General (and hopefully useful) Information. Please also see: Frequently Asked Questions


BY CAR come of the M55 at Junction 4, drive down Preston New Road, you will pass the Windmill, keep going to the end of Preston New Road, at the cross roads, go straight on to Park Road, then after 1.8km /a mile, turn left on to Hornby Road, we are a 380m / 300 yards away on the right.

Please note: there are lots of roads closed at the moment, including Seasiders Way, which would normally be the preferred route to get to us.

BY COACH the Coach Station is located at the end of Hornby Road. Head up Hornby Road, we are on the right after the traffic lights.

BY TRAIN Blackpool North station is approximately a mile away from us. Exit the station and take the ramp or stairs up towards Sainsburys, cross the road and take the first road on the left, Cookson Street. Walk along Cookson street then continue straight ahead and walk down Regent Road. Stay on Regent Road until the end of the road, then turn Right on to Hornby Road, we are on the 200 yards on the right.

We have one parking space onsite.

We do not charge for parking, but do ask for a donation in the RNLI lifeboat collection box.

Parking is allocated a few days before arrival, priority is given to those guests that are staying the longest or have booked the most rooms. Vehicles are parked on our site at your own risk.

There are lots of places to park nearby, on Hornby Road there are two car parks and the main Central Car park is just a few minutes walk away. See: for more information.

If you are coming from Blackpool North Station, a taxi will cost about £6, or about £8 from Blackpool South

Approximate distance / time from Selenite to:

Town Centre: 400m / 5 mins
Seafront: 500m / 5 mins
Coral Island / McDonald’s: 550m / 7 mins
The Blackpool Tower, Dungeon, Ballroom & Circus: 600m / 8 min
Sealife Centre: 550m / 7 mins
Winter Gardens: 400m / 6mins
Opera House: 600m / 7 min
The Grand Theatre / Nandos / Costa: 650m / 8 min
Viva & Tourist Information: 800m / 10 min
North Pier: 900m / 11 min
Central Pier: 750m / 10 min*
Blackpool North Station / Sainsburys: 1km / 15 min
Gay Village (for Funny Girls, The Flying Handbag): 1.2km / 15 mins
South Pier / Velvet Coaster: 2.6km / 40 min*
Pleasure Beach / Sandcastle Water Park: 2.8km / 45 min*

Times are based on a slow paced walk, i.e, with children or luggage & does not account for busy periods.

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