Kirkham is a town in Lancashire, UK that lies roughly midway between Blackpool and Preston. It is adjacent to the smaller town of Wesham. The town gets its name from a hill called Carr Hill, which was once home to a Roman fort. As of the 2011 census, the population was 7,194. The town has a thriving tourism industry and many attractions. Its charm is not limited to the beach, though.
The town has a vibrant history of industry. It was founded in the late 18th century as a flax-weaving and sail cloth industry. By the end of the nineteenth century, the area had several mills, with one being the Progress Mill, which closed down in 1915. A display of a crossroad loom from the 1920s depicts the village’s past, and you can visit this machine and learn about its history. Learn more.
The town has a vibrant literary scene. Famous authors have signed books in Kirkham and signed them in the town. It has several book shops, including a local one on Station Road. There are several theatres in the town, and many festivals and events take place there. At the time of the 2011 census, there were 7,194 residents in Kirkham. Listed buildings include: Church Street School, Carr Hill Secondary Modern, and the Carr Hill Primary School. The Town has three primary schools, Kirkham St Michael’s C of E Primary School, and The Pear Tree Specialist School. Next Article.

There are a lot of great places to visit and see in Kirkham, UK. We compiled a quick list here.

Point Of Interest #1 Bell & Bottle, Blackpool Rd, Kirkham, Newton with Scales, Preston PR4 3RJ
Point Of Interest #2 The Studio Collection with YourGym, 64 St Georges Park, Kirkham, Preston PR4 2DZ
Point Of Interest #3 The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village, Ribby Hall Village, Ribby Rd, Preston PR4 2PR
Point Of Interest #4 Buraq Indian Restaurant, 7 Blackpool Rd, Kirkham, Preston PR4 2RE
Point Of Interest #5 Mowbreck Scout Campsite, Mowbreck Ln, Wesham, Preston PR4 3JR

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