Blackpool Things to Do

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  • 1. Pleasure Beach

    4 out of 5 stars

    The pleasure beach is a large funfair/amusement type park. Its got various rollercoasters including the big one (pepsi max), revelution, grand national to name a few, as well as the iceblast and other...

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  • 2. Tower

    4 out of 5 stars

    Several people recommended the circus as one of Blackpool's highlights. I dragged the group to the entrance, but the prices frightened the students, the women used the need to make them company to...

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  • 3. 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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  • 4. Louis Tussauds Wax Works Museum

    Are you trying to find a place without a Mc Donald'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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  • 5. 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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  • 6. 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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  • 7. 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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  • 8. Sea Life Centre

    One of the attractions that we didn't enter was Sea Life. It is big and it seems to be well conceived, but, with a group of adult dancers, it didn't become a priority. Located facing the sea. it must...

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  • 9. Central Pier

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Blackpool's Central Pier was built 30 years after the North Pier in 1868. It's visible in the distance from the North Pier and South Pier/South Beach areas. The Pier was designed by John Isaac Mawson...

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  • 10. 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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  • 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. 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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  • 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. 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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  • 15. 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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  • 16. 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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  • 17. 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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  • 18. 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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  • 19. 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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  • 20. 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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  • 21. 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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  • 22. 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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  • 23. 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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  • 24. 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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  • 25. Coral Island

    Coral Island has got to be the coolest amusement arcade around. It has an excellent Pirate themed facade on the front and many things to do (and spend money on)...

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