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10 Fascinating Facts About Blackpool Tower

The Blackpool Tower was once the tallest man-made structure in the British Empire. It was inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris, it is 518 feet (158 metres) tall and many consider it to be the North West’s most famous landmark. The Blackpool Tower was designed by two architects, James Maxwell and Charles Tuke. Both […]

Pleasure Beach Picks Up Major Awards

The last few months have been a tough time for Blackpool’s tourist industry. However, there was a ray of sunshine over the Pleasure Beach as the theme park picked up seven major industry awards this weekend. The thrill ride ‘Valhalla’ picked up the gold award for Best Water Ride at the 2020 Theme Park Awards. […]

Top 6 Rides At Blackpool Pleasure Beach

For many people, Blackpool is symbolised by donkey rides and ‘kiss me quick’ hats. However, thrill-seekers association the town with the best and biggest rollercoasters in the country. Blackpool’s famous Pleasure Beach Park (it’s not a real beach) is the home to many of England’s craziest rollercoasters and rides. Every year over 5 million people […]

When Do Blackpool Illuminations Start In 2020?

The Blackpool Illuminations are one of the most famous tourist attractions in the country. Each year the promenade sparkles with hundreds of thousands of lights, illuminated signs and 3D projection shows on the Blackpool Tower. Visitors flock to the coast to witness the spectacular and enjoy a night out on the town. The main event […]

Jackpot Joy Free Daily Scratch Card

Jackpot Joy has a new promotion which gives players the chance to win cash prizes with a free daily scratch card. The offer is called ‘Up To Scratch’, the deal works like this… Head over to the ‘Promotions’ page at Jackpot Joy to opt-in, once you’ve scratched away the panel on the promotions page it […]

20,000 FREE Blackpool Illuminations Tickets

This year’s world-famous Blackpool illuminations will take place on 4 September 2020, assuming the current Coronavirus outbreak is under control. Those wishing to attend the big switch-on can now enter the ballot to win a free wristband. Allocation is limited to four wristbands per household. The ballot closes at midday on Monday 3 August, register […]

Storm Ciara Batters Blackpool

Storm Ciara sent Blackpool residents and visitors running for cover as 80mph winds battered the Lancashire coastline over the weekend. The town’s famous promenade was hit by the full force of the Storm, which has bursts the banks of many British rivers, uprooted trees and flooded homes across the country. In one horrific video posted […]

Visitor Numbers Dip At Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has announced a dip in visitor numbers during the 12 months to March 2019. The company (Blackpool Pleasure Beach Holdings Ltd) reported that attendances were down 5.8% per cent over the period. The company statement said : “Attendance shortfall is attributable to a number of factors including the economy, the continuing confusion […]

Tips To Improve Your Poker Skills

Poker has been around for a very long time. Some historians claim it can be traced back to a card game played by a 10th century Chinese Emperor. Others claim it goes back to 16th century Persia. Either way, it’s been part of world culture for hundreds, if not thousands of years. But like all […]