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Fleetwood

Lancashire


Slow Ways linking Fleetwood and Cleveleys, Preesall, Thornton

England / Lancashire / Fleetwood

Fleetwood’s three Slow Ways are 67% checked

Drawn: 3/3
reviewed: 3/3
verified: 1/3
and surveyed: 1/3

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Walk to Fleetwood from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Cleveleys—Fleetwood
Clefle one Enjoy me Distance 8km/5mi Ascent 38m Descent 36m
Fleetwood—Preesall
Flepre one Verify me Distance 4km/2mi Ascent - Descent -
Fleetwood—Preesall
Flepre two Verify me Distance 4km/3mi Ascent - Descent -
Fleetwood—Thornton
Fletho one

Double check Distance 10km/6mi Ascent 39m Descent 43m
Fleetwood—Thornton
Fletho two Review me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent - Descent -

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Collective progress

75% of Fleetwood’s three route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

5/5

drawn

5/5

reviewed

4/5

surveyed

1/5

verified

5 people have contributed to Fleetwood’s Slow Ways

0 people have pledged to walk and review a route

4 people have surveyed a route in Fleetwood

36km out of 36km have been walked and reviewed

75km of reviews have been shared in Fleetwood

Latest Updates

A short Slow Way involving a ferry crossing, a walk beside the River Wyre, and footpaths into Preesall. A footpath south from the jetty follows the River Wyre....

Martin Ellis

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A short Slow Way involving a ferry crossing, a shoreline footpath, and a final urban stretch....

Martin Ellis

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Fleetwood has plenty of amenities and more great views near the lighthouse (Photo 3). The Blackpool to Fleetwood tram stops at both ends of the Slow Way....

Martin Ellis

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Fleetwood—Thornton

Mary Oz added Fletho two, a new walk from Fleetwood to Thornton

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The east side of Fleetwood, next to the Wyre Estuary, has a string of abandoned, flattened spaces where there used to be a railway line, and possibly buildings linked with the fishing industry. Unfortunately, this currently also involves crossing a track sometimes used by heavy vehicles, which have churned the crossing into two or three metres of unavoidable deep slushy mud. Apart from industrial buildings to the inland side this is really quite pleasant, and is used by walkers, with and without dogs....

Mary Oz

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Fleetwood—Preesall

Mary Oz added Flepre two, a new walk from Fleetwood to Preesall

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Fleetwood—Preesall

Mary Oz added Flepre one, a new walk from Fleetwood to Preesall

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This was a very pleasant and easy route across the fields and then down Whinny Lane to the lovely Hackensall Hall and then on to the golf course. Arriving at the coast, the tarmacked route to the ferry terminal is straightforward, with the Lake District becoming visible, far away....

Mary Oz

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The little ferry normally does the short return trip twice an hour in summer and once an hour in winter. There is a gentle slope down to the footpath which takes you inland, however the well-used footpath between a hedge and a fence (then hedge and drainage channel) is quite narrow....

Mary Oz

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The east side of Fleetwood, next to the Wyre Estuary, has a string of abandoned, flattened spaces where there used to be a railway line, and possibly buildings linked with the fishing industry. After this, the coastal Wyre Way is an exposed, gravelled path alongside the open marshes and estuary. Apart from industrial buildings to the inland side this is really quite pleasant, and is used by walkers, with and without dogs....

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Fleetwood

Mary Oz surveyed Fleetwood

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It is also possible to walk on the beach, or on the paved road some of the time. At the time I walked this, in winter, there had been a big storm which had brought pebbles, gravel and sand onto the path in places, but two separate locals assured me that this is not usually the case and the council would clear it quickly. Bizarrely, the route turns inland at this point, and follows the road for the last mile and a half....

Mary Oz

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Great accessible off-road route for walkers and cyclists alike, sharing a wide promenade on a couple of levels in places. Views across to the mountains of the Lake District. Amenities at Cleveleys and Fleetwood but not in between....

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A great flat walk, very easy to navigate and very accessible....

JanMet

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Fleetwood

pharoSTudios surveyed Fleetwood

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With the right weather, at the right time of day, this is an easy but spectacular route along the sea walls. It is accessible to all....

pharoSTudios

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Cleveleys—Fleetwood

Slow Ways added Clefle one, a new walk from Cleveleys to Fleetwood

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Fleetwood—Thornton

Slow Ways added Fletho one, a new walk from Fleetwood to Thornton

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Fleetwood, Sun 21 July

17°

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Fleetwood’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SD3387848408

Lat / Lon

53.92757° / -3.00845°

Easting / Northing

333,878E / 448,408N

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Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Fleetwood's meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket or convenience shop

Restaurant, cafe or pub

Accommodation

Accommodation for under £50 a night

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

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