One of Britain’s truly iconic seaside resorts – Blackpool Tower and the Pleasure Beach have been popular attractions since the 19th century. The town has modernised with some of the most exciting visitor attractions in the country, as well as a range of shows, events, family activities, shops and restaurants. It’s also a great stopping off point if you are heading to Wales or the South West, or on your way north to Scotland.
Visit Blackpool, visitor information
The Blackpool Tower, 0.5 mile
One of Britain’s best-loved landmarks with 11 different rooms, five incredible attractions including the ballroom, the Blackpool Tower Eye with 4D cinema and glass floor, and mini golf.
Blackpool Piers: North Pier, 1.4 miles; South Pier, 2 miles
Attractions for all ages including arcades, rides, game stalls, cafés, lounges.
Stanley Park, 1.3 miles
390 acres of parkland, boating lake, Italian gardens, children’s play areas, sports facilities – open every day from dawn to dusk.
Blackpool Zoo, 2.4 miles
Come and see the elephants, tigers, gorillas and lions, as well as activities including a miniature train track, play areas, exhibits and talks. The multi award-winning zoo is set across 32 acres of beautiful parkland.
Heritage Tram Tours, 2.5 miles
Heritage Trams run between the Pleasure Beach on South Shore and the town of Fleetwood in the north as well as the famous Autumn Illumination Tours.
Ascent Trampoline Park, 3.4 miles
Outstanding trampoline centre with classes, events, parties and sessions for all ages and abilities.
Model Village and Gardens, 2.7 miles
This award-winning attraction was built in 1972 and continues to capture the imagination of visitors, young and old, with hundreds of models across across 2.5 acres of landscaped gardens, with curiosities ranging from a peaceful Cornish fishing village to the Scottish Castle with its guardsmen.
There are four superb golf clubs that welcome visitors within a few miles of Liberty’s Hotel: