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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Adrenalin Zone Blackpool

By |October 15th, 2014|Blackpool Attractions|

The Adrenalin Zone in Blackpool is where you go if you’re feeling brave. Located on the South Pier, the attraction is ready to push your limits, make you scream and beg for more. The South Pier at Blackpool is an excellent, family-friendly attraction that draws big crowds. As well as the Adrenalin Zone, the pier [...]

FormulaKart Blackpool

By |October 15th, 2014|Blackpool Attractions|

If you fancy yourself as Lancashire’s answer to Lewis Hamilton or just want a fast-paced day out, FormulaKart in Blackpool may have the answer. FormulaKart is one of two karting venues in the town, Karting 2000 between the South Pier and the Water park and FormulaKart, located north of town. The setting is excellent, having [...]

Comedy Station Comedy Club

By |October 15th, 2014|Blackpool Attractions|

The Comedy Station Comedy Club in Blackpool is exactly what it says it is. It’s a comedy venue that has been making us laugh for over 12 years and is still going strong. The Comedy Station began in 2002 above a restaurant in Blackpool town centre. It gave local talent a forum to practice their [...]

Pleasure Beach Big One

By |October 15th, 2014|Blackpool Attractions|

The Pleasure Beach Big One is a rollercoaster. It’s a highlight of the Blackpool Pleasure Beach and the tallest coaster in the country. It’s also one of the fastest. Built in 1994, the Pepsi Max Big One as it was originally called, was made by Arrow Dynamics based in Bolton. It cost £12 million and [...]

Halloween half term happenings in Blackpool

By |October 15th, 2014|Hotel News|

Not only is it half term time again, it’s also Halloween. We like this time of year, especially this year as the weather is still quite mild. Autumn is a great time to walk along the beach, watch the waves and enjoy the changing colours of the world around us. While still busy here at [...]

What has been going on in Blackpool this week?

By |October 15th, 2014|Hotel News|

It has been a typically lively week in Blackpool with the closure of the airport and the weather, but it isn’t all bad news. A new restaurant opened, providing 50 new jobs, sand yachting returns to the beach and rumour has a new ride being planned for the Pleasure Beach for next year. The weather [...]

15 things you won’t know about Blackpool

By |October 15th, 2014|Hotel News|

A recent guest article on the Wow247 website interested us so much that we had to plug it here. Entitled “15 things you won’t know about Blackpool unless you’ve lived there,” the article is an interesting take on our town that points out some things we didn’t think about even though we live here. The [...]

What’s on in Blackpool during October

By |October 15th, 2014|Hotel News|

In a town as busy as ours, there’s always something going on even as the weather cools down and the evenings draw in. Entertainment options merely move indoors at this time of year rather than stop altogether. Here at the North Ocean Hotel, we’re always looking ahead to what’s going on, what’s on where and [...]

Let It Be in Blackpool

By |October 15th, 2014|Hotel News|

If being able to see Ken Dodd live wasn’t enough to make a good October in Blackpool, the fact that the Beatles will be here too might be! The hit West End show “Let It Be” is touring the UK right now and is spending two weeks at the Blackpool Opera House from Sunday the [...]