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Discover the ancient market town of Poulton-le-Fylde which can trace its origins back as far as the Domesday Book, home to a range of high quality independent shops and well known stores. Enjoy a bustling day time café culture and memorable nightlife. Poulton-le-Fylde has everything including an award winning railway station to make it even easier to visit.
Poulton has a lively nightlife with a range of great eateries, traditional pubs and late night bars with a selection of wines and real ales. The Thatched House Pub even has its own microbrewery on site. Latest addition is The Poulton Elk – a J D Wetherspoon pub named after a stone-age creature whose skeleton was found locally and is now in the Harris Museum at Preston. There’s usually a live band to be heard at the weekend and beer and cider festivals held regularly. All in less than a square mile there are no less than 20 licensed venues to enjoy and only a stone’s throw away from one another.
The Market Cross, Fish Slab, Whipping Post and Stocks - stand in the Market Place and are rare items from Poulton's past, which date between the 17th and 18th Centuries. The stocks and whipping post are unpleasant reminders of the punishments wrongdoers might suffer, but it was also common for those begging for food in order to stay alive to be punished in this way.
A beautifully historic church situated in the centre of the town and famed for its crocus’. The first mention of a church in Poulton is in a document of 1094 but there could well have been a church here in.
Poulton Town Centre
Poulton is a shoppers paradise from health food stores to its own cobbler and teaming with a range of independent shops and brand name stores with plenty of parking to help you get to your favourite shops
There’s plenty of hustle and bustle on Monday market days (not open Bank Holidays) when the pedestrian area next to St Chad’s is filled with stalls selling everything and anything from delicious local produce to a can of paint.
As well as being a delightful café selling range of homemade meals and cakes the New Penny of Poulton is a multi-award winning ice cream parlour, which sells the most delectable homemade flavours.
Discover a little piece of relaxation heaven at an affordable price. Individual experiences include a salt halo therapy room, aroma steam room, sauna and plunge pool. Separate treatment rooms also accommodate a range of massages, facials, wraps and beauty treatments for both men and women, with a number of packages available.
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