One of Britain's favourite seaside resorts, Blackpool has been a popular holiday destination since its emergence in Victorian times. Originally, the appeal of Blackpool was its seven mile long sandy beach. Of course, it is still a popular attraction today for visitors to relax and for the kids to play games or take a ride on a donkey. Blackpool is one of the biggest seaside resorts in Europe and offers visitors a full range of activities. It is famous for its Golden Mile of fairground type attractions and the Blackpool Tower, a smaller scale imitation of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Blackpool's Pleasure Beach, a collection of enormous rollercoaster rides and shows is one the UK's most popular tourist attractions. After an exciting day in Blackpool rejoin the coach for a journey through the lights.
Beautiful sandy beaches and a clean, sparkling sea? Lots of entertainment for all the family? Perhaps you like a place with character and charm, or somewhere with lots more to explore when you need a change from the beach. | Two award-winning beaches of golden sands stretch out on either side of a historic harbour bustling with activity. Beautifully designed promenades provide everything from fun-fairs to quiet places where you can sit and watch the world go by. Shops, attractions, restaurants and the historic Old Town of Bridlington offer a fascinating contrast to life on the beach.
Skegness - Lincolnshire's premier resort, with an award winning six mile long beach and many superb attractions. Two fun fairs, gardens, golf courses, theatres, ballrooms, swimming pools and bowling greens.
Whitby's skyline is dominated by the ruins of St. Hilda's Abbey, high on Whitby's East Cliff. Spreading below Whitby, a maze of alleyways and narrow streets run down to the busy quayside.
From the old town of Whitby, 199 steps lead up to the parish church of St. Mary, whose churchyard on Whitby's East Cliff gave Bram Stoker the inspiration to write his world famous book, Dracula.