With The Westdean as your base, you can explore all the wonderful things that Blackpool has to offer.
There are some fantastic attractions.
The famous Blackpool tower and circus
Sea life centre
Louis Tussauds Waxworks
The Dr.Who exhibition
Ripleys believe it or not
Blackpool zoo and dinosaur world.
There are also the three piers North, Central and South.
Heading south from the South pier you will find numerous works of art to look and listen to.
Blackpool is open 365 days a year, there is always so much to do. From the famous three piers, The Pleasure Beach Resort, the many theatres and shows and of course the shopping experiences, either in Blackpool town centre, Cleveleys, Fleetwood, St Annes and Lytham to name a few. There is something for everyone. Visit the Blackpool Tower with its popular circus, or the Zoo by Stanley Park or even the Sandcastle Waterpark, plenty to do more adults and children.
Blackpool illuminations are switched on friday 3rd september and shine for 66 nights until sunday 7th november.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach ... ride all day long for an all-inclusive price. For those who like a good white-knuckle ride try the Pepsi Max BIG ONE, Infusion & The Revolution. For great special effects & a wet ride, try Valhalla!
The Sandcastle is an indoor water park with fast & furious slides as well as more-sedate water attractions.
Blackpool Tower offers a great family day out with a daily circus, aquarium, 3-D cinema, Jungle Jims Adventure playground for the kids & the Walk of Faith a glass floor when you visit the Tower top ride.
Blackpool Zoo is open daily & has benefitted from a lot of investment... a new penguin house, new giraffe house, a new pride of lions & my own favourite, Amazonia... a walk through enclosure with monkeys roaming freely.
Funny Girls is a show not to be missed! ... a burlesque cabaret which will have you in stitches!
Watch out for the ever changing productions at the Grand Theatre, Opera House & North Pier.
Central Pier houses the ever-popular show, Legends, where tribute acts such as Freddy Mercury, Elvis, Diana Ross, John Lennon, Buddy Holly entertain you. Great shows!
Blackpool is a vibrant and exciting seaside resort with attractions to entertain all the family including Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Blackpool Tower and the amazing Tower Circus, the Sandcastle Waterpark, Tussauds Waxworks, Sealife Centre, Blackpool Zoo, Stanley Park and Blackpool Model Village to name but a few.
The area is also known as Englands Golf Coast as we have no less than 9 challenging golf courses of varying styles and standards within a 5 mile radius.
Also dont forget that in less than 50 minutes you can enjoy all that Liverpool, Manchester and the Lake District has to offer so stay for a few days and enjoy a different experience every day!
The Winter Gardens, Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Zoo, Grand Theatre and the shops, markets, and restaurants.
If you are visiting Blackpool for the illuminations its easy to catch a tram to wonder at the magic of the Golden Mile and the 5 miles of the lights. You can also ride the trams to Cleveleys and Fleetwood market.
If its thrills you want you must visit the world famous pleasure beach, Why not see the sharks and many more species of fish take a trip to the sea life centre. Blackpool Tower was another seaside feat of Victorian engineering and has always been known for its quality entertainment. It has recently been restored to its former glory. The Golden Mile is stocked full of amusement arcades, gift shops and plenty of places to get all the jokes and novelty goods you could want. Rub shoulders with the stars at Louis Tussauds Waxworks - if youre feeling brave enough why not check out the Chamber of Horrors!!
Blackpool also has a high reputation in the North West for its clubbing scene with a number of high quality nightclubs and wine bars available. Combine this with a number of traditional pubs in the area, most offering free entertainment, and you are all set for a great night out whatever your taste.
The shopping centre at Blackpool is mostly concentrated around the Central area and comprises of a number of high street brand named stores as well as novelty gift shops, markets and joke shops. Alternatively, take the tram to Fleetwood and visit the many markets that Fleetwood has to offer.