Group Travel Tour Operator and DMC for Lancashire
Classic Blackpool and the Fylde Coast
Blackpool is famous as a fun-filled seaside destination. Now, thanks to a multi-million pound regeneration of the sea front, the town has a modern, contemporary feel that’s attracting many first-time visitors. This tour includes plenty of free time in the town, and adds in visits to Lytham St Anne’s, Fleetwood Market, and a relaxing canal cruise through the Lancashire countryside.
Dates throughout 2022 & 2023
Suggested itinerary by coach
Travel to your hotel
A free day to explore Blackpool
Head to the top of Blackpool Tower for stunning panoramic views and the famous ‘look down’ through the reinforced glass floor. The Tower is also home to Blackpool Tower Circus and the famous Tower Ballroom and its popular afternoon tea dances. The Pleasure Beach offers 125 different theme park rides, attractions and shows. Explore the famous piers, take a walk along the Promenade and sandy beaches, or get away from it all in Stanley Park.
Lytham St Annes, canal cruise and afternoon tea
Just along the coast is Lytham St Annes, home to a fine promenade, a lovely sandy beach, beautiful gardens, old half-timbered buildings, quaint shops and the famous Lytham Green and Windmill. In the afternoon we take a relaxing cruise, with afternoon tea, along the picturesque Lancaster Canal to Garstang.
Tram to Fleetwood Market
This morning we take a tram to visit Fleetwood Market, a traditional market with more than 150 indoor and outdoor stalls. Returning to Blackpool there’s free time in the afternoon for more exploring.
Suggested Hotels – Recently inspected by Greatdays staff
Grand Hotel Blackpool ****
Enjoy views over the famous Promenade at the 4 star standard Grand Hotel, Blackpool. The hotel which is situated on North Shore, and around 15 minutes flat walk from the town centre offers 274 modern bedrooms, all with TV and tea & coffee making facilities. There is a lounge, good size bar and large restaurant. Work out with cardiovascular equipment in the hotel’s fitness room or relax in the indoor pool. The hotel offers lift access to all floors and free on site coach parking is available.
Best Western Carlton Hotel Blackpool ***
The Best Western Carlton Hotel enjoys a fantastic sea front location on Blackpool’s North Promenade. It is located just a few minutes from the city centre and the main attractions such as the Blackpool Tower and the Winter Gardens. Enjoy delicious meals in the restaurant and take in the stunning sea views in the separate bar. The Best Western Carlton Hotel offers modern meeting and event facilities that can host up to 70 people. All 60 comfortable bedrooms are en-suite and are equipped with flat-screen TV, telephone, desk, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. This hotel has a lift to all three floors and coach parking is available on-site.
Other hotels are available – please contact us for details.
|Dates||5 days / 4 nights|
|2022 dates||From £259.00 per person|
|2023 dates||From £275.00 per person|
Single room supplement available upon request.