Things to do in Blackpool

and further afield..

Blackpool Football Club - Football Club

Blackpool Football Club - Football Club

Distance 0.36 miles (0.57 km)
Blackpool Football Club Formed in 1889. Blackpool's newly-rebuilt Bloomfield Road ground is a stadium ready for the future. In 2005 it played host to three Group A games in the UEFA European Women's Championship. The official Blackpool Football Supporters Club is BSA, the Blackpool Supporters Assocoation. Our committee is elected by its members. Blackpool FC fully support our Association, and through our fund raising efforts, we put funds directly back into the club by sponsoring matches and players.

Blackpool Tower - Landmark

Blackpool Tower - Landmark

Distance 0.86 miles (1.38 km)
Blackpool Tower opened on 14th May 1894, with the aquarium existing as a stand a lone attraction from the late 1870's. The tower is 518ft 9inches tall, with the walk of faith at 380ft from street level. The Tower alone contains 2,493 tons of steel and 93 tons of cast iron. The building at the base contains 985 tons of steel and 259 tons of cast iron.
The Tower has a viewing platform at 380ft above the promenade and is reached by a lift or if you are a maintanance worker by 536 steps!
Not for the feint hearted is the 'Walk of Faith' glass floor, a two inch clear panel that looks straight down to the Promenade below.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach - Theme Park

Blackpool Pleasure Beach - Theme Park

Distance 0.91 miles (1.47 km)
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is Britains Biggest Tourist Attraction whose mission it is to make adults feel like children again.The park is open from March until November, opening times do vary and please be aware that the times posted on this site are ESTIMATED. There are several ways you can enjoy the rides and attractions here at Blackpool Pleasure Beach: You can purchase an unlimited show & ride wristband at the park, or here online and dont forget these unlimited show & ride wristbands entitle the bearer to free entrance into a choice of our award winning shows.

The Winter Gardens - Exhibition

The Winter Gardens - Exhibition

Distance 0.96 miles (1.54 km)
Whatever kind or size of event you are planning, the Winter Gardens is certain to have a venue which will suit it perfectly. However, the success of your event is not assured by the quality of the venue alone - our experience in providing imaginative tailored solutions and expert advice will help you achieve the results you are striving for. From retail to trade and regional to national, the Winter Gardens is one of the north wests leading exhibition venues, hosting over 40 events and welcoming more than 400,000 visitors annually. A choice of versatile and flexible venues provide the ideal settings for exhibitions, product launches and trade shows of virtually any kind. The 2,600 square metre Olympia is the Winter Gardens very own purpose-built exhibition hall offering unrivalled space and accessibility.

Blackpool Airport - Airport

Blackpool Airport - Airport

Distance 2.43 miles (3.91 km)
Welcome to Blackpool International Airport: the convenient alternative for air travel to or from the North West. Blackpool Airport offers fast, efficient commuter services for the business community, and attractive destinations and schedules for short break and longer holiday travellers. Additional check in desks, large open plan seating areas and a wider range of retail outlets are just some of the new features that will provide passengers with a more efficient and enjoyable airport experience. In addition, a new extension, new dcor and greater use of natural light will help create a spacious and airy environment. The project is expected to be completed by February 2006.