‘10p for the first one to see the Tower...’

More of us are facing up to a domestic holiday this year. Just don’t call these time-honoured North West destinations 'staycations'

Good morning members — today we have a lovely social history of trips to Blackpool, Morecambe and all the other domestic holidays traditionally taken by families in the North West.

It’s by David Barnett, who wrote our Wigan Casino piece recently and is on brilliant form. He was the first freelance writer we published and has been a big part of The Mill …

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