The Highcliffe Holiday Apartments are a short tram ride a way form one of the UK's
most popular seaside resorts, Blackpool. With the Highcliffe, you have the benefit of the
quieter and more relaxing area of Cleveleys and the Wyre Countryside whilst being a short
distance from Blackpool..
Cleveleys which is situated 4 miles north of Blackpool and 2 miles south of Fleetwood has recently undergone a £20m redevelopment of the promenade. It has wide sandy beaches and provides views over the Irish seas to the West and Morecambe Bay and the Lake District mountains to the north.
This new leisure development includes places to eat and a cinema. Enjoy the public artworks, part of the stylish new promenade area. Jubilee Gardens has also undergone a complete transformation and there will be a new programme of events taking place on the seafront. The reinstatement of Kiddies Corner on the new promenade has been much welcomed, especially for our younger children.
Tourists flock to this seaside town to stroll along the wide walkway of the new ‘award – winning’ promenade with its wide sandy beach where you can sit, relax and watch the migrating birds reach our shores from distant lands.
Shoppers will be kept busy with market stalls and street stores stretching the length of the town where there are bargains to suit every pocket. Then take a break, and sample abundance of cafes and restaurants lining the route.
Cleveleys has all the trimmings that make for the best traditional seaside holiday, with its warm welcome it is a great destination for young and old alike and is just a short tram ride from Blackpool to Fleetwood.
Thornton is home to Marsh Mill Windmill, a lovingly restored, fully working mill, which also serves as a visitor and heritage centre, the Thornton Little Theatre and the Green Flag awarded Wyre Estuary Country Park, which is a wonderful place to take the children. Fully accessible the park and visitor centre offer an opportunity to buy refreshments, walk along the network of footpaths or sit and watch the wildlife along the jet skis and boats making the most of the estuary.
Farmer Parrs Animal World A family run visitors centre which consists of a
'hands-on' animal farm, play areas, museum, pottery, tearoom and shop. Ideal for all age
groups. Open all year.
Freeport Leisure At Fleetwood Freeport Shopping Village you'll discover a
terrific range of designer products selling at up to 50% off High St prices.There's
everything from big-name fashion brands to kitchenware and china.
The Marine Hall offers daily and evening entertainments, with catering, bars
and events for all the family. Miss Wyre Competition held here between July and August.
Olde Tyme Music Hall held on Wednesday evenings from July to September, and Sequence
Dancing from September to October.
Fleetwood Museum Discover the fascinating story of Fleetwood and its fishing
heritage, visit the interactive gallery for insight into the latest technology, learn
about lifeboats and call into the Dolls House to sample the entertaining experience of a
1930's 'Boarding House' whose residents are all historical dolls.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach The Pleasure Beach is the UK's biggest tourist
attraction and offers and wide range of rollercoaster rides and shows.
Blackpool Tower Built in 1894, Blackpool Tower is Blackpool's famous landmark.
The 519 foot tower houses exhibitions and entertainment for the whole family. Kids will
particularly enjoy Jungle Jim's and the Dinosaur Ride, a journey back 4.5 billion years
to the dawn of time.
Blackpool Zoo A modern, well laid-out and spacious zoo which creates a natural
environment with the use of moated pens, lakes and islands. Residents include lions,
tigers, elephants, giraffes and gorillas.
Sea Life Centre One of Europe's largest collections of marine life. Well
presented displays include, Lost City of Atlantis, Claws and the tropical shark
Blackpool Illuminations Described as "the greatest free show on earth" this
impressive autumnal display brings the whole of the Promenade to colour with six miles of