Blackpool is a vibrant and popular town with many places to visit, including lots of fun attractions, theatres and a long, sandy beach. For entertainment, you could visit the Winter Gardens which offers many varied performances which include musicals, pop concerts, comedy, drama, dance and children’s shows, along with many other events. At the Grand Theatre you can see musicals, ballet, comedy and dance, and you can see a film at the Ocean Cinema. You’ll find a large choice of restaurants for eating out, with a good range of cuisines for different tastes, and the nightlife is lively with many pubs and clubs.
For shopping, there’s lots of choice and includes Houndshill Shopping Centre which has a large selection of stores, along with many other shops around the town. For business, there are a range of conference venues including those at the Winter Gardens Blackpool and the Norbreck Castle Hotel, and the nearest airports for international air travel are Manchester Airport and Liverpool Airport. There’s also Blackpool Airport but this only has flights to and from Belfast and Isle of Man.
Blackpool Car Hire
Wherever you are in Blackpool, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Blackpool car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Among the places you could visit while you’re in Blackpool, the following are some suggestions:
At this large theme park you can have a great day out with all the family, and includes many rides and attractions such as roller coasters, a ghost train, carousel and dodgems, and Nickelodeon Land has many famous cartoon themed rides. There are also stage shows to enjoy at the park, along with a variety of eateries where you can enjoy a meal.
At this zoo you can see a large variety of fascinating creatures which include lions, tigers, elephants, camels, orangutans, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, lemurs, meerkats, reindeer, gorillas, pelican, emus, penguins and many more, making an enjoyable family visit.
For an unusual and fun experience, here you can see an amazing display of illuminated sights, including a Chinese themed garden, lanterns, Terracotta Army, planetarium, giant animals and fish, Statue of Liberty and lots more, along with laser light displays to enjoy.
Madame Tussauds Blackpool
Here you can see an interesting collection of lifelike wax figures including the Queen, Prince William, The Beatles, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, Simon Cowell, Ant and Dec, Mo Farrah, Steven Gerrard, David Beckham and Tiger Woods and The Two Ronnies.
Blackpool Tower Dungeon
This will make a fun visit where you’ll see theatre shows with funny and scary characters including a judge, witches and torturer, an exciting drop ride and a maze, and you can enjoy yourself with the entertainment and features while learning about history at the same time.
You can visit this large centre to see many marine creatures up close such as sharks, rays, octopus, clown fish, jellyfish, and there is an underwater tunnel where you can have good views of the sharks and rays, along with daily feeding shows and a soft play area.
Blackpool Tower Eye
Here you can visit the 4D cinema and learn about Blackpool’s history, and enjoy the ride to the top of the tower where you’ll have great views across the region and the sea through the huge windows and glass floor.
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