Blackpool is no ordinary seaside resort! Not only does it have beaches, amusement arcades and two piers, it also has vast amounts of attractions on offer for families, so the last thing you'll find this resort to be is boring! UKBreakaways have teamed up with Merlin Entertainment so you bag yourself a deal on some of the exciting Blackpool attractions that are on offer…
Blackpool Sea Life Centre
Add Blackpool Sea Life Centre to the list of fun-filled attractions to have while staying in this holiday resort. If you’ve never been – go! This sea life centre is home to more than 50 fantastic displays and more than 2000 aquatic creatures, which include a collection of sharks from basking sharks, white tip reef sharks and Bowmouth Guitar sharks. There are also plenty of tropical fish such as Clown fish, plus there are sting rays, piranhas, giant lobsters, jelly fish and much more.
Blackpool Sea Life Centre also offer a number of unique experiences for you and your family to share, such as the Shark feeding experience and snorkelling with the sharks!
Afternoon Tea at the Tower Ballroom
The Blackpool Tower Ballroom Afternoon Tea is great for people who love live entertainment. This experience will treat you to an afternoon tea containing sandwiches, a cream scone and a choice of cake along with tea or coffee. You will also be treated to live music from the Mighty Wurlitzer and you can sit back and be mesmerised by the professional dancers – or you may even join in on the dancing yourself!
Blackpool’s Madame Tussauds
Madame Tussauds at Blackpool is a great experience to be had, especially with the younger members of your family! Rub shoulders with the stars as you can see models of famous faces such as Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Olly Murs and Alan Carr! You can also go through the museum’s different sections such as sport stars, Best of British and everyone’s favourite TV show, Coronation Street.
It would be a crime to visit Blackpool and not to go or up or at least see up close the iconic Blackpool Tower! You can discover the panoramic views from the Blackpool tower eye and while you’re up there you can enjoy the tower’s 4D cinema. Do you dare to go over the Skywalk? It’s the tower’s 5cm viewing platform, where you can look down and stare into the Irish Sea and look at the Blackpool promenade.
Blackpool Tower Eye was award TripAdvisor’s certificate of excellence in 2015.
Take the kids to Blackpool circus where you will be joined by Mooky and Mr Boo plus international cast of circus artistes. The Blackpool tower circus has been opened since 1894 and has never missed a season, yet! There is a new show each year and it is known as one of the highlights Blackpool has to offer.
Blackpool Tower Dungeon
One of Blackpool’s must-see attractions, the Blackpool Tower Dungeon isn’t for the faint hearted! With theatrical actors retelling spooky stories, dramatic sets and scenes plus special effects, this tour will take you through some of the spine-chilling and goriest tales of the past—but don’t worry, this experience gives plenty of funny moments, too!
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