Blackpool illuminations have to be seen to be believed - a 6-mile display that offers a unique thrill at every step. Explore this world-famous attraction with one of many regular bus tours, or explore at your own pace.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is the UK's most famous theme park, with some of the most intense thrill rides anywhere. Home to the legendary Big One rollercoaster and with new Family Rides in Nickelodeon Land, there's so much to do here that you'll have trouble fitting everything in!
Nearby Sandcastle Waterpark is the UKs Largest Indoor Waterpark. Fantastic features include over 18 slides and attractions including water slides, fun pools, wave machine, water chutes, burger bars, and much more.
Dining & Shopping
Shopping in Blackpool is a great experience; with high street names and independent boutiques to choose from, selling everything from clothing and furniture to books and gifts.
The town centre boasts Houndshill Shopping Centre which is just a stone's throw from the Promenade which is a haven for fashion shops.
Blackpool prides itself on its party atmosphere, and they make no exception when it comes to dining. The town centre area is filled with cafes and restaurants, all child-friendly, which offer a wide range of food, and often, live music.
A favourite haunt for locals is Quilligan's Cafe on Church Street, selling a la carte food at cafe prices.
Did you know?
Blackpool Tower, standing at 158m, sways by 1 inch in winds above 70mph.
The first Blackpool Illuminations display took place in 1879 and featured 8 displays - today it features more than 1 million bulbs.
On a clear day, Blackpool Tower can be seen from as far away as North Wales.