4th July … possible re-opening date!

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Following the Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday and clarification today, UK accommodation is set to re-open on 4th July (subject to there being no rise in the number of Covid19 cases). We look forward to welcoming you all back to The Wescoe & to Blackpool. Rest assured that we will be doing all we can to… Read more »

Lockdown stroll along Blackpool Prom

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This afternoon we took our lockdown stroll in the May sunshine, between South and Central piers. There were loads of people out enjoying the weather, strolling, walking their dogs, scooting and cycling but the atmosphere was just lovely and everyone was paying attention to social distancing rules. Here are the pictures I took. Doesn’t the… Read more »

A message from Angie & Allan …

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Just over 20 years ago, Allan & I moved to Blackpool to take over The Wescoe. Sadly, it is now temporarily closed due to Covid19 restrictions.   It’s an uncertain time for all of us but we at The Wescoe remain upbeat. We may not know when we will be able to re-open but re-open… Read more »

A short stroll around South Shore, Blackpool

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This is a short circular stroll around the area immediately next to The Wescoe during lockdown, starting and ending at Dean Street. Many of you will have never seen Blackpool this quiet and I’d guess that many of you will have never strolled behind the Sandcastle and seen the Art installations there; it’s the perfect… Read more »

My top recommendations for places to eat in Blackpool

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1. One of my personal favourites, Italio restaurant on Lytham Rd … great Italian food & steaks. Good for evening meal or a special occasion 2. Jade Delight, Bond St (behind our car park) … yummy all you can eat Chinese buffet or choose from the menu; great value. 3. The Mandarin, Talbot Rd (near… Read more »

Brits told to avoid travel abroad indefinitely

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Initially, we were all advised by the Foreign Office not to travel abroad before April 16th; that ban has now been extended indefinitely.   The Spanish government is considering closing its’ borders this Summer for international tourism. For national tourism there will also be some restrictions. It wants to promote internal Spanish tourism. The French… Read more »

Coronavirus update

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We are devastated to announce that the Wescoe will be closed for the foreseeable future.   This has been a heartbreaking decision for Allan and I and one that we have not taken lightly. We must all follow Government advice not to travel in the interests of stopping the spread of this awful disease. We… Read more »

Flexible cancellation policy during Coronavirus pandemic

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At The Wescoe Guesthouse, Blackpool, the well-being and safety of our guests is of the utmost importance. Given the ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world, and the developing situation within the UK, you may be thinking twice before booking a holiday or break or you may be worried about a booking you have… Read more »