Bonus fact: The Blackpool Illuminations' dazzling display stretches almost six miles from Starr Gate to Bispham, shines non-stop for 66 days, and requires one million lamps in various types and styles and cost 2.4 million.

Here are 11 strange but true facts about Blackpool from a terrifying Tower wedding to a Princess made out of pennies

If you are Blackpool born and bred then you might think you know the place pretty well.

By Jon Peake
Wednesday, 15th June 2022, 3:55 pm

But do you really? Here are 11 strange but true facts about Blackpool and the Fylde coast that might just surprise you ...

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