Cycling in Garstang, Northwest England


There is plenty of cycling to be had in and around Garstang. The area is flat and the moss roads enjoy very little traffic. For more information on cycling in the area please see the Exploring Garstang section of the website or log on to


Incorporating the latest gym equipment, including treadmills and rowing machines, as well as free weights, Smith's machine and 8 individual weight stations in a brand new, purpose-built, air-conditioned setting. Located at the YMCA Leisure Centre by the Booths car park on Windsor Road. Open to the public 7 days per week. Call 01995 605410 for more details or visit

Hiking,Walking in Garstang, Northwest England


The Garstang area is renowned for its excellent walking. From healthy walks to short circular routes and from hill treks to the 46-mile Wyre Way, all abilities are catered for. For more information on walking in the area please see the Exploring Garstang section of the website.


Set on the banks of the Rivers Wyre and Calder, Garstang Country Hotel and Golf Course provides an 18 Hole Parkland Course, which measures 6,050 yards with a Par 68. It provides an interesting test on the outward nine holes leading to some longer challenging back nine holes. Also available is a 300 yard, 18 bay floodlit Driving Range with practice area for those who want to improve their game. For a society or corporate golf day, we can adequately cater for all parties no matter how many players are involved, and put together a package to suit individual needs. For more information please call 01995 600100 or click here.

Golf in Garstang, Northwest England


The town swimming pool is located at Oak Road, Garstang and is open to the public each weekday during term time and daily during school holidays. Our 20-metre pool is heated for your comfort and offers a full range of swimming sessions including aqua aerobics, fun inflatables and lessons for both young and old. Parents can bring their babies to our popular parent & babies sessions and pre-school children can enjoy 'ducklings' swimming lessons.

Coaching is available for beginners, improvers and advanced swimmers as well as adult classes and fitness sessions. Intensive swimming sessions are also available during school holidays. Also popular is the Garstang amateur swimming club, organised and run by experienced coaches. For more information on the pool please call 01995 604340.

Fishing in Garstang, Northwest England


Many people come to this area to enjoy fishing, which is available on the River Wyre, the Lancaster Canal and at a variety of nearby coarse fishing lakes.

For information on fishing on the River Wyre at Garstang, please contact Andy Moreland at Wyre Borough Council on 01995 604639.


Whether you are looking for the latest in fitness classes, traditional sports activities such as badminton and football - or if you simply want to keep the children busy and active then we can help. The YMCA offer a variety of fitness and exercise options. The gym provides a total body workout with treadmills, bikes, rowers and free weights equipment or there are aerobic and fitness classes - from gentle aerobics to line dancing, yoga and salsa we have something for every age and ability! Mums and Dads can bring their 'little ones' to Creepy Crawlies where they can enjoy fun and games with soft play, trikes and toys.

Older children can train to be future stars with the junior activity programme providing soccer skills, judo, ju jitsu, netball and rugby. Or alternatively they can come along to the Fun Club during school holidays and enjoy an action packed programme of arts, crafts, sports and swimming. Many sports clubs and organisations also run classes from our centre, including badminton, volleyball, netball, football and kung fu. Windsor Road, Garstang, call 01995 605410 for more details.