Things to Do

Southport Flower Show: Victoria Park

Like flowers? Then this is definitely the place for you! The Southport Flower show is incredibly popular with something for everyone including the children. Watch out for the celebrity guests! Overall there are over 1 million blooms for you to gaze and sniff at including some spectacular designer gardens. For more information visit their website.

Birds and Squirrels

Anyone who enjoys watching wildlife will appreciate the opportunity to visit Formby, owned by the National Trust, where you may see a red squirrel if you're lucky. Bird lovers will already be aware of Martin Mere near Burscough only a few miles from Primrose Cottage. Go to the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust website to find out more.

Rufford Old Hall

One of Lancashire's best 16 century buildings is only 3 miles from Primrose Cottage. You'll be amazed by the intricately carved wooden screen and hammer-beam roof. There's an arms and armour collection of national important, topiary displays and garden trails to follow. It is said Shakespeare performed in the Great Hall as a young man.


There isn't a better place for golf fanatics in England. Ormskirk Golf Club is 1 mile away.  Primrose Cottage is close to both Royal Birkdale and Lytham St Anne’s. There are also numerous courses around the area if you like to play a bit yourself.

Call us, in Ormskirk, Lancashire, to enquire further about our bed and breakfast.