Life in Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre
St Mary's is located in Blackpool, on the Fylde Coast, in Lancashire. We're about two miles from the coast and Blackpool town centre. Much of the Fylde Coast, especially Blackpool, is based around tourism, but there are plenty of slower more traditional local towns and villages such as historic Poulton-Le-Fylde, Wrea Green and Kirkham to name a few, all within a few miles of us in the beautiful surroundings of the Fylde and Wyre countryside.
Entertainment and CultureThere's always something fun happening on the Fylde to keep you entertained. Here's just a small selection of events that usually take place each year, with many free to attend.
- Blackpool World Fireworks Championships
- Livewire Festival
- Rebellion Punk Festival
- Blackpool Air Show
- Blackpool Illuminations Switch On
- Strictly Come Dancing at Blackpool Tower Ballroom
- Ride The Lights
- Fleetwood Tram Sunday
- St Annes International Kite Festival
- Lytham Club Day
- Lytham Festival
Sport & LeisureThe Fylde has many sporting activities and facilities. There are three main local football teams, Blackpool FC, Fleetwood FC and AFC Fylde. There are many cricket grounds, tennis clubs, golf courses including the Royal Lytham & St Anne's Golf Club and other sporting venues. Many Fun Runs and a Marathon happen up and down the promenades and beaches too.
TransportSt. Mary's is located 4.5 miles from junction 4 of the M55, 1 mile from Layton Train Station and less than 2 miles from Blackpool North Station.