A sandcastle competition, beach games and a few cockles and mussels did wonders to whisk our Holy Cross residents straight to Blackpool for the latest in their virtual trips to places of interest.
Memories flooded back for residents who had spent many a happy time at the pleasure beach as they chatted about walks along the pier, seeing the famous Blackpool tower and the elegance of the elaborate ballroom.
The feast for the senses included chips served in cones with salt and vinegar, ice cream cones with strawberry sauce and a few fancy cocktails, too.
“It might officially be autumn now, but we’ve hung on stubbornly to a taste of summer with our seaside trip,” laughed Joan. “It’s been a fab afternoon.”