Lytham St Annes

Lytham St Annes (/ˈlɪðəm sənt ˈænz/)[1] is a seaside town in the Borough of Fylde in Lancashire, England. Lytham St Annes is located on the Fylde coast, directly south of Blackpool on the Ribble Estuary. The population at the 2011 census was 42,954.[2] The town is almost contiguous with Blackpool but is separated from it by Blackpool Airport. The town is made up of the four areas of Lytham, Ansdell, Fairhaven and St Annes-on-Sea.

Lytham St Annes

Lytham Hall
Lytham St Annes
Shown within Fylde Borough
Lytham St Annes
Shown within the Fylde
Lytham St Annes
Location within Lancashire
Population42,954 (2011)
OS grid referenceSD342278
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLYTHAM ST. ANNES
Postcode districtFY8
Dialling code01253
PoliceLancashire
FireLancashire
AmbulanceNorth West
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire
53.7426°N 2.9970°W / 53.7426; -2.9970

Lytham St Annes has four golf courses and links, the most notable being the Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, which has hosted the Open Championship 11 times from 1926 until its most recent in 2012. The Open brings a major influx of visitors, including the world's media.

Lytham St Annes is a reasonably affluent area with residents' earnings among the highest in the North of England.[3][4][5]