There’s loads to discover in Blackpool this half-term and if you’re after the town’s best attractions, make the most of your trip and invest in the Blackpool Big Ticket. Located on the Lancashire coast, Blackpool is one of the country’s most popular seaside towns — and it’s easy to see why.
Whether you’re after a terrifying wander through the Blackpool Tower Dungeon or a spin in the Blackpool Tower Ballroom, there’s loads for all the family to enjoy. The Big Ticket offers entry to the 7 biggest attractions in the area; so here we give you all the information you need to know about them.
The Blackpool Tower Eye & 4D Cinema
Experience an exciting 4D movie about a little boy’s adventures at the seaside, and then have one of your own! Step into the lift and rise towards the skies as you climb to the top of the Blackpool Tower. You’ll need a head for heights for the attraction which reaches over 500 feet high, but the views from the top are utterly spectacular. Plus, take the walk of faith across the newly refurbished Skywalk — its glass floor and walls will leave even the bravest of thrillseekers scared to look down.
The Blackpool Tower Dungeon
If you’re after a historical visit to Blackpool with a terrifying twist, head to the Blackpool Tower Dungeon. Pulling together actors, special effects and an exhilarating drop ride, it’s a walkthrough attraction with a very unique twist. As an added bonus, throughout October the Blackpool Tower Dungeon is adding a whole host of Halloween-themed surprises to its repertoire so you’ll have an experience you’ll never forget.
The Blackpool Tower Circus
Watch the Blackpool Tower’s world famous clowns Mooky and Mr Boo as they take you on their fabulous journey Around the World. With jaw-dropping stunts, astonishing acrobatics and comedy capers aplenty, a great time is guaranteed. When you step into the Circus Arena, you’re really stepping into history — the Blackpool Tower Circus is the oldest surviving permanent circus arena in the world!
Madame Tussauds Blackpool
Step inside this waxy paradise and marvel at the world famous waxwork models. These life-size models are almost too lifelike, so strike a pose and pretend you’re standing on the red carpet with the likes of Simon Cowell, Britney Spears and David Beckham. There’s loads of great interactive features for all the family to enjoy; where else can you walk down Coronation Street and climb walls with Spiderman?
SEA LIFE Blackpool
With 2,000 animals housed in over 50 breathtaking displays, Blackpool’s SEA LIFE centre is the perfect way to explore the deep without venturing from dry land. This October, the Octonauts are descending on SEA LIFE Blackpool, so little ones can learn about creatures of the deep with Captain Barnacles and Peso. For an extra-special treat, why not splash out and go on a behind the scenes tour, or if you’re feeling daring there’s always the opportunity to go Snorkelling with Sharks!
The Blackpool Tower Ballroom
Dating back to 1894, the Blackpool Tower Ballroom is packed with elegant and refined decoration and architecture. Whether you want to glide your way across the famous dance floor, watch professionals and amateurs take the stage or simply listen to the sounds of the Wurlitzer organ as you enjoy afternoon tea, there’s something for everyone. The Ballroom is also home to a whole host of world-class events, including a special Halloween disco, so make sure you get lost in this sensational world.
The Blackpool Tower Jungle Jim’s
Experience the UK’s ultimate indoor adventure playground with the Blackpool Tower Jungle Jim’s. Expertly themed around a lost Inca city, there’s loads for children of all ages to enjoy. Run, jump, swing, climb — it’s all possible at Jungle Jim’s! With giant slides for older kids and a ballpool and softplay area for little ones, there’s also an amazing interactive quest to find the hidden Inca treasure. Decided to venture North and visit Blackpool this half-term? Armed with your Blackpool Big Ticket, you’ll have buckets of fun! Make sure you also get your thrills at Blackpool Pleasure Beach and check out the amazing Blackpool Illuminations.
Decided to venture North and visit Blackpool this half-term? Armed with your Blackpool Big Ticket, you’ll have buckets of fun! Make sure you also get your thrills at Blackpool Pleasure Beach and check out the amazing Blackpool Illuminations.