Within the village of St Michaels:
The Grapes Hotel - pub
There is also a twice weekly mobile Post Office service located within the Village Hall. The Post Office service is available on Tuesday afternoons from 1.30 to 3.30 pm or on Thursday mornings from 9.30 to 11.30am.
The local bus service is the Stagecoach Number 42 service, which runs from Lancaster to Blackpool via Garstang, St Michaels & Great Eccleston. Buses to Preston run from Garstang, which is approximately 3 miles away from St Michaels.
Within the village of Great Eccleston (approx 1 mile away):
Ferrari's Restaurant (open Wednesday to Sunday)
The White Bull Hotel (serving food Wednesday to Sunday)
The Courtyard Caffe & Bar
The Fish Bar - fish & chip restaurant and takeaway
Pebby's Bakery (open Tuesday to Saturday)
Jay Cee's Newsagents & Off Licence
A & D Parkinson Butchers (open Tuesday to Saturday)
The Little Veg Shop - Fruit & Vegetables
Costco Mini Mart
Within the village of Little Eccleston (approx 1.25 miles away):
There is also a circular walk from the Cartford Inn to Great Eccleston and back.
Within the village of Churchtown (approx 1 mile away):
The Punchbowl Inn
There is also a circular walk that can be started from either of the above pubs or the St Helen's Church car park. A leaflet giving full details of the walk is available in the lodge.