Elgin Hotel - Brochure 2022 - 2023

Welcome to Britain’s favourite beach resort! Packed to the rafters with fantastic attractions, including the iconic Blackpool Tower and the three historic piers.These attractions and a plethora of other unique landmarks are what make Blackpool the UK's number one holiday resort! SPECTACULAR BLACKPOOL Blackpool Tower Take a trip 380ft up the iconic tower, take on the skywalk – a 5cm thick glass platformwhere you can see all theway down to the promenade – it's not for the faint hearted! Blackpool Pleasure Beach Home to the tallest rollercoaster in the UK, the BigOne and the countries only double launch rollercoaster; ICON. Blackpool Zoo With over 1500 animals from gorillas to lions to orangutans, there's plenty to see at the zoo! TOP TEN THINGS TO DO IN BLACKPOOL Tower Ballroom An intrinsic part of Blackpool legacy;marvel at the stunning architecture and design and practice your waltz on the famous dancefloor. Tower Circus Home toMooky the Clown and one of only 3 indoor,purpose-built circuses in theworld, theTower Circus is a Blackpool icon. Illuminations The illuminations really are breathtaking and one of themost iconic sights in the northwest of England. The illuminations will light up the skies from2nd September 2022 to 2nd January 2023. TOP FIVE FREE PICKS TO DO IN BLACKPOOL 1. The Beach There's nothing quite like a day at the seaside,especially on an award-winning Blue Flag beach! Take a dip in the sea, relax in the sun and enjoy an ice cream along the promenade. 2. The Piers North,Central and South; the only resort to have 3 functioning piers, so they are well worth a visit! 3. Blackpool Air Show Blackpool Airshow is two days packed with fantastic aerial entertainment,with some of theworld’s finest military and civilian aircraft heading to our coastline. The Blackpool Airshowwill take place on 13th & 14th August 2022. 4. Stanley Park 104 acres of beautiful parklandwith a stunning boating lake.The perfect place for a picnic!Why not pay a visit to the Art Deco Café and enjoy a snack or two? Their AfternoonTeas are to die for! 5. Annual Fireworks Championships Runningevery Friday through September, this annual event gathers together the creme de la creme of theworlds firework elitewith jawdropping displays and entertainment taking place on theTower Headland. If you don't want to get involved in the busy town centre,youwill get a great view fromour doorstep! Winter Gardens As one of the UK's biggest theatres, the Winter Gardens has seen thousands of performers since it's opening in 1939. TheWinter Gardens is open all year round and entry is free.Enjoy AfternoonTea at theMazzel Cafe or a delicious meal at the Empress Grill. Heritage Tramways Running fromStarr Gate to Fleetwood, Blackpool's tramway is the only remaining 'traditional' tramway in the UK.Blackpool is the only place in the UK where you can still ride on a heritage tramon it's original line;making this a truly unique experience. Madame Tussauds Get up close and personal with some of your favourite celebrities. Bow/curtsey beforeThe Queen, rock with Ed Sheeran or pull a pint in the 'Rovers' with the cast of Coronation Street! Comedy Carpet Situated on the headland across from theTower, lies the comedy carpet. Referring to thework of more than 1000 comedians and comedy writers, the carpet gives a visual form to jokes, songs and catch-phrases dating from early days of variety to the present. A remarkable homage to thosewho havemade the nation laugh. 14 ELGIN LEISURE BREAKS • 2022 ELGIN LEISURE BREAKS • 2022 15