While he was there, Simon posed with some of the Coronation Street waxworks including Jack and Vera.
Simon also took time out to pose and have a gurn with one of our Coronation Street Blog competition winners, Emma Cameron-Pryde.
"It is great to be by the seaside - Blackpool and Coronation Street are both British institutions. I just have to watch out for the trams."
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