Sports in Blackpool
Blackpool supports a range of sporting activities and many sports choose to hold their major events and championships in the resort throughout the year.
Blackpool FC Blackpool Football Club were founded in 1887 & the team now compete in the Football League Championship, the second tier of professional football in England. Blackpool became the first club in English football to have won promotion from every division of the Football League via the play-off system in 2010. Their ground at Bloomfield road is about 10 minutes walk from Lynton Apartments.
Lynton Apartments offers a warm welcome to families who wish for quiet, comfortable, self–catering accommodation during the season.
Blackpool Football Club Seasiders Way, FY1 6JJ. Tel:08716 221 953
Blackpool Cricket Club based at Stanley Park is a senior Northern League team who over the years had an outstanding list of world class professionals. It regularly plays host to Lancashire County Cricket Club.
Blackpool Cricket Club Ground Barlow Crescent, West Park Drive, Blackpool, FY3 9EQ. Tel:01253 393 347
Royal Lytham Golf Club –One of many local courses.
There are a large number of top class golf courses in and around Blackpool.
A number are used for qualifying rounds for the British Open when it is held at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club.
Most are within 15 minutes drive from Lynton Apartments.
Below is a list of local golf clubs with their contact numbers:
Blackpool North Shore Golf Club Ltd Tel:01253 352 054
Staining Lodge Golf Course Tel:01253 891 336
The Club (Poulton-Le-Fylde) Ltd Tel:01253 882 194
St. Annes Old Links Golf Club Tel:01253 723 597
Fleetwood Golf Club Ltd Tel:01253 772 559
Blackpool Park Golf Club Tel:01253 391 004
Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Tel:01253 724 206
Knott End Golf Club Tel:01253 811 233
Lytham Green Drive Golf Club Ltd Tel:01253 737 390
Fairhaven Golf Club Ltd Tel:01253 734787
Poulton-Le-Fylde Golf Club Tel:01253 892 444
Blackpool is a major venue for Darts. The Professional Darts Corporation is delighted
to announce a new, five–year contract to keep the BetVictor World Matchplay at
Blackpool´s famous Winter Gardens.
The tournament, which is the PDC´s second longest running major, has been held in
the picturesque Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens since its inception in 1994.
See www.pdc.tv/tickets for further information once announced