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Top 5 activities on the Fylde Coast


As the weather starts to turn, you will soon discover that the Fylde coast is more than just endless golden beaches and picturesque views. There is a lot more to explore, from events to local attractions, everything we have listed below is less than 30 minutes away from your luxury retirement flat at Royles Lodge.

Retail Therapy

Just a 30-minute bus ride away from Royles Lodge retirement living is a shopping destination you won’t want to miss if you’re planning to get some new cosy winter outfits – Affinity Outlet Shopping. It’s the perfect place for those looking to find a bargain. From Pavers to Craghoppers, Regatta to Next, there is a store for everyone.


ACU British Sand Racing Championship

On the 2nd of October, the British Sand Racing Championship will take place on St Annes Beach. This afternoon of racing will see motorbikes, sidecars and quad bikes compete against one another to be the British champion. This adrenaline-filled event is just a half an hour drive away from your over 55s apartment and is sure to be a Sunday of jam-packed fun.


Visit a tearoom

There is nothing better than discovering a new place to enjoy a brew with friends. Why not take some of your new pals from your retirement living village to one of the top-rated cafes near Royles Lodge? Tiffins Tea Room is a stones through away in Marsh Mill Village and has a variety of homemade cakes to enjoy. Or you could pop into the fabulous Linden Tea Room if you fancy trying the ever-changing soup of the day.

A Tribute to the Armed Forces – “We Will Meet Again” – Stage show

On the 13th of November enjoy a celebration of wartime entertainment in Lytham St Annes.  The 1940s variety show is a light-hearted, yet respectful look at wartime entertainment. Your host is renowned 40’s vocalist Mervyn Francis, who will be joined by a comedy multi-instrumentalist, a ukulele player and of course your very own forces sweetheart.


Fleetwood Music and Arts Festival 2022

When you live in your retirement apartment, there will be a vibrant community around you, but if you’re naturally outgoing, why not take your chance to be part of the wider town? Get involved with the arts scene and put a date in your diary for the Fleetwood Music and Arts Festival. This annual celebration of the Arts takes place on the 19th November and involves fun competitions for amateur actors, instrumentalists and singers.


Why wait to live in such a convenient and friendly place? Book an appointment to find your perfect apartment in Thornton-Cleveleys today.


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