All about Ormskirk

Seen as though it is now the summer holidays, I thought this may be a good opportunity to explain some of the things you can do around Ormskirk whilst you are out of study either during term time or between term times ūüôā

Ormskirk is a market town in West Lancashire, England. It is situated 13 miles (21 km) north of Liverpool city centre, 11 miles (18 km) northwest of St Helens, 9 miles (14 km) southeast of Southport and 15 miles (24 km) southwest of Preston. The town has a train station which can link you to Preston and to Liverpool central in half an hour.

Ormskirk Golf Club, is a friendly private members club situated near the market town of Ormskirk, which is seven miles from the Southport coast with its many fine championship links courses. A friendly welcome awaits all visitors who are treat as members for the day. The course offers a real challenge to all levels of golfer, having been used for Open Regional Qualifying, County Matches and many Corporate, Charity and Society Events. Group or individual bookings can be made via the Secretary who will manage all of your requirements.

Ormskirk Market – one of the country’s oldest and most traditional street markets – gives the town an extra buzz each Thursday and Saturday. Dating back to 1286 when the monks at nearby Burscough Priory were granted a Royal Charter by Edward 1 to hold a weekly outdoor market, it is still a focal point for locals and visitors alike.¬†With¬†around 100 stalls, set in the pedestrianised area in the heart of the town around the famous Clock Tower, the market attracts hundreds of bargain hunters each market day.¬†Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it on the market whether its pullovers to pottery or food to furniture. It is ideal for those home essentials which can be bought at bargained prices!

Ormskirk Nightlife is perfect for those wanting an enjoyable and sociable night out for all occasions! There are the traditional pubs dotted around as well as a few late-night clubs. Situated in the town centre of Ormskirk you will find Lyme Tiger Рa cocktail bar which serves the most unique cocktails around. A definite one to visit!

Ormskirk Restaurants¬†– there will always be a place to cater your taste buds in Ormskirk including (to name but a few) Antonio’s – A traditional¬†Italian¬†restaurant, The Fat Olive – A Med-style restaurant and Piri Piri – An Authentic Portuguese restaurant. There are also the pubs serving their own traditional pub lunches for those who want a satisfying variety. You will never go hungry in Ormskirk!

Sight-seeing or shopping, eating out or exercising in the park, Ormskirk offers something for everyone, at all times.

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