Garstang is situated on the River Wyre
in Lancashire, a place of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to
the scenic Forrest of Bowland. In the centre of Garstang is the
Ancient Market Cross which was restored in 1897. The town has
a number of Weinds (narrow alleyways) leading off
the High Street. To the east of Garstang you can find the ruins
of Greenhalgh Castle built in 1490. The canal was opened in 1797.
During the 19th century Garstang was famous for its cattle and
Cheese Fairs. The photo shows St. Thomas' Church, Garstang.
For tourist attractions and places
to visit in and around Lancashire, please use the links at the
bottom of the page; also where to eat & drink in Lancashire.