Blackpool Attractions

Top 10 Blackpool Attractions

The Attraction Near Me’s guide to the Top 10 Blackpool Attractions will help you discover what to do in Blackpool, from iconic landmarks like the Blackpool Tower, seaside piers and the historic Pleasure Beach Theme Park.

Top 10 Attractions in Blackpool

This list is based on a number of factors with one of the most important being that the attraction will entertain the whole family. We understand that everyone has their personal favourites. This Top 10 UK Blackpool Attractions listing is based on our personal experiences and extensive knowledge of the attractions industry.


1 – Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has one of the largest collections of roller coasters in the world. The roller coasters range from classic wooden coasters like Grand National and Big Dipper to modern steel rides, The Big One and ICON. In addition to the roller coasters, there are also some great family rides and Nickelodeon Land is perfect for younger children.

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2 – Sandcastle Waterpark

Sandcastle Waterpark is the UK’s largest indoor waterpark, set in an 84-degree tropical climate located at South Beach in Blackpool. The waterpark opened in 1986 on the site of the former South Shore Open Air Baths. Blackpool’s Sandcastle Waterpark plays host to 18 slides and attractions suitable for everyone.

Sandcastle Waterpark Entrance
Sandcastle Waterpark Entrance

Sandcastle Waterpark
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3 – Blackpool Tower

View of Blackpool Tower from Blackpool North Pier
View of Blackpool Tower from Blackpool North Pier

The Blackpool Tower first opened to the public on the 14th May 1894 and has provided over 120 years of family fun since. It is one of the most iconic buildings in the UK and one of Britain’s best-loved landmarks. The Blackpool Tower is the home of five great attractions where you can go from the depths of The Blackpool Tower Dungeon right up to the heights of The Blackpool Tower Eye.

Attractions at Blackpool Tower

The Blackpool Tower plays host to the following fantastic attractions:

The Blackpool Tower Eye – Travel to the top of the tower and discover stunning panoramic views, complete with a 4D cinema experience!
The Blackpool Tower Dungeon – travel through 1,000 years of Lancashire’s horrible history!
The Blackpool Tower Circus – join Mooky and Mr Boo as they clown around!
The Blackpool Tower Ballroom – become lost in a world of elegant charm and beauty!
Dino Mini Golf – Travel back in time to when the prehistoric dinosaurs roamed at The Blackpool Tower’s Dino Mini Golf attraction!

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The Blackpool Tower is included with the Pick and Mix Pass. The Flexible Way to Enjoy Blackpool’s Best Attractions, the Pick and Mix Pass is fizzing with endless possibilities!

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Available as a one, two or seven day pass, just pick the number of days to match your plans and prepare for some extra delicious savings. Mix it up, book your attraction times online in advance or just turn up and scan at the door.


4 – Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Zoo
Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Zoo is a great day out for all the family. Located on a site that almost became Disney World UK, it now houses one of Lancashire’s premier attractions and is one of the UK’s leading zoological gardens.

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5 – Blackpool Tower Circus

The Blackpool Tower Circus - The Big Wheel of Death
The Blackpool Tower Circus – The Big Wheel of Death

Sitting at the base of the famous Blackpool Tower, within the giant legs, is The Blackpool Tower Circus, a 110 x 110 foot Circus Arena seating an audience of 1,300 people. It is the perfect place to enjoy some family fun!

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The Blackpool Tower is included with the Pick and Mix Pass. The Flexible Way to Enjoy Blackpool’s Best Attractions, the Pick and Mix Pass is fizzing with endless possibilities!

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6 – Blackpool Piers

The three star-studded piers along Blackpool’s famous Golden Mile were all constructed during the Victorian age – a golden era of British engineering and tourism. Not only do they offer countless hours of entertainment, thrills, spills and laughter for thousands of visitors a year – they are also venerable institutions of Britain’s seaside history.

Blackpool North Pier

Pay a visit to Blackpool North Pier, the iconic landmark is one of the most beloved attractions in the heart of Blackpool. As you step foot onto the pier, you are instantly transported to a world of fun, excitement, and nostalgia.

Blackpool Central Pier

Prepare to be dazzled by the array of attractions that await you at Central Pier. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or prefer a more leisurely pace, there’s something for everyone. Take a ride on the iconic Ferris wheel and marvel at the panoramic views of the coastline. Test your skills at the arcade games and try your luck at winning a prize. And for those seeking a more relaxing experience, take a leisurely stroll along the pier, basking in the beauty of the sea and the sound of crashing waves. Central Pier truly offers a smorgasbord of entertainment options that will leave you wanting more.

Blackpool South Pier

Blackpool South Pier, located on the iconic British coastline, is a vibrant gem that offers endless fun and excitement for visitors of all ages. With its stunning views of the Irish Sea and a lively atmosphere, this pier is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the best of Blackpool.

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7 – Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Madame Tussauds Blackpool - Paddy McGuinness
Madame Tussauds Blackpool – Paddy McGuinness

Take to the floor and find out your score in the Strictly Experience and burst into the action with The Marvel Super Heroes where you can discover your power with Captain Marvel and come face to face with Thor. Move into the Sporting Heroes Academy to unleash your inner sporting hero and conquer the exciting interactive challenges!

Get up close and personal with all your favourite stars at Madame Tussauds Blackpool.

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The Blackpool Tower is included with the Pick and Mix Pass. The Flexible Way to Enjoy Blackpool’s Best Attractions, the Pick and Mix Pass is fizzing with endless possibilities!

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8 – SEA LIFE Blackpool

SEA LIFE Blackpool - Ocean Tunnel
SEA LIFE Blackpool – Ocean Tunnel

Journey beneath the sea at SEA LIFE Blackpool and view over 2.500 remarkable aquatic creatures. You’ll be able to get closer to them than ever before.

Many of the creatures at SEA LIFE Blackpool are on the endangered list, have been rescued and cannot be released into the wild or have been born and bred as part of their conservation projects.

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SEA LIFE Blackpool is included with the Pick and Mix Pass. The Flexible Way to Enjoy Blackpool’s Best Attractions, the Pick and Mix Pass is fizzing with endless possibilities!

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9 – Coral Island

Coral Island Blackpool

Coral Island is Blackpool’s largest free admission attraction. – the finest amusement arcade across the seven seas, where kids eat free all day every day and you’ll be sure to leave laden with treasures, from the biggest and best prize shop in Blackpool. 

Ready yer sea legs and leave the landlubbers behind as you soar above the crowds on the Pirate Flyer or test your nerve on the Pirates Quest Ghost Train,

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10 – Blackpool Illuminations

Blackpool Illuminations
Blackpool Illuminations

Don’t miss the world-famous Blackpool Illuminations featuring six miles of traditional festoons, tableaux and interactive features along the Promenade, no wonder it’s commonly known as the greatest free light show on Earth!

Blackpool Illuminations Official Website


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Blackpool Attractions was last modified: May 24th, 2024 by Dan

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Author: Dan

I am passionate about Theme Parks and Attractions. I love riding roller coasters and thrill rides. With two young boys I understand how expensive family days out can be and this was one of the main driving forces behind Attractions Near me. My aim is to help you and your friends enjoy some great days out without costing the earth. Thanks for reading and have a great time - Regards Dan

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