A beautiful coastal won and seaside resort area, Blackpool is located on the Lancashire coast in the UK. Even though the Irish sea is known to be cold and windy, Blackpool reels in thousands of tourists every year. Once a seaside hamlet, the city has a plethora of historic sites, architectural marvels, and tourist areas. Popular for its Football Club, Blackpool is a mixture of modern amenities and natural beauty.
The south shore neighborhood in Blackpool is replete with tourist attractions, food stalls, big restaurants, and entertainment arenas. With loads of pubs and sightseeing attractions, South Shore is a favorite haunt amongst tourists and locals alike. There are several hotels in Blackpool's South Shore which offer great connectivity to the many sights the area offers.
There are many places one can visit in the South Shore area. Walking distance away from the happening South Pier of Blackpool, Oyo Hotels is the perfect base for your Blackpool adventure. It is also very close to the Sandcastle Waterpark and Blackpool Pleasure Beach, conveniently locating it in the middle of all the action.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is one of the most popular seaside amusement parks in the country. You can take roller coaster rides completely suspended over the water and enjoy activities on the fine sand.
How to reach?
The area has great connectivity via rail. You can take a train to Blackpool South Railway Station or the Blackpool Pleasure Beach Railway Station. You can also easily get a National Express bus service to Blackpool from major cities like Leeds, Manchester, and Liverpool.
You can travel around the South Beach area of Blackpool on the oldest tramway in the world. This tramway takes you from Fleetwood Ferry to Starr Gate.
The South Shore in Blackpool has a lot of great dining options for visitors with cuisines from all around the world. You should try the Haddock and Chips at the Yorkshire Fisheries and the carrot cake at CuriosiTea at 23. Also, have a taste of the Mediterranean fare at Nuvo.
Best accommodation around South Pier in Blackpool
There are many hotels in the area which offer great service and brilliant amenities like free wifi, TV sets, and luggage assistance. This is a fun and quirky hotel, where you can end a day of heavy sightseeing in the in-house bar.