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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Legends Blackpool

By |June 15th, 2014|Blackpool Attractions|

Legends Blackpool offers an evening of entertainment like few others. In true seaside style, this cabaret come rock show pays homage to performers of the past and present. Legends Blackpool is a tribute show of the highest calibre. The performers look, act and sound like the stars they are imitating and everything is produced very [...]

Fleetwood market

By |June 15th, 2014|Blackpool Attractions|

Fleetwood market in Blackpool is one of the largest of its kind in the North. It was built in the 19th century and remains true to its heritage. With over 150 stalls, cafes and bakeries to peruse, it’s a great day out. Located between Victoria Street and Adelaide Street, Fleetwood market is set inside Market [...]

A grand day out in Blackpool

By |June 15th, 2014|Blackpool Attractions|

If you’re a fan of Aardman Animation’s Wallace and Gromit, you’re going to love Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Introduced last year, the two animated characters remain this season too and are going down exceptionally well! First is the ride, the Thrill-O-Matic. It resembles a giant slipper, a part of Wallace’s character. You sit in the slipper [...]

2014 Illuminations Switch-On Festival Weekend

By |June 15th, 2014|Blackpool Attractions|

The annual event this year will be held on Blackpool’s Tower Festival Headland starting on Friday 29th August. Each year organisers try to be better than the last and from what we hear about this year’s show, they are delivering on that goal. So far, we know that on the Friday Rock FM will host [...]

Funny Girls in Blackpool

By |June 15th, 2014|Blackpool Attractions|

Funny Girls is a world famous burlesque and drag show based in the Funny Girls Showbar in Blackpool. It’s an adults-only venue that plays six nights a week. If you’re staying in Blackpool and fancy a night out with a difference, this could be it. The premise of the Funny Girls Showbar is a risqué [...]

Saving derelict Blackpool hotels

By |June 15th, 2014|Hotel News|

We have spent a lot of time and money bringing the North Ocean Hotel up to our standard. A lot of blood, tears and sweat has gone into this renovation and we’re rightly proud of it even though there is still much to do. So it’s sad to drive around Blackpool and see derelict hotels [...]

Five great reasons to summer in Blackpool

By |June 15th, 2014|Hotel News|

There are hundreds of reasons to summer in Blackpool. That’s why we bought the North Ocean Hotel. Not only is it a great place to run a business, it’s also a great place to live, love and work. We want to share it with all of you, which is why running a hotel was the [...]

Five ways to earn five star hotel reviews part 2

By |June 15th, 2014|Hotel News|

So you may remember from last time we were discussing how a hotel can improve the chances of earning five star reviews from guests. While it’s never guaranteed, there are certain things a hotelier can do to improve their chances of being rated highly. Last time, we spoke about making service the number one priority, [...]

Five ways to earn five star hotel reviews

By |June 15th, 2014|Hotel News|

While we’re far from experts and are still learning the vagaries of the Blackpool hotel market, we do know hospitality. Considering we have only been open four months and hover between number one and number two on TripAdvisor, we aren’t doing too badly. We don’t like blowing our own trumpet, but we are more than [...]

Enjoy an Easter break at the North Ocean Hotel in Blackpool

By |June 15th, 2014|Hotel News|

Easter is only a couple of weeks away, so now is the time to begin planning for the long weekend. Blackpool gets busy at Easter as families take a break from work and school and get away from it all for a few days. It’s an excellent time to visit Blackpool and we invite you [...]