Ormskirk Market - one of the country's oldest and most
traditional street markets - gives the town an extra buzz each
Thursday and Saturday. Dating back to 1286 when the monks at nearby
Burscough Priory were granted a Royal Charter by Edward 1 to hold a
weekly outdoor market, it is still a focal point for locals and
Shop 'til you drop!
With around 100 stalls, set in the pedestrianised area in
the heart of the town around the famous Clock Tower, the market
attracts hundreds of bargain hunters each market day.
Whatever you're looking for, you'll find it on the market. With a
great of range food stalls selling
fresh breads, homemade pies, cheese, olives, not to
mention fresh fish, meat and vegetables.
You'll also find a variety of clothing stalls, flowers, cards,
furniture, hardware - and even a chiropodist!
Several times a year we also host specialty markets such as
a continental or vintage market. Watch this space for
The market is open for business each Thursday and Saturday from
8.00am-4.30pm during March to October and 8.00am-4.00pm November to
Travel and parking
Getting to Ormskirk couldn't be easier as the town
has excellent rail and bus links that are within easy walking
distance from the town centre.
Visit either the Ormskirk
Train Station (external link) website or the
Arriva website (external link) for up to the minute information
about train and bus links.
There is one free and ten pay and
display car parks in the town centre. Visit Ormskirk town centre
parking for maps and more information.
Use Google Maps to get directions to
Ormskirk (external link).
Ormskirk Market links
For further information contact:
Colin Brady, Parking and Markets Manager
Tel: 01695 585125
Neil Lloyd-Knapman, Market Superintendent
Tel: 01695 570125 (Thursday & Saturday only)