Blackpool Things to Do

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  • 1. Tower

    4 out of 5 stars

    Since we were in Blackpool and we had to do something with our time, we decided to go to the top of the Tower. You're supposed to watch a 4D movie before going up but it was temporarily malfunctioning...

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  • 2. Pleasure Beach

    4 out of 5 stars

    No, no, no... Don't try to make what I did, risking to make serious mistakes! Walking along the seashore, in Blackpool, we passed the small park in central pier, and approached what seemed to be a...

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  • 3. Louis Tussauds Wax Works Museum

    Are you trying to find a place without a Mcdonald's restaurant or a Madame Tussaud museum? Then forget Blackpool - it has both. No surprise - in a city betting in youth and entertainment both are...

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  • 4. Illuminations

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Blackpool has many attractions, but to me the best is that it is by the sea. We picked a n evening that was cold and wet, and yet the views over the water were quite spectacular. Add to that the...

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  • 5. Zoo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Situated in the pleasent district of Stanley Park just half a mile from Blackpool front is the Zoo. A small but nice Zoo very well maintained and clean with friendly helpful staff and a variety of...

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  • 6. Central Pier

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    It's a odd idea, transforming a pier in a luna park, but that seems to be what happened in Blackpool. We strolled with pleasure around it, observed the impressive image of the big wheel, but our fun...

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  • 7. Promenade

    A recent addition to Blackpool's attractions is the 'comedy carpet'. Located on the promenade directly in front of the tower it consists of 850 different 'tiles' painted onto the ground. Each one...

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  • 8. Stanley Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Right in the middle of Blackpool you will find Stanley Park. This is a place were I love to go when I want to get away from it all. It is relaxing, friendly and beautiful. You can spend a good couple...

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  • 9. Sea Life Centre

    In the many attractions that line seafront, this aquarium announcing more than 2000 animals in 50 displays must be interesting, but, having visited many other (good) aquariums throughout the world,...

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  • 10. Beach

    The tide has great amplitude making a great difference from low to high tides. We saw some fun in the sand, during low tides, but no one approaching the water, dark and with bad look. Yes, I know that...

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  • 11. North Pier

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Built to be used as a promenade over the sea, the pier was later enriched with some amusement, with bars and theatres. In the good old days it was aimed to attract the upper market. Now, after fires...

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  • 12. Piers

    Blackpool doesnt do things by halfs and therfore it is no surpirse that the resort has not one but three Piers. These are located along the famous golden mile and equaly devided into North,central and...

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  • 13. Winter Gardens

    The centre of my interest in Blackpool, this is a wide classical building, housing several indoor activities. Dancing was the subject that took us there, and it was perfectly organized, with the...

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  • 14. South Pier

    On South Pier in summer you will find some scary looking rides like the Skyscreamer (I don't even want to know how this one works I think ;) or the rollercoaster right at the end of the pier (I bet...

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  • 15. Town Hall

    Blackpool Town Hall is a great looking building with many fine architectural features. It is a Grade 2 listed building. It was designed by Potts, Son and Hemmings and was built in 1895-1900. It...

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  • 16. St John church

    This outstanding church in the centre of town is a modern building, in Early English style, transforming the old one, built in the 1878. It respects the...

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  • 17. Architecture

    I enjoyed very much the look of the city, with the small houses all alike in most streets, and a few buildings reminding the old times when it was a privileged...

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  • 18. Salvation army

    And then, walking without destination across the city, I saw at a small distance a curious building. I approached it and found that it was the Salvation Army's...

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  • 19. Wave sculpture

    Reading about the sculpture by St John's church, I found:In http://www.rudi.net:"London-based, architectural practice leit-werk won a £3.5million competition to...

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  • 20. Over half the height of the real one...

    The Eiffel tower stands an impressive 986 feet tall in the centre of Paris. Blackpool's effort tops out at just over 500 feet. Blackpool's was inspired by the...

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  • 21. Arcades

    Along 'the front' in Blackpool, there are many arcades. These are places that offer mechanical games (for a cost) for anybody to use.You can win toys, money and...

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  • 22. Theme park on the beach front

    Blackpool pleasure beach is a theme park located on the south shore of Blackpool. There are over 40 rides at the Pleasure beach the most famous being The...

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  • 23. South Beach Area

    We walked all the way from the North Pier to the South one. Nearby is the South Beach area and Blackpool's Pleasure Beach. Neither we visited the Pleasure Beach...

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  • 24. Blackpool Model Village and Gardens

    This is similar to Mini-Europe in Brussels. The main difference is that it depicts a typical English village, rather than Europe's famous sights. It's a...

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  • 25. Gifts shops galore

    All over Blackpool you will find a fantastic array of gift shops selling every kind of gift you could imagine. They are great for finding that special little...

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