Places To Explore
The local area offers plenty of options for exploration. Based in Little Eccleston, The Cartford Inn serves the finest Lancashire food for guests. It is also the starting point of a 4-mile long walk around the area.
Nearby, there is the local Market in Great Eccleston. This runs on Wednesdays from 8.30 am until 3 pm, offering a range of baked goods, household items, plants and more.
Wyre & Fylde
The Wyre district has endless places to visit, spoiling you for choice. Popular resort Blackpool has everything you could ever need. From the well-known Blackpool Tower to visiting the animals at the Zoo, there is something for everyone. For thrill seekers, there is also Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Here you can try a variety of rides, including Valhalla, The Big One and ICON.
Additionally, there are also a number of other locations worth a visit. The garden centre at Myerscough College offers a place to discover new plants and enjoy a day out. If you want to explore local nature, then Wyre Estuary Country Park and Beacon Fell Country Park are some of the best locations.
Eating & Drinking
From local pubs to national chains, there are several options to select from. When it comes to pubs, there is Cartford Inn in Little Eccleston and the Farmers Arms in Great Eccleston. In Blackpool there is everything from fresh fish and chips to pizzas and curry.
Furthermore, there are also several different supermarkets located nearby. There are a number of shops in Garstang and Poulton, including Lidl, Booths and Sainsburys.
The History Of Little Eccleston
Situated alongside the River Wyre, Little Eccleston has a population of no more than 400 people. The location was mentioned by John Marius Wilson in the Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales and has been part of Fylde for more than two centuries.
In the past, land around Little Eccleston was used to grow beans, oats, wheats and potatoes. History here can be traced back to 1066, when Earl Tostig owned a large amount of land here.