Blackpool to Fleetwood

This great ride along the Fylde Coast takes you from Blackpool to Fleetwood using traffic-free promenades.

Starting at Blackpool's North Pier the route is clearly signed all the way to Fleetwood. 

Blackpool is a great place to spend an afternoon, with plenty to keep young and old amused.  From the pleasure beach and its range of rides, to the Blackpool Tower, there is a wide range of exciting activities.

In this section of Blackpool, there are a number of different levels of promenade, those near the sea and others that are higher up near the tram route.  This ride follows the higher levels, as it offers wider views. 

Once past the Red Bank Tram Stop the path follows a wide stretch of grassland down to Little Bispham, where the tram veers away from the sea on its way to Fleetwood.

Along the way you'll pass Cleveleys which is a good place to stop off for a bite to eat or refreshments - you'll find seaside chip shops, cafes and bars. 

On arriving in the Victorian seaside town of Fleetwood, the route takes you round to the river mouth of the River Wyre and the entrance to the docks.

Fleetwood is a lovely town to explore with beaches, a stately pavillion, playgrounds and gardens all within easy reach. The Fleetwood Market is one of the largest undercover markets in the North West and not to be missed. If you want to extend your journey, you can also catch a ferry across the Wyre estuary to the small village of Knott End.   

Route 62 continues from Blackpool along the coast to Lytham St Annes before taking you inland to Preston via Kirkham. The route also extends eastward, passing Stanley Park, Blackpool Zoo and model village and the lovely countryside of the Wyre.

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Please note

We have taken all responsible steps to ensure that these routes are safe and achievable by people with a reasonable level of fitness. However, all outdoor activities involve a degree of risk. To the extent permitted by law, Sustrans accepts no responsibility for any accidents or injury resulting from following these routes. Walking and cycling routes change over time. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces. Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group.

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