Woodside Park in Stalmine is a small family run semi-rural residential park that caters exclusively for retired couples aged sixty and over seeking a relaxed, less expensive way of life. The location of the park is between the villages of Stalmine and Preesall in the North Fylde countryside. The park is situated off the A588 main road which runs between the market town of Poulton-le-Fylde and city of Lancaster. Woodside Park is a four-minute walk to the 2c bus stop which runs from Knott-end to Blackpool via Pilling, Preesall, Stalmine, Poulton-le-Fylde and Little Carleton.
The small village of Preesall is a mile from the park and is home to the eighteenth-century country pub The Black Bull and the seventeenth-century-old country house Parrox Hall making the village steeped in historical interest. Preesall is also home to Shirley's Pies making handmade premium quality pies with the finest local ingredients for ten years. Less than a mile, in a twelve-minute walking distance from the park, is the peaceful countryside village of Stalmine. The village is home to a local pub The Seven Stars serving fresh traditional pub-grub and is also home to a church, village hall, organic shop, tea rooms, and amenity woodland.
A fifteen-minute drive from the park leads you to the market town Poulton-le-Fylde. Poulton-le-Fylde has its own award-winning railway station and weekly market selling a variety of goods and local produce from food to clothes. The town has a great range of homely pubs including the Thatched House Pub with its own microbrewery on-site, alongside Italian, Thai, Indian and other great restaurants. A day out at Poulton-le-Fylde offers the opportunity to walk around local independent stores and have a coffee and cake at one of the many day-time cafes, such as the New Penny of Poulton cafÃ© which not only has a delicious menu but also homes an award-winning ice cream shop. There is also the option to discover the town's history with rare items from Poulton's past being located within the town's Market Square, alongside the option to relax, pamper and de-stress at Poulton-le-Fylde's Spa on the Brek. A half-hour car-journey from Woodside Park takes you to the city of Lancaster. Lancaster is deep-rooted in history and has stunning Georgian architecture. The city offers a perfect day out with its famous Williamson Park, a scenic natural setting home to the stunning butterfly house. Lancaster is also brilliant shopping location and is renowned for its quirky boutiques and independent stores and Charter Market which is open twice-weekly and is home to over forty stalls with a wide selection of goods from homemade foods to clothes. The city offers leisurely activities for the grandchildren such as Energy Indoor Soft Play as well as great family days out at Lancaster Canal Cruises and Waterbus and Lancaster Castle. Recreational facilities are available or are within easy driving distance, e.g. Indoor & Outdoor bowls, country walks and all types of fishing. Telephone - Aline is available for each home Post - Stalmine Post Office is approximately a quarter of a mile away. We are informed there is a daily delivery of mail to each park home, plus a daily collection of mail from the post office. Food Deliveries - can be arranged to deliver to your door. Medical - The area is served by a group medical practice of five doctors at Preesall Medical Centre. Mobile Library - we are informed this calls every fortnight