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Top 5 things to do in Blackpool!

Updated: Sep 6, 2022

Blackpool Tower and seafront promenade
The Blackpool Tower and seafront promenade

Blackpool is a great destination this summer - it has sun and beaches as well as great family attractions that won't break the bank. With something for everyone, we've put together the best things for you to do on your visit to the resort!

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach rollercoaster
Thrilling rollercoasters at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

One of the most popular attractions in Blackpool is Blackpool Pleasure Beach. With over 80 rides from white-knuckle rollercoasters like The Big One and the fantastic Nickelodeon Land which caters to younger kids, there's something for everyone!

With exclusive discounts on tickets for our residents, just visit reception during your stay to book your tickets!

Blackpool Zoo

Giraffe feeding at the zoo
Feeding the giraffes at Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Zoo offers visitors close encounters with over 500 animals from around the world. There are plenty of activities to keep you busy throughout your visit including feeding sessions, keeper talks and keeper demonstrations.

Stanley Park

Italian Gardens at Stanley Park cafe lake fountain
The beautiful Italian Gardens and fountain at Stanley Park

Stanley Park is Blackpool's main park and is a hidden gem that is often overlooked by tourists! It offers everything from boating lakes to flower gardens making it perfect for all ages! The park also hosts many events throughout the year including music festivals, car shows, and fireworks displays! It hosts an art-nouveau café that serves fantastic ice cream and a beautiful lake to view ducks, swans, and other local wildlife.

The Hole in Wand Blackpool

Hole in Wand magic golf wizard mini golf Blackpool
A new entry... Perfect for magic fans of all ages!

One of Blackpool's newer attractions located on the Promenade between Central and North Pier, The Hole in Wand is perfect for kids and magic fans of all ages! Combining magic and mini golf, this is one not to be missed on your next visit! Find out if you have magical powers and each guest receives a magic potion to take home...

Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Experience the glamour of the 1920s at the Tower Ballroom in Blackpool Tower. This historic venue has been restored to its former glory and hosts regular shows and events throughout the year. Dance to the world-famous Wurlitzer organ or sit back and relax whilst enjoying a wonderful Afternoon Tea...

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