Blackpool Illuminations & More
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TLEI3348
- Travel Type: Coach
2020 - The New Sandringham Court Hotel - 5 Days - (OML5004)
Great hotel location!
Also includes excursions to Liverpool and Skipton on Market Day..
People love the location, cleanliness and food at this hotel and it is wonderfully located in the heart of Blackpool, an ideal spot from which to enjoy the world-famous Illuminations. This midweek break gives you time to really enjoy this fabulous annual event and also offers an opportunity to explore Blackpool on your own whilst enjoying breakfast, dinner and great entertainment at your centrally located hotel.
You'll also be able to join us for a visit to the magnificent city of Liverpool and a fascinating visit to Skipton on Market Day.
Blackpool is the stuff of old English postcards, known for its fun and humour. There is plenty to do for all ages on a traditional British seaside holiday to this iconic destination. From the high-tech adrenaline of its famed Pleasure Beach to it’s three distinctive piers dotted along the golden beach and remember to pick up a stick of Blackpool rock.
The world-famous Illuminations need little introduction. Miles of festoons along the promenade attract 3 million visitors every year and you'll be staying right in the heart of it! An extraordinary 3D projection show on the front of Blackpool Tower adds to th atmosphere and it is hardly surprising that it is known as the greatest light show on earth!
There is a fabulous range of activities available if you are looking for more to do. Blackpool Zoo, The Model Village and the Dungeons to name a few. In the evening, why not pop into Blackpool Tower and enjoy a waltz in the ballroom? Blackpool’s charm is its defiant embrace of the seaside holiday. It offers a mix of thrills, fun, laughs, and relaxation. What more could you want?
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
The New Sandringham Court Hotel
The New Sandringham Court Hotel is set a short walk from the promenade and Blackpool Tower and boasts, a sports bar and a games room with free WiFi access in public areas. Rooms at The New Sandringham Court Hotel are simply but comfortably furnished and come with a TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Rooms also include a shower room. Guests can enjoy a range of spirits, beers, ciders and soft drinks in the property's bar. Vending machines with drinks and snacks are also available.
After joining the coach at one of our convenient local pick up points, we head north towards lovely Blackpool with convenient coffee/lunch stops along the way. We expect to arrive at our hotel, the New Sandringham, in the late afternoon. Check in, relax and maybe enjoy a drink from the bar before dinner and some great entertainment. Why not also take a stroll along the seafront and start to take in the fabulous Illuminations?
Enjoy a hearty traditional English breakfast every day and enjoy free time to enjoy the very best that Blackpool has to offer, including the amazing Illuminations. Make sure you join us on our INCLUDED excursions to lovely Liverpool and Skipton Market before returning to the hotel each evening for your dinner, Illuminations and some marvelous evening entertainment.
After a final tasty breakfast, we make our way home. After stopping for a coffee/lunch break, we continue homewards.
Full of history, culture and friendly people, Liverpool is the ideal destination to discover and enjoy. A World Heritage Site with a wonderful collection of museums, galleries, shopping and dining, there really is something for everyone in this fantastic city. The coach will take you to the historic Albert Dock complex with a great range of visitor attractions including the iconic ‘Beatles Story’. You can also take a ferry across the Mersey or visit the historic city centre. Liverpool is there for you to enjoy as you want it.
Skipton on Market Day
Skipton's award-winning Market (voted as the UK's Best Small Outdoor Market in 2017) plays a huge part in the life of this lovely town. Very few places of a similar size have as many regular market days as Skipton - and very few have a market located in the very heart of the town, on the High Street. There are no fixed stalls, so traders erect their own each morning on the cobbled areas along the High Street (known as "setts"), giving the entire event a very traditional and unique feel.
Skipton itself is widely regarded as the gateway to the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, with visitors travelling the length and breadth of the country to visit this charming market town. With its famous 900 year old castle, romantic ruined priory and historic cobbled High Street, Skipton is endlessly rich both in history and outstanding natural beauty. We know you're going to love it!
- Reserved coach travel throughout
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- Evening entertainment
- Evening coach tour of the Illuminations
- Excursion to Liverpool
- Visit to Skipton on Market Day
- Free time in Blackpool
This tour picks up at the following points:
- Swansea Central
- Port Talbot
- Cardiff West
- Cardiff Central
- Cardiff Gate
Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Single rooms may carry a supplement. You will find what rooms and prices are available in the booking process.
Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please contact us.
Please be aware that coach trips can include lengthy periods of travel and always require some degree of walking. There are steps onto the coach and some hotels/venues will have steps.
Limited number of singles without supplement - Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a standard room.
Free bar between 6pm - 8pm on selected drinks. House rules apply. Free Bar. Please Drink Responsibly.
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