Garstang is an ancient market town that caters for all your needs whilst you enjoy its historic beauty. It boasts three supermarkets, a mix of independent boutiques and popular high street stores, sought after ‘Oustanding’ schools, top-rated medical and dental practices and convenient transport options.
The town also has several popular public houses serving excellent Lancastrian pub fayre, the picturesque town centre is also home to some exceptional restaurants offering a variety of cuisines alongside some attractive wine bars and cafés. Garstang has a lot to offer. Perhaps the most revered attraction is Brock Bottom. Just a 15-minute drive from Riverside Walk on the very western edge of the Forest of Bowland sits this idyllic picnic spot and nature trail.
There are also some well-publicised walking routes that wind alongside the river, and further afield. Garstang boasts over 40 miles of uninterrupted canal running through a beautiful landscape, making it the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy your local waterway. The Wyre Way is a long distance recreational route, which links the sea at Morecambe Bay with the Forest of Bowland, passing through Garstang.
The opportunities for days out are endless with so many outstanding locations a short distance away. Areas including The Lake District, the west Lancashire coast, and cities, such as nearby Preston, or Liverpool and Manchester , are all within a reasonable distance.