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Rossall Point Tower

Rossall Point Tower

The Rossall Point Tower is open to the public. Come inside and find out all about the coastal environment, bird life and plant life or just enjoy the view. Downstairs you will find information about the biodiversity of Wyre's coastline, as well as lots of interesting things we have discovered on our beaches.

There are two viewing decks and binoculars for you to use for bird watching and taking in the views. See over the beach to the Irish Sea and across Morecambe Bay to the Lakeland fells and the Forest of Bowland. Or, there is a rooftop camera which you can control from the ground floor without having to climb the stairs, meaning everyone can enjoy the view. School and group bookings are welcome too.

Rossall Point Tower was commissioned by Wyre Council with funding through the Sea Change Programme. It has been designed to look as though it is leaning into the wind and rises 42 feet above the sand dunes.

The National Coastwatch Institute is based on the second floor of the tower and does a great job of keeping watch on the coast seven days a week.

Opening times                                                                                                                            

  • Thursday: 10am - 12pm for the weekly litter pick
  • Sunday: 11am - 4pm

Please note: The tower might be closed at short notice due to weather conditions or volunteering staffing. Please check the noticeboard at the entrance to the promenade at Rossall Point Tower Picnic Area (near to Sea Cadets) which will tell you the tower opening times.

Events at Rossall Point Tower

There are many fun and interesting events taking place throughout the year. Find out what's happening soon

Weekly beach clean

There is a weekly beach clean outside Rossall Point Tower every Thursday from 10.30am. Please come along and join us. All equipment will be provided.

Volunteer today

The tower is manned by Wyre volunteer rangers who run events and provide information about the local coastal environment. We are always on the lookout for volunteers to help us welcome visitors to the tower. If you would like to get involved email or call 01253 887504.

View the Rossall Point camera

View a live feed from the Rossall Point camera giving you views of the beach and promenade. This camera is normally operated automatically and the image will refresh every 20 seconds.

If you notice any faults with the camera please report a problem with the Rossall Point camera.

Contact us

Rossall Point Tower is operated by Wyre Council. For enquiries please contact or call 07976 650803. 

Find us

Rossall Point Observation Tower is located on the outer promenade at Rossall between Cleveleys and Fleetwood. You can get to it from the promenade, via a path from Princess Parade or from the Rossall Point car park and play area.

The what3words location of the tower is: ///dollars.payer.acrobats, and the grid reference is SD 314479.  

Google map address: Outer Promenade, The Esplanade. Fleetwood, Fleetwood, FY7 8PG.