For many years Blackpool has been a popular choice for holidays, short breaks and days out for people around the UK. A seaside resort with plenty to see and do, Blackpool may have moved with the times but is still a traditional British holiday in a number of ways.

That said, over the years getting to Blackpool has become much easier thanks to the road networks, nearby airports and of course the rail services that can take you from a number of UK destinations right into this popular holiday destination.


So what is there to do in Blackpool? Whether you are a stag or hen do looking for some fun or perhaps a family wanting to create some happy memories the question should be instead, where to start?

Genting Club Blackpool

Even grown ups love to play from time to time and The Genting Club Blackpool gives you the chance to enjoy some of the most popular casino games in modern environment. Not only does this club offer Blackjack and other popular games but there is also an on site restaurant and bar to allow you to party long into the night.


Madame Tussauds Blackpool

The name Madame Tussauds is instantly recognised around the world; however you might not realise that there is one in Blackpool. Bringing together some of the biggest names in the celebrity world with favourites from Coronation Street, children’s television and even some big names a little closer to home; this is the ideal chance to get up close and personal with your favourite stars, even if it is just their waxworks.

Blackpool Tower

When it comes to Great British iconic landmarks the Blackpool Tower has to be up there with the very best. Popular with tourists since 1894 the tower is now more than just a feat of engineering; instead it boasts 5 attractions under one roof.

The Blackpool Tower Eye, The Blackpool Tower Circus, The Ballroom, The Blackpool Dungeon and Jungle Jim’s; with all these to choose from this really is the ideal family attraction.


If you think of Blackpool then there is a chance that you will think of the illuminations that happen on an annual basis; this popular event has been attracting tourists for many years to drive the length of the beachfront and witness Blackpool lit up for all to see.

For those who want to see the beauty of illumination all year round then Illuminasia as the answer; the world’s largest indoor illumination exhibition this really is an awe inspiring chance to light up your trip to Blackpool.

illuminasia pumpkin

Pleasure Beach and Sandcastle Water Park

Blackpool is a popular choice for people looking for thrills and spills thanks to the world famous Pleasure Beach. Featuring the Pepsi Max Big One amongst other rides; a day out here is sure to get your pulse racing.

For those who like their fun a little more wet and wild they can instead choose the Sandcastle Water Park which boasts over 18 slides and plenty of pools and water chutes for you to enjoy.

This is just a snippet of the things that you can do in Blackpool, so why not get yourself on the train and head up to Blackpool; we are sure you will see why it is so popular.