“Run for 60 years by the same family.” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
An excellent reputation and enviable position in the heart of Blackpool directly opposite the Winter Gardens and Houndshill Shopping Centre. Ideally located for The Tower, theatres, seafront and all major attractions. One of the longest established family run hotels in Blackpool with over 50 years experience. Warm, friendly, clean and popular. Delicious home cooked menu. Regular entertainment. Families, couples, senior citizens (special rates), dancers and conference delegates. Free Wi-Fi. Lift to all floors.
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About the area
Lancashire was at the centre of the British cotton industry in the 19th century, which lead to the urbanization of great tracts of the area. The cotton boom came and went, but the industrial profile remains. Lancashire’s resorts, Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe Bay, were originally developed to meet the leisure needs of the cotton mill town workers. Blackpool is the biggest and brashest, celebrated for it tower, miles of promenade, and the coloured light ‘illuminations’. Amusements are taken very seriously here, day and night, and visitors can be entertained in a thousand different ways.
The former county town, Lancaster, boasts one of the younger English universities, dating from 1964. Other towns built up to accommodate the mill-workers with back-to-back terraced houses, are Burnley, Blackburn, Rochdale and Accrington. To get out of town, you can head for the Pennines, the ‘backbone of England’, a series of hills stretching from the Peak District National Park to the Scottish borders. To the north of the country is the Forest of Bowland, which despite its name is fairly open country, high up, with great views.
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