Your visit to Blackpool

love bplWelcome to Blackpool!

Just as the Rainbow Flag flies proudly from the top of The Blackpool Tower each June to mark the annual Pride festival, you can be sure of a famous warm northern welcome whenever you visit Blackpool.  Come along for family fun, a quiet cultural break or to dance the night away, there’s plenty to see and do.

Here are a few links to the many attraction Blackpool has to offer. Make sure that you take a look at the VisitBlackpool website to make the most of your trip, and if you want to hear about Blackpool’s best kept cultural secrets direct from the locals, make sure that you visit altBlackpool.

Days Out

The Blackpool Tower – The iconic centre point of this famous resort was constructed in 1894 and continues to provide joy to residents and visitors alike.

Blackpool Winter Gardens – Following a recent £1.25m refurbishment to its Church Street entrance, Rotunda Hall and Floral Hall, the improved Winter Gardens entertainment complex offers a variety of fun and activities for everyone, all year round.

Blackpool Opera House – The famous Opera House opened in 1939 and has seen the likes of Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland and Tom Jones perform. Still, to this day, there are regular performances from stars of world music, as well as a great line-up of West End shows, which you can book online.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Nickelodeon Land – Get your adrenaline pumping on the thrilling rides, or take the kids to Nickelodeon Land, where they can meet characters from their favorite TV shows – including SpongeBob SquarePants!

Blackpool Zoo – Meet all your favourite animals and have a wild day out with the big cats, elephants, giraffes and gorillas.

Sandcastle Waterpark – A day out at Sandcastle Waterpark – the UK’s largest indoor waterpark – will see you get a little wet but the kids will love it and we reckon you will too!

Did you know that you can now get your hands on the Blackpool Resort Pass? That means you can see the very best of Blackpool for the best possible price – the pass gives you one visit to each attraction (there are six included in total, or you can add three more for an extra fee) across seven days.

Free things to do in Blackpool

Blackpool Beach – Take a walk on Blackpool’s very own Blue Flag beach, or take your buckets and spades and make a day of it.

Comedy Carpet Blackpool – 850 comedians and writers are represented on the Comedy Carpet, which is the resort’s very own homage to funny performers who have made us laugh down the years.