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Lancashire - Blackpool

Blackpool is a borough seaside town, and unitary authority area of Lancashire, in North West England. It is situated along England's west coast by the Irish Sea, between the Ribble and Wyre estuaries, 17.5 miles (28.2 km) northwest of Preston, 27 miles (43 km) north of Liverpool, 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Bolton and 40 miles (64 km) northwest of Manchester. It has an estimated population of 142,100, and a population density that makes it the fourth most densely populated borough of England and Wales outside Greater London.
Throughout the Middle Ages and Early Modern period, Blackpool was a coastal hamlet in Lancashire's Hundred of Amounderness, and remained such until the mid-18th century when it became fashionable in England to travel to the coast during the summer to bathe in sea water to improve well-being. In 1781, visitors attracted to Blackpool's 7-mile (11 km) sandy beach were able to use a newly built private road, built by Thomas Clifton and Sir Henry Hoghton. Stagecoaches began running to Blackpool from Manchester in the same year, and from Halifax in 1782. In the early 19th century, Henry Banks and his son-in-law John Cocker erected new buildings in Blackpool such that its population grew from less than 500 in 1801 to over 2,500 in 1851. St John's Church in Blackpool was consecrated in 1821.

5 star Self Catering Self Catering Hotel

The Beach House

Tel: 07774 281767


The Beach House is situated in a select area near Bispham, North Shore Blackpool and occupies a prime seafront position overlooking sandy beaches.

It offers seven all 5 star gold luxury holiday and business apartments. Only one has easy access -Level one- on the ground floor. All accommodation is self catering, four with smoking areas, but no facilities for pets.
Staff trained to NVQ Level 2 cleaning certificates.

Within walking distance to cafés, restaurants, family friendly pub, and supermarket
Transport opposite with a short distance to a casino, golf course and Bowling Green.
Ideal for everyone!

Please note that we do not take bookings for Stag or Hen parties. Other groups welcome.

“Our aim is to create an experience, not just a visit”

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The Willows

Tel: 07901 817608 / 07879 525453

Located in a quiet area very close to the promenade in Bispham, which is between the two seaside resorts of Blackpool and Thornton-Cleveleys, The Willows offers comfortable and well-appointed accommodation, ideal for families and couples seeking a coastal escape.

This bright and spacious dormer bungalow has all the comforts guests look for in a holiday cottage. With 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, it sleeps 4 people. The property has a rear enclosed garden, perfect for al fresco dining or simply breathing in the clean sea air.

Living room (with electric fire, 32" Freeview TV and DVD player) - Kitchen/dining room (with electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer) - 1 bathroom with shower over bath, and toilet. - 1 double bedroom (First Floor) - 1 twin bedroom (First Floor) - Off-road parking for 1 car (additional on road parking) - Enclosed lawned garden. - Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels included - Free Wi-Fi - No smoking.

The beach is just minutes' walk from the property. Shops, bars, restaurants and takeaways are all situated close by. There are some great walks along the nearby promenade and cycle routes to Blackpool, Cleveleys and Fleetwood. The promenade is popular for sea-fishing, and there are many golf courses nearby.

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The King Edward Hotel

Tel: 01253 352932

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at the King Edward Hotel a select, quiet, family run, privately owned hotel. Offering guest's quality accommodation in relaxing, informal surroundings.

Every effort is made to make our guests' stay as pleasurable as possible, with friendly service from the proprietors Keith and Angela at all times.

Just 150 yards from the Queens Promenade, and only minutes away from theatres, shops and the railway station, the King Edward Hotel is ideally situated.

Our comfortable residents lounge offers the ideal setting for a relaxing evening. The bar is open each evening offering a wide choice of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks.

For those who prefer a quieter evening our spacious and comfortable television lounge leads through to the South facing sun lounge where guests can relax and order tea or coffee at their leisure.  

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Hotel Guest House/B&B Self Catering Holidays

Rowan Hotel

Tel: 01253 352218

Christine and Stewart welcome you to our 12 bedroom award winning hotel. "The Rowan" is situated only 20 yards from the sea and just a five minute 'tram ride' from the centre of town.

It is located in an ideal position for visiting Cleveleys, Fleetwood, Lytham St Annes, and Poulton-Le-Fylde, also within easy reach are Blackpool's main attractions, The Tower, Pleasure Beach, Zoo Park, Stanley Park, Piers, Golden Mile, Superb Golf Courses and of course the Shows.

We offer clean well appointed rooms, a spacious dining room, well stocked bar and most of our guests have been returning for many years.

Travelling north from Gynn Square, Empress Drive is the 4th turning on the right. We are then a short distance along on the left hand side.

OAP Discounts available on Weekly Stays.

Christmas and New Year Packages on request 01253 352218

We pride ourselves on the standard of cleanliness maintained at The Rowan and the care and satisfaction of our customers are of paramount importance.

Secure Private Car Park.

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The Penrhyn

Tel: 01253 352762 / 07428 052006

The Penrhyn is situated in North Shore adjoining Queens Promenade in an area noted for its good hotels. A two minute walk takes you to the promenade where the famous trams pass every four minutes in season to take visitors south to the town centre with its many shops, theatres, The famous Tower, three Piers, The Pleasure Beach and other amenities together with unlimited entertainment's, or North to Cleveleys, the North Shore Golf Club, Bispham Bowling Club & Tennis Courts all with Green Flag status, Fleetwood and the Famous Freeport Shopping Centre.

A warm and friendly welcome awaits visitors to The Penrhyn from the resident proprietors Caron & Family.

Relax in our spacious south facing lounge, where you can read your favourite newspaper, watch wide screen television or just watch the world go by.

To comply with recent legislation the Hotel is a No Smoking Hotel.

We cater for Couples, Families, Small Groups, Business Executives,  and Competition Competitors.  There are many local restaurants, cafés and various fast food outlets within easy walking distance or a short bus or tram ride from the hotel.

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Family Holiday's Blackpool

Just one of many available

Tel: 0800 0314377 / 07876 744886

If you want to enjoy a blue flag beach, salty air and sea breezes, plus a beautiful nature reserve, then a holiday in Blackpool is for you!

Book a great Family Holiday in Blackpool

From coastline to countryside, Blackpool has much to offer with its famous golden mile, tower and circus, the Pleasure Beach and Sea Life Centre, and between September and October the illuminations!

Indoor pool and sports facilities - Outdoor SplashZone with a Lazy River and Space Bowl Flume - Adventure golf course - Buses to Blackpool from the park at selected times of the year - Tranquil nature reserve next to the park - The Boathouse bar and restaurant - Entertainment complex with family shows and live music - On-site shop and laundrette.

Choose from Budget, De-Luxe, Prestige and Platinum Grade. Most are with decking including some with ramp decking for the less able.

We also have a great selection of Privately Owned 2, 3 and 4 bedroom Holiday Homes.

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Guest House/B&B Hotel Self Catering Apartments

Mardi Gras Hotel

Tel: 01253 751087

The Mardi Gras Guest Accommodation in Blackpool is now into its Seventh year with Stephen & Lee as your host’s.

We are one of the largest gay run accommodation providers in Blackpool. We cater for the individual guests and groups numbering up to fifty plus. All of our rooms are en-suite and spacious and we offer smoking and non-smoking rooms.

Unfortunately our hotel does not accept children under the age of 16. Please be aware of our terms & conditions if you continue to book for children you will lose your deposit

We would like to welcome you to our establishment in Blackpool, since we became the proud owners of the Mardi Gras in June 2006, we have had many guests through our doors and now class many of them as friends, our aim is to provide the personal touch ensuring that your stay in Blackpool is a memorable one, not only for our accommodation but the general attractions in Blackpool as well.

The Mardi Gras Guest Accommodation is situated in the heart of the gay scene of Blackpool,and less than a 100 metres to the night life of Blackpool’s gay complex of Funny Girls, Funny Girls 2, The Flying Handbag, Flamingo’s, Lucy's @ Tabago, and the Mardi Gras Nightclub. We are literally two minutes walk from the town centre for your shopping trips, and just a short tram ride to the fun of the Pleasure Beach. 


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Brooklyn Hotel

Tel: 01253 627003

Situated in the popular area of North Shore, The Brooklyn is just off the Promenade, adjacent to the Imperial Hotel and near to the Hilton Hotel in Blackpool. Close by (70m) is the famous tram system that runs along the Promenade, and is ideal for visiting many of Blackpool’s well known attractions including the Tower, Illuminations, Winter Gardens, Theatres, Pleasure Beach and Hounds Hill Shopping Precinct, and also the nearby resorts of Cleveleys and Fleetwood.

An ample traditional English Breakfast is served in our bright and elegant dining room, and it is our pleasure to cater for special diets and vegetarian meals. All we ask is to let us know in advance.

Our bedrooms are clean, comfortable and are situated over three floors. They are individually styled and each one has en-suite facilities, central heating, new flat screen LCD TV’s with Freeview, tea and coffee facilities, and ironing boards, with irons available by request. On the ground floor (accessible by a ramp) we have a double room and a twin room, next to each other, each with facilities for disabled persons.

Our well-stocked, comfortable Bar Lounge is an excellent environment to relax and enjoy your favourite tipple and is a popular area with our visiting guests. Take a well-deserved rest or meet and chat with new and old friends.

Parking is never a problem at the Brooklyn. Besides our residents' FREE car park, there are no restrictions on the roads to the front and side of the premises.

FREE WI-FI is available to all of our guests - just ask at reception for the code.


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Granada Apartments

Tel: 01253 351506

"Short stays, Long stays and Holiday breaks!"

Whatever your reason for visiting Blackpool, be it Illuminations, business or holidays the Granada Apartments offer an unrivalled location.

Within easy reach of the Granada Apartments you will find all the entertainment venues such as the Pleasure Beach, North, South and Central Piers, the Tower as well as the many shopping emporiums.

Granada Apartments cater for couples and families only ensuring the perfect way for you to spend your holiday. Accommodation on the Seafront, near to all amenities including the busy Red Bank Road, just a minute’s walk away, Shops include Sainsbury’s, banks and lots of cafes and restaurants. Just nearby is Bispham tram station giving easy access to the North Pier, Tower, and town centre shops, plus Cleveleys and Fleetwood.


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