Bretherton, with a population of just below 1,000, is a small village adjacent to the village of Croston, South of Leyland and East of Tarleton, with the Rivers Lostock, Douglas and Yarrow bordering the village.

Bretherton has one pub, The Blue Anchor that has a convenient pathway through to Bretherton’s recreation ground with children’s play park, tennis court, football pitches and bowling green. The Blue Anchor also provides meals and is in the top ten on Trip Advisor for places to eat within the entire Preston area.

There is a cricket club in Bretherton which plays in the Southport and District amateur Cricket League and can be found at the South Road Ground opposite the Blue Anchor pub.

Bretherton has one primary school with an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating.

Bretherton Endowed C of E Primary School www.brethertonschool.org.uk

Bretherton Endowed C of E Primary School believes in providing the highest quality education for their children in a caring, positive atmosphere based upon Christian values, as detailed in the Mission Statement: “Learning together, growing together, achieving together, caring together, within our Christian family.”

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