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Dancing Fountains Blackpool Pleasure Beach

March 6, 2009 2 comments


Had a chance to see the new Dancing fountain display at the Pleasure beach yesterday. Impressive. Continuous displays to different tunes.

North Pier Blackpool – 8 Jan 09

January 8, 2009 Leave a comment

The Sun sets into the sea behind North Pier

The Sun sets into the sea behind North Pier

Looking north from the pier the sea glows Turquose

Looking north from the pier the sea glows Turquose

the pier looks eirily quiet after sunset

the pier looks eirily quiet after sunset

Looking down from North to Central pier.

Looking down from North to Central pier with south pier and the pleasure Beach in the distance.

Blackpool Pictures from the top of the Tower – Sunday 2/11

November 5, 2008 1 comment

Bright sunny day.

The Norbreck Castle Hotel

The Norbreck Castle Hotel

The Norbreck Castle at Bispham in a patch of bright sun. Morecambe Bay and the Lake District in the background.

Barrow in Furness

Barrow in Furness

Zoomed across Morecambe bay to Barrow and the dock yards.

BAE Yard at Barrow

BAE Yard at Barrow

Digitally zoomed in further to clearly see the huge BAE ship yard buildings at Barrow.

Blackpool Winter Gardens

Blackpool Winter Gardens

Zommed in on Preston

Zoomed in on Preston

The City of Preston in the distance.

BlackpoolPleasure Beach, Sandvastle and Soiuth Pier

Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Sandcastle and South Pier

South Pier

Central Pier

South Beach

South Beach

Towards the pleasure Beach without any zoom. Clearly shows the construction of the new prom and three of the new headlands. You could easily get a couple of football pitches on each one.

North Pier

North Pier

Close up

Close up

Wind Farm

Wind Farm

Part of the wind farm near to Barrow. Hardly visible with the naked eye from the top of the Tower but each one is a similar height.

img_36966trimmedDigitally zoomed in further.

Blackpool and Fylde College

Blackpool and Fylde College

Blackpool and fylde College, the River Wyre estuary behind, then Morecambe Bay and Haysham power station.

the lifeboat station

the lifeboat station

img_3707smllots of construction work still taking place on the new prom.

The Gasometer at Kew near Southport

The Gasometer at Kew near Southport

I can just make out the shape of the gasometer at Kew in the haze above the Ribble estuary.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

September 28, 2008 1 comment

The newest ride – Infusion

Pepsi Max Big one

Coming over the top

Coming over the top

Blackpool Show Guide Autumn Edition

September 12, 2008 Leave a comment

On behalf of Blackpool’s leading theatres and entertainment venues, we are delighted to send you the autumn edition of the Blackpool Show Guide.

In this guide you will find details of the great  line-up of entertainment on offer whether you’re visiting for a day or a short break.

Full details of how to book for all the shows and events can be found within the attached guide.

Click here to download your copy/

Autumn Show guide
Autumn Show guide

Large sections of the New Prom are Almost Finished 6th July 08 and More great Sunsets.


Looking north towards the Tower from the St. chads headland about 9pm

And looking south towards the Pleasure Beach.