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Welcome to Bridges Guest House

Address: 10 General Street, Blackpool, FY1 1RW

Telephone: 01253 294749 01253 294749

Hotel Description

Bridges Guest House offers five spacious en-suite rooms all of which have tea/coffee making facilities hairdryers and ironing facilities,freeview Lcd coloured televisions,Wi Fi,central heating and double-glazing. Your hosts Christine and Philip provide a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Late keys and a flexible breakfast time all go towards making your stay a comfortable one. Add to this a bar, a separate television lounge plus home cooking and you have the ideal place to stay. Situated between Springfield road and Banks Street, Bridges is close to all amenities including Blackpool North train station, national and local coach stations and taxi ranks. The Pubs and Clubs are a short distance away and we are only minutes from the heart of town, ten minutes from Blackpool Tower, Winter Gardens and grand theatre, not forgetting Funny girls cabaret club which is only a two-minute walk away.

Our Facilities

  • Free Parking
  • Bar
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Family Rooms
  • Wifi Available

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Hotel Reviews - Bridges Guest House

Great Stay
Very nice B&B, the owners really do go the extra mile. Very nice breakfast. Will stay here again, they made us feel special and made my moms weekend.

aaron shields - 10th Apr, 2017
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Excellent
From the minute we arrived till we left nothing was too much trouble for Phil. A comfortable and cosy place to stay, convenient for our night at Funny girls. The flexible breakfast time was a bonus and the food was enjoyed by all. Would recommend 100%

Richard Chapman - 4th Dec, 2016
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2 Nights In Blackpool
Me and my partner had a great stay at the Bridges guest house the room was excellent loved the breakfast and when we return we will stay again can not fault anything as the management go out their way to help you perfect stay and thankyou

Paul Smith - 28th Nov, 2016
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A Short Break
A very nice low cost guest house nothing was too much trouble I would recommend this establishment to anyone

John Gauton - 26th Nov, 2016
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Great Place To Stay
Nice and friendly nice and quiet next to everything Nice owners helpful for anything just ask and they will help or do it for you a REAL HOME FROM HOME

Edward Howes - 18th Oct, 2016
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Great Little Guesthouse
For the price it was an absolute bargain. The room was well equipped and clean. We arrived about 21:00 and Phil had booked a free parking space for us just across the road which saved a few quid as parking in Blackpool is at a premium. The breakfast was enormous, although you ordered exactly what you wanted (just a lot of it, you won\'t go out hungry) and Chris and Phil were very attentive. In fact Chris and Phil couldn\'t do enough for us, nothing seemed to much trouble for them which was much appreciated.

Blackpool on a budget, I will definitely be going back to The Bridges if we return to Blackpool.

Thanks for everything

The Grimblebys

Philip Grimbleby - 4th Oct, 2016
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Brilliant Guesthouse
The best guesthouse we have ever stayed in couldn\'t fault it everything was perfect the breakfast was lovely and there was plenty of it and Christine and Phil were very friendly made us very welcome.Will defiantly be going back.

Sandra Graham - 13th Sep, 2016
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Fantastic Little Guesthouse
A thoroughly enjoyable stay. The couple that ran the guesthouse could not be more accommodating. Nothing was too much trouble. We were really looked after.



The guesthouse itself was immaculate. Fresh clean rooms with everything that you need. Tea, coffee, fresh towels, TV, wifi.



Location fantastic!



No need to search for a B&B on our next trips to Blackpool.

Katy Davison - 12th Sep, 2016
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Excellent B&b
Lovely place to stay. The room was clean and had everything you need. Excellent location being just a 5 minute walk away from the North Pier and Tower. The breakfast was fabulous with a great variety of choice and nothing was too much trouble (even requesting a later breakfast if you\'d had a late night). Christine and Philip were lovely and friendly even paying for my parking ticket. Then in the morning while we went for a mooch about, Philip put another ticket on my car to make sure I didn\'t go over the time limit. Will definitely stay here again when we next visit Blackpool. Thanks for a wonderful stay

Alison Wheeler - 11th Sep, 2016
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Bridges Guest House
Great little B&B family atmosphere and very clean and cosy. Very helpful and friendly

Anthony Cheetham - 30th Aug, 2016
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Enjoyably Stay
Great hotel excellent breakfast great location

Lee Benson - 30th Aug, 2016
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Excellent Value And Homely
As usual Christine and Philip was outstanding hosts and couldn\'t do more for us even apologising for having new windows installed. Breakfast was excellent cooking us exactly what we wanted. This was our 3rd stay at the bridges and will definitely be returning on our next visit

Kevin Morgan - 31st Jul, 2016
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Our Stay 23/24/06/2016
We were warmly welcomed at this nice Guest House, the room was very nice and clean, so was the bathroom. Traditional English breakfast with nice coffee. The hosts very friendly and helpful. We can recommend this nice Guest House and would return again, if we ever get the chance to come to Blackpool:-)

Liz Maurer - 29th Jun, 2016
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Response from Hotel
so pleased you had a good stay. Hope you enjoyed your trip to the Lake District.

Friendly Owners
a very welcoming guest house lovely rooms and a great full English breakfast, would definitely stay again and would recommend it.

Steve Goddard - 5th Jun, 2016
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Response from Hotel
Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again.

Overnight Stay
our stay was welcoming and thoughtful.

we had a family room although we booked a doule with a cot .

it was clean and ensuit

it was quite white was important for our daugter

breakfast was filling and included in our stay very important as a young family

thank you and we will return trina :)

Trina Cattigan - 2nd May, 2016
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Response from Hotel
Glad you had such a great stay at the Bridges.

Saturday Night
Nice sized rooms, comfortable bed. Hosts very welcoming. Breakfast freshly cooked & could choose from a long list of ingredients.Will definitely stay again. Also very helpful with telling us the best evening entertainment.

John Chamberlain - 14th Mar, 2016
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Attractions - Bridges Guest House

The Winter Gardens - Exhibition

The Winter Gardens - Exhibition

Distance 0.34 miles (0.54 km)
Whatever kind or size of event you are planning, the Winter Gardens is certain to have a venue which will suit it perfectly. However, the success of your event is not assured by the quality of the venue alone - our experience in providing imaginative tailored solutions and expert advice will help you achieve the results you are striving for. From retail to trade and regional to national, the Winter Gardens is one of the north wests leading exhibition venues, hosting over 40 events and welcoming more than 400,000 visitors annually. A choice of versatile and flexible venues provide the ideal settings for exhibitions, product launches and trade shows of virtually any kind. The 2,600 square metre Olympia is the Winter Gardens very own purpose-built exhibition hall offering unrivalled space and accessibility.

Blackpool Tower - Landmark

Blackpool Tower - Landmark

Distance 0.41 miles (0.65 km)
Blackpool Tower opened on 14th May 1894, with the aquarium existing as a stand a lone attraction from the late 1870's. The tower is 518ft 9inches tall, with the walk of faith at 380ft from street level. The Tower alone contains 2,493 tons of steel and 93 tons of cast iron. The building at the base contains 985 tons of steel and 259 tons of cast iron.
The Tower has a viewing platform at 380ft above the promenade and is reached by a lift or if you are a maintanance worker by 536 steps!
Not for the feint hearted is the 'Walk of Faith' glass floor, a two inch clear panel that looks straight down to the Promenade below.
The 'Walk of Faith' glass floor panel was placed at the Tower top in 1998. The glass floor weighs half a tonne and is made up of two sheets of laminated glass. The 'Walk of Faith' can withstand the weight equivalent to five baby elephants.
To reach the top viewing platform at approximately 450ft you can walk up 2 flights of stairs.
The present Ballroom was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1899. The Ballroom floor measures 120ft by 102ft. It comprises 30,602 separate blocks of mahogany, oak and walnut. The first Wurlitzer organ was installed in the Ballroom in 1929. It was replaced in 1935 with one to Reginald Dixon's specification. The first organ went to the Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens.
During the day visit the Ballroom to hear one of the famous organs being played. The Tower Ballroom is the traditional home of the mighty Wurlitzer Organ which rises up through the stage and complemented by the 3 Deck Wersi - the world's most advanced Blackpool Tower Ballroom - The Wurlitzer Organorgan, it includes over 600 sounds in the software, is touch screen sensitive and can create the sound of a complete orchestra.
The Tower Circus is positioned at the base of the tower, between its four legs. The circus first opened to the public on 14 May 1894 and has not missed a season since.

The present interior was designed by Frank Matcham and was completed in 1900.

The circus ring can be lowered into a pool of water and holds 42,000 gallons at a depth of up to 4 ft 6 inches, which allows for Grand Finales with Dancing Fountains. The Tower Circus is one of four left in the world that can do this.
During more than a century of entertainment, the world's greatest circus stars have paraded across its ring. The clown Charlie Cairoli appeared at the tower for 39 years. Britain's best-known ringmaster Norman Barrett worked the ring for 25 years.
Animals appeared in the circus until 1990.
It was planned to close the famous circus at the end of the 1990 season and replace it with an animatronic attraction. Public opinion and the fact the animatronics were not ready meant that the circus continued.
Today, the circus is produced and directed by Hungarian Laci Endresz. A live band (sometimes accompanied by Mooky the Clown) provides all the music for the show, often dynamically syncing with the performers' movements. The circus band play a variety of different songs, usually Latin for the acts. In the winter the circus stages a pantomime instead of the regular show.
The oldest part of the building is the aquarium which was part of Dr Cockers' Menagarie and Aquarium in the 1870s.[1] It was kept open to earn revenue while the tower building went up around it. The aquarium was modelled on the limestone caverns in Derbyshire. It houses 57 different species of fresh water and salt water fish and the largest tank holds 32,000 litres of salt water.[28]
The aquarium closed permanently at the end of the 2010 season and will be completely remodelled to make way for a new "Dungeons" attraction.[29] This is part of the investment by the Merlin Group, who took over the operation of the Tower at the end of the 2010 season on behalf of new owners Blackpool Council

Blackpool Football Club - Football Club

Blackpool Football Club - Football Club

Distance 1.28 miles (2.05 km)
Blackpool Football Club Formed in 1889. Blackpool's newly-rebuilt Bloomfield Road ground is a stadium ready for the future. In 2005 it played host to three Group A games in the UEFA European Women's Championship. The official Blackpool Football Supporters Club is BSA, the Blackpool Supporters Assocoation. Our committee is elected by its members. Blackpool FC fully support our Association, and through our fund raising efforts, we put funds directly back into the club by sponsoring matches and players.

Blackpool North Shore Golf Club - Blackpool - Golf

Blackpool North Shore Golf Club - Blackpool - Golf

Distance 1.33 miles (2.13 km)
Blackpool North Shore Golf Club is a private members club set in 98 acres, situated 500 yards from the North Promenade and 2 miles from the town centre of Blackpool. Blackpool is the premier English resort on the North West Coast of England. The course is a links type course with rolling fairways and good-sized greens. Its traditional and well-furnished Club House offers magnificent views of the Lake District, the Forest of Bowland, Bleasdale Fells and the Pennine Hill range.