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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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Pot of gold – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Rainbow on Blackpool beach. ‘Nuff said!

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Central Pier, Blackpool – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Central Pier, Blackpool on an Autumn afternoon. The ‘Big One’ roller coaster on Blackpool’s famous Pleasure beach can be seen in the distance. The Ferris wheel on the … Continue reading

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Autumn beach – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. An autumnal scene on Blackpool beach. Blackpool extends its summer season by switching on its Illuminations at the end of August, through until November. The whole of Blackpool’s … Continue reading

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Blackpool Central Pier – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Blackpool is a seaside resort in Lancashire on the west coast of England. It is famous for its Tower and for Ballroom Dancing championships – increasingly so since … Continue reading

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Out of season – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. A traditional feature of the British seaside resort are the donkeys used to give children short rides on the beach. Here is an autumnal scene in Blackpool, Lancashire … Continue reading

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Stormy weather – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. A blustery autumnal day at Blackpool, Lancashire, England, with the North Pier in the foreground. I love these kinds of days, especially when the sea is rough and … Continue reading

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