Blackpool (United Kingdom)

Blackpool is a major seaside resort and borough of Lancashire, North West England. It has three piers. The one in the North was built in 1863, the middle one in 1868 and the southern one in 1893. Blackpool Tower was built in 1894. It is a 158 meter copy of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The exterior was covered in a bronze color to celebrate its 100th birthday.

Found Blackpool quite surreal. The grey weather and crumbling seaside attractions gave it almost an eerie appeal. Personal surprise was when I found the over-glittered ball room under the Blackpool Tower. A large group of pensioners was dancing there to the tunes of a piano player, surrounded by red and gold.

The twenty closest neighbours in the database:

Liverpool (United Kingdom) (46 km), Manchester (United Kingdom) (66 km), Llangollen (United Kingdom) (95 km), Chatsworth House (116 km), York (United Kingdom) (130 km), Ludlow Castle (163 km), Lincoln (United Kingdom) (179 km), Alnwick Castle (197 km), Warwick Castle (198 km), Stratford-upon-Avon (United Kingdom) (202 km), Culzean Castle (204 km), New Lanark (210 km), Dublin (Ireland) (218 km), Boyne Valley: Newgrange, Knowth and Battle of the Boyne (225 km), Edinburgh (Scotland) (237 km), Glasgow (Scotland) (239 km), Falkirk Wheel (247 km), Blenheim Palace (248 km), Oxford (United Kingdom) (260 km), Waddesdon Manor (262 km)

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