Garstang is a historic market town between Lancaster and Preston City. Famous for being the world’s first Fairtrade town, it is a popular location for families. With a spirited community, it holds a wide range of annual events.
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Known for its local, tasty home-grown produce, Garstang offers a warm welcome to all. With a wealth of specialist and individual shops, you can pick up a wide range of treats. Alongside this, don’t miss out on the local cheesemakers at Dewlay for a wedge of Lancashire and Garstang Blue cheese.
Whether you are on foot, car or bicycle, Garstang is a great starting point for several walking routes. There is access to Lancaster Canal as well as the Millennium Green, which is set along the banks of the River Wyre, overlooking the Bowland Fells.
As well as its traditional high street, Garstang has many amenities, including three major supermarkets, a post office and more. There are also a number of primary schools and Garstang Community Academy. Additionally, it is also within easy commuting distance to Lancaster Royal Grammar and the Girl’s Grammar School.
Things to Do in Garstang
The village of Garstang offers excellent transport links, with regular bus services to Preston and Lancaster. Furthermore, there is easy access onto the A6 and motorway connections are also within close proximity.
The Property Market
Garstang’s property market has remained buoyant throughout the challenge of the pandemic. Over the last year, sold prices have risen by 2% on the peak of 2018. Most sales have been detached properties, alongside new builds.
Over the last few years, there has been an increase of new developments. This is due to the town being a desirable, safe and friendly area to live.