Things to do for New Year in Blackpool

If you've been to Blackpool before, you know already how much there is to do here. Whether it is for beach holidays, a birthday party or a family outing, fun is just around the corner. December is a bit cold to dip a toe in the Irish sea. Unless you are in for a dare! New Year Eve is somewhat special and this is why the Lancashire resort offers more entertainment. We have listed a few things to do for...Read More

5 shows you cannot miss this Spring in Blackpool

With all the theatres in town, musicals, dancing and comedy are galore! And the good news is that most venues are within walking distance from the Heathley Hotel. We even get tickets for free shows, so why not ask when you book? This Spring, we have entertainment for all generations and tastes. The SpongeBob Musical, Totally Tina, Grease, Elvis World Tour and The Makings of A Murderer. You will be able to find out more about the show, get the...Read More

Top Stag Nights on the Coast

All lovers are heading for exotic spots this month! We wonder why Cupid? And it could be something unexpected with a proposal, who knows? We actually have a lot of them in Blackpool, something to do with the seaside for sure. Which makes it a hotspot for love but not only. Blackpool is a top destination for stag nights by the sea. Hen nights too. It is easy to get to Blackpool from Scotland and across England. Partying is cheap...Read More

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