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North Pier, Blackpool

(1.5/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Built in the 1860s, North Pier is the oldest and longest of three coastal piers. Although originally intended only as a promenade, competition forced the pier to widen its attractions to include theaters and bars. Unlike Blackpool's other piers, which attracted the working classes with open-air dancing and amusements, this pier catered to the "better-class" market with orchestra concerts and respectable comedians. Now you can enjoy numerous attractions, including a palm reader, an ice cream parlor, the North Pier Theatre, a Victorian tearoom, an arcade, and the Carousel and Merrie England bars. Be sure to book tickets ahead of time for shows and special events. See North Pier and all Blackpool has to offer by arranging your trip with our Blackpool trip itinerary builder.
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  • This pier is quite long and has, apart from the usual pier attractions, a theatre, which puts on shows by well-known entertainers.  more »
  • Very accessible for wheelchairs,good entertainment with arcades and souvenir shops .Very freindly and acessible pubs wit entertainment especially shenanigans.  more »
  • Gem of a place if a little old fashioned. Decent and clean arcade at the front, lovely little train carrying people along the pier. The jewel in Blackpools crown has to be the vintage carousel. My lit...  more »