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 »

Dolphins in Blackpool

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Wow! a pod of around 30 dolphins was spotted off Blackpool beach today … brought out by the great weather, no doubt!