Tag Archives: Lancashire

Southport promenade

Southport is a large seaside town in Merseyside, England. Historically part of Lancashire, the town was founded in 1792 when William Sutton, an innkeeper from Churchtown, built a bathing house at what is now the south end of Lord Street. … Continue reading

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Golden mile and Tower at Blackpool

A classic view of Blackpool’s ‘Golden Mile’ and Tower. Also on view is one of Blackpool’s famous trams. The tramway runs all the way from Fleetwood in the north, through Blackpool, to the Pleasure Beach in the south and beyond.

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Horse and carriage, Blackpool

Visitors to Blackpool can become like lords and ladies by availing themselves of a ride along the promenade in a horse-drawn carriage.

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Blackpool’s Golden Mile

The area in Blackpool known as the ‘golden mile’ is actually just short of a mile in length and consists of amusement arcades, (such as Coral island pictured here), fortune tellers, souvenir shops and entertainment venues that stretch along the … Continue reading

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Blackpool beach and North Pier

Blackpool still remains a popular summer destination for day trips and weekend breaks, with miles of golden sands and plenty of entertainment.

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Illuminations, Blackpool

Blackpool’s Illuminations spread along the promenade for a number of miles, from the Pleasure beach in the south to Bispham in the north. They remain a very popular annual attraction in the autumn, despite the sometimes inclement weather.

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Blackpool Illuminations

Blackpool extends it’s summer season by hosting it’s famous Illuminations as an annual light show along the Promenade, from late August to early November. Sections of the display are changed every year to create a different set of themes over … Continue reading

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