New Blackpool Destination Guide

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   The 2019 Blackpool Destination Guide showcasing the myriad of attractions in the UK’s most popular beach resort is now available. The free 84-page guide puts special focus on the 125thanniversary celebrations of two of the resort’s most iconic heritage assets – The Blackpool Tower and The Grand Theatre. To mark these historic milestones, the… Read more »

New Year in Blackpool

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Funny Girls Christmas Spectacular runs until 6 January There’s something for everyone in Blackpool this New Year. All of the usual daytime attractions are open including the Tower, Waxworks, Sealife Centre, shops, bars and arcades, restaurants and cafes. In the evening Blackpool springs into action with both adult and family shows, pantomime, cabaret, parties, karaoke,… Read more »

Lytham Festival 10 – 14 July 2019

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This is Lytham Festival’s 10th anniversary year & so, they have pulled out all of the stops to bring us this incredible line up: Wednesday 10 July Human League Thursday 11 July to be announced Friday 12  July Kylie Minogue … yes … KYLIE, supported by Sophie Ellis Bextor Saturday 13 July ROD STEWART …… Read more »

10 great Blackpool pubs near to the Wescoe

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1. The Velvet Coaster … Wetherspoon’s newest offering (opposite South Pier) … 2 balconies & terraces overlooking the sea, decent food, clean & modern 2. The Dutton Arms (near McDonalds on the prom) … shows sports events & food is decent … kids allowed till 10pm-ish … popular outdoor seating area 3. Flanagans … refurbished… Read more »

It’s raining … what shall we do?

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1. Get even wetter at the Sandcastle Indoor Waterpark! Slides, wave pools, adrenalin chutes, spa & cafe in tropical heat 2. Ice skating at the Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach 3. Cinema, Rigby Road 4. Illuminasia, Winter Gardens … indoor illuminations made from silk … fabulous 5. Tower Dungeons … funny-scary (not scary, scary) 6. Tower… Read more »

My top 10 things to do with kids in Blackpool

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1. The beach … long stretches of clean sand & it’s free (donkey rides available) 2. Blackpool Zoo … meet the new baby lion 3. Blackpool Tower Circus … 2 hours of fantastic entertainment 4. Sandcastle Indoor Waterpark … exciting water rides 5. The Pleasure Beach … meet Dora or the Turtles & ride in… Read more »