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The Shard Riverside Inn


Old Bridge Lane, Hambleton, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, FY6 9BT
4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars Guest Accommodation

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Tel: 01253 700 208

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The Shard Riverside Inn

The Shard Riverside Inn offers 23 spacious and very well appointed rooms with free wi-fi broadband throughout.  Most of the rooms have breathtaking views across the River Wyre and accommodation to suit individual guests and families alike.  Also for your modern convenience each room is fitted with internet ready TVs, ideal for working, emailing and social networking.  You can also browse the web, watch YouTube and catch up with friends and colleagues via Facebook and Twitter.

For best available rates and last minute offers, please visit the Shard Riverside website and book direct.

Shard Riverside pride themselves in their menu and the ingredients uses. Chefs use only the finest local, fresh produce sourced from Lancashire and the surrounding area of Bowland and sometimes a little further afield.  Aims to offer you traditional seasonal Lancashire dishes prepared with a unique twist.

Our bread and meats come from the award winning Thompson's of Blackpool and Honeywell farm shop.  Fish is hauled into Fleetwood fishing port by Neve’s of Fleetwood.  Desserts are mostly made in house by the experienced pastry chef and the delicious ice-creams come from Wallings of Cockerham. 

The bar is stocked with famous beers and wines from around the world, with regular guest ales served from the pump, supplied by The Bowland Brewery.  Traditional brewing techniques using locally sourced hops, combined with natural Bowland spring water, produce a variety of tasty local ales you will love to savour.  

If there is something not listed on the menu and there is the time and ingredients to prepare it for you, the chef will be happy to help.

The Shard Riverside offer modern, internet connected facilities for the 21st Century business traveller.  Make use of the ‘always on’ free wi-fi service, which is available throughout, including the bar and restaurant areas and in all of the 23 bedrooms.

If you are wanting to conduct meetings, a dedicated conference room with seating for 20 guests, plus free wi-fi and an overhead projector is available on request.  Available seven days a week from £75 for half day usage.  This includes complimentary refreshments of tea, coffee and spring water.  A buffet lunch or restaurant bookings are available on request. Please contact reception for further details​​​​ and/or if your company would prefer to set up an account for convenient and faster bookings please telephone reception to make arrangements.

So for a relaxing business trip with a difference, including modern facilities and clean comfortable sleeping, visit The Shard Riverside and waken refreshed ready for the day ahead.


Please book direct (green book now button above).

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)


  • 4 Visit England Stars
4 Visit England Stars


  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • Sub-Regional AwardsQuality Charter Quality Charter 2014


Road Directions

From M55 jct 3: Follow the A585 signposted Over Wyre. Turn right after 3 sets of traffic lights and go over Shard Bridge. Turn right at end of bridge.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Poulton-le-Fylde railway station: We are five minutes from Poulton-le-Fylde railway station which is part of the West Coast Mainline.



  • Bar
  • Cater For Vegetarians
  • Serve Breakfast
  • Serve Evening Meal
  • Serve Lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children All Ages

Establishment Features

  • Conference Facilities
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Night porter
  • Public telephone
  • Public Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking
  • Coaches Welcome
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Inn

Room / Unit Features

  • Ground Floor Rooms Available
  • Hairdryer in All Bedrooms
  • Radio in All Bedrooms
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities in All Bedrooms
  • Telephone in All Bedrooms
  • TV in All Bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Aim to Attract Conferences & Business meetings
  • Special provisions for cyclists
  • Special Provisions For Lone Female Travellers
  • Special provisions for walkers



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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