Simple List of Blackpool Attractions for the Family




Simple List of Blackpool Attractions for the Family

With Blackpool being such a popular UK holiday destination, we thought we’d compile a very simple list of attractions for anyone who is heading towards the Golden Mile. You should find plenty to keep the kids busy, whether it be for a day or a fortnight.

Most Popular Attractions

Comedy Carpet (FREE) – Tower Festival Headland, Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1AP.

Blackpool Model Village – East Park Drive, Stanley Park, Blackpool, Bedfordshire, FY3 9HU. 01253 763827.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach – 525 Ocean Boulevard, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1EZ. 0871 2221234.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach Arena Ice Rink – Pleasure Beach, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1EZ. 01253 341707.

South Pier (FREE to walk on) – Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1BB. 01253 343097.

Central Pier (FREE to walk on) – Central Pier, Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 5BB. 01253 622255.

North Pier (FREE to walk on) – North Pier Promenade, Blackpool, FY1 1NE. 01253 623304.

Illuminasia – Illuminasia, Winter Gardens, 97 Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1HL. 01253 629800.

Madame Tussauds Blackpool – 89 Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 5AA. 01253 625953.

Sandcastle Waterworld – South Beach, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1BB. 01253 343602.

The Blackpool Tower – The Promenade, Blackpool, FY1 4BJ. 01253 629233.

The Blackpool Tower Circus – The Blackpool Tower, The Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 4BJ. 01253 629233.

Attractions for adrenaline junkies

Adrenaline Zone South Pier Blackpool – South Pier, Blackpool FY4 1BB. 01253 298080.

Clue HQ Blackpool – Preston New Road, Whyndyke Farm, Blackpool FY4 4XQ. 01253-767279.

FormulaKart Go-Karting Blackpool – 1 Queen’s Promenade, North Shore, Blackpool, Lancs. FY2 9RJ. 07977 736207.

Impact Blackpool – Whyndyke Farm, Preston New Rd, Blackpool, Lancashire FY4 4XQ. 01253 767279.

Kaos Indoor High Wire Adventure – Units 1 to 3 Lytham Trade Park, Preston Road, Lytham, Lancashire, FY8 5AT. 01253 732430.

Karting 2000 Raceway – South Promenade (Next to South Pier), Blackpool, FY4 1BB. 01253 408068.

Laser Quest Blackpool – 66-74 Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1HB. 01253 620056.

Outdoor Revolution – Outdoor Revolution, Stanley Park, West Park Drive, Blackpool. FY3 9HQ. 01253 478474.

Pirate Adventure Mini Golf – Under SEA LIFE Blackpool, Central Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 5AA. 01253 621258.

Ramp City WSA Skatepark Blackpool – Ramp City WSA Skatepark Blackpool, Cropper Road, Marton, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 5LB. 01253 699005.

Animals & Farms

Penny Farm (FREE to walk in) – Preston New Road, near Peel Corner, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 5JS. 01253 766983. 
See our Penny Farm post by clicking here.

Blackpool Sea Life Centre – The Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 5AA. 01253 621258.
Quite a small centre, but worth it if you’ve got a discount code and haven’t been before.

Blackpool Zoo – East Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 8PP. 01253 830830.
One of little man’s favourite places. See our post about Blackpool Zoo by clicking here.

Farmer Parrs Animal World – Wyrefield Farm, Rossall Lane, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 8JP. 01253 874389.




Cinema & Bowling

Vue Cinemas – North Promenade, Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire, FY5 1DB. 0871 2240240.

The Island Cinema – South Promenade, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 1LY. 01253 725331.
Cheap year round on any day. Our top cinema pick for the area.

Odeon – Rigby Road,  Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 5EP.  0333 0067777.
Take the kids for £2.50 each for selected Saturday morning showings.

MFA Bowl – 29-37 Market Street, Blackpool FY1 1EX. 0843 2908932.
Rough around the edges, but it’s still ten pin bowling, and it’s fun!

Theatres & Art Galleries

Grundy Art Gallery – Queen Street, Blackpool, FY1 1PU. 01253 478170.

Fleetwood Museum – 6-7 Queens Terrace, Fleetwood, FY7 6BT. 01253 876621.

Lytham Hall – Ballam Road, Lytham, Lancashire, FY8 4JX. 01253 736652.

The Grand Theatre – 33 Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire FY1 1HT. 01253 290190.

Winter Gardens – 97 Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire FY1 1HL. 01253 625252.

North Pier – North Pier Promenade, Blackpool, FY1 1NE. 01253 623304.

Lowther Pavilion – West Beach, Lytham St. Annes, FY8 5QQ. 01253 794221.

Marine Hall Fleetwood – The Esplanade, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 6HF. 01253 887693.

Thornton Little Theatre – Fleetwood Road North, Thornton Cleveleys, FY5 3SZ. 01253 887693.

Parks & Nature Reserves

Stanley Park – West Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 9HQ. 01253 478478.

Park View Playing Fields Lytham – Park View Centre, Queen Elizabeth II Park View Playing Fields, Park View Rd, Lytham, FY8 4JE. 01253 741955.
Fantastic park for little ones and worth the drive up to Lytham, which is why we’ve included it.

Fairhaven Lake Lytham St Annes – Inner Promenade, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 1BD. 01253 734527.

Cottam Hall Playing Fields Poulton – Blackpool Old Road, Poulton le Fylde, FY6 7RN. 01253 887305.

Ashton Gardens St Annes – Clifton Drive North, St Annes-on-Sea, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 2AE. 01253 658658.

Anchorsholme Park – Anchorsholme Lane West, Thornton Cleveleys, Lancs, FY5 1LY. 01253 478478.

Highfield Road Park – Highfield Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 2JF. 01253 312986.

Devonshire Road Rock Gardens – Knowle Hill, Devonshire Road, Blackpool, FY2 0TN.

Watson Road Park – Watson Rd, Blackpool. FY4.

Louie Horrocks Park – 539 Lytham Rd, Blackpool, Lancashire.

Marton Mere Nature Reserve – Access via East Park Drive or Lawson Road, Blackpool.

Water Parks & Swimming

Sandcastle Waterworld – South Beach, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1BB. 01253 343602.

YMCA Poulton – Breck Road, Poulton Le Fylde, Lancashire, FY6 7HJ. 01253 891629.

YMCA St Annes Pool & Gym – South Promenade, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 1SW. 01253 722986.

Fleetwood YMCA Leisure Centre – The Esplanade, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 6HF. 01253 771505.

Moor Park Health and Leisure Centre – Bristol Avenue, Blackpool, Lancashire FY2 0JG. 01253 478487.

Palatine Leisure Centre – 207 St Anne’s Rd, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 2AP. 01253 478484.





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