Blackpool is a seaside resort on the Irish Sea coast of England. It's known for Blackpool Pleasure Beach, an old-school amusement park with vintage wooden roller coasters. Built in 1894, the landmark Blackpool Tower houses a circus, a glass viewing platform and the Tower Ballroom, where dancers twirl to the music of a Wurlitzer organ.
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Coach Parking: Foxhall Village - 15 spaces 24 hour access, Seasiders Way - 43 spaces, closes 11pm, Gynn Square - 12 spaces 24 hour access, Airport (from 10th Aug). Pay and Display at all sites.
Bury is a town in Greater Manchester on the River Irwell, 5.5 miles east of Bolton, 5.9 miles west-south west of Rochdale, and 7.9 miles north-north west of Manchester.
Chester is a city in north west England, founded as a Roman fortress in the 1st century A.D. It is known for its extensive, well-preserved Roman walls made of local red sandstone. A Roman amphitheatre, with ongoing excavations, lies just outside the old city's walls.
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Lying with the Pennines to the east and the Lake District Fells to the west, the beautiful Eden Valley around the River Eden is a mix of lush green countryside, traditional towns and attractive sandstone villages some dating back to Viking times. To the south are the peaceful Howgill Fells, a favourite of Wainwright.