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Thanksgiving Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, Whinneys Hey Road

Thanksgiving Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, Whinneys Hey Road, Blackpool, Lancashire FY3 8NR View on map

Roman Catholic chapel built 1955-7 in Portland stone and designed by Frances Xavier Velarde. Exterior ornamented with four statues, one at each corner and a relief on the façade by sculptor David John. First stage of repairs have been completed by the Historic Chapels Trust.


Opening Arrangements

Free access to the exterior at all times. Events and opening arrangements are advertised on Historic Chapels Trust website, Viewing of the interior available by prior arrangement with the key holder.


On a prominent position on Whinneys Hey Road between Stanley Park and the Victoria Hospital. Grid Ref: SO 332368. Rail: Blackpool North (2 miles). Bus: Service from rail station to Victoria Hospital stops outside the chapel.

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes