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Blackpool is a family-friendly, romantic neighbourhood with convenient options for restaurants and bars. The neighbourhood's charm comes through with its friendly people. Take in the natural beauty of the sea and beaches—or broaden your horizons with some local entertainment. Blackpool's hotels make a great home base for venturing out into the greater Blackpool area.
Top attractions include the area's theme park and much more. Blackpool Model Village and Gardens, Madame Tussauds Waxworks, and Ripley's Believe It Or Not! feature captivating exhibits. You can buy tickets to live performances at Winter Gardens, Opera House Theatre, and Blackpool Grand Theatre. Some landmarks that can't be missed include North Pier, Blackpool Tower, and Blackpool Central Pier. Blackpool Zoo, Illuminasia, and Coral Island will provide enjoyment for the whole family.
Popular activities in the area include shopping and attending sporting events. Soak up some sun at Blackpool Beach, Ainsdale Beach, and Morecambe Beach. Stanley Park, Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve, and Gynn Square are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. A shopping trip to Houndshill Shopping Centre and Floral Hall might be just what you need for some retail therapy. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Knott End & Fleetwood Golf Club, Blackpool Park Golf Club, and Stanley Park Cricket Ground.
A couple of the most popular attractions in the area are Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Lancaster University. You can also head to Warbreck Hill Government Offices, Poulton-le-Fylde Golf Club, and Staining Lodge Golf Course.
To see the sights outside of town, hop aboard a train. Poulton-Le-Fylde Station is the closet train station, but Blackpool North Station and Blackpool South Station are also nearby.
Blackpool is 56 km (34.8 miles) from the airport in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon). You can also fly in and out of Manchester (MAN), which is located 71.4 km (44.3 miles) away.