‘General’ Category

Blackpool Hotels

November 20, 2011 at 11:48 am

There are a wide variety of quirky hotels in Blackpool to choose from. A hotel offering a bed and breakfast served by a full staff, or a simple family run affair will have a wide choice of accommodation for guests. Smaller hotels... (more)

Blackpool Bike Hire

October 30, 2011 at 2:57 pm

At over 40 locations in Blackpool, you can hire a bike for the day, by the hour, or as a member. The Blackpool Council in conjunction with the Blackpool Primary Care Trust has put in place the Hire-A-Bike network, designed to compliment... (more)


October 30, 2011 at 2:53 pm

You may have been many times before, or you may be visiting for the first time. Whichever it is, Blackpool is sure to solve a mystery for you. This could take the form of remembering your childhood sense of fun and mischief,... (more)

Blackpool Model Village and Gardens

October 30, 2011 at 2:49 pm

This charming outdoor exhibit can be found to the south of Stanley Park, and is a welcome change from the brightly lit, adrenaline pumping attractions on the Blackpool Promenade. Upon entry you are handed a quiz, which straight away lures me in,... (more)

Blackpool Sandcastle Waterpark

October 30, 2011 at 2:46 pm

A leisurely stroll down the Great Promenade to the south end will lead you to the Blackpool Sandcastle Waterpark. This attraction is very popular and has increased in visitors by 20% every year for the past three years. So, what’s the big... (more)

The Grand National

October 30, 2011 at 2:41 pm

Named after the famous race held at Aintree each year, the roller-coaster ride, The Grand National takes the theme of this national event and incorporates it into a unique roller-coaster experience. Build in 1935, it embodies the sentiment of the time, with... (more)

Valhalla Ride Blackpool

October 30, 2011 at 2:33 pm

The most expensive investment Pleasure Beach Resort has made is in the Valhalla Ride Blackpool. At a cost of £15 million pounds, the resort  built the best dark ride in the world, at that time, and it opened in 2000. Of course,... (more)

Pleasure Beach Resort

October 30, 2011 at 2:27 pm

Attracting over six million visitors per year, the Pleasure Beach Resort is a must do stop when visiting Blackpool.  The resort itself is over 100 years old, and originated in 1896 with just one ride. From these Victorian-era beginnings, as Blackpool realised... (more)

Nickelodeon Land

October 30, 2011 at 2:22 pm

When visiting Blackpool’s Pleasure Beach Resort, there is ample entertainment for the children with the fantastic Nickelodeon Land to see.  Previously, the children’s entertainment area was known as Beaver Creek, and the popular rides from this have been transferred and repainted to... (more)

Blackpool Stanley Park

October 30, 2011 at 1:46 pm

Stanley Park has four quarters; north, south, west and east; and each quarter houses a delightful outdoors activity for all the family to enjoy. Whether it is as simple as a round of golf and a coffee afterwards in the gorgeous Art... (more)