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Monthly Archives: December 2015

New Year’s Eve in Blackpool

By |December 15th, 2015|Blackpool Attractions|

With today being New Year’s Eve, thoughts have naturally turned to when, where and how we will be seeing in the new year. While we here at the North Ocean Hotel will be working, we will be seeing in 2016 in style, in the hotel with our guests. There’s nowhere we would rather be. Our [...]

Christmas markets in Blackpool and beyond

By |December 15th, 2015|Blackpool Attractions|

We like Christmas markets. They offer a lot of festive cheer and an atmospheric place to do a little shopping, especially once the sun goes down. There’s nothing quite like carols being played while you smell chestnuts being cooked or mulled wine being heated while browsing local crafts or products from further afield. Earlier in [...]

What to do in Blackpool this Christmas

By |December 15th, 2015|Blackpool Attractions|

In the last of our series of posts about spending Christmas in Blackpool, we highlight more activities, shows and entertainment options that are sure to delight over the holiday season. Whether you’re spending Christmas at the North Ocean Hotel or not, we hope you enjoy your time in Blackpool! The Blackpool Tower Circus Winter Pantomime [...]

Blackpool Heritage Tours

By |December 15th, 2015|Blackpool Attractions|

Blackpool Heritage Tours are run by volunteers who like to share their in-depth knowledge of Blackpool, it’s culture, characteristics and history. You can take a tour regularly throughout the year that can include something specific or a general cultural overview of our town. Blackpool Heritage Tours are the best way for a newcomer or visitor [...]

Ride Segway

By |December 15th, 2015|Blackpool Attractions|

Ride Segway may not be the first thing you think of when planning a day out but it is definitely worth considering. The company runs Segway tours around the north, including Blackpool. Located at Impact Leisure at Whyndyke Farm, it’s a great afternoon out for all the family. The Segway is a small two wheeled [...]

The most bizarre questions asked in a hotel

By |December 15th, 2015|Hotel News|

In a light-hearted lead up to the New Year, we thought we would share a piece we read a couple of weeks ago about the most bizarre requests heard in a hotel. Published by Travelodge, this annual list of strange requests makes for some amusing reading. Is Haggis an animal? What time do the Northern [...]

Top ten Christmas movies of all time

By |December 15th, 2015|Hotel News|

It’s Christmas week and the build-up to the big day is in full swing. Here at the North Ocean Hotel, we are preparing for our Christmas guests and taking care of the Christmas needs of our own family. In-between all that and in an effort to avoid the rain, we have been looking ahead to [...]

Government joint venture launches the Tourism Industry Council

By |December 15th, 2015|Hotel News|

We don’t usually pay much attention to what Whitehall does but this announcement that a new council has been formed to drive and develop tourism in Britain caught our eye and our interest. Formed by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Hilton Worldwide group, the council has been created to help drive [...]

Will it be a white Christmas in Blackpool 2015?

By |December 15th, 2015|Hotel News|

With the all the weather that has been happening over the past couple of weeks, it’s difficult to write about life in Blackpool without at least mentioning it. With homes without power, flooding across Lancashire and businesses suffering in a multitude of ways because of the weather, our favourite subject dominates the news once more. [...]

Increase in overseas tourists looking for a British Christmas

By |December 15th, 2015|Hotel News|

While the traditional white Christmas may seem like a thing of the past, it seems foreign tourists still can’t get enough of the great British Christmas. Well we here at the North Ocean Hotel in Blackpool will be happy to welcome you to our shores this holiday season! Apparently the last truly white Christmas was [...]