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Blackpool

The World famous Illuminations

The World famous Illuminations

4 September - 8 November 2015

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Blackpool is Britain’s most loved holiday destination, which should come as no surprise when you think about the huge range of attractions available all year round, as well as the new seafront, world class events and spectacular lighting shows.


If you are feeling adventurous take a trip up the famous Blackpool Tower, which soars 158 metres above the town or get your adrenaline pumping at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, where you can ride the UK’s tallest rollercoaster, the Big One. 

Quieter adventurers can appreciate Blackpool’s calmer side by strolling down the newly renovated South Promenade, where they will discover contemporary artwork by pop artist Sir Peter Blake and the glittery spectacle that is the world’s largest Mirror Ball in the Great Promenade Show.


The magnificent Winter Gardens have a fantastic programme of unmissable events from award-winning West End to big name music concerts, as well as the Blackpool Grand Theatre offering the stunning design of Frank Matcham.

Coming in the Autumn? Don’t miss the world-famous Blackpool Illuminations, that turn six miles of promenade into a glittering festival of light and magic.

Whether you are nine or 90, there are plenty of things you can do in Blackpool and with a wide range of accommodation from hotels to self-catering; there is something for every pocket.
So make this holiday special and take a trip to this fantastic seaside town. Take a look a what Blackpool's world class attractions have to offer with the Blackpool's Back campaign video.

    • Things To Do in Blackpool

      Things To Do in Blackpool

      Blackpool, Lancashire is Britain’s most popular holiday destination, which comes as no surprise when you think about this seaside resort’s huge range of year-round attractions.

    • Where to Stay in Blackpool

      Where to Stay in Blackpool

      Find somewhere great to stay when you visit Blackpool. There's a huge range of quality places to stay to suit all budgets.

    • Discover Blackpool's Heritage

      Discover Blackpool's Heritage

      Blackpool, a town synonymous with seaside sunshine along with thrills and adventure has an abundance of rich culture and impressive heritage waiting to be discovered.

    • A Family Trip to Blackpool

      A Family Trip to Blackpool

      To help you plan your family trip to Blackpool we’ve pulled together some ideas to get you started.

    • Where to Eat in Blackpool

      Where to Eat in Blackpool

      Whether it's traditional fish and chips you are looking for or something diffent, Blackpool has lots of great places to eat and drink.

    • Blackpool Illuminations 2015

      Blackpool Illuminations 2015

      4 Sept - 8 Nov 2015 - As the season draws to a close, make sure your don't miss out on Blackpool's award winning Illuminations.

    • Blackpool Fireworks Championships

      Blackpool Fireworks Championships

      Every Fri in Sept 2015. The event will gather together the crème de la crème of the world’s firework elite and promises a mouth-watering series of shows with jaw-dropping entertainment for all the family.

    • Blackpool Events

      Blackpool Events

      Find out about all the great events taking place in Blackpool throughout the year.

    • Blackpool Big Ticket

      Blackpool Big Ticket

      Make your visit to Blackpool a memorable one and visit Merlin’s magical attractions – from the heights of The Blackpool Tower Eye with it’s breath-taking SkyWalk to the depths of The Blackpool Tower Dungeon.

    • The Blackpool Resort Pass

      The Blackpool Resort Pass

      Book your Blackpool Resort Pass now and enjoy massive savings on your favourite attractions in 2015!

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People's Promenade
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