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Blackpool, Lancashire, Visitor & Tourism Guide



Known as the greatest free show in the country, the annual Blackpool Illuminations are Blackpool’s most popular attraction. Running from September to November each year, the Illuminations consist of six glittering miles of lights. It is during this period that Blackpool really comes alive!

Blackpool Pleasure Beach offers fun for everyone. With an exhilarating and world famous rollercoaster, gentle family rides and a dedicated area for younger children, there is something to suit everyone. Experience Europe’s tallest and fastest rollercoaster, the Pepsi Max Big One, or one of the 145 other rides and attractions. With three famous shows, the Pleasure Beach provides days of fun!

From famous, top-quality productions to traditional end of pier shows, Blackpool has something to entertain everyone. The Opera House will host West End productions throughout the coming year. With nightclubs, pier entertainment and shows at the Pleasure Beach, Blackpool offers music, cabaret and theatre to suit all visitors.

Aside from the Pleasure Beach, Blackpool Tower is the most famous attraction. Can you handle the Walk of Faith, a glass floor 380 feet above the ground. For the less adventurous, the Tower Ballroom, adventure playground and aquarium offer hours of amusement.

Visit Blackpool Sea-life centre for an educational and unforgettable adventure through the famous underwater walkway. The indoor pool at the Sandcastle provides slides and flumes with safe areas for small children and non-swimmers.

The three Blackpool Piers; North Pier, Central Pier and South Pier are traditional symbols of Blackpool. Stroll around the various attractions on each pier including the Victorian Carousel, Sun Lounge, Big Wheel and Sky Coaster freefall.

Blackpool Zoo is home to lots of species of animals, as well as a Safari attraction.

Finally, Blackpool’s entire promenade is full of arcades, shops, restaurants and bars.

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Blackpool Tower

Located in Blackpool, Lancashire, North West England, England

Less than a mile away.

One of Blackpool's foremost attractions. Opened to the public in 1894. Blackpool Tower is 158 metres high. In the lower platform, visitors can look down to street level through a glass floor...

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Blackpool Beach

Located in Blackpool, Lancashire, North West England, England

Less than a mile away.

One of the UK's top holiday destinations. A 'Golden Mile' of sandy beach. Three piers. Promenade. Not to be confused with Blackpool Pleasure Beach, an amusement park...

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Blackpool Trams

Located in Blackpool, Lancashire, North West England, England

Less than a mile away.

World famous tramway built in the late nineteenth century. The UK's first electric tramway. For further information, there's an excellent article in Wikipedia, website link provided...

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Calypso Hotel, Blackpool
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 39; Rates: £30 - £115 Per Night

Calypso hotel is a family-run hotel close to Blackpool Tower and Winter Gardens The Calypso makes an ideal base for your break We are ideally situated right in the centre of our world famous resort...

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The Blackpool Formerly Known As Kenbarry Hotel , B
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 29; Rates: £29 - £208 Per Night

Situated in the centre of Blackpool, this family-owned and run hotel is ideally located within a 2 minute stroll of the towna s major attractions, including Blackpool Tower and the Winter Gardens...

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Fairhaven Hotel, Blackpool
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 24; Rates: £60 - £125 Per Night

Fairhaven Hotel is in the centre of town and 2 minutes from the central promenade It is ideal for clubs, Blackpool Tower, the Winter Gardens, theatres and the shopping centre The warm and friendly hotel is a short walk f...

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