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The Best Things to Do in Blackpool

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Things to do in Blackpool

Observation Deck
The Blackpool Tower , Blackpool
Take in some of the best views of northwest England from the top of The Blackpool Tower. The city's version of the Eiffel Tower opened in 189
Tours from $18
Specialty Museum
Take a few moments out of your tour of the city to visit Madame Tussauds Blackpool, located on the popular promenade just opposite Central Pi
Tours from $18
Specialty Museum
The Blackpool Tower Dungeon is a uniquely thrilling attraction that'll take you back to the past's most horrible bits. See, hear, smell and f
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Duration: 50 minutes
Join us for a River Explorer Cruise aboard our world-famous Mersey Ferry. For just under an hour, you can sit back, relax and soak in the riverside scenery and landmarks that have put Liverpool on the map. Our expert recorded commentary will make you feel right at home as you discover the things that make our city region so vibrant today. The cruise is a 'must do' as part of any visit to Liverpool. Your ticket is valid at any time during the day that you have booked. The cruises depart every hour on the hour from Liverpool Pier Head Gerry Marsden Terminal (just arrive at least 20mins prior to departure to redeem your voucher)Language translation sheets are available on request at the ferry terminal.
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Blackpool Zoo , Blackpool
Home to over 1,500 mammals, birds, reptiles, and invertebrates, Blackpool Zoo sits on 13 hectares (32 acres) of land surrounded by trees, lak
Tours from $18

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Theme Parks · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Visitors will find a trove of exciting things to do in Blackpool--a popular coastal resort on the Irish Sea. Take a walk down the seaside promenade for a chance to climb out on the piers, get your fortune read, or grab a bite of fish and chips. The whole family will go wild for Blackpool Pleasure Beach, an iconic amusement park complete with a sizeable array of rollercoasters, restaurants, mini golf venues, and ice skating rinks. Don't forget to take a trip up to the top of The Blackpool Tower for a spectacular view of the city and the sea.

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Where to stay in Blackpool

To enjoy a seaside break at Blackpool, choose from a range of award-winning hotels in and around the city. Blackpool boasts over 300 stylish hotels, guesthouses, B&Bs, and self-catering providers. Stay close to the sea and have access to the best beaches in the region by booking your rooms at one of the city's self-catering waterfront apartments. Blackpool's large hotels also offer spacious rooms within walking distance of the water, as well as great nightly entertainment for the whole family.
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