The New Oaklea Hotel
Travel Blogs from Blackpool
School's out, work is on pause and the cottage industry is closed for Christmas. It's finally here after months of waiting and we're all beside ourselves with excitement.
The bags are packed (with space to spare thanks to Annette's frugal choice of clothes) and we have even managed to find room for Ellie much to Esther's relief.
We've got so many exciting new experiences ahead of us crammed into a 7 week trip. South East Asia here we come!
... had enough and slammed the door. My response to this was to shout abuse, "I'm not gonna buy your album then!!!" I then stuck my fingers up at the little *****. The minibus stopped, and the now angry tits ran out and chased me followed by a bodyguard. As I ran down a back street, to my delight I saw a black Caribbean family who helped me into the house, unfortunately with difficulty trying to get over the baby gate. Then I woke. Back to the taxi... The agreed time ...
How is England different from the US?
The USA has a Kidney Bank, while England has a Liverpool.
OK, let's finish our groaning and get on with this, the latest installment of our blog. According to the map, Liverpool, on the Mersey River, was just a few hours north of Bath, but with flooded rail tracks, getting there proved to be a major headache. We, together with hundreds of others anxious to get to their respective destinations on this Friday ...
with a weekend of nothing planned I decided to hit the frog and toad to Liverpool to visit me old china Simon from camp. Jumped on the virgin express which was quite a nice ride. Arrived in Liverpool at 10:30 and hit up a local bar for a quiet ale at the Wellington. Very seedy yet charming pub with old school 50's country and rock music. Met some locals who were hilarious. One was a "10 pound pom" which he proceeded to tell me ...
I was lucky enough to have an amazing nights rest following my little day trip in Liverpool. I knew I didn't want to do much as I was going to be leaving on the 31st for Scotland. One thing I was dying to see was Formby Beach. I had heard so much about it, and I wanted to be by the water! So after a very lazy (can't even say leisurely here it was lazy) start to the morning, Uncle Dave, Holly Dog and I set out to Formby Beach. First to walk to the beach ...
TripAdvisor Reviews The New Oaklea Hotel Blackpool
Other places to stay in Blackpool
North Promenade Sea Front, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $103
- Just fine
- A fabulous hotel
Queens Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $52
- Needs a Changing Rooms makeover
- Value for Money ....... If that's what you want!
- Always wanted to stay in a castle
North Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $84
- Never again!!
- Some problems
- Cant wait to go back
Princess Parade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $51
- ABSOLUTELY TERRIBLE WARNING DO NOT STAY HERE !
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East Park Drive, Blackpool | 4 star hotelfrom $102
- Small Rooms, Uncomfortably warm
- Don't fall for the golf course
- 4 Star? No Way!
Clifton Drive/Ocean Boulevard, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Okay but some problems
- Haven't seen better! Immaculate
Queens Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Fan of the cliffs
- 18 carat
270 North Promenade , Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $76
Queens Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $51
- Steer clear
- Out of the tacky bit!
- £20.00 a night - can't complain
14 - 20 Queen's Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $79
663 - 671 New South Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $90
- Nice Hotel
- Don't get a room near the elevator!
- Classy place to stay
250 - 262 North Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $91
- Great weekend
- Just awful.
- Lovely break
320 - 324 North Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $77
- Absolutely awful
- You couldnt make it up
- Never go there!!!!
240 - 244 North Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $71
282 North Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $96
24 Queen's Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $55
479 South Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $92
48 - 52 Queens Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $106
58 / 66 Charnley Road, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $70
467 - 469 South Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $100
308 North Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $105
206 - 214 North Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $46
106 - 110 Hornby Road, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $72
Seasiders Way, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $122
Whitehills Park, Preston New Road , Blackpool | Hotelfrom $76