Blackpool Illuminations

At a time of year when most seaside resorts start to quiet down, Blackpool comes into its busiest season!

Thanks to the Blackpool Illuminations, which get turned on in late August, the Lancashire resort has become legendary.

Since 1879, the spectacular light displays have stretched along the Promenade and have grown to over 5 miles long!

Apparently, the illuminations require over a million light bulbs (inspiring Dads everywhere to complain that the house ‘looks like Blackpool Illuminations’ if you leave a room without turning off the light)!

Read the full article here about the Blackpool Illuminations

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