Garstang is a town and civic parish within the Wyre Borough of Lancashire, England. It is ten miles north-northwest of the city of Preston and eleven miles south of Lancaster, and had a total resident population of over 5000.  It is famous for being the world's first ever Fairtrade Town

Garstang is mentioned in the Domesday Book as Cherestanc. Later recordings of the name include Geresteng, Grestein, 1204; Gayrestan, 1236; Gayerstang, 1246; Gayrstang, 1274; Gayrestang, 1292.  

Garstang Official Site, Wikipedia, Garstang Information

Garstang Childrens FestivalWhich will take place on every year on Spring Bank Holiday Monday

Garstang Millennium Green - A few minutes walk from the High Street is this “Jewell in Garstang’s Crown” – an area, situated on the western bank of the River Wyre, that has been set aside for wildlife conservation and community events. This area is managed by volunteers under the auspices of a registered charitable trust established in 2000 to represent the interests of the community.

Britain in BloomGarstang has been participating in Britain in Bloom since 1987. From 1990 to the present day Garstang has been bringing home the certificates, trophies and gold medals. Over the years gaining, local awards from the Northwest-in-Bloom, National awards from Britain-in-Bloom and international awards from Entente Florale.

Garstang & District Agricultural Show - Inaugurated in 1809 it is reputedly one of the best one day shows in the country



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