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Freckleton

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North West England : Lancashire : Freckleton
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Freckleton is a village in Lancashire.

Understand

Situated just north of the river Ribble, Freckleton is one of the oldest villages in the Fylde, Lancashire and is even mentioned in The Domesday Book. Over the years it has been home to a thriving agricultural community before becoming an industrial village involved in the ship building industry during the 1800’s. In modern times it is still a thriving English village with lots of local businesses, although there is still a dependency on agriculture. It is a charming place from which to explore some of the beautiful surrounding countryside.

Get in

Get around

See

If you visit Freckleton in June you will see the famous Club Day procession, part of the Club Day weekend; the first of which is believed to have happened in the mid 19th Century. There is a parade around the village incorporating local churches, bands and May Queens on floats with a fair, sporting games and a half marathon held on the Sunday.

Do

Buy

There are a small number of shops in the village supporting inhabitants basic needs.

Eat

Good wholesome home-cooked food is served at the pubs and Lorenzo’s Pizzeria is a friendly Italian restaurant.

Drink

There are three traditional pubs in the village; the oldest dates back to the 14th century, which makes it the oldest Fylde pub!

Sleep

Bray Head Bed and Breakfast offers self-catering accommodation with a continental self-service breakfast.

Contact

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