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North Pier, Blackpool

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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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  • We have tried most of the amusement arcades around Central pier but found those in North pier a little quieter and not as crowded. The prizes in the 2p slots are better and also seem to have more chan...  more »
  • Nice pier to have a walk along and see a different view of the town. Usual rides, games and food vendors, but with a different feel than the other 2 piers. 
  • I always enjoy coming to this pier as it is never crowded and represents days gone by and I will return here. The bar at the end is good but it needs to be refurbished back to its former glory.