Month: January 2023

Up and down the Promenade

The Golden Mile stretches between the North and the South piers. Its nickname comes after all the coin machines that were ubiquitous there. You will still find some casinos but focus now is on family fun with attractions like Madame Tussaud's, the Sandcastle Waterpark and Blackpool Pleasure Beach. All starts with Coral Island Family Arcade though so here is a little Blackpool promenade tour down the road from the Heathley Hotel. The Blackpool tramway is still running strong. Even though...Read More

The finest cuisine in Blackpool

Besides welcoming guests, we also love cooking. You only have to try our breakfast to figure it out. But for dinner, after a long day on the promenade or before a show, you probably want a good meal. We cannot claim these are the best restaurants of Blackpool but they are independent. Their chefs mean business and we could taste it when we visited. Mama Mia! Those pizza are to die for... Blackpool's Pizza Restaurant There are a few chains...Read More

Why is Blackpool so popular?

Diversity of entertainment! Ask anyone why they love Blackpool and you will probably get a dozen of different replies. Of course, Blackpool has a long history as a sea side resort. Back in the 1840s, the railway made it affordable for the working forces in the north west to come and relax by its shores. Just before the turn of the nineteenth century, the Golden Mile was attracting thousands of visitors. It is the name of the Promenade that stretches...Read More