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The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse

Type:Children's Attractions

Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 5AA

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Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse

The world's first The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse.  Beloved characters from the UK’s number one bestselling children’s author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler have made a home on Blackpool’s famous seafront, in partnership with Merlin Entertainments and Magic Light Pictures. 

In a world first, The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse bring together six of the best loved stories to create an indoor play adventure like no other.  Run wild in the world of your favourite stories in an interactive adventure, meeting some of your favourite characters along the way.  From The Gruffalo’s deep, dark wood, to Zog’s Dragon School, children will embark on a journey of imagination, discovery and play.  Distinct play zones are inspired by The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child, Zog, The Snail and the Whale, Room on the Broom and The Highway Rat. 

Play is suitable for children under 10, with a toddler play area specifically, for those under three.

Book Tickets

Prices

All ticket prices, passes and offers are available on the website.

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Opening times vary, please check the website for your specific day.

Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018

Directions

Road Directions

The nearest car park is: Central and Bonny Street Car Park, which is a 100m walk to the Promenade and the attraction is opposite Central Pier.

Arriving from the M55: Follow M55 to the end. Take the second exit at the roundabout.  Follow the brown tourist signs to 'Central Car Parks'.  Using SATNAV The postcode is FY1 5AA.  

Public Transport Directions

Rail: Located on the Promenade and about a 20-minute walk from Blackpool North railway station. Direct trains to Blackpool are provided by Northern Rail. Blackpool North is located on Talbot Road, approximately 0.8 miles away.  Alternatively, taxis are readily available from the railway station and all should have accessible vehicles. A local taxi service can be contacted by telephoning 01253 292 929. Tram: Take any Promenade tram to the Central Pier stop. Trams operate from Starr Gate all the way through to Fleetwood along Blackpool Promenade.  Operating roughly every 10 – 15 minutes.  All trams (excluding heritage trams) have level boarding and step-free interiors, with designated pushchair/wheelchair areas to ensure accessibility for all. All except the heritage trams have both visual and audible announcers to inform passengers of the next stops. Bus: Bus routes 1, 10 and 11 travel closest to the attraction.  One of which is located just across the road from the attraction and the other just a two minute walk.

Facilities

Other

  • Family Fun
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Open All Year
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Close to rail network

Provider Preferences

  • Promenade/Seaside Location

Special Offers

  • Merlin Blackpool, operator of the seaside resort’s biggest attractions - Blackpool Tower Eye, Madame Tussauds Blackpool, Gruffalo and Friends Clubhouse, SEA LIFE Blackpool, The Circus, Blackpool Ballroom, Blackpool Dungeon, and Peter Rabbit Explore and Play - is offering visitors savings of up to £57 per person with the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass. 

    Whether visitors are planning a day trip, weekend break, or week long holiday to Blackpool, they can guarantee fun for all the family, whatever the weather, by selecting from three pass options - one day, two days or seven days. During their trip, they can visit all eight attractions as many times as they wish over their designated time period. 

    1 Day Pass

    2 Day Pass

    7 Day Pass

    Adult

    £35

    £45

    £55

    Child aged 3-14 

    £31

    £41

    £51

    Child aged 1-2 

    £15

    £15

    £15

     

    For further information and to purchase the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass visit  https://www.theblackpooltower.com/pick-n-mix 

    Things To Do Offers - redeem this special offer between 05/04/2024 and 30/11/2024

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