August.

St Annes on Sea shopping and cafe quarter

St Annes Shopping & Dining

Unrivalled boutique stores and award winning restaurants in the heart of St Annes.

Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Zoo

A fun day out and plenty of animal experiences for all the family. This 32 acre zoo has something for everyone.

The Island Cinema St Annes


A great local and independant cinema located on St Annes promenade. Fantisticly priced too!

Ashton Gardens Pavilion and park St Annes on Sea

Ahston Gardens Pavilion & Park

Stunning, grade II English Heritage listed gardens complete with childrens play area and bowing green.

Fairhaven Lake St Annes on Sea


Beautiful lake with boat hire, cafe, RSPB Discovery Centre, tennis courts and children’s play area.

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club


Hosts of The Open Golf Championship 2012, Royal Lytham is an exceptional premier links course.

Lowther Pavilion Theatre


Theatrical productions, concerts, exhibitions and show performances all year round.


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Sunny St Annes on Sea

St Annes on Sea is a mix of a charming Victorian seaside town with a lively cafe culture and fine dining in the restaurant quarter alongside a mix of shopping and of course miles of beaches.

Want to find out more about St Annes? Read all about St Annes on Sea town history on the lytham-stannes.com website. Information about Lytham can also be found there.

Leafy Lytham
Lytham boasts many select shopping areas and eateries, plus Lytham Hall offers a lovely woodland walk in the grounds of this Georgian house.

Walk or cycle along Blackpool’s promenade and admire the many sculptures, traditional and modern.

Visit the ‘Comedy Carpet’ (where you’re guaranteed to enjoy a chuckle) located outside the world famous Blackpool Tower or perhaps be inspired by the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing and get your feet tapping and your body swaying across the magnificent Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

Love Golf? We've 'Fore' Fairways!
Lytham St Annes offers not 1 but 4, quality golf courses for the golfer in the family to enjoy, including hosts of the Open Golf, Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf Club.
Come Fly With Me... Or Surf!

In addition to all the activities and attractions shown above, you can also embark on an introductory flying lesson with a local flying school based at Blackpool Airport or embrace kite surfing on St Annes Beach.

There’s even the opportunity to make the most of the great weather by hiring a St Annes Beach Hut for the day.

Dog Friendly Places In St Annes

Want to take your dog with you? There are several great dog friendly places nearby.

Our blog article Dog Friendly Places to Eat and Drink in Lytham St Annes contains a helpful list.


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