Within the village of St Michaels:
The Grapes Hotel - pub currently not serving food (last updated 31/03/12)
St Michaels Home Store which sells fresh flowers, gifts & household items.
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):
The White Bull Hotel
The Farmers Arms
The Courtyard Caffe
Fruit & Veg Shop
Nisa Today 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.