Children will love the fact that Blackpool Zoo, Stanley Park & the Model Village are all within easy walking distance. There are several good family pubs & fast food outlets nearby & there is a retail park approx 2 miles away with a large supermarket. The centre of Blackpool whose attractions include Blackpool Tower, Pleasure Beach, Sea Life Centre, Madame Tussauds Waxworks, piers & of course the beach is just 1 mile away. The annual illuminations which run from the beginning of September to mid-November & stretch for over 6 miles attract millions of visitors each year. Also worth visiting, are the more sedate Thornton Cleveleys, the traditional Victorian seaside town of Southport & of course the cosmopolitan Lytham St Anne's. Other places of interest by car include Fleetwood's Freeport Outlet, 20min, Preston 40min, or a little further Lancaster, & Lancashire's beautiful Ribble Valley, Lake District & Yorkshire Dales in approx 1hr. Shop & pub 0.5 mile, beach & restaurant 1 mile.