Fleetwood seafront stretches around the coastline from Cleveleys following the peninsula into the estuary of the River Wyre, at the bottom end of Morecambe Bay.
Along Fleetwood seafront you’ll find dune systems and natural beaches along with grasslands. Not far away are man-made features – boating lakes and ponds, gardens and pitch and putt.
Aerial View of Fleetwood Seafront
Watch this brilliant video and look around Fleetwood’s changing waterfront, with thanks to videographers ‘Siteflight’.
These amazing aerial photos of Fleetwood were taken by Visit Fylde Coast contributor Juliette Gregson in September 2014:
Travel Around Fleetwood Seafront
Leave Cleveleys in the south and carry on travelling around the coastline. The seafront at Fleetwood starts with the concrete sea defences in the area around Rossall Hospital and Fairway.
This is the new section which was rebuilt as part of the Rossall Coastal Defence Scheme.
Hard landscaping at the golf course, just beyond the end of Chatsworth Avenue, gives way to a more natural pathway, beach and small dune system.
Heading north beyond the open green areas of the golf course links and pitch and putt are playgrounds, grassed community space and then the boating lakes.
These are all well used public spaces for all manner of things, from walking the dog to having large family parties at the weekend on the public fields.
It’s also home to all manner of plantlife and wildlife, much of which is specially adapted to the harsh marine environment.
Bathing Beaches on Fleetwood Seafront
Heading further around the coastline behind the Marine Hall you’ll find the sandy Marine Beach and facilities for the public.
There’s a wider promenade pathway and beach huts, plus a seafront cafe where you can while away idle summer days in the sunshine.
Ferry Beach and The Esplanade on Fleetwood Seafront
Here, you’ll find plants and native sea holly growing – which are specially adapted to the harsh salty sea air.In turn, the plants attract a wide variety of wildlife and birds.
Against this beach is public parking right next to the promenade, where you can sit in your car facing over the water.
Look across the channel of the River Wyre to Knott End with Morecambe Bay and the Lakes beyond and a fabulous view for miles on a clear day.
Dock Street where Fleetwood Seafront joins the River Wyre
Carry on from the promenade (video clip below) around Fleetwood seafront, heading towards the old industrial dock areas of Fleetwood.
You’ll pass Fleetwood Museum on your right, it was originally the old Customs House.
This is Dock Street. You’ll pass Asda on your right and a little further along on your left is Freeport Fleetwood.
Further inland on the banks of the River Wyre is Fleetwood Marsh Nature Reserve, and the Wyreside Country Park at Stanah.
You get to both by travelling inland to be rewarded with beautiful views and green landscapes for your travels. These two open spaces sit against the tidal banks of the River Wyre so are rich habitats for an amazing variety of wildlife. They’re two great open spaces for walking and enjoyment of the outdoors.
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