Situated at the north corner of Lancashire’sFylde Coast, just seven miles from Blackpool, Fleetwood is a striking Victorian-era coastal town. Whilst steeped in history, Fleetwood is a modern town today, and one with a thriving local economy and community.
A home in Fleetwood offers the seaside, green spaces, a good choice of schools, and a great quality of life. If you’re interested in making Fleetwood your home, you’ll find a selection of new builds in Fleetwood available at our new home developments in and around the area.
Fleetwood is an attractive Victorian era seaside town, but one with modern amenities and a high standard of living
Easy access to nature, with sandy beaches, coastal walks, and the Lancashire countryside on the doorstep – attractions like the Forest of Bowland AONB and the Lake District are within easy reach
Excellent transport links to surrounding towns and major cities like Liverpool and Manchester
Five secondary and 10 primary schools rated as “Outstanding” or “Good” by Ofsted
WHY FLEETWOOD IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
Fleetwood was a town revitalised by the landowner Peter Hesketh-Fleetwood in the 19th century. That past is still very much evident today in Fleetwood’s abundance of Victorian era architecture, including its two famous lighthouses, granting Fleetwood a charming, attractive character.
With more recent regeneration projects however, Fleetwood is very much a modern thriving British town. You’ll find a wealth of local, independent shops and businesses in Fleetwood, plus excellent shopping at Affinity Lancashire – a discount shopping outlet with stores for over 40 major brands. Other attractions in Fleetwood include the historic Marine Hall Theatre, Fleetwood’s bustling 200+ stall market, family excitement at Marine Splash, football at Fleetwood Town F.C., and more.
Of course, a big benefit of living in Fleetwood is its coastal location. Fleetwood shares seven miles of broad sandy beaches with other resorts on the Fylde Coast, including Blackpool. Residents enjoy a stunning beachside promenade, a beautiful harbour and yacht marina, beach and water sports activities, and some award winning fish and chips shops. The bright lights of Blackpool are also a short tram ride away.
As well as Fleetwood beach, the town is excellently situated for exploring the great outdoors, with miles of coastal walks in easy access. You’ll also find impressive countryside close by, including the Forest of Bowland, Beacon Fell, the Yorkshire Dales and The Lake District,
If you’re looking for a home with your family, whether present or future, you’ll be pleased to know that Fleetwood is well served by local schools. Of the 14 primary schools in Fleetwood, two are rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted, and eight as “Good”. Four of Fleetwood’s five secondary schools are rated as “Good”, whilst Thornton-Cleveleys Red Marsh School is rated as “Outstanding”.
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As well as its historic charm, vibrant community, sandy beach and great schools, Fleetwood is well served by rail and road links, making it an ideal place to commute from or to enjoy days out throughout the North West.
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