Trawl Boat Inn
Lytham St Anne's


Share on:

The name of this Wetherspoon free house recalls the time when Lytham depended on fishing and boat building. It also preserves the memory of an earlier Trawl Boat Inn, which flourished at Heyhouses until the 1880s. The safety of fishermen was largely in their own hands. ‘Charlie’s Mast’, originally a cart shaft with a light on top, and later transformed into a flagpole, was set up by Charlie Townsend in the early 1800s as a guide to mariners. Later, a stone lighthouse was built on Lytham beach but collapsed in a storm in 1863. A wooden successor stood until 1901 on a West End sand dune, a site now on Lightbourne Avenue, which was named after it. The fishermen also served as lifeboatmen. The Lifeboat Monument commemorates the crews of the St Anne's and Southport lifeboats who were drowned saving the sailors on board the German barque Mexico in 1886. The Lytham crew returned safely.     

Serving food all day and night with a huge choice of beers and wines

Visit our website for the menu,


Please note there are no social media pages for this pub

Read moreTrawl Boat Inn in Lytham St Anne's

Opening times

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the opening hours are accurate, always check with the business (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic)

Get exclusive offers from Lytham St Anne's

Sign up now!


( )( )( )( )( )
User image for Team Offigo
Team Offigo

Worth a visit! To show how much we love businesses on the high street we are giving 5 stars to show our appreciation. You can support this and other local businesses too by also writing a review.

Businesses nearby

Image of nearby

Image of nearby

Are you a high street business from Lytham St Anne's?

Add yourself for free!
This page was updated and correct on 16/03/2021. If any information is incorrect, suggest an edit. Information is for guidance only, always check the businesses website.
Your List