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Blackpool has its own
An increasing number of charter flights now operate from Blackpool Airport.
The '''Blackpool Tramway'''
The town is well served by buses; the main operators within the town are Blackpool Transport [http://www.blackpooltransport.com] and Stagecoach [http://www.stagecoachbus.com/]. Note that Blackpool Transport altered or renumbered most of its routes in July 2010. Until the change, every route had distinctive colour-coded buses but this system has been abandoned and the buses are now deployed on any route. Both operators sell day tickets but with very few exceptions these are only accepted on their own buses.
Horse-drawn "landaus" offer an old-fashioned alternative to modern taxis for journeys along the seafront.
*'''Blackpool Tower''', [http://www.theblackpooltower.co.uk/] - a Victorian alike of the Eiffel Tower, the view from the top is worth seeing, but gets busy at the peak of the tourist season. Blackpool Tower is one of the famous towers in the UK. Once inside, you climb through seven levels of attractions, including a circus, bug zone, Out of This World, aquarium, and ballroom (for you film buffs, this is the lavish ballroom seen in the 1996 Japanese film ''Shall We Dance?''), before going up in a glass elevator to the observation deck.
* '''The Piers''' [http://www.eblackpool.com] - Blackpool is the only British resort with three piers. The North pier
* '''Pleasure Beach Blackpool''' [http://www.blackpoolpleasurebeach.com/] is perhaps Britain's largest funfair, with eleven roller-coasters including the original Roller Coaster which gave the rides their name. This has been eclipsed by more modern coasters, including Britain's tallest roller coaster ride the "Pepsi Max Big One" (more commonly known simply as "The Big One") which is over 200 feet high. Other roller coasters include the Irn Bru Revolution and Big Dipper. Rides require 2-9 £1 tickets, or a £30 all day wristband, which is a few pounds cheaper when bought online. As well as the adult rides, children's rides area, and sidestalls, the park also has some excellent architecture to see. The park began life as a funfair on the sands in the Victorian era, and by the 1930s some permanent buildings arrived in the style of the day - Art Deco. In particular don't miss the station of the Roller Coaster ride, and the White Tower at the south entrance to the park, both of which have "streamline moderne" influences just like some of the classic trams which operate on the seafront nearby.
* '''The Winter Gardens, Blackpool'''. [http://www.wintergardensblackpool.co.uk/]
* '''Blackpool Pleasure Beach''' [http://www.blackpoolpleasurebeach.com/] - fun fair and roller coaster rides. New for 2011 Nickelodeonland themed on the TV Channels favourite characters
* '''The Grand Theatre''', A 1100-seat theatre designed by Frank Matcham in 1894. [http://www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk/index.php]
Fish and Chips. Chippys are everywhere in Blackpool. Along all the piers and the seafront it is impossible to walk along wthout passing dozens of chippys.
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* '''Tache'''. Blackpool's alternative/rock night club. Behind blackpool bus station.
*<drink name="The Auctioneer" alt="" address="Lytham Road South Shore" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">A Wetherspoons favourite with its good value drinks and food</drink>
*<drink name="Duple Club" alt="" address="96 Bond Street South Shore Blackpool" directions="" phone="
*<drink name="The Dutton Arms" alt="" address="Corner of Wateroo Road and the Promenade" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">The Dutton Arms is The Party Pub of South Shore Blackpool. Popular DJ's at the weekend and late closing. Unfortunately a large fire destroyed most of the building on 25 January 2010" As of early July 2010 contractors have been seen undertaking refurbishment. </drink>
*<drink name="The Albert and the Lion" alt="" address="Corner of Adelaide Street West and the Promenade" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">The JD Wetherspoons latest addition to Blackpool opened on 2nd July 2010 and can be found almost under the Blackpool Tower at the junction of The Promenade and Adelaide Street West. As always a Blackpool favourite with its competitively priced food and drinks </drink>
*<drink name="Rose & Crown" alt="" address="22 Corporation Street, FY1 1EJ" directions="2 minutes from the Grand Theatre, 3 minutes from the Winter Gardens" phone="
Visits to Blackpool are generally incident-free. During Friday and Saturday nights, the busiest areas of the town centre such as Talbot Square and Queen Street can become very crowded and somewhat rowdy, but there is a large and generally good-natured police presence. The sea front and piers are usually crowded
You should take care in the Central Drive area at night, and avoid back-alleys anywhere in the town centre after dark. In particular there are a small number of street prostitutes operating in these areas after 11PM, who approach single males who are under the influence of alcohol. Do not accept any offers of sex; you will be risking being mugged by the prostitute and/or a male accomplice.
* <sleep name="New Osborne House Hotel" alt="" address="3 Trafalgar Road, FY1 6AW " directions="near the South Shore" phone="+44 1253 346444" email="" fax="" url="http://www.newosbornehousehotel.co.uk/" checkin="" checkout="" price="Rooms from £20 a night"></sleep>
*'''The Address Blackpool''', Set in the Heart of Blackpool Close to All Attractions Including the Pleasure Beach and the Opera House,Tel: +44
*'''Moorbank House''', Tel: +44 1253 344385 [http://www.moorbankhouse.co.uk] Single from £30, double from £40. Ground Floor rooms and free parking, relaxing lounge with licensed bar, non-smoking.
*'''The Kingscliff Hotel, Blackpool'''[http://www.bedandbreakfastblackpoolonline.com/].
*'''Canasta Hotel'''[http://www.canastahotel.com], 288 Promenade ''+44 1253''
*'''Blackpool Hotel Rossi'''[http://www.hotelrossi.co.uk], 263 Promenade, Tel: ''+44 1253'' 341731.
* '''Staymor Hotel'''[http://www.staymorhotelblackpool.co.uk], 555 New South Promenade. Tel: +44
*'''The Wembley Hotel'''[http://www.thewembleyhotelblackpool.co.uk], 275 Promenade, Tel: ''+44 1253'' 346154. Family hotel, all 16 rooms en-suite, licensed bar. Prices start at £17.50pppn
*'''Norbreck Castle Hotel''' [http://www.norbreckcastlehotel.co.cc]. Address: Promenade. Facilities include a swimming pool and gym. Hotel rooms from £17.50pppn.
*'''Big Blue Hotel'''[http://www.bigbluehotel.com/], Ocean Boulevard, Pleasure Beach, Tel: ''+44 1253 400045''. Offers 4 star contemporary accommodation right next to the Pleasure Beach.
*'''Imperial Hotel'''[http://www.barcelo-hotels.co.uk/hotels/northern-england/barcelo-blackpool-imperial-hotel/], North Promenade, North Shore, ''Tel: +44
Take a tram north to [[Fleetwood]], formerly one of the UK's major fishing ports. Visit its famous market and go to the outlet mall called "Freeport". If peacefulness is what is required then catch a bus or train to "Lytham" ,"Ansdell","Fairhaven" or "St Annes-on-sea". Under the resort name of "Lytham St Annes", These charming family seaside towns offer something different and traditional to Blackpool.