is a village and civil parish
in the West Lancashire
district of Lancashire
. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,196. The village is near junction 3 of the M58 motorway
, and is about four miles west of Skelmersdale
The grounds of Bickerstaffe AFC are at Hall Lane.
In the seventeenth century, Bickerstaffe was an important local centre of the Quakers in West Lancashire.
An annual music festival, Bickerstock, takes place in the summer season, featuring local and international artists, and drawing in increasingly large crowds.