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“Cheeky con men!” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Blackpool's Central Pier

Blackpool's Central Pier
The Promenade, Blackpool FY1 5BB, England
1253 623422
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Ranked #21 of 26 Attractions in Blackpool
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Landmarks
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Cheeky con men!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We originally wanted to visit the family bar. The constant pestering of the games men completely put us off. They wouldn't accept no for an answer so in the end we had to completely blank them. The fairground part was extortionate. Then to top it all off the rest of the pier was blocked off so no family bar visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
71 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
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“The aggressive stallholders seem to have been told to behave!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Our previous visit here was ruined by overly aggressive stallholders trying to force us to play their games but this time was totally different - they all had a smile and none of them tried to force us into anything.
Toilets are badly signposted though and are rank!

Visited November 2013
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“North piers better”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

It's an ok place to visit but as all over blackpool the people on the side stalls try to pressure you into having a go at winning something off them. If only they work out that when you say your not interested then your not interested. We went to the bar at lunchtime in half term week where there were plenty of families but they would have got more in if they had bothered to put entertainment on for the kids. But I guess they would have pay for that !

Visited October 2013
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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“Noisy dirty ”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Staff try to push to sale everything they can coffee shops better not going in dirty and stinks too many people need to watch on handbag pocket and any stuff.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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“Avoid”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

There are nicer places to enjoy amusements, games, rides in Blackpool. This is dirty, drab and full of people you would normally avoid. Being told by a worker running one of those game stalls she was starving g so we would stop and attempt (and fail)to win a dirty and faded teddy is not my idea of fun. Go somewhere else.

Visited October 2013
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