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Monthly Archives: March 2015

What’s on in Blackpool during April?

By |March 15th, 2015|Blackpool Attractions|

We're hoping for a sunny April this year as we have been so lucky so far. Regardless of what the weather has in store, Blackpool has plenty planned for next month. If you're coming to Blackpool or staying at the North Ocean Hotel in April, here are just a few things you can see and [...]

Blackpool Town Hall

By |March 15th, 2015|Blackpool Attractions|

A town hall might not be everyone's first idea of a good day out, but Blackpool town hall has more to offer than you might think. No, not sitting in on dry council meetings or watching councillors argue over further parking restrictions or what to have for lunch, but the building itself as a venue. [...]

Supernatural Events in Blackpool

By |March 15th, 2015|Blackpool Attractions|

Supernatural Events is an events company that holds ghost walks, psychic nights, ghost tours and investigations in and around Blackpool. If you're into your supernatural, you will have heard of them as they have quite a high profile in the industry. What began as a fundraising effort in 2006 has turned into a successful business [...]

Brooks Collectables and Museum

By |March 15th, 2015|Blackpool Attractions|

Brooks Collectables and Museum in Blackpool is part toy and gift shop and part museum. It’s an eccentric curiosity with a character that is typically English. In fact, we would challenge anyone to find anything like it anywhere else in the world. As someone who used to be interested in models and collectables, this is [...]

What’s on in Blackpool during March 2015

By |March 15th, 2015|Blackpool Attractions|

It’s March and spring has sprung at last. After what seemed like an endless, if mild, winter, a new season is upon us. It brings with it new life, new optimism and the beginning of the new tourist season. We love it! If you’re planning to visit Blackpool, staying at the North Ocean Hotel or [...]

The fault in the stars

By |March 15th, 2015|Hotel News|

We were talking about star ratings the other week with a guest who was staying here at the North Ocean Hotel and it got us thinking. As many of you will know, the travel and hospitality industry, hotels especially, are rated using a star rating system. Supposedly, the higher the star rating, the higher the [...]

CATS returning to Blackpool

By |March 15th, 2015|Hotel News|

Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical CATS is making a very welcome return to Blackpool this year. After a sell-out period in the West End, the musical comes back to town and is going to be very popular indeed. The musical first visited Blackpool in 1989 where it stayed for six months. It returned once more [...]

North Ocean Hotel home to Away

By |March 15th, 2015|Hotel News|

Spring is always a busy time here at the hotel as we spring clean, welcome new guests and build the itinerary for the coming season. We extra busy this spring as we welcome the cast and crew of the new film Away. We want to send a big thank you to Terry Stone from Gateway [...]

North Ocean Hotel Awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence!

By |March 15th, 2015|Hotel News|

After just over a year of operation the North Ocean Hotel has been awarded the prestigious Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. The award was presented to us this week and is the culmination of a lot of hard work, attention to detail and of course, appreciative guests! So from all of us here at the [...]

Spring walks in Lancashire – North Ocean Hotel

By |March 15th, 2015|Hotel News|

We talk a lot about Blackpool and local events here on our blog but this time we wanted to spread our wings a little further afield. A couple recently stayed with us who didn't actually go into Blackpool town centre once. They came equipped for walking and that's exactly what they did. They explored the [...]