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There are lots of fabulous places to visit, using your Haven Holiday Home as a base. From beautiful beaches and landscapes to historical sites to adventure parks... you choose! Take a look through what's on offer in Blackpool & The Lakes.

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Blackpool Airshow

CATEGORY:Event

TYPE:Children & Family Event

LOCATION:Tower Festival Headland,
Blackpool,
Lancashire,
blackpool,
FY1 4BJ

OPEN DATES:11 August-12 August

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Blackpool’s breath-taking Air Show is back for 2018. Watch planes classic and modern take to the skies in Blackpool's brilliant air show. Gasp at spectacular wing walkers and admire some beautiful flying machines form the past and present - a marvellous family day out for young and old! Watch planes classic and modern take to the skies in Blackpool's brilliant air show. Gasp at spectacular wing walkers and admire some beautiful flying machines form the past and present - a marvellous family day out for young and old! The Red Arrows will grace the skies again at this year’s Blackpool Air Show, it has been announced. The first planes announced to fly at this year’s Blackpool Air Show include the Typhoon, Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster Bomber, as well as the world famous Red Arrows display team. The free seafront show, which features a whole host of incredible flying machines and attracts tens of thousands of people to the Promenade each year, will take place on Sunday 7 and Monday 8 August. The Red Arrows, known for their daring displays and breathtaking mid-air stunts, will perform on the Sunday, while a special Battle of Britain routine involving the Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster Bomber will take to the skies on both days Free Distance from Marton Mere- 3.4 miles Distance from Cala Gran - 7.0 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please check with attraction/organiser for latest details.

12pm - 4:50pm

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Blackpool Armed Forces Week

CATEGORY:Event

TYPE:Festivals, Fetes & County Shows

LOCATION:St John’s Square,
Blackpool,
blackpool,
FY1 1HL

OPEN DATES:25 June-1 July

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Armed Forces Week is Blackpool’s opportunity to say thank you to our heroes. From June 25-1July the whole town will come together to welcome serving military personnel, veterans and cadets, with a wide range of activities targeted at them and their families as well as the many thousands of people visiting the resort. Prices vary depedning what event you attend. Please visit event website for more information Distance from Marton Mere: 2.8 miles Distance from Cala Gran: 7.1 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices.  

Beaches

Blackpool Beach

CATEGORY:Beaches

TYPE:Beach

LOCATION:Blackpool Beach,
Blackpool,
Lancashire,
FY4 1BB

OPEN DATES:Year round

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Blackpool's brightly lit promenade and three large piers boast funfairs, amusements and entertainments. There is a sandy beach and the town retains a bustling lively atmosphere. With a beautiful sandy beach, Blackpool is perfect for Swimming. Visiting the funfair. Going up the Blackpool tower or just strolling along the promenade. Dogs not allowed European designated bathing water There is chargeable parking, in peak times this could be a short walk from the beach. A park and ride service is available Distance from Marton Mere: 3.2 miles. Distance from Cala Gran: 8.8 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice.  

Event

Blackpool Illuminations & Lightpool 2018

CATEGORY:Event

TYPE:Children & Family Event

LOCATION:Switch on Arena, by Coral Island,
Promenade,
Blackpool,
Lancashire,
FY1 5DW

OPEN DATES:31 August-4 November

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Have you seen them? The sort of spectacle that everyone should see at least once, Blackpool Illuminations enthral millions of visitors every year. The greatest free light show on earth has been a major part of Blackpool’s attraction since 1879 when they were described as ‘Artificial Sunshine’. The annual Festival of Light compliments the traditional Illuminations with a contemporary look at the concept of light and art working together to create entertainment. You can even get involved with some of the interactive installations designed to amuse and provoke thought. The “Big Switch On” is the brightest night, when the switch is pulled to create the magic and excitement that Blackpool is known for. Have you seen them? The sort of spectacle that everyone should see at least once, Blackpool Illuminations enthral millions of visitors every year. The greatest free light show on earth has been a major part of Blackpool’s attraction since 1879 when they were described as ‘Artificial Sunshine’.The annual Festival of Light compliments the traditional Illuminations with a contemporary look at the concept of light and art working together to create entertainment. You can even get involved with some of the interactive installations designed to amuse and provoke thought. The “Big Switch On” is the brightest night, when the switch is pulled to create the magic and excitement that Blackpool is known for.  Free Distance from Marton Mere: 3 miles Distance from Cala Gran: 8.1 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please check with attraction/organiser for latest details.  

Event

Blackpool Livewire festival

CATEGORY:Event

TYPE:Festivals, Fetes & County Shows

LOCATION:Tower Headlands Arena,
Blackpool Promenade,
Blackpool,
blackpool,
FY1 4BJ

OPEN DATES:23 August-26 August

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Livewire Festival makes a return to 2018.  Prices vary please visit event website for details Distance from Marton Mere: 3.5 miles Distance from Cala Gran: 7.8 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please check with attraction/organiser for latest details. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices.  

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