Blackpool is Britain's favourite beach resort, easy to get to via land, air or sea. It's a place with something for everyone, and ideal to go exploring. There are galleries, museums, entertainment venues, family leisure, Pleasure Beach theme park, Blackpool Tower and the famous Blackpool Zoo.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach alone hosts a mass of attractions such as the internationally famous Pepsi Max roller coaster and the new favourite, Infusion. Also you'll find the spectacular Arena where you can witness the most breathtaking ice skating show, Hot Ice. Blackpool boasts three magnificent piers, each one with its own family amusements, and a mini fair ground on the central pier, complete with the Big Wheel.
Blackpool Promenade Refurbishment
Blackpool's seafront is looking better with each coming month. This is due to the regeneration of the famous Blackpool promenade from South Pier to North Pier. There are plans for an outdoor entertainment arena, and so the promenade could soon become the people's playground as Blackpool press headlines have previously stated.
Blackpool Zoo is a definite must see, it makes a great family day out with over one thousand, five hundred animals. They also welcome educational groups and cater for wheelchair users.
Blackpool is also home to one of the UK''s most popular aquariums, the Blackpool Sea Life Centre. With roughly fifty displays and one thousand assorted sea dwellers, it educates as well as fascinates.
Hotel Libra, Blackpool
Blackpool offers everything for the family holiday. Hotel Libra is a family oriented guest house, conveniently situated right in the heart of pubs, shops, amusements and just minutes away from the Blackpool tower. Hotel Libra is also a popular hotel for couples, being just a short stroll from the many working men's clubs and social clubs of central Blackpool. The hotel itself has a cosy bar area, ideal as a meeting place, breakfast inclusive, and a three course set meal in the evening if required.
When booking your stay in Blackpool, you really are spoilt for choice. There is a wide range of different accommodation to suit your needs and your budget. You'll find hundreds of hotels, B&B's and guest houses stretching around Blackpool. Each with it's own distinctive style.
Choosing Blackpool Hotel Accommodation
When choosing your hotel in Blackpool, you need to consider who needs to be catered for. Are you alone, in a group of friends, with your family, or in a couple? If you travel independently, it might be that a B&B is all you need, a comfortable place to stay with all the necessities. In a group, a hotel with entertainment and bars, would allow you indulge in your social life. For families who want to experience everything Blackpool has to offer, an informal, cosy guest house is often ideal.
Blackpool Hotels – Quality Assurance
All public service places in Blackpool are inspected by Public Protection Officers. The team carry out these inspections of premises in offices, shops, the leisure industry and of course, all hotel and catering establishments. An officer is allowed to turn up at any time to inspect the level of health and safety commitment in the business.
Constant Package of Improvements for Blackpool
Whatever your perfect holiday or short break, you're sure to find it in Blackpool, whether it's daytime activities, buzzing nightlife or serene sunsets you desire. Blackpool has a reputation for constant developments and upgrades. The substantial promenade upgrade is completed, and reviews are full of compliments with words like 'modern', 'attractive', 'clean' and 'safe'.
A £22m extension to Blackpool's Tramway when completed, will form a convenient route from North Pier to Blackpool North Railway Station. Running along Talbot Rd, the project is set to be done and dusted by 2019, when it will be opened for use by the public. The work covers the extension plus a four star Holiday Inn and office/retail units to let. There will even be two new Flexity2 trams to help with the expected additional passengers. The tramway represents a huge step forward for Blackpool, and will provide more jobs and a stronger, improved economy for the town. The current tramway is used by over 5 million people already!
Blackpool is a centre point too with easy access via bus or tram to places like Fleetwood, with its fascinating museum and various events throughout the year. This includes the Beer & Cider Festival in May, and the Fleetwood Carnival in June. Thornton Cleveleys, which is on the way to Fleetwood features events such as the Easter Craft & Gift Fair in March, and the annual Cleveleys Car Show in June. You can walk from the Hotel Libra to Thornton Cleveleys in just 90 minutes. You could also visit Lytham St Annes Fairhaven Lake, a saltwater lake with boats and gorgeous gardens.
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