Flying Machines at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Flying Machines at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

The iconic Blackpool Tower is one of the resort's most impressive and memorable attractions. A fabulous package of family attractions are within including Jungle Jim's Indoor Play centre, Tower Ballroom which hosts regular shows, themed music nights/weekenders and events, Tower Circus and Blackpool Tower Dungeon, a chilling attraction including the Extremis: Drop Ride to Doom. Not to be missed is The Blackpool Tower Eye experience. Journey to the top of this iconic seaside building for panoramic views of the resort and the Fylde coast.

Tower Top Views - Blackpool Tower Eye Experience

Tower Top Views - Blackpool Tower Eye Experience

Popular attractions include the Sandcastle Water Park which is the largest indoor waterpark in the UK, and the Pleasure Beach theme park home to the Big One and Nickelodeon Land. Also at the Pleasure Beach, you'll find the Blackpool Arena with regular shows. Blackpool is always adding to its attractions profile, and many have seasonal runs like the recent incredibly popular Illuminasia (the world's largest indoor illuminations) at Winter Gardens. Recent new additions include Dinosaur World on the Promenade opposite Central Pier. Ideal for younger children, but with something to please all this attraction features a dinosaur activity centre, a cinema screening films and documentaries, life size exhibits and a brilliant dinosaur themed gift shop!

Indoor water worlds don't come much better than all weather attraction Sandcastle Waterpark on South Shore with over 18 slides and water themed attractions from fun pools to wave machine and water chutes. A real indoor waterworld village, you'll find all you need for a fun packed family day out inside including burger and snack bars, a swim shop and award-winning accessible facilities and amenities. Sandcastle is great for birthday parties and features rides, slides and water play areas suitable for children of all ages.

Squirrel Monkey at Blackpool Zoo (Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/pokerbrit/9518225543/in/photolist-fv6oQX-kdccgq-cQZJsQ-cQZHx7-cQZGF9-6DmNGG-nWnvWK-6qaXR4-na6GSG-na6EtN-na6Kmj-ncbkzm-na6FGV-na6FhX-nc98Dx-na6Gur-na6JdC-na6CMr-na6EfM-na6Gww-na6HqW-nc9uVi-na6HUG-nc98r8-na6GwF-na6Eby-na6DzP-na6GJV-na6Hhd-9eWsTy-9eWg1s-9eWjVY-9eWmpd-5z6Zxe-5zaKmW-5z6FLk-6DrAcy-5zaN5b-5z6UTB-5zbb7Q-5zbaub-5zaMfq-5zaR35-5zaLaL-5zaSs9-5z6BG2-5zaPfY-5zaUqy-5zbeYy-5z6QvH)

Squirrel Monkey at Blackpool Zoo

Inland Blackpool Zoo & Model Village

A cluster of great Blackpool family attractions sit just 2 miles inland around Stanley Park including the Zoo and Blackpool Model Village.Stanley Park, first opened in 1926 features the award winning model village and themed gardens with accessible pathways, ample seating areas, water features and a large lake. Blackpool Zoo is just a 10 minute drive off the M55, junction 4 and is a multi-award winning attraction home to over 1,500 animals and 400 species including Asian elephants, gorillas, lions, giraffes and water-dwelling animals such as sea lions and penguins. Large birds such as emus are also here along with predators like crocodiles and the somewhat less-threatening giant turtle. Camels, zebras, llamas and exotic birds live in naturalistic recreated environments across the 32 acre site. Snakes and other reptiles also have a home here along with creepy insects and many other magnificent creatures.

Accommodation in Blackpool

  • Blackpool
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    Family-run hotel in Blackpool. Short walk to the promenade and beach. Close to all major attractions. 18 en-suite rooms for families and couples. Room only and B&B rates. Parking.
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  • South Shore
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    Keighley House is an attractive licensed Guest House B&B ideally situated on the South Shore, within easy reach of all major attractions and amenities. Free parking and Wi-Fi
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  • Blackpool
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    Family friendly second floor apartment in Blackpool close to the Pleasure Beach with double bedroom, double sofa bed, internet service & well equipped kitchen.
     
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  • Lytham
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    £300
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    Luxury Visit Britain 4 Star self catering cottage in quiet traffic free garden area. Near Lytham Windmill, Green and town centre. Private car parking. WiFi access. Sleeps 4/5
     
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    £30
    Per person Bed and breakfast. Sea View rooms are extra £6.00
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    Well appointed Promenade hotel in Blackpool with 25 guest rooms, entertainment, excellent restaurant and lift service. Sea views. Family rooms for up to 5 people. Parking.
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    £110
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    Fully self contained range of Blackpool holiday apartments sleeping between 2 and 8 people. Modern kitchens, wifi service, Freeview TV. Great for holidays or weekend breaks.
     
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  • Blackpool
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    Stay for 3 nights or more for discounted rates
    Charming Blackpool B&B, minutes away from the Promenade and Pleasure Beach. Comfortable en-suite bedrooms & family rooms. Delicious breakfasts. Free off site car parking and Wi-Fi.
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    Friendly Blackpool hotel on South Shore near Pleasure Beach, golf and the Airport. Single, family and double en-suites. Late lounge bar, evening meals, parking and WiFi.
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