Blackpool Attractions

With some of the best traditional and modern attractions in the country Blackpool has something for everyone! From world-class theme park rides to a beautifully renovated promenade to the Blackpool Tower and of course the famous 'Illuminations' there's always a familiar site to visit and something new to discover.

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  • Blackpool Tower
  • Pleasure Beach
  • Blackpool Illuminations
  • Model Village & Gardens
  • Sandcastle Waterworld
  • More Great Things to Do

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Blackpool Tower

Blackpool Tower was built in 1894, with its inspiration taken from the Eiffel Tower in Paris which was built only 5 years before.

The tower houses a circus, aquarium and the famous victorian ballroom which is still used regularly today. Other attractions include the glass floor at the top of tower which visitors can walk on if they dare! - Visit the Blackpool Tower website.

Pleasure Beach

Pleasure Beach was created in 1896, shortly after the tower was completed with the intention to create an American-style theme park in the UK.

Today, visitors can find major rides such as the 'Pepsi Max Big One' which is Europe's tallest and fastest rollercoaster and for the children there is a dedicated safe haven with smaller rides and attractions. - Visit the Pleasure Beach website.

Blackpool Illuminations

Blackpool Illuminations is Blackpool's annual spectacular which sees the city still buzzing with fun long after other resorts have gone into winter hibernation. - Visit the Illuminations website.

Blackpool Model Village And Gardens

Blackpool Model Village And Gardens is an enchanting attraction, set in two and a half acres of beautiful gardens, situated on the edge of Stanley Park. - Visit the Model Village And Gardens website.

Sandcastle Waterworld

Sandcastle Waterworld is a family and disabled friendly, award-winning waterworld, a subtropical paradise with constant temperatures of 84F

The park offers two 300ft Gentle Giant water slides and the Typhoon Lagoon wild wave pool. - Visit the Sandcastle Waterworld website.

More Blackpool Attractions

With attractions such as the Sea Life Centre, Zoo and Dino Safari there are 100s more things to do and see on a visit to Blackpool. For more ideas visit the official Blackpool Tourism website or read the latest reviews and up to date information from trip advisor.

And with beautiful Lake District national park right on the doorstep there's even more reasons to start planning your trip today!