‘General’ Category

Old Links Golf Club St Annes

February 4, 2012 at 2:47 pm

The Old Link’s Golf Club, St Annes , is a favourite stop for the discerning golf visitor. Part of the golf community hosting The Open in 2012, on July 15-22, the Final Qualifiying rounds will be played there. If you are planning... (more)

Blackpool Central Pier

February 4, 2012 at 2:29 pm

The Blackpool Central Pier is 500 metres away from the Blackpool Tower, so you can not miss it. If you take advantage of the viewing platform at the Tower, you can have a fantastic birds-eye-view of the length of the pier, which... (more)

Blackpool Annual Bonfire and Fireworks Display

February 4, 2012 at 2:24 pm

A special event, the Blackpool Annual Bonfire and Fireworks Display is eagerly anticipated by residents and visitors.  Held at the Blackpool Cricket Park in West Park Drive on November 5th, many thousands of fireworks fans make their way to the Stanley Park... (more)

Blackpool North Pier

February 4, 2012 at 2:10 pm

The Blackpool North Pier is also known as the “Pier of all Ages”, and has theatre shows; sun-lounger bars; Victorian tea-rooms and coffee shops; and a variety of up-market events such as the Champagne and Oyster Bar. You can nibble on the... (more)

Houndshill Shopping Centre

February 4, 2012 at 1:52 pm

Much beloved of Blackpool Town, the Houndshill Shopping Centre has been recently acquired by Modus Properties, who have rebranded the complex with a snazzy artistic letter H, with a dot underneath, indicating kinetic movement. Modus Properties have the motto, “a way of... (more)

Blackpool Christmas Lights

February 4, 2012 at 1:47 pm

The annual Blackpool Christmas Lights Switch On 2011 began with the gathering of a large crowd of happy folk, both visitors and locals, in the St John’s area on Saturday 19 November. With the same team that puts up the world famous... (more)

Blackpool Tower Ballroom

February 4, 2012 at 1:36 pm

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom, located in the Blackpool Tower complex was formally known as the Tower Pavillion. It was built in 1894 and designed by Frank Matcham, who designed Blackpool Grand Theatre, Elephant and Castle theatre in London, and over 200 palaces... (more)

RNLI Blackpool Lifeboat Station

February 4, 2012 at 10:25 am

The Blackpool Lifeboat Station, property of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution is a charitable institution that has been part of Blackpool life since it’s foundation in 1864. The station is proud of its 146 year history, and has received eleven awards for... (more)

Golden Mile Blackpool

November 23, 2011 at 2:38 pm

Golden Mile Blackpool is a name given to the area surrounding the Central Pier, and to the north and south of it, along the Grand Promenade. The area itself to which it is referring stretches more than a mile in length, but... (more)

Blackpool Guest Houses

November 23, 2011 at 2:15 pm

There are a comprehensive range of Blackpool Guest Houses to choose from. A guest house may be a family run bed and breakfast, an owner managed hotel, or a large home with partially converted accommodation for guests. They tend to be a... (more)