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Known for its "Kiss-Me-Quick" hats, sticks of rock and the ubiquitous fish and chips, Blackpool has all this and more. With miles of golden sands, stunning Victorian architecture, a host of entertainment for young and old alike and the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District right at the doorstep, Blackpool enjoys a scenic setting and easily maintains its status as the unofficial entertainment capital of the North.

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Blackpool Tower

Blackpool’s answer to the Parisian Eiffel Tower, Blackpool Tower is an entertainment complex all in itself. Visit the ballroom and waltz to the sounds of Wurlitzer organ, enjoy an afternoon tea, explore the eerie dungeon and walk on air at the amazing SkyWalk at the tower's very top.
Adresse: The Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 622 242
Åpningstider: Opening hours vary for different attractions

The Piers

The Piers are a testament to Blackpool’s Victorian heritage. All three piers (Central, North and South) are pleasure palaces with different things happening - the Central Pier is the liveliest one teeming with attractions and eateries, while the Southern is closest to amusement rides.
Adresse: The Promenade, Blackpool

Winter Gardens

The Winter Gardens is an exquisite example of Victorian architecture which holds twelve different venues where events, shows and performances are frequently hosted. Check the schedule and find out if there is any event going on while you are visiting.
Adresse: 97 Church Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 625 252

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Heralded as one of UK's finest theme parks, Pleasure Beach is a family-friendly entertainment venue where exhilarating thrill rides that take one's breath away mingle with attractions for the younger guests (children will surely enjoy the Nickelodeon Land). Iconic shows are hosted here, too.
Adresse: 525 Ocean Boulevard, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 871 222 1234

Sandcastle Waterworld

Have a playful day in this indoor water park where the weather is always sunny. Sandcastle Waterworld is UK's largest indoor water park, and a true favourite among children with its over 18 rides, wave machines and different fun pools. Opening hours vary by date (consult the website for details).
Adresse: South Beach, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 343 602

Blackpool Sealife Centre

Visit the Sealife Centre and find out about the fascinating world of fish. This is a thrill for both adults and children. See everything from small seahorses and starfish to sharks and stingrays. Do not miss the shark tunnel and a pool where visitors are allowed to physically touch marine creatures.
Adresse: Central Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 8714 232 110

Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Zoo holds some 1500 animals, ranging from elephants to tigers and lions, to humble pygmy goats and even tarantulas. Here, visitors get the chance to come in close contact with animals. Various animal talks and displays are put on throughout the year.
Adresse: East Park Drive, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 830 830

The Great Promenade Show

The Great Promenade Show offers an outdoor exhibition of amazing interactive sculptures. It features some of UK's best designers and artists and is a creative attraction that you should not miss. Artwork and installations are set up along the south shore of Blackpool.
Adresse: New South Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 476 520

Stanley Park

Escape the hustle of the Golden Mile and take a stroll through this tranquil park. Motor and bumper boats are available for hire. This is the largest park in town, and when heading here do not forget to bring some nuts to feed the omnipresent squirrels.
Adresse: West Park Drive, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 478 428

Blackpool Tramway

Along with performing its primary function as a means of transportation, the historic Blackpool tramway is the last one of the first-generation tramways in the UK, making it a rather unique local attraction. The line runs along the scenic coast from Blackpool to Fleetwood.
Adresse: Blackpool, UK

Comedy Carpet

A fun way to spend a spare hour is walking over the beach side Comedy Carpet - a platform inscribed with various jokes and one-liners, some well-known classics, while others still perhaps able to draw a chuckle. The carpet is best viewed at a distance, from atop the Blackpool Tower.
Adresse: The Promenade, Blackpool

The Grand Theatre Blackpool

The Grand Theatre's repertoire is rather broad, ranging from drama performances (staged after works of classics such as Shakespeare or Steinbeck along with more contemporary authors) to opera and ballet, and even pantomime. One of the theatre's latest hits is the "Peppa Pig" show.
Adresse: 33 Church Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 290190

Genting Casino

The Blackpool Casino is an entertainment venue for guests above 21 (please remember to bring your ID). Choose from card games like blackjack and 3 card poker, or try your luck at the roulette. The Fahrenheit restaurant inside enjoys a spotless reputation.
Adresse: 64 Queens Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 352628
Åpningstider: Daily 11am-6am, live gaming from 2pm

Madame Tussauds

The Blackpool installment of the world-renowned wax figure museum holds replicas of iconic figures ranging from the British Royal Family to pop stars like Justin Bieber. Other "residents" include a whole array of actors, TV personalities, musicians and even E.T., the extra-terrestrial.
Adresse: 89 Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 871 282 9200
Åpningstider: Mon-Thurs 10am-5pm, Fri-Sat 10am-6pm

Blackpool Beach

If the weather allows, make some time for the beach - Blackpool's impressive stretch of sand that runs along the coast invites holidaymakers for a picnic, amusing donkey rides, sunbathing and swimming (during the summer). The beach is very clean and well-kept.
Adresse: The Promenade, Blackpool

Coral Island Blackpool

Competition is tough in England's "entertainment capital of the North", but Coral Island makes the cut as one of the city's best amusement parks. There are plenty of pursuits, including a casino, slot machines, haunted house and children's favorite monorail. Most attractions operate in bad weather.
Adresse: Central Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 293133
Åpningstider: Summer 9am-late, Winter 10am-9pm

Blackpool Illuminations

The famous Blackpool Illuminations are what keeps visitors coming to the city long after the bathing season is over. Every year, from late August to early November, Blackpool lights up with over one million bulbs along the Promenade all the way to Bispham in the north - a sight not to be missed.
Adresse: The Promenade, Blackpool

Sands Venue

Lesser know for lack of aggressive advertising yet very high quality, the Sands Venue hosts a plethora of music shows, with impersonators of legendary musicians such as David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Robbie Williams, Neil Diamond, Elton John, Tina Turner and Lady Gaga.
Adresse: Palatine Building Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: + 44 1253625262

Penny Farm

This horse rescue farm, located only a short drive away from Blackpool city, is a great choice for a family day out. At the farm, visitors will get the chance to stroke and interact with the adorable residents - there are about 65 of them at any given time. The stables stay open even in bad weather.
Adresse: Preston New Road, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 766095
Billetter: Admission free

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Prepare to be blown away by some of the mind-boggling and simply unbelievable facts and exhibits contained inside Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum. From the two-headed calf born on a Texas farm to New Guinea sacrificial figure, the 2 floors of this museum of oddities will entertain young and old.
Adresse: Units 5&6 Ocean Boulevard, Pleasure Beach, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 341033 (1286)
Åpningstider: Daily from 10am

Coronation Rock Limited

Gain fascinating insight into the production process of Blackpool rock - the hard and soft stick candy sold at every corner of the city. Visitors will get the chance to observe the factory line from above, sample fresh candy and purchase some to bring home at the very place of its origins.
Adresse: Blackpool Business Park, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 362810
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

Blackpool Model Village & Gardens

The Blackpool Model Village & Gardens is a representation of Scottish life through the ages - in miniature. See town streets inhabited by tiny people, an ancient Scottish fortress, farms, a Cornish fishing village, and even a wedding celebration by a small church.
Adresse: East Park Drive, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 763827
Åpningstider: Vary by season

Lytham St Annes Spitfire Visitor Centre

For military history enthusiasts, the Lytham St Annes Spitfire Visitor Centre is a real find. The Hangar 42 contains authetic air crafts used during WWII. Visitors will get the chance to learn about WWII history from the dedicated volunteers and even sit in the pilot's seat if they so wish.
Adresse: Squires Gate Lane, Blackpool

Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve

This reserve in close proximity to Blackpool is a perfect nature getaway from the noise and excitement of the town. The wetlands are easy to navigate, and there are walkable trails all around. The reserve is known for being a heaven for birdwatchers.
Adresse: West Park Drive, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 476344

Little Marton Windmill

Perhaps, the first landmark greeting visitors to Blackpool on the way to the city is the beautiful old Little Marton Windmill. Few know that a volunteer group has made it possible for visitors to come inside and explore the windmill's history, as well as go up to its very top.
Adresse: Preston New Road, Blackpool
Transport: Buses 3, 4, 14

North Blackpool Pond Trail

In Bispham, take a walk along the North Blackpool Pond Trail rich in bird life. One is guaranteed to see at least some of the bird residents of the area - these include ducks, geese, herons, and even elegant white swans. The pond trail is maintained by the effort of a dedicated volunteer group.
Adresse: Holyoake Ave, Bispham

Blackpool Ghost Walk

Join the Ghost Walk guided by the very author of the book "Haunted Blackpool" and learn all about the mysterious side of the quaint town - eerie narratives of the locals, blood-chilling stories of haunted houses, and various events in the city's history that yet remain to be explained.
Adresse: The Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 7519 265637

The Lancashire Wine School - Day Classes

At Lancashire Wine School, visitors will get the chance to learn all about the local wines, ales, and other drinks. Tasting is a major element of the course - compare local flavors to the drinks' overseas counterparts and find out what makes each one special in its own way.
Adresse: 32 Heron Way, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253301934

The Big One

A must for anyone willing to experience the North's entertainment capital to the full, the Big One is a thrilling roller-coaster ride that is simply not to be missed. The ride is rather popular, so prepare for a possible wait in line, but the breathtaking adventure afterwards is definitely worth it.
Adresse: 525 Ocean Boulevard, Blackpool

The White Tower Restaurant

The White Tower Restaurant offers patrons a pleasant fine dining experience and amazing views over the sea. It is one of Blackpool’s most prestigious restaurants and a great venue for birthdays and other special occasions. Cuisine served is predominantly British, with some international influences.
Adresse: Pleasure Beach, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 336 346

The Blues Bar and Brasserie

Winner of Blackpool's Hotel Restaurant of the Year award, the Blue Bar and Brasserie is a stylish establishment where one can enjoy a quiet coffee or a relaxing dinner. Children can create their own pizza and grown-ups are free to take their pick from a European-inspired menu.
Adresse: Clifton Dr, Blackpool
Åpningstider: Daily 7am-9.30pm


Kwizeen is a sleek and stylish restaurant which serves excellent Lancashire food with a Mediterranean twist. The interior is rather pleasant and the menu is updated every five weeks. Kwizeen caters to various dietary needs, and unique dishes free of allergens are crafted individually upon pre-order.
Adresse: 47-49 King Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 290 045
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 11.45am-1.45pm & 6pm-9pm, Sat 6pm-9pm

Michael Wan’s Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant

Michael Wan’s Mandarin Cantonese Restaurant is a well-established Asian restaurant serving excellent food at great prices. It ranks among the top-three Chinese restaurants in the UK, so book a table in advance to be promptly seated. Try the three-course menu with an extensive selection of mains.
Adresse: 27 Clifton Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 622 687
Åpningstider: Daily 5.30pm-11pm

Senior’s Fish Bar & Restaurant

Senior’s Fish Bar & Restaurant has been voted the best chip shop in the the UK in 2012. They serve the British classics - a wide range of fish accompanied with chips and mushy peas. The eatery is a perfect casual lunch spot a short drive away from Blackpool's promenade.
Adresse: 106 Normoss Road, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 393 529

McHalls Bistro

McHalls Bistro enjoys a splendid reputation, and can be a tough one to get a table at during peak hours - booking in advance recommended. Food served is primarily that of British cuisine, with an abundance of gluten-free and vegetarian options available.
Adresse: 5-7 Lord Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 625661
Åpningstider: Fri & Sat 5pm-10pm (orders 5pm-7.30pm), Sun 1pm-3pm

Othello's Greek

Othello's serves authentic Greek food in a casual setting. Menu highlights include mouthwatering Moussaka (a potato, minced beef & aubergine dish), Keftedes (traditional meat balls), Souvlaki (kebab) and the restaurant's signature dish, Lamb Kleftiko (five-hour roasted lamb).
Adresse: 54 Talbot Road, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 441253751567
Åpningstider: Mon-Thus 4pm-9.30pm, Fri 4pm-10pm, Sat 4pm-10.30pm, Sun 2pm-9pm

Yorkshire Fisheries

One of Blackpool's celebrated fish and chip shops, Yorkshire Fisheries is consistent in delivering high-quality British meals year after year. Apart from cod, the menu features other varieties of fish such as plaice, tuna, halibut and swordfish. A meal normally comes with a side of mushy peas.
Adresse: 16 Topping Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 627739
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 11.30-7pm, Sun 12pm-6pm

The Taj Mahal

For a break from the ubiquitous fish and chip shops, try the Indian restaurant Taj Mahal serving some of the best Indian cuisine favorites in Blackpool. The menu features a variety of chicken and lamb dishes, as well as a nice selection of vegetarian options.
Adresse: 233 Lytham Road, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 345111
Åpningstider: Daily 5pm-11pm


This centrally located Italian restaurant is a great choice for a pleasant evening meal. The menu features beloved Italian classics such as pasta, oven-baked pizza, various meats and seafood. Staff do their best to offer seating as soon as possible.
Adresse: 36 Clifton Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 627440
Åpningstider: Daily 5pm-11pm

Mi Casa Su Casa

When in Bispham, give Mi Casa Su Casa a try. The restaurant enjoys a great reputation among locals and keeps drawing return customers. Cuisine served is Mediterranean with an emphasis on Spanish. The menu features a vast array of tapas, including classics like tortilla and patatas bravas.
Adresse: 117 Red Bank Road, Bispham
Telefon: +44 1253 351993

Fahrenheit Restaurant in Genting Casino

The Genting Casino's main draw is, oddly, not the blackjack table, but rather the in-house Fahrenheit restaurant. The restaurant offers high-quality international dishes at very reasonable prices, with set dinner menus available. Only guests over 18 years of age are admitted.
Adresse: 64 Queens Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 352628

Terra Nostra

Terra Nostra is a safe bet when it comes to dining out in Bispham. The cosy restaurant specializes in Italian and Sardinian cuisine, and offers good value dinner specials with vegetarian options available. Despite its compact size, the venue can accommodate larger groups.
Adresse: 50 Red Bank Road, Bispham
Telefon: +44 1253 352114

The Stone Grill

The Stone Grill has managed to become a hit in a very short time - soon after the grand opening, the restaurant joined the ranks of the finest in town. The novelty way of serving meats (directly on hot stone), locally-sourced produce and daily deliveries of fresh fish are among its main draws.
Adresse: 390-392 Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 595199
Åpningstider: Daily 5pm-late

Bistro Nunzio

A solid choice when it comes to Italian dining in Blackpool, the Bistro Nunzio is a Mediterranean restaurant serving some of the beloved Italian classics, as well as a wide selection of meats - veal, sirloin and fillet steaks, chicken prepared multiple ways and several fish dishes.
Adresse: 91 Abingdon St, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 628926
Åpningstider: Sun-Thurs 5.30pm-10.30pm, Fri-Sat 5.30pm-11pm

La Fontana Italian Restaurant

Former winner of the Blackpool "Restaurant of the Year" award, La Fontana has been in business for over 25 years. Seated in the refreshing courtyard with a fountain, diners will be able to choose from a wide variety of Italian dishes. Vegetarian options available.
Adresse: 17 Clifton Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 622231
Åpningstider: Sun-Thurs 5pm-11pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-11.30pm

C Fresh Fish and Chips

One of the best fish and chip shops in Blackpool (and that's saying a lot), the C Fresh Fish and Chips offers great value for money, attentive service (they always try to accommodate to guests' requests), and an overall pleasant dining experience. Pies, puddings, and sausages served.
Adresse: 110 Lytham Road, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253348903

West Coast Rock Cafe

Generous portions of Tex-Mex are served here at West Coast Rock Cafe, an establishment that holds somewhat of a legendary status in Blackpool. Try thr amazing burgers (that are served with a knife sticking through to hold all the delicious goodness together), steaks, ribs, pizza, and more.
Adresse: 5-7 Abingdon Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253751283
Åpningstider: Daily 12pm-late

Bentley's Fish & Chip Shop

Another highlight on Blackpool's fish & chip shop scene, Bentley's brings fresh ingredients and fast service to the table at its centrally located establishment. The place is known for its gluten-free fish & chips, welcoming atmosphere, and pleasant service.
Adresse: 131 Bond Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 346085
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 12pm-8pm, Sun 12pm-7pm

Sunam Indian Restaurant

Located slightly north of Blackpool in Bispham, the Sunam Restaurant is worth the drive for Indian food lovers. Choose from curries, biryanis, masalas and more - to dine in or take away (there is a 20% discount on take out and delivery). The wine list is extensive.
Adresse: 93-99 Red Bank Road, Bispham
Telefon: +44 1253 352572

The Velvet Coaster

The Velvet Coaster is a bar and restaurant with a wide selection of both food and drinks. Try the burgers, buttermilk chicken, burritos or stop by for Sunday brunch. As for drinks, the selection is truly impressive: from beers and ciders to shots and cocktails.
Adresse: 501-507 New South Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253362180
Åpningstider: Daily 8am-12am

The Sea Fish & Chips

A very clean, centrally located fish and chip shop, the Sea Fish And Chips Restaurant enjoys a good reputation for the quality of its meals and speed of service. Many of the ingredients are locally sourced from trusted suppliers. Another location is close to Winter Gardens.
Adresse: 1 Foxhall Road, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253752131
Åpningstider: Daily 11am-8pm


Superb food and excellent service characterise Rowley's, a modern British restaurant located at the Blackpool FC Hotel. The chefs create edible masterpieces using seasonal ingredients, and polish the skill to perfection before serving a new addition to guests. Vegetarian options available.
Adresse: Bloomfield Road, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 401953
Åpningstider: Sun-Thus 12pm-9.30pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-10pm

Jade Delight

This oriental restaurant's main appeal lies, perhaps, in its excellent all-you-can-eat buffet with a selection of fine, high quality dishes that are cooked and re-filled continuously. Prices are lower Monday through Thursday and go up slightly during the weekend.
Adresse: 69 Bond Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 345888
Åpningstider: Sun-Thurs 5pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-11pm

Boonnak Thai

The Boonnak Thai restaurant is a rare find in Blackpool. Serving authentic Thai cuisine, Boonnak Thai is the place to go for some spicy Tom Yum soup, pad Thai, various stir-fries and other Thai specialties. Vegetarian menu available. The selection of starters is rather large.
Adresse: 60 Topping Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253290647
Åpningstider: Tue-Sun 12pm-10pm

Armenian Kebab House

A standout among the kebab shops in Blackpool, Armenian Kebab House always has a line forming at its doorstep. With the high quality of its kebabs, there is no wonder this casual eatery enjoys a constant flow of repeat customers on a daily basis. Choice available from a variety of meats.
Adresse: 29 Harrowside, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 342819
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 5pm-10pm

The Coffee Pot

Take a break from all that shopping and grab a well-earned coffee break in this stylish café. Not only do they serve superb coffee (some say it's one of the best coffee places in town) but also have great snacks and offer a quality full English breakfast.
Adresse: 12 Birley Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 751 610
Åpningstider: Daily 9am-5pm

The Peppermill

Sit back and enjoy a spot of people watching as you savour a delicious cake and coffee. The Pepper Mill is a great place to replenish your energy with a great-tasting lunch or start your day with a nourishing breakfast. Offers a wide assortment of desserts.
Adresse: 15 Birley Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 622 253

North Perk Coffee Bar & Bistro

This café and coffee shop located on the North Pier serves quality tea, coffee & cake accompanied by some of the best sea views in Blackpool. This waterfront establishment serves light snacks, foods and offers a relatively wide selection of desserts.
Adresse: North Pier, Promenade, Blackpool

Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Whilst not strictly a café, the Tower Ballroom serves afternoon tea with a little tango - not to be missed. You might feel brave enough to take a spin on the dance floor, but simply savoring a cut of tea while soaking in the elegant atmosphere of times forgone is reason enough to come.
Adresse: The Promenade, Blackpool

Notarianni Ice Cream

Notarianni is an Italian-run parlour selling the best ice-creams in town. You will definitely come back for seconds... and thirds. This family-owned establishment has been in business for over 70 years and their vanilla ice-cream is just as good now as it was decades ago.
Adresse: 9 Waterloo Road, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 342 510
Åpningstider: Daily 10am-7pm

Number Five

The Number Five café located smack in heart of Blackpool is a perfect place to stop for a short coffee break (specialty coffees here are rather decadent-looking, with generous portions of whipped cream on top) or come by for breakfast and choose one of many great value offers.
Adresse: 5 Cedar Square, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 752377
Åpningstider: Daily 10am-5pm

The Promenade Café

With its prime location, the Promenade Café is an easy choice when it comes to a light meal out. The family-run establishment offers a delightful selection of all-day breakfasts and other meals in a fun, quirky interior. Prices are rather reasonable.
Adresse: 7 Cocker Square, Blackpool
Åpningstider: Daily 7.30am-5pm

Lindale Café

Slightly out of the way of the frenzied crowd, the Lindale Café is a cosy establishment that serves hearty, high-quality meals at very reasonable prices. Apart from the all-day breakfast, some items that deserve attention are the grill and shrimp.
Adresse: 30-32 Dale Street, Blackpool

Quilligan's Cafe Bar

An all-round great choice for a daytime meal, Quilligan's Cafe Bar boasts a rather extensive menu which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner foods, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Offers great value "super saver" combos, and great prices on the regular menu items.
Adresse: 95 Church Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 293894
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 9am-5pm

Walkabout Bar

A relaxed pub during the daylight hours, the Walkabout Bar is a popular venue for sports fans, as live games are often broadcast on a large screen here. At night, the venue transforms into the city's party central and teems with lively visitors until late.
Adresse: 1-9 Queen Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 749 132
Åpningstider: Daily 11am-3am

Funny Girls Show Bar

Funny Girls Show Bar will have you experience what many consider one of the best nights out in Blackpool. Get ready for a great, professionally staged cabaret show that will stay with you for a while. Before the show guests are welcome to pre-book a dinner at the restaurant.
Adresse: 5 Dickson Road, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 649 154


Revolution is a relaxed day- and nighttime venue that serves a variety of drinks and decent food. Service quality is taken seriously here - if waiters fail to serve you lunch within 15 minutes after you've placed an order, the food will be complimentary. Popular for hen and stag parties.
Adresse: 35 Market Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 807 172

The Pump and Truncheon

Pump and Truncheon is a great traditional pub serving a wide range of real ales and a regularly changing selection of draft beers. It is a historical pub which also offers food with your drink (try the pizza). Amenities include a darts board and pool table.
Adresse: 13 Bonny Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 624 099

The Kings and Queens of Rock, Pop and Roll

The family-friendly Central Pier Showbar is home to one of the city's most spectacular must-visit shows, the "Kings and Queen". With its brilliant Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley and Freddy Mercury impersonators the show enjoys a well-deserved impeccable reputation.
Adresse: The Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 622255

Shenanigans Bar

This down-to-Earth Irish bar smack on the Promenade is the quintessential Blackpool bar with rowdy crowds, sports broadcasts, live music and even a small dance floor. Order a Guinness and take a seat in the outdoor area for early evening people-watching.
Adresse: 94-98 Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 752418

The Beach House

In the heart of it all and yet with a very private feel to it, the Beach House is an elegant day- and nighttime venue equally fit for a lunch break and evening drinks. Housed inside a modern waterfront building, the establishment boasts an extensive list of cocktails and elevated snack foods.
Adresse: The Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 749899
Åpningstider: Sun-Thurs 10am-12am, Fri & Sat 11am-1am

Ma Kelly's

Ma Kelly's is a prime entertainment chain with multiple locations around the city. The Central venue offers six cabaret acts per day during the week (up to nine on the weekends), along with daily karaoke sessions. Drinks are reasonably priced.
Adresse: 62 Foxhall Road, Blackpool
Åpningstider: Daily 11am-3am

Bootleg Social

A stand-out on Blackpool's nightlife scene and the hip place to be is Bootleg Social, an intimate, atmospheric venue that regularly hosts live music shows and DJ sets, as well as movie nights. Food is served until 9.30 pm. Drinks (including cocktails) reasonably priced.
Adresse: 30 Topping Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253932627
Åpningstider: Mon-Wed 5pm-1am, Thu-Sat 5pm-3am

Comedy Station Comedy Club

If stand-up comedy is a genre you enjoy, try out the Comedy Station - comedians performing here might not be internationally-acclaimed big names, but the show quality certainly doesn't lack in comedic value - some say, a night here is one when they've laughed the hardest ever.
Adresse: 3 Church Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 297297

The Bridge

The Bridge is a solid choice for a great night out in Blackpool. The venue is rather family-friendly, with regular shows, quiz nights and karaoke available among other entertainment options. Entry is free of charge, and drinks come at low prices.
Adresse: 124 Lytham Road, Blackpool
Åpningstider: Mon-Thu 12pm-11pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-1am, Sun 12pm-11pm

The Mitre

A small, centrally located pub drawing a very diverse crowd - from local patrons to city guests who just happened to wander in. The establishment is well-visited by all, much due to the exceptional friendliness of its bartenders and a solid selection of drinks.
Adresse: 3 West Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 623718
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12pm-10.30pm

Flying Handbag

A busy, longstanding nightlife venue with drag shows, in-and outdoor seating (do not miss the rooftop area if the weather allows), and solid party vibes. Those arriving early enter free of charge; drinks are cheaper before 8pm after which the price goes up.
Adresse: 44 Queen Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 649155
Åpningstider: Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 am Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am

Duke of York

A nice, relaxed venue in Blackpool - the Duke of York is what one would call a typical local pub with beers, quite a wide selection of food and a pleasant atmosphere. The pub boasts a pleasant garden seating area and a number of entertainment options for guests.
Adresse: Dickson Road, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 980864

Laughing Donkey Family Bar

The Laughing Donkey Family Bar is located directly on the Promenade, making it easy to locate and very accessible. As the name indicates, the bar is a place where even the young ones will be kept entertained and occupied by the in-house animation and activities.
Adresse: Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253629600


Another one of Blackpool's rowdy cabaret bars, Peek-a-Booze is a busy establishment welcoming of a very diverse clientele. Live entertainment till 12.30am, nightclub atmosphere till 2am. The venue doubles as a hotel, so those who enjoy its brand of entertainment are welcome to extend their stay.
Adresse: 72-74 Dickson Road, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 7864 280014

The Flagship Bar

The Flagship is a quintessential Blackpool establishment, with rowdy crowds and hen/stag groups partying like there's no tomorrow. Stop by if you're looking to catch that famed Blackpool nightlife spirit - admission is free. Try the fishbowls and half yards.
Adresse: The Promenade, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 749873

Galleon Bar

Away from Blackpool's central party area, the Galleon Bar preserves an understated frenzy of the town and yet manages to stay classy with its relaxed ambiance and regular live music shows. Check the drink promos, good deals are always available. Mondays is open mic night.
Adresse: 68-70 Abingdon Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 751488

Houndshill Shopping Centre

A rather new addition to Blackpool's shopping scene, the Houndshill Shopping Centre is a compact, polished mall with multiple international brands and the iconic British department store Debenhams represented. One must-stop here is the delightful Disney store.
Adresse: 17 Victoria Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253624722

The Regent

One of Blackpool's best-kept secrets, the Regent is an indoor antiques market and a real treat for vintage-lovers. Inside, one will find old furniture, retro clothing and accessories, books, decor items and various unique knick-kncacks. For a break, sit down at the Tea and Vintage Tearoom inside.
Adresse: 181-189 Church Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 290879

Abingdon Street Market

Abingdon is an indoor market selling a diverse potpourri of items - fresh meat and dairy produce, fruit and vegetables mingle here with vendors selling clothing, accessories and make up. It's a one-stop location to stock up on all possible necessities and small extras.
Adresse: 16-20 Abingdon Street, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 291874
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 8.30am-5pm

Freeport Fleetwood

Only a short tram ride away from Blackpool city center is Freeport Fleetwood - an port-side outlet mall with a large number of brand-name stores offering significant discounts. There is an outdoor play area for the young ones and several lunch-perfect eateries and cafés.
Adresse: Anchorage Road, Fleetwood
Telefon: +44 1253 877377

Brooks Collectables

Located on the South Promenade, Brooks Collectables is a rather unique artisan store offering a variety of rare items and collectibles. Upstairs the free-to-enter Brooks Museum of Memorabilia invites visitors to look around at the rarities that landed in the owners' hands over the years.
Adresse: 7 Waterloo Road, South Beach, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 1253 344478

The Promenade

Head to the Blackpool Promenade to pick up quintessential Blackpool souvenirs. Barely any shop in the area isn't continuously in full stock of rock (local hard candy), hats that read "Kiss Me Quick", risque post cards and other tacky but oh-so-cheerful items.
Adresse: The Promenade, Blackpool


One of the iconic British department stores, Debenhams also enjoys a presence in Blackpool. The brand is known for the high quality of its merchandise, which ranges from clothing to cosmetics to household goods and even home furnishings. Located inside the Houndshill Shopping Centre.
Adresse: 17 Victoria Street, Blackpool

Disney Store

A favorite for all ages, the Disney Store holds a multitude of Disney, Marvel and Star Wars memorabilia. Action figures, comic books and knick-knacks in abundance are on sale here, and true fans are advised to come with time - the magical world of Disney has held many a shopper captive for hours.
Adresse: 17 Victoria Street, Blackpool
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 10am-4.30pm

Blackpool International Airport

Blackpool International Airport is located 5km from the City Centre. Squire’s Gate Lane Railway Station is one way to get from the airport to the city center (the station is located a 5 minute walk away from the airport). Tickets can be bought on board the train. A number of buses serve the Blackpool Airport and run to the city, Fleetwood, Lytham St Annes and Preston. The National Express bus service also connects the airport to destinations nationwide.
Adresse: Squires Gate Lane, Blackpool
Telefon: +44 844 482 7171

Public Transport

The city itself is rather walkable and most destinations my be reached by walking. Blackpool Tramway makes it easy to reach destinations anywhere along the coast (the tram covers a stretch of 18km). Buses are color-coded and serve multiple destinations on Fylde Coast. Special offers are available, with one ticket giving visitors unlimited access to both trams and buses (daily and weekly tickets must be pre-purchased at designated outlets listed on the website).
Telefon: +44 1253 473 001


Blacktax +44 1253 596 596 C Cabs +44 1253 292929 Premier Taxis +44 1253 401000 (accepts payment cards in-car)

Post Office

There are several post offices in Blackpool. Some addresses include 12 - 16 Bank Hey Street, 12 Springfield Road & 27 Whitegate Drive, Blackpool. Post boxes are available throughout and are red in color.
Telefon: +44 1253 626 741
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 9am-5.30, Sun 10.30am-2.30pm


Lloyds Pharmacy 110 Talbot Rd, Blackpool +44 1253 627932 Boots Houndshill Shopping Centre, 28-38 Bank Hey St, Blackpool +44 1253 622276


Country code for United Kingdom: +44 Area code for Blackpool: 01253 (omitting the 0 in the area code)


The standard voltage is 220 watt, three-pin plugs (type G) are in use.