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Best of Blackpool Guide

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Blackpool
The UK’s favorite holiday resort continues to attract millions of visitors. Families and couples, young and old, Blackpool’s unique appeal is that it appeals to everyone. Whether you’re looking for thrills and excitement, family entertainment and historic gems or beautiful gardens and stunning beaches, Blackpool has it all. Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool Zoo, the Blackpool Tower, the Illuminations and a packed year-round events calendar all add to the charms of this seaside spot.

All things to do » Things to do

Impact Blackpool
Impact Blackpool
Owner description: We have a range of outdoor activities available for birthday parties, stag and hen parties, corporate team building, or just for a good day out with your friends. Paintball... more Owner description: We have a range of outdoor activities available for birthday parties, stag and hen parties, corporate team building, or just for a good day out with your friends. Paintball, Lasertag, Archery, Air Rifles, Human Table Football & Mini Highland Games. less
Attraction type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Legends Blackpool
Legends Blackpool
Owner description: The biggest show in Blackpool - and the longest running show of it's type in the country!! Fantastic production worthy of the West End or Las Vegas, and a super star line up in... more Owner description: The biggest show in Blackpool - and the longest running show of it's type in the country!! Fantastic production worthy of the West End or Las Vegas, and a super star line up in 2014 - Adele, Freddie Mercury, Elvis, Robbie Williams, Michael Buble, Meat Loaf, Lady Gaga, Neil Diamond and Tom Jones!! Not forgetting the brilliant comedian Tom Bright and guest vocals from Leanne Fury - a fantastic night's entertainment, live musicians, stunning dancers, awesome production. less
Attraction type: Performances
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Ken Webster Hypnotist Show
Ken Webster Hypnotist Show
Attraction type: Performances
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High Jinx Magic & Illusion Show
High Jinx Magic & Illusion Show
Owner description: Show dates 2014 Summer Season from May 23rd until November 2nd 2014 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 7.45Pm) Join Michael Jordan & Friends as they return with a... more Owner description: Show dates 2014 Summer Season from May 23rd until November 2nd 2014 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 7.45Pm) Join Michael Jordan & Friends as they return with a new show for a third successive year. This brand new exciting family Magic and Illusion show has something for everyone. A fast paced show filled with magic, illusion and circus skills. With a welcome return of the house of magic dancers and some very unusual guests. Blackpool's must see show for 2014. Shows every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 7.45Pm (This is a 2Hr show with a 15minute interval) Matinee Shows (1Hr no Interval) Saturdays at 3.00Pm (matinees from september) less
Attraction type: Performances
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The Blackpool Tower Circus
The Blackpool Tower Circus
Owner description: Join us for the UK’s biggest and best Circus with amazing acts from all over the globe!It’s lights, cameras and action as The Blackpool Tower’s famous clowns, Mooky and Mr Booo... more Owner description: Join us for the UK’s biggest and best Circus with amazing acts from all over the globe!It’s lights, cameras and action as The Blackpool Tower’s famous clowns, Mooky and Mr Booo head for the sunny hills of Hollywood in this all-new production. Astonishing actrobats, dare-devil stunts and hilarious comedy antics make this the must see show for 2014! Fantastic fun, amazing feats, book now! less
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All places to eat » Places to eat

McHalls Bistro
McHalls Bistro
Ranked #1 of 535 Restaurants in Blackpool
Price:
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Cedars
Cedars
Ranked #2 of 535 Restaurants in Blackpool
Price: $3 - $13
Cuisines: Dessert, English, Café, Sandwiches
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Ambrosini's
Ambrosini's
Ranked #3 of 535 Restaurants in Blackpool
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Fahrenheit Restaurant in Genting Casino
Fahrenheit Restaurant in Genting Casino
Ranked #4 of 535 Restaurants in Blackpool
Price: $16 - $40
Cuisines: English, British
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Mi Casa Su Casa
Mi Casa Su Casa
Ranked #5 of 535 Restaurants in Blackpool
Cuisines: Tapas
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

The Avenue
The Avenue
$40 - $56 (GBP 25 - 35)
Ranked #4 of 894 Blackpool B&B and Inns
Pride Lodge
4.0 of 5
Pride Lodge
$30 - $35
Bing Lea Hotel
Bing Lea Hotel
$21 - $48 (GBP 13 - 30)
Ranked #43 of 894 Blackpool B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Queens Promenade Hotel
Queens Promenade Hotel
$79 - $96 (GBP 49 - 60)
Ranked #2 of 73 Hotels in Blackpool
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New Guilderoy Hotel Blackpool
2.0 of 5
New Guilderoy Hotel Blackpool
$64 - $101 (GBP 40 - 63)
Ranked #3 of 73 Hotels in Blackpool
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Maples Hotel
Maples Hotel
$82 - $159 (GBP 51 - 99)
Ranked #4 of 73 Hotels in Blackpool
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Arthington
4.0 of 5
The Arthington
$79 - $122
Ranked #2 of 894 Blackpool B&B and Inns
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Cherry Tree House Hotel
4.0 of 5
Cherry Tree House Hotel
$74 - $104 (GBP 46 - 65)
Ranked #3 of 894 Blackpool B&B and Inns
Glen Guest House
4.0 of 5
Glen Guest House
$95 - $128 (GBP 59 - 80)
Ranked #6 of 894 Blackpool B&B and Inns
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.