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Blackpool at Christmas – Houndshill Shopping Centre

If you are planning on getting away for Christmas Blackpool will be ablaze with bright lights, dazzling entertainment and fun filled activities for the whole festive season. In mid November the Christmas lights in the centre of Blackpool town centre are switched on and their razzmatazz will fill the heart of the resort with festive spirit right through December. The popular Houndshill Shopping centre is a pleasant 10 minute walk from Hotel Libra Guest House.

Alongside the lights the centre will be transformed into a winter wonderland with entertainment and sparkling decorations lining the streets and shop windows decorated to amaze children and adults alike.

Winter Gardens, Grand Theatre – 10 Minutes from Hotel Libra Guest House

With shows, live music, carol singing and Christmas party nights being held in a wide variety of venues including the Grand Theatre, The Winter Gardens and The Sands venue on the promenade, there is lots of entertainment to choose from for all the family. Perhaps the most traditional of these forms of family fun is the pantomime. Blackpool will host two such family shows during the festive period. The Blackpool Tower Circus pantomime will run from November 27th to January 23rd. In addition several famous faces will also appear on stage in the pantomime at the Grand Theatre throughout December.

Hotel Libra guest house will all have added Christmas cheer for your break over the holiday and with special Christmas menus in the restaurants and hotels will satisfy your appetite for good food and drink.

Blackpool Winter Attractions Close to Hotel Libra Guest House

Many of Blackpool`s main attractions remain open throughout the year, so during your stay you will also be able to visit any number of them for all the usual fun and entertainment. The famous Pleasure Beach is open all year round and although there are seasonal changes to which rides are open there is still lots to do there over Christmas time.

Enjoy the Bracing Blackpool Sea Front

Whether you decide to walk along the beach, amble along the pier or take in the sculptures and exhibits along the promenade these open air attractions are open all day every day and as much a part of a visit to Blackpool at Christmas as any other time of year. Wrap up warm and head out perhaps stopping for a warming drink and snack on your way.

Blackpool Zoo is open every day except Christmas Day and is home to a wide variety of animals from big creatures like the lions and giraffes to snakes and spiders. The admission can often be discounted with Blackpool Zoo vouchers saving some money for other days out or extra shopping.

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Winter Gardens, Blackpool Piers & Promenades, Houndshill Shopping Centre, Grand Theatre, Sands Cabaret Lounge, Winter Gardens, Blackpool Pleasure Beach & Zoo.

Blackpool Attractions close to Hotel Libra
Blackpool Attractions close to Hotel Libra
Blackpool Attractions close to Hotel Libra


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