Blackpool home to the original Pleasure Beach and old-school amusement park, with its Wurlitzer organ ballroom, this seaside resort has been welcoming holidaymakers since the Victorian times, and it hasn't lost its allure as a place of traditional family fun. Located in Lancashire on the northwest coast, the mild climes of the Irish Sea lap at the shores of this bucket and spade resort. Known for its Illuminations at Christmas, this year-round destination offers affordable and quality entertainment for all. Away from the flashing lights and roller coasters of Blackpool’s pier is one of the best zoos in the UK. If you are after more culture than showbiz, then head out to one of the many old villages and towns that surround you and marvel at the rich and varied heritage on offer. Whether you have a weekend to spare or longer this is a destination that offers value for money, so search our collection of Blackpool cottages to find the perfect fit for you.