Holmes, Lancashire

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Hunters Lane, Holmes (geograph 2443128).jpg
Hunters Lane, Holmes
Holmes is located in Lancashire
Holmes shown within Lancashire
Population 5,350 2001 Census (Tarleton Parish)
OS grid reference SD433194
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PRESTON
Postcode district PR4
Dialling code 01772
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
53°40′05″N 2°51′29″W / 53.668°N 2.858°W / 53.668; -2.858Coordinates: 53°40′05″N 2°51′29″W / 53.668°N 2.858°W / 53.668; -2.858

Holmes is a hamlet in West Lancashire, England. It is adjacent to the larger village of Mere Brow, which is between the much larger villages of Banks to the west and Tarleton to the east. It is directly situated on the A565 road, which gives the village good links with Preston, Southport and Liverpool. Historically, the village was an agricultural settlement, due to the excellent soil, and farming is still important.

The hamlet is administered by West Lancashire District Council and Tarleton parish council.[1] Holmes and neighbouring Mere Brow were part of the ancient parish of North Meols but now are part of Tarleton parish.

Holmes has a small church. The main business is Huntapac, a farming company that grows and supplies vegetables to supermarkets.[2]


  1. ^ Local Governance, Tarleton Parish Council, retrieved 2011-03-19 
  2. ^ http://www.huntapac.co.uk/

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