Posted by: Rasma R | September 3, 2014

Blackpool – A Seaside Resort

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Many families living in England and tourists who want to relax in the sun love to go to Blackpool in Lancashire, England. Blackpool became a major tourist center in England when the railway was built. As time went on more and more people realized that this was the place where it was all happening especially in the summertime when you wanted to relax and enjoy the simple life.

This lovely seaside resort offers attractions and things to do year-round. To enjoy seeing fantastic views take a climb to the skies and ride up the popular Blackpool Tower which rises 158 meters above the city. On a clear day you can see a panoramic view from North Wales to the Lake District. If you are travelling with your family an exciting place to go is Blackpool’s Pleasure Beach Resort here both young and old can enjoy over 125 rides including Europe’s tallest roller coaster.

For simpler pleasures you can take a walk along the recently renovated New South Promenade and admire the contemporary art made by pop artist Sir Peter Blake and go the Great Promenade Show to see the world’s biggest Mirror Ball. For entertainment there is the fantastic 19th century Winter Gardens which features award-winning West End Shows as well as jazz and rock concerts. On hot days you can enjoy Sandcastle Waterpark and if you are an animal lover there is the delightful Blackpool Zoo.  At the zoo there are many wonderful exhibits such as The Big Cat House, Gorilla Mountain and Children’s Farm and lots more.

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If you are visiting Blackpool in the autumn don’t miss the world-famous Blackpool Illuminations where six miles of streets turn into a magical festival of light and take the time to see the amazing Blackpool Fireworks Championships. There is plenty to do and see in Blackpool and when you need time for a break in the summer you can relax on the beaches and splash and swim in the surf.

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