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Visit Ormskirk and discover the range of shops, restaurants, cafes and more that this great town has to offer. The town is known for its production of gingerbread, which it has been renowned for, for centuries. Ormskirk is also home to Ormskirk Parish Church, which has been here since the 12th century, and one of just 3 churches in the UK to have both a spire and a steeple.
There is a good selection of shops in the town centre, with a blend of the big brand retailers, alongside local independent shops, selling all kinds of products, from clothes to food, toys to technology. The main shopping area is the town centre itself, but there is also the Hattersley Centre just outside the town centre, which is home to a number of the large brands for shopping, as well as somewhere to get some food and drink.
There are a number of pubs and bars in the area, for those who enjoy a cold drink and watching the latest sporting matches with other sports fans.
The local market takes place in the town centre every Thursday and Saturday, and has been running since 1286, with hundreds of stalls for you to browse, and for you to discover a great selection of local and handmade produce. The Ormskirk MotorFest is an annual event which takes place in the town, with hundreds of different types of cars and motorcycles for visitors to see.
The local train station offers easy access to the nearest cities of Liverpool and Preston, whilst the town itself is located close to Southport, Rufford, Bickerstaffe, Burscough and Skelmersdale, which can be easily reached by the local bus routes.