For a total of 66 days each year the town of Blackpool plays host to a wonderful display of lights, that measures a full 6 miles or 10km’s long. First started in 1879 and still running annually, the Blackpool Illuminations are a wonderful sight to see for any house sitter and the event will be remembered for years to come. This stunning display runs from the famous Promenade at the south end of the town, all along to Bispham in the north.
Blackpool sits on the coast in the North West of England and has been a prominent coastal town since the 1840’s, when the railways first reached it. Still famed today for its cheap and cheerful seaside holidays and miles of sandy beaches, Blackpool remains popular with tourists from all over the world and has a wide variety of attractions suitable for all ages. Continue reading “House Sitting in Blackpool will Light Up Your Life!”