How to Get Here

Clifton Hospital is situated halfway between the towns of Lytham and St Annes, just off Clifton Drive South on Pershore Road.

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Where possible, we encourage visitors to use public transport, taxis, walk or cycle so that spaces are preserved for patients and visitors who need to come by car.

Car parking

There is a designated pay and display car park for patients and visitors.

Car Parking Charges (effective from Thursday 2nd February 2023)

0   –   1  hour       £1.30

1  –  2 hours       £2.50

2  –  3 hours       £3.00

3  –  6 hours       £4.00

6  –  24 hours     £6.00

Registered Disabled Drivers

There are disabled spaces close to the hospital entrance and signage in place to direct you to these spaces. If you hold a registered disabled badge, display your valid badge in your windscreen and you may park in designated disabled bays free of charge.

Please lock your car.  Although we patrol the car park and will endeavour to ensure the safety of vehicles parked on the site, vehicles and their contents are left at the owners’ risk.

Parking Rules

Clifton Hospital is a very busy site and we must ensure that roads and entrances are not blocked. The following car parking rules apply:

    • No parking on double yellow lines or yellow cross-hatched areas
    • All vehicles should be parked within the marked bays
    • Only registered disabled badge holders may park in disabled bays
    • A valid pay and display ticket should be clearly displayed in your car if you use the pay and display spaces
    • No exceeding the time limit in short stay bays

Civil penalty notices are in operation – £25 charge.  For car parking information, please call Tel 01253 956970.


Line 7  operates a 20 minute service during the day, Monday to Saturday from Cleveleys to Lytham via Bispham, Blackpool and South Shore.
Weekdays from 7pm and during Sunday, every 30 minutes.  The Sunday service also includes Wesham and Kirkham.

For more information, call Tel 01253 473000 or visit


The nearest station is Ansdell and Fairhaven with an hourly service from Blackpool South (11 mins) and Preston (22 mins) for further details visit

Traveline – for travel information, supported by local councils and bus companies.  Telephone 0870 608 2608.

The Hospital Travel Costs Scheme

This scheme provides financial support to patients on a low income, who otherwise may not be able to access appointments owing to the cost of travel.

Patients receiving certain benefits automatically receive a full refund, these benefits are:

  • Income Support
  • Working Family Tax Credit
  • Job Seekers Allowance
  • Pension Credit Guarantee.

Patients not in receipt of the above benefits may be able to claim but will need to complete form HC1 which is available from reception.

Cycling and Motor Cycles

There are stands at the entrance to the hospital.

Please ensure you secure your cycle/motor cycle with a good quality lock.  Cycles/motor cycles are left at the owners’ risk.

Travel Leaflet

Click here for a printable version of the information above.