Corrie favourite Alexandra Mardell took a trip away from the famous cobbles for a glamping break to celebrate her 28th birthday.

Alexandra, who plays Coronation Street's loveable barmaid Emma Brooker, popped open the fizz as she toasted her special day at Rossendale Holiday Cottages.

The soap star sent fans into a frenzy as she shared snaps of herself in a hot tub wearing a vibrant neon pink and green patterned bikini.

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"Prune fingers pending," she wrote on her Instagram and her followers agreed she looked fantastic.

Co-star Sally Carman wrote 'insane' next to flame emojis.

And another follower approved: "Hot hot hot."

"Stunning as always," said another Instagram user.

Next to other celebratory pictures of the actress in a cute orange patterned dress more birthday best wishes came flooding in.

"Feeling bloody great at 28 #itsmabufffdayyyy," she cheered.

Alan Halsall, who plays her flatmate Tyrone Dobbs in Corrie, told her: "Happy birthdayx"

And Samia Longchambon who plays hair stylist Maria Windass wrote: "Happy birthday Ali!"

"Happy birthday gorgeous girl! x" cheered Sally Ann Matthews, who plays her on-screen boss at the Rovers Return Jenny Connor.

And Brooke Vincent, who plays Sophie Webster in the show, commented: "Happy Birthday darling xx"

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Last month Alexandra received a raft of compliments after she shared photos of herself posing in a lilac two-piece in a snow room during a trip to a spa.

In April Alexandra celebrated her engagement after boyfriend Joe Parker popped the question.

The actress was all smiles as she revealed the news on Instagram.

The couple have been together for three years.

She announced: "Love locked down!! 1000000 times yes!

"You make me so happy, my face hurts! Love you ridiculously. Future Mrs Parker," she continued alongside a diamond ring emoji.