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Mersey River Explorer Cruise from Liverpool
"Whether you’re looking for a relaxing way to see Liverpool or you want a full day of family-friendly attractions the Mersey River Explorer Cruise with optional upgrades is your ticket to Liverpool fun. The standard Mersey River Explorer Cruise lasts a leisurely 50-minutes with scheduled stops at Seacombe and Birkenhead Woodside ports. Enjoy the cruise as a hop-on hop-off tour to see what interests you most - simply hop off when you want and re-board the boat when you're ready to continue to the next stop.While taking in views of Liverpool's riverside architecture and wildlife you can listen to entertaining audio commentary about the River Mersey's fascinating maritime history. Hear tales of smuggling music and war - three diverse influences that have touched this friendly city over the years and given it a unique charm.Make a full day of it by upgrading your hop-on hop-off cruise to include tickets to the Spaceport attraction at Seacombe. Thi interactive exhibits and audio-visual experiences. Highlights include a ""Wallace and Gromit in Space"" feature - a themed display that showcases the popular main characters from the British animated short films. Alternatively
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Liverpool Do The Double: River Cruise and Open Top City Sightseeing Bus Tour Combination Ticket
"Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to sailing to redeem your ticket as the ferry departs on the hour between 10am – 4pm.On board this 50-minute river cruise visitors will discover the well-loved legacy of Liverpool and the river Mersey with its musical and maritime history. From The Beatles performing on the Riverboat Shuffle cruises in the early 1960s to tales of smuggling this ferry carries a cargo of memories. Just sit back and enjoy the fascinating commentary wonder at the wildlife and absorb the heritage.Departing hourly the 50-minute river experience sails from Liverpool Pier Head calling at Seacombe and Woodside
From GBP16.00
 
"Liverpool Experience including River Cruise
Liverpool Experience"Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to sailing to redeem your ticket as the ferry departs on the hour between 10am – 4pm.On board this 50-minute river cruise visitors will discover the well-loved legacy of Liverpool and the river Mersey with its musical and maritime history. From The Beatles performing on the Riverboat Shuffle cruises in the early 1960s to tales of smuggling this ferry carries a cargo of memories. Just sit back and enjoy the fascinating commentary wonder at the wildlife and absorb the heritage.Departing hourly the 50-minute river experience sails from Liverpool Pier Head
From GBP21.00

More General in Blackpool

Rough sea in February.

I visited Blackpool in winter time in February 2016. It was raining the whole time and very windy and the first time I went to have a look at the Blackpool Tower it was so windy that I couldn't even...
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Regina1965
Feb 29, 2016

Inspired to visit Blackpool!

When I did my university end of module dissertation for one of my humanities modules in 2009 I always wanted to return to Blackpool. I studied about the social and technological development of...
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spidermiss
Jul 21, 2015

The city of the dolls

I loved the look of the general construction in Blackpool, dominated by the cozy houses with unthinkable economy of space where the extrusion of Windows in search of the Sun adds volume and rhythm in...
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solopes
Mar 20, 2015

Winter in Blackpool?

Blackpool seemed like it would be a lot of fun in the summer months. But it wasnt a whole lot of fun in early December. But I didnt know any better! And there was not a whole lot to do, most of the...
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ChartIt
Mar 10, 2009

Blackpool Trams

The trams are a much loved feature of Blackpool as they rattle along the promenade. There are so amny different ones - all advertising some kind of Blacpool entertainment venue or other product. Of...
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sandysmith
Oct 23, 2005

Blackpool Donkeys & facts on this animal

Donkeys are gifted animals & the Blackpool donkeys do a brilliant job for any children who wish to ride them, I think they should be given a medal for what they do during long hot summers. In the...
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LouiseTopp
Oct 05, 2005
 
 
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Bright Lightsof Blackpool

Of course what attracts many people to Blackpool is the lights in the winter season. Its quite a colourful display by night and by day too...seeing all the charcaters on the "golden mile". There were...
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sandysmith
Jul 28, 2005

Central Pier

The central pier is the "fun" pier of Blackpool with its Ferris wheel although in former years there were roller skating and shock horror outdoor dancing here!The central platform was converted into...
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sandysmith
Jul 28, 2005

South Pier

The last of Blackpool's three piers - work began on Blackpool’s South pier in 1892. It has bungee jumps and sky dives for those brave enough - me ?, well I was just happy to watch others hand over...
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sandysmith
Jul 28, 2005

North Pier

The North Pier was the first of Blackpool's 3 piers - opened on 21st May 1863. It is 1,405 feet long, 27 feet wide and built from 12,000 tons of metal it claimed, in its day, to be 'the finest,...
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sandysmith
Jul 28, 2005

Tackiness central

In this age when everyone is obsessed by 'image', Blackpool council has jumped on the bandwagon and is desperately trying to update Blackpool's somewhat old-fashioned image.Their thought police (sorry...
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sourbugger
May 25, 2005

Blackpool Pleasure Beach...

Blackpool Pleasure Beach covers 42 acres, and there are 125 attractions. Entrance is free, you can either pay per ride of buy a set of tickets, or new this year there is an unlimited ride...
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bugalugs
Oct 17, 2004

Pleasure Beach.

Visiting Blackpool is not complete without visiting the Pleasure Beach. Remember it will be closed in most days in winter. Do check before you go in winter. In the background is the vertical drop....
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A2002
Nov 30, 2002

Souvenir heaven

The whole of Blackpool is a living souvenir! It is a town aimed almost exclusively at tourists. This ride in the Pleasure Beach has the date changed daily so that people like us can drape themselves...
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JulesH
Nov 14, 2002

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34 Queens Promenade, Blackpool North Shore, Blackpool, FY2 2RN, United Kingdom
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Ocean Blvd, Pleasure Beach, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1ND, United Kingdom
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North Promenade, (formerly Paramount), Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 2HB, United Kingdom
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303 - 315 Promenade, Blackpool, FY1 6AN, United Kingdom
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East Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 8LL, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Blackpool

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Pleasure Beach

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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Tower

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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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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Central Pier

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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Illuminations

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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Beach

Hours of fun can be had on Blackpool beach. Granted, it's not the cleanest of beaches, but it's not hazardous health! My 3 years old Godson played for hours and he loved it! You can play in the sand,...
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Top 5 Blackpool Writers

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"Reinventing itself again"
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bugalugs

"Blackpool"
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ettenaj

"Blackpool ( Kiss me quick hats )"
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Myfanwe

"Brilliant Blackpool"
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Bigs

"Candy Floss in Winter"
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