A sea-side town based in the county of Lancashire, Blackpool is one of the main tourist spots that locals head to during summer. The town has developed into a major resort with a number of festivals taking place throughout the year. Blackpool Tower is a major landmark in the area while, every year, thousands come to the city to catch the famous Blackpool Illuminations. Pleasure Beach Blackpool is always a major hotspot while Winter Gardens, Sandcastle Water Park, Stanley Park and the Sea Life Centre are also major attractions. This is a vibrant place that combines rich history, culture, entertainment, and family attractions, including a huge variety of brightly lit arcades lining the promenade.
This bustling town has a number of serviced offices and retail spaces that are occupied by the likes of advertising agencies, graphic design firms, financial & marketing consultants, event management companies and public relation firms. Other professionals based in the town include solicitors, doctors, marketing firms and business consultants. Blackpool is also home to commercial establishments with the likes of Glasdon Group, Klarius and TVR setting up offices in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Blackpool is always buzzing with entertainment with venues like Grand Theatre, the home of all forms of classical theatre, opera and the performing arts in Blackpool. The Winter Gardens hosts a number of live musical performances while the Odeon Cinema is the place for movie buffs. From Vegas-style action at Viva Cabaret Showbar to amusement park rides at the Pleasure Beach Blackpool, this town has it all. The town is a foodie’s delight with a number of restaurants serving food from different parts of the world. You can enjoy Italian food at Terra Nostra, Chinese food at Michael Wan’s, fresh seafood at Cascades, and local British cooking at Rowley’s. For a taste of Pakistani cuisine, head down to Lahore or try JK’s Steakhouse for a hearty feast.
Blackpool International Airport is the major airport in the area, providing air transport links. Various bus and coach services run through the area, providing convenient transport links. In addition to a very good supply of taxis, the town is also served by a variety of train stations, including Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Blackpool South, Layton and Squires Gate Railway Stations. These railway stations offer connectivity to the Blackpool Branch Line from Preston, the Blackpool South-Colne line and Blackpool North-Preston line. Blackpool also has its famous tram service, offering slower connectivity from one end of the town to the other.