My top 10 things to do in Blackpool when it’s raining

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Remember that indoor attractions get very busy when it’s raining but there are plenty to choose from in Blackpool. Here are my top 10 favourites: 1. Tower circus … pass 2 hours (with or without kids!) watching incredibly talented performers in this iconic building. At around £10 per adult it’s a brilliant show! 2. Sandcastle… Read more »

Blackpool Zoo revisited

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Took my grandchildren to Blackpool Zoo this week & it really IS the perfect family day out! There has been huge investment over the last few years with new enclosures replacing old, out-of-date ones (for example, the sealion area), new animals (such as a new pride of lions), the introduction of completely new animals such… Read more »

New slides at the Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool

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Montezooma & Aztec Falls are 2 new slides for 2012 at the Sandcastle, Blackpool; you can’t fail to spot them even before you enter the building as both slides come off the roof of the building, run part of their courses outside (above the prom) & re-enter the building for a final splash. Both are… Read more »

Winter Gardens Heritage Tours

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For those of you who love splendid architecture, fabulous features or a bit of history, the Winter Gardens, Blackpool is a real hidden gem. Much of the building has been symapthetically restored to its former 1870’s glory & the new Heritage Tours take you into rooms & areas which visitors would not normally get to… Read more »