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Shamelessly brash BLACKPOOL is the archetypal British seaside resort, its "Golden Mile" of piers, fortune-tellers, amusement arcades, tram and donkey rides, fish-and-chip shops, candyfloss stalls, fun pubs and bingo halls making no concessions to anything but lowbrow fun-seeking of the finest kind. It was the coming of the railway in 1846 that made Blackpool what it is today: Blackpool's own "Eiffel Tower" on the seafront was built for the first influx of visitors, but it was the Central Pier's "open-air dancing for the working classes" that heralded the crucial …
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Lanayr Hotel Blackpool

The Beachcomber Hotel is run by Two Italian Sisters. We offer a warm & inviting atmosphere and give a friendly efficient service. Above all we take pride in it's high standard of hygiene and cleanliness. We have 10 ...

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Blackpool Tower (The)

Blackpool Tower bears a fleeting resemblance to the Eiffel Tower of Paris since it was inspired by it. The tower includes a circus which is at its base. The circus ...