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City break in Blackpool. Active leisure ideas for Blackpool - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Blackpool Tower Blackpool is famous for its vibrant night life, as well as by a huge selection of various entertainment venues and shops. This resort is a perfect destination for family holidays. However, young people, who enjoy having fun all night long until dawn, will also not get bored here. Not far away from the tower is located a large playground called «Jungle Jim's», which is a great place full of various attractions and sports facilities. This place is always full of visitors. Children particularly love this place as here are organized various interesting games, concerts and performances for small visitors. One of the local cafes located nearby is a great way to relax after busy time full of entertainments. Fans of water attractions will simply fall in love with the park called «Pleasure Beach», which is located in the coastal zone. Here you will find a large swimming pool with a spacious area for rest, unhurried rivers and joyful slides, as well as lots of other exciting rides for visitors who seek truly thrilling memories. Pleasure Beach Park accepts visitors from March to November. Besides numerous water activities and entertainments the park is equipped with a bowling center, an ice rink and colorful bingo centers.
In Blackpool you will find more than 250 restaurants, bars and cafes of different rank, style and cuisine. Of course, the choice is so big that you can easily find elite dining facilities, … Open
If you enjoy visiting various entertainment centers, you will surely like Coral Island, in which visitors will learn many interesting stories and legends about pirates. Another entertainment park called Sand Castle amazes guests by its spectacular water shows and widest choice of attractions. Travelers, who arrive in the city with children, should definitely not forget to visit the local Sea Life Centre, which offers its visitors to look at the largest collection of marine fauna in Europe. A part of the center is occupied by a vivarium, which is home to more than one hundred species of snakes. Many of them were brought from distant tropical countries and are very poisonous. Fans of golf will simply find no better place than Marton Mere Nature Reserve located near Stanley Park. This is the place where you will find the most famous and popular golf club in the city, as well as a large bowling center.
Nighttime entertainments of Blackpool deserve a separate article. Funny Girls club is known as a popular destination for entertainments among young people. It is located not far away from the center of the city and offers its guests to participate in an interesting entertainment. The club’s bar features widest choice of delicious snacks and cocktails. Bierkeller bar is a no less popular entertainment facility. The bar is equally liked by music lovers, and fans of dancing. Fans of walking in shops and trading centers should not forget to visit the most popular shopping center of the city - Hounds Hill Shopping, where visitors will easily pick up clothes and jewelry for every taste and purse. Copyright
Vast majority of travelers visit Blackpool during the days of the world famous festival Blackpool Illuminations. The festival starts in the beginning of September and lasts 66 days. Without … Open
Active entertainment in Blackpool is exactly what the city is famous for. Everything seems to be here. At least everyone will find entertainment to his/her liking. Thus, in the city, you can find the coolest theme parks and water parks - The Big One, Sandcastle Waterpark. The most vivid impressions can be obtained from visiting Blackpool Model Village & Gardens - a theme park built in the style of a medieval fortress and attracting hundreds of tourists and locals with their children who really like this place. They will also enjoy large Blackpool Zoo, from which it is quite difficult to highlight something in particular - it is absolutely perfect for everyone.
North Pier For fans of more active recreation, it would be very interesting to visit Blackpool High Ropes where both children and their parents will enjoy a zip-line. Those wishing to play laser tag as a large company are welcome in Impact Blackpool and Laser Quest Blackpool. Tourists who came with children and want to get their dose of extreme should not ignore Adrenalin Zone with its quite interesting rides. Feel like a true climber in Clip 'n Climb Blackpool or try your hand at karting in Karting 2000 Raceway or FormulaKart. Each family member will find suitable entertainment in Funland Amusements, a huge entertainment center. Those who want to play mini-golf are welcome in Pirate Adventure Mini Golf.
Start your acquaintance with Blackpool from a walk on the Promenade, which is also known as the main street of the city. You will find numerous architectural attractions, shops, restaurants, … Open
Generally speaking, Blackpool is a great place to visit with small kids. Illuminasia will make them have fun like never before, in Ascent Trampoline Park, they will be able to jump all day long, Graffiti Golf offers a great pastime for the whole family, and Tristans Light house is a place that simultaneously captivates and soothes with its iridescent lights. Young visitors can not tear themselves away from them! If your children belong to the age group of 3-6 years old, Bounce Play Center is designed especially for them. Be sure to visit these places so that your kids will have only pleasant memories.
Blackpool HDR Failing to visit The Blackpool Tower when traveling in Blackpool could be considered a crime. Being the most famous tourist attraction in the city, it offers unimaginably beautiful views of the city lying at the foot of the mountain. It often hosts all kinds of events, there are several restaurants offering delicious food (White Tower Restaurant is the most popular one). Children particularly enjoy The Blackpool Tower Dungeon, a theme park located here. Nearby is the Central Pier, which seems to be endless.
1. Tourists, who expect to travel a lot around the city by using public transportation, will be able to save if they purchase a special «Docklands Light Railway» ticket. You can purchase … Open
Stand-up comedy is extremely popular in the UK, and Blackpool is not an exception. Some of the best comedy clubs are Comedy Station Comedy Club and Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club. Movie fans go to The Regent Independent Cinema or Odeon Blackpool where there is always a decent choice of films. Interesting performances for the whole family are shown on the Blackpool Pleasure Beach Arena. Escape quests are another kind of entertainment that you can experience in Blackpool. Among the facilities of this kind are the Clue HQ Escape Room Center and Escape Blackpool. Bowling fans will find themselves entertainment in the form of visiting 1st Bowl or MFA Bowl, and those wishing to ice skate often gather in Fylde Coast Ice Arena.
Blackpool tower Numerous museums of Blackpool should also be included in your sightseeing route. Among them there are truly worthy cultural institutions - for example, Madame Tussaud's wax museum and Ripley's Believe It Or Not! - the museum that will easily cheer up every visitor. Little Marton Windmill is recommended for everyone who likes authentic historic places and Star Trek: The Exhibition is sure to become a bonus for all fans of the TV show. Lytham St Annes Spitfire Visitor Center will appeal to fans of military equipment, and Horror Crypt Blackpool is a place where lovers of everything that seems to be "spooky" are gathering. As for art galleries, it would be interesting to visit Grundy Art Gallery and Brooks Collectables and Museum.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Blackpool and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Blackpool

Walkabout Bar
Where: 1-9 Queen Street, Blackpool;
Where: 19 - 23 Clifton Street, Blackpool;
Funny Girls Show Bar
Where: Dickson Rd, Blackpool;
Where: 5 Dickson Road, Blackpool;
Pump And Truncheon
Where: 13 Bonny St, Blackpool;
Mitre Pub
Where: 3 West Street, Blackpool;
The Syndicate
Where: 130-140 Church St, Blackpool;
Club Sanuk
Where: 168-170 North Promenade, Blackpool;
Where: 44 Queen Street, Blackpool; Telephone: +44 (0)1253 64915;
Jenx @the Liquid Lounge
Where: 30 Topping Street, Blackpool;
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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Blackpool
♥   Amusement park 'Blackpool Pleasure Beach' , 2.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Southport Pleasureland' , 18.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Knowsley Safari Park' , 45.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Gulliver’s World' , 53.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Alton Towers Resort' , 120.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Blackpool
♥   Water park 'Sandcastle' Blackpool, 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Water World' Stoke-on-Trent, 104.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Alton Towers Waterpark' Staffordshire, 120.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Blackpool
♥   Restaurant 'Bistrot Vérité' Southport. Type - Classic French. 20.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bay Horse Inn' Ellel. Type - Regional cuisine. 24.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Eagle & Child' Bispham Green. Type - Traditional British. 28.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Blackpool - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Blackpool - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Blackpool?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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