Things to Do on the Fylde Coast

Things to Do on the Fylde Coast

It’s an amazing place, with something for everyone. Have a look at our list of things to do on the Fylde Coast – for families, theatre goers, thrill seekers, shoppers – and more! Can you think of any more to include?

The header photo to this page is Blackpool South Shore.

See the Glitterball, the sandy beach to your left and Blackpool Pleasure Beach in the background. Not far behind you is St Annes then Lytham and all of the borough of Fylde. Head north beyond the Pleasure Beach and there’s all of Blackpool – it’s yours to explore and enjoy! Pass through Blackpool to reach the quieter towns of Cleveleys and Fleetwood.

Things to do on the Fylde Coast

It’s fair to say that there’s something for everyone here on the Fylde Coast, whatever your taste or preferences.

Things to do on the Fylde Coast

We’ve started off this list of things to do on the Fylde Coast, at more or less anytime – ie things that aren’t restricted to a particular date. (Although you can of course find lots more things to do in the Events Calendar).

Don’t forget to explore all of the different Visit Fylde Coast websites – there are literally thousands of pages to look at!

Hundreds of Things to do on the Fylde Coast

This list of inspiration is in alphabetical order. Can you think of any others? How many different items do you think we could get to?

Expecting this list of things to do on the Fylde Coast to get enormous, we’ve missed off the adjectives and descriptions and stuck to the name of the thing, place or activity. We’re sure you’ll understand!

The A-M of Things to do on the Fylde Coast…

  1. Abingdon Street Market
  2. Affinity Lancashire (the new name for Freeport Fleetwood)
  3. Amusements
  4. Beach
  5. Beach clean up
  6. Beach huts
  7. Blackpool Tower Ballroom
  8. Blackpool Tower Circus
  9. Blackpool Tower Eye
  10. Blackpool Wake Park
  11. Blackpool Zoo
  12. Bonny Street Market
  13. Bounce Play Centre
  14. Candy Floss
  15. Casino
  16. Central Pier
  17. Crazy Golf
  18. Cinema
  19. Comedy Carpet
  20. Coral Island
  21. Crabbing – Fleetwood boating lake is a good place for it
  22. Cricket
  23. Cycling
  24. Dino Golf
  25. Eating
  26. Fleetwood Market
  27. Donkey rides
  28. Drinking!
  29. Dungeon
  30. Escape room
  31. Events – check out the calendar to find out what’s on today
  32. Fairhaven Lake – between Lytham and St Annes
  33. Farmer Parrs Animal World
  34. Fleetwood Ferry to Knott End
  35. Fish and Chips
  36. Fleetwood Museum
  37. Football – Blackpool and Fleetwood or local leagues
  38. Funny Girls
  39. Garden Centre
  40. Glow in the Dark Golf
  41. Golf
  42. Grand Theatre
  43. Grundy Art Gallery
  44. Helicopter ride!
  45. Heritage Tram Ride
  46. Holiday – stay overnight or longer – there’s lots to see and do!
  47. Houndshill Shopping Centre
  48. Ice Cream
  49. Illuminated Heritage Tram Ride
  50. Illuminations
  51. Isle of Man – have you seen it at sunset?
  52. Jungle Jims
  53. Lighthouses – Fleetwood is unique in that it has three
  54. Lowther Pavilion at Lytham
  55. Madame Tussauds
  56. Marine Hall at Fleetwood
  57. Markets

    …and the N to Z of things to do on the Fylde Coast!

  58. North Pier
  59. Paddling
  60. Pantomime!
  61. Parks and Gardens
  62. Pleasure Beach
  63. Punch and Judy – although you’re only likely to spot him at special events
  64. Rugby
  65. Sandcastles on the beach
  66. Sandcastle Waterpark!
  67. SEALIFE Blackpool
  68. Seaside Rock – eat it and you can watch it being made
  69. Shopping
  70. Shows
  71. Sit on the beach
  72. Slot machines
  73. South Pier
  74. Spitfire – there’s always one in the sky at St Annes
  75. Star Trek Exhibition
  76. Stanley Park
  77. Sunbathe
  78. Sunsets
  79. Swimming – be careful if you do it in the sea!
  80. Tableaus – at North Shore during the Illuminations
  81. Ten Pin Bowling
  82. Theatre
  83. Trampolines!
  84. Trams – new, sleek and smooth ones
  85. Viva
  86. Walk on the seafront
  87. Windmills – three to see, at Little Marton (which is in Blackpool), Thornton and Lytham.
  88. Winter Gardens

Can you think of any more Things to do on the Fylde Coast?

Leave a comment at the foot of the page and we’ll add your ideas to the list.

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