Things to do in Lytham St Annes
ST. ANNE’S is a relaxing town within easy reach of the motorway and only 10 minutes drive from BLACKPOOL.
In contrast to Blackpool, St Anne’s offers peaceful parks, beautiful gardens and admirable architecture in partnership with a distinct ambiance that makes it a fabulous get-away location. This is a traditional seaside town with notable Victorian influence including beautiful Piers adorned with arcades and activities. There is also a fine promenade neighbouring a lovely sandy stretch of beach perfect for walks and with plenty of places for a nice meal.
St Anne’s is also famous place for its Golf Links as it plays host to four championship courses; The Royal Lytham and St. Anne’s, St. Anne’s Old Links, Fairhaven and Green Drive.
LYTHAM is situated only a stones-throw away from St Anne’s and offers similar tranquility coupled with an energetic nightlife. Lytham’s beautiful seafront green, complete with a stunning Windmill is a true selling point.
The centre offers a selection of independent boutiques and department stores, ideal for an afternoon of shopping. Just out of the centre of Lytham is the Lowther Pavilion theatre and gardens, where many events including shows and fairs take place throughout the year.
In addition Lytham offers a variety of cafés, tearooms and restaurants to cater for all tastes, and particularly stylish al fresco dining on the piazza. Moving into the evening, the quiet, charming centre comes alive as a mixture of chic wine bars and traditional English pubs open their doors.
BLACKPOOL is a prime location for exploring Lancashire and the surrounding regions of England’s northwest. Blackpool is one of the most popular holiday destination in UK- with non-stop fun.
It’s a town full of firsts: taller, faster rollercoasters, bigger clubs, even the biggest mirror ball in the world coupled with world-class shows, cosmopolitan restaurants, Blackpool Tower and vibrant night life makes this a prime place for tourists and locals alike. Famous for its ”GOLDEN MILE” of piers, amusements arcades, trams, donkey-rides, pubs, fish and chips shops and bingo halls, in Blackpool there’s rarely a dull moment.
PLEASURE BEACH -is the best and largest themepark in Europe. Experience the thrills on the best selection of rides, such as; The Pepsi Max Big One, Infusion, Revolution, Rollercoaster, and the latest from America, the white knuckle ride Sony Play Station – where you are shot 300 feet onto the air!!! They are all exhilarating.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is full of everything you would expect to find in a world class park including, the most spectacular of shows such as Hot Ice Show, Forbidden and many more. The park also caters for all tastes in catering with burger stalls, cafes and restaurants.
BLACKPOOL TOWER- is that world famous Victorian landmark, recently restored to it’s former glory. The entertainment is first class and all holidaymakers visiting, think it’s a fantastic place to stop.
Tower World is situated on the ground floor area well below the 518 feet tower itself. Even the weather can’t spoil the fabulous entertainment that abounds within the Tower building. You are sure to enjoy yourself.
The basement auditorium holds the magical Tower Circus, part of the inclusive entertainment . There are several shows daily and young and old will thoroughly enjoy the marvel of the Circus. You can visit the spectacular state-of-the-art Laser Fantasy, which is screened on four giant screens and also visit the Blackpool Aquarium also located with in the facility.
BLACKPOOL SANDCASTLE- is a thrill a minute indoor water park and boasts visitors old and new alike. For your enjoyment, there are swirling slides, flumes and tubes to ensure a thrill a minute. If you prefer to simply sit and watch that’s fine but its highly unlikely as the water is ALWAYS warm at this tropical swimming paradise. There is however an equally enjoyable dry side with more attractions of real quality including the Adventure Playground, that’s lots of fun. The well known Promenade Showbar also has entertainment both day and night.
BLACKPOOL PIERS – Blackpool’s three Victorian piers will never be outdated. The piers are an extremely popular place to be and keep the British public always coming back. Due to this popular demand we have re modernised and maintained the piers to a high standard to ensure the highest standards of safety.
BLACKPOOL ZOO – is situated on over 35 acres of mature parkland. One of the latest additions to the zoo’s varied and rare collection of over 400 animals, birds, reptiles and insects, is “Jitu” a huge 35 stone Western Lowland Gorilla who is one of the most magnificent specimens in Europe.
STANLEY PARK – is the biggest and most treasured park in Blackpool.The park is approximately 2 ½ miles around its perimeter and includes 22 acres of lake, 96 acres of golf courses.
OPERA HOUSE – the present Opera House in Blackpool’s Winter Gardens is actually the third theatre built on this site. Many famous people have performed on the stage, including such legends as Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Shirley Bassey and Tom Jones.
For more great info and pictures see:http://www.visitlythamstannes.co.uk/