Blackpool Illuminations riders treated to a bonus sunset light show

Thousands of cyclists took over the Promenade last night, riding through the Illuminations ahead of the big Switch-On on Friday evening.

Wednesday, 30th August 2017, 1:09 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:02 pm
Riders were treated to a spectacular sunset

The Prom was shut from Squires Gate Lane in South Shore to Red Bank Road in Bispham from 6 to 10.30pm so cyclists could make their way alongside the seafront and see this year’s lights three days early.

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Blackpool Pleasure Beach was open once again, with riders able to cycle through the park as part of their journey.

Riders were treated to a spectacular sunset
Riders were treated to a spectacular sunset