Stalmine is located approximately 5 miles from the small market town of Poulton-le-Fylde, which has a good selection of shops, bars & cafes. Other places worth visiting along the Fylde coast include Thornton Cleveleys with its old fashioned charm & promenade (7 miles), Fleetwood with its Freeport Outlet Shopping Village (10 miles) & of course Blackpool (9 miles), whose many attractions include the Tower, Blackpool Zoo, Pleasure Beach, Sea Life centre & Madame Tussauds. You are also well-placed for exploring rural Lancashire. Ribble Valley with its pretty villages, excellent walks & abundance of country pubs is within an hrs drive, as is the Forest of Bowland, which is a designated AONB. The Lake District & Yorkshire Dales are also an hr by road. The city of Lancaster is just 13 miles away & Preston is 19 miles. Beach 4 miles. Shop & pub 1/2 mile, restaurant 3 miles.