Welcome to Blackpool

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Blackpool: attractions

 

No trip to Blackpool is complete without a trip to the legendary Blackpool Tower. Great for family fun, sight-seeing and so much more, the Tower has been welcoming tourists since 1894. The 158m-tall tower, based on the famous Eiffel Tower, is home to the Blackpool Eye, Tower Ballroom, Tower Circus and Tower Dungeon. Prices vary, but you can make huge savings by booking online instead of on the day.

Nickleodeon Land is a thrilling seafront theme park, packed with fun for all ages. The six-acre site is based on characters and shows from the world's most popular tv network for kids, Nickleodeon. From water rides and rollercoasters to scenic and tranquil attractions and great places to eat: this is a fantastic day out for all the family.

Blackpool's Sandcastle Waterpark features 18 slides and attractions including pools, wave machines, water chutes and much more. Test your aquatic skills as you swim through Aztec Falls, check out the Treetops Water Chutes, and take a break at a choice of food and shopping outlets. A brilliant day out.

Blackpool: where to eat and drink

  • On a budget - The Promenade Cafe. This hidden gem can be found near the North Pier, and boasts a great atmosphere with a brilliantly affordable menu. Traditional dishes are sold here, and every table offers great views of this fantastic town.
  • Mid-price - Yorkshire Fisheries. For a true taste of traditional Blackpool at a price that won't break the bank, Yorkshire Fisheries is well worth a visit. A fish and chip shop has stood on this road for almost 100 years. Today, a broad menu continues to greet hundreds of customers every day.
  • Splash the cash: Twelve. This Michelin-starred restaurant prides itself on bold, innovative, locally-sourced dishes that are a hit with locals and tourists alike. With beautiful decor to match the food, Twelve is a great place to dine if you fancy treating yourself to something a bit special.
  • Manchester to Blackpool:

    £4.00 one-way

  • London to Blackpool:

    £10.60 one-way

  • Birmingham to Blackpool:

    £5.90 one-way

  • Leeds to Blackpool:

    £5.80 one-way

  • Bradford to Blackpool:

    £5.80 one-way

Blackpool: for free

Blackpool is bustling with free fun for the whole family; whether its a walk along the legendary beaches or a stroll through picturesque parks and gardens.

Blackpool boasts three piers along the town's famous Golden Mile; the North, Central and South piers. Filled with traditional attractions that have entertained tourists for more than 100 years, this is a great way to soak up the authentic atmosphere of the traditional British day trip.

Blackpool Beach is famous for its miles of unspoilt sand, which welcomes millions of visitors each year. Part of Blackpool's famous Golden Mile, which is filled with shops, attractions, and street entertainment.

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Blackpool: shopping

Blackpool is famous for its gift shops, dozens of which can be found in the town centre. Selling everything from traditional souvenirs such as rock, candyfloss, t-shirts and much more. A trip to these shops and you will find dozens of perfect gifts for friends or relatives, no matter how difficult they are to buy for!

Shopping centres such as the Houndshill Shopping Centre can also be found in the town centre. It's filled with top high street names such as Primark, New look, Debenhams and dozens more, all under one roof.

As well as gift shops, the town centre is packed with high street favourites as well as independent boutiques selling unique, hand-made items, which make a perfect memento of your trip to Blackpool.