Blackpool Travel Guide

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You're Going to Love Blackpool

Blackpool is a classically English seaside destination. With its bright illuminations, vibrant nightlife, charming attractions and sense of fun, it's easy to see why the city has become such a favorite with tourists.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Blackpool

What to do in Blackpool

Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Blackpool Tower
Top activities in Blackpool

When to Visit Blackpool

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If you want to enjoy the beach at its best, head to Blackpool between June and early September. However, you can have plenty of fun in spring and fall as well, with events like May's Blackpool Dance Festival filling the calendar.

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When the weather is nice in Blackpool

How to Get to Blackpool

Airports near Blackpool

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Where to Stay in Blackpool

High-quality luxury hotels within sight of the Blackpool Tower include Number One South Beach, the Imperial Hotel and the Ashley Victoria Hotel, which is right next to the beach.

Popular Neighborhoods in Blackpool

Where to stay in popular areas of Blackpool

Most booked hotels in Blackpool

How to Get Around Blackpool

The Cost of Living in Blackpool

Shopping Streets

The biggest shopping mall in town is probably Houndshill, home to plenty of major clothing chains. Head to the Regent if you are after craft gifts (and have a cup of tea in the Victorian Tearoom while you are there).

Groceries and Other

Local supermarkets include Asda and Morrisons. As an indicator, prices should be around £1.70 for 12 eggs.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
$15.52
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
$70.16
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
$3.43
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$3.36

Where to Eat in Blackpool

If you want perfectly cooked fish and chips, don't miss Yorkshire Fisheries or Taylors. For gourmet Italian, try La Fontana, while the Beach House offers fine dining in a lovely seafront setting. Expect to pay around £6 for fish and chips or £15-20 for sit-down meals.