Lytham is a part of the county of Lancashire and is a major sea-side resort along with St. Anne’s-on-the-Sea. Situated on the banks of the Ribble Estuary, Lytham is known for a number of famous golf courses including the Royal Lytham and St. Anne’s Golf Club, which is home to the prestigious British Open. The proximity to Ribble Estuary ensures a healthy population of exotic marine birds in the area, bringing in a number of tourists during the season. The Lytham Beer Festival is also a popular gathering while places like St. John the Divine Church, Lytham United Reform Church and St. Peter’s Church are well known landmarks here.
Lytham has a variety of serviced offices and store spaces occupied by a diverse range of businesses. Tour operators and photographers have offices in the area alongside marketing and sales specialists, computer servicing firms, website development companies, lawyers, and design firms. The Anglo European Group has an office in the area as do Lancashire Living and Gildx Enterprises.
Entertainment And Dining Out
From watching movies to enjoying live-musical performances, Lytham has it all and more. The Island is a hotspot for movie fans in and around town while Lowther Pavilion is a major hub for theatre-lovers. Those looking for live performances or musical shows can head down to the nearby Beverly Alexander theatre for a range of entertainment events. When it comes to food you will have loads of choice with places like Anatolia serving Turkish cuisine along with The Zen, which has oriental dishes on the menu. The Olive Tree Brasserie is a great place to try Mediterranean cooking while Novello brings a taste of Italy to this little Lancashire town.
The A584 connects Lytham to the rest of the county with bus services and coaches serving the area. Private taxi companies also ferry passengers in and around town while Lytham Railway Station, St. Annes-on-the-Sea Railway Station and Ansdell & Fairhaven Railway Stations are all on the Blackpool Branch Line, connecting Lytham to Blackpool and Preston. Blackpool International Airport is just a short distance from the town.