Our most recommended things to do in Blackpool

Blackpool: The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse Entry Ticket

1. Blackpool: The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse Entry Ticket

Enter 3D areas crafted from children's stories like "The Gruffalo," "Zog," and "The Snail and the Whale" with this ticket to the The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse in Blackpool. Play in any weather with this fun-filled indoor attraction.   Burst through the pages of some of your favorite kids as you explore areas like the Gruffalo’s deep dark wood and Princess Pearl’s castle from "Zog". Embark on an adventure of imagination, discovery, and play as you join your favorite characters. Visit distinct play zones that are inspired by "The Gruffalo," "The Gruffalo’s Child," "Zog," "The Snail and the Whale," "Room on the Broom," and "The Highway Rat." The attraction includes a play suitable for children under 10, with a toddler play area specifically for those under 3.

Blackpool: Tower Eye Entry Ticket

2. Blackpool: Tower Eye Entry Ticket

Discover the iconic Tower Eye which towers above this iconic seaside city - an unmissable attraction when visiting Blackpool. Begin your journey with a visit to the incredible 4D cinema experience. Let the special sensory effects and incredible filming bring the history of The Blackpool Tower to life for you at 380ft. If you're feeling brave, walk out onto the 5 cm thick glass floor to ceiling viewing SkyWalk platform. At the end of your visit, relax and enjoy a drink at the fabulous Bar 380. Take in the best views in the house across the North West of England from the top of the iconic Blackpool Tower.

Blackpool: Madame Tussauds Entry Ticket

3. Blackpool: Madame Tussauds Entry Ticket

Burst through the pages of vintage Marvel comic strips and step right into the action with the brand new Marvel Super Heroes area. Find out if you are as strong as the Hulk, or as mighty as Thor. Lift off with Iron Man, swing by Spiderman and meet Rocket and Groot.  Families can meet the thirteenth Doctor Who and use the doctor’s powerful Sonic Screwdriver. Wander through the dark forest to unveil the Tardis. Meet the sporting heroes at the Sporting Heroes Academy.  Get a selfie with Ariana Grande in the music zone or explore the solar system with much-loved scientist Professor Brian Cox. Why not stop off for a drink in the Rovers Return with some of Coronation Street’s greats, including Jack and Vera Duckworth and glamorous barmaid Michelle Connor. See all of these characters and more at Madame Tussauds.

SEA LIFE Blackpool Entrance Ticket

4. SEA LIFE Blackpool Entrance Ticket

Pre-book your entry ticket to SEA LIFE Blackpool to get face to fin with life under the sea. From the colorful to the curious, the majestic to the mystical, be amazed as you discover the stories of the ocean’s most fascinating inhabitants. Showcasing an indoor play center and over 2,500 spectacular aquatic creatures including tropical sharks, sea turtles, colorful reef fish, rays, and sea horses, SEA LIFE Blackpool is a great day out for all families. From the shoreline to the depths of the ocean, there is a whole underwater world to discover. SEA LIFE Blackpool is the perfect way to experience the wonders of underwater life without getting wet. Children under 3 are free but need to be included in the booking and will require a ticket. For disabled guests, the standard price applies but the caretaker/guardian can go free; a free caretaker/guardian ticket will be issued on-site. On average, it will take 1.5 to 2 hours to enjoy the full experience of SEA LIFE Blackpool, but your ticket is valid all day.

Blackpool: Peter Rabbit ™ Explore and Play Entry Ticket

5. Blackpool: Peter Rabbit ™ Explore and Play Entry Ticket

You’ll need to think like a rabbit, move like a rabbit and deploy rabbit-like senses! There’s a whole burrow-full of creativity to enjoy. Complete the challenges and earn badges. See if you have the skills to join the secret treehouse club! You’ll also meet, greet and ‘high-paw’ with Peter himself – in a bumper bunny day out!

Blackpool: Afternoon Tea at Blackpool Tower Ballroom

6. Blackpool: Afternoon Tea at Blackpool Tower Ballroom

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is known and celebrated throughout the world for both its stunning architecture and fantastic dance floor, making it the perfect place for Afternoon Tea. The Afternoon Tea experience includes all-day admission to The Blackpool Tower Ballroom where you can enjoy live music from the mighty Wurlitzer provided by our talented organists and watch the dancers on the World's greatest dance floors, and even join in yourself. Afternoon Tea includes a selection of Sandwiches, Cream Scone with Preserve and selection of Cakes and will be enjoyed on the side of the ballroom whilst watching the dancers on the ballroom floor.

Blackpool Dungeon Entrance Ticket

7. Blackpool Dungeon Entrance Ticket

Journey through Lancashire’s darkest and funniest history, so much fun it’s scary. Visit the Blackpool Tower Dungeon, a uniquely thrilling attraction for the whole family to enjoy, live and breathe Lancashire’s horrible past. Move from show to show and see, smell, and hear the gruesome history the county holds throughout this exciting, interactive adventure through the past, finishing with the ultimate Drop Ride to the Death… if you dare? Discover the ultimate thrill-filled journey through 1,000 years of the region’s murky past, with 10 awesome live shows and a 70-minute tour filled with laughter, theatre, jokes, history, special effects, and hilarious new seasonal shows every year.

Blackpool: Blackpool Ballroom Entrance Ticket

8. Blackpool: Blackpool Ballroom Entrance Ticket

Step inside the Blackpool Tower Ballroom and prepare to be lost in a world of charm. Dating back to 1894, it’s world-famous for its unique sprung dance floor and spectacular architecture. It remains a destination for dance fans from across the globe to this day. Dance the day away to the sounds of the Wurlitzer organ amidst this stunning setting or simply watch from the sidelines as you enjoy afternoon tea. Whether you want to glide around the dance floor, relax at your table, or watch from up on the balconies, the Blackpool Tower Ballroom is an experience you will never forget.

From Moreton-in-Marsh: Hidden Gems of Cotswolds Private Tour

9. From Moreton-in-Marsh: Hidden Gems of Cotswolds Private Tour

Experience the picturesque Cotswolds, an area of idyllic English countryside known for its green landscapes, charming villages, and honey-coloured stone cottages, on a guided driving tour without worrying about missing the must-see places. Skip the hassles of a DIY or large-group trip and relax on a luxury tour of must-visit towns and villages. See the historical homes of Stow-on-the-Wold and marvel at the honey-stoned Broadway and other precious villages like Chipping Campden, Bibury and Snowshill. Highlights: - Spend at least 6 hours exploring the best of the Cotswolds! - Discover iconic villages, historic towns, and stunning countryside! - Enjoy free time to explore each location at your own pace! - Travel in a luxury car along the country roads! - Private tour offers a fully personalized experience. - Learn about local history and photography from your guide! Basic Itinerary: 1. Moreton-in-Marsh: This is the meeting point and the beginning of your adventure. 2. Chipping Campden: Explore the historic town with its diverse architectural styles and experience outstanding natural beauty and tranquil countryside. 3. Broadway Tower: Visit the 18th-century iconic landmark, enjoy panoramic views, and learn about its history. 4. Snowshill: Stroll through the idyllic village, and take a tour of the National Trust Snowshill Manor (optional, and tickets not included). Admire Charles Wade's eclectic collections. 5. Stow-on-the-Wold: Experience the highest Cotswold town, delve into its historical significance, and enjoy the charming market square and St. Edward's Church. 6. Lower Slaughter: Take a picturesque village walk, and visit the ancient mill and its little shop. 7. Bourton-on-the-Water: Discover the scenic village, cross river bridges, and explore family-friendly attractions such as Birdland Park, Model Village, Motoring Museum, and Dragonfly Maze (optional and tickets not included). 8. Bibury: Visit the "most beautiful village in England," see the iconic street Arlington Row, and explore the rich heritage and stunning architecture. 9. Moreton-in-Marsh: This is the drop-off location, and the tour ends here.

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What people are saying about Blackpool

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 245 reviews

Absolutely brilliant experience. Great to see so many people dancing. Organist a proper grinder. However, we will never return to Blackpool due to the absolutely stupid cost of public transport.

Amazing amelia loved her experience finding all the stamps footprints joining in with the colouring and playing the musical instruments definately recommend it to anybody thinking of going

Me and my family had an amazing time at the dungeons,so much fun,and the stories of the old time were amazing, would highly recommend, absolutely brilliant

Never had a bad experience at the Tower Big dance floor plenty different dances and dancers of all levels

It was fun. Entertaining and inclusive of everyone