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Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".
Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".

General Information

Blackpool is located in the North West region of EnglandUnited Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".  Visiting Blackpool is a unique experience filled with many delights.  

There is a treasure trove of amusement arcades, piers, bingo halls and food stalls stretching behind the sands.  Blackpool has always been heavily dependent on tourism even as far back as the early 1900's when the factory workers of Northern England flocked here for their annual holidays.  

Nowadays with the arrival of cheap air travel Blackpool's popularity has dropped slightly, however the town retains its sparkle all year round which is helped by the regeneration of the promenade and seawall as well as the revamp of the Blackpool Tower.  All of which has helped to generate interest in this seaside resort town again.  WiFi is available and covers the entire town centre.

Things to do and see in Blackpool

There are many attractions in and around Blackpool to keep all ages of tourists entertained.  

At night the town comes alive with all sorts of entertainment such as the magnificent Winter Gardens which have an amazing programme of events from award-winning West End shows to popular music concerts.  

Blackpool attracts thousands of tourists during the illuminations which take place in September and October each year.  The display of lights run the 10km (6 mile) stretch along the promenade displaying a wonderful array of lights.

Other activities include:-

  • Blackpool Tower - at 158m above the ground, it gives visitors a view across Blackpool and beyond
  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach - dare to ride the UK’s tallest rollercoaster named the Big One
  • Blackpool Zoo
  • Sandcastle Waterpark - UK's largest indoor waterpark
  • Blackpool Model Village and Gardens​
  • Coral Island on Blackpool's Promenade
  • Stanley Park - golf course, cricket club, sports arena, lake, restaurant, model village and much more
  • Sea Life Centre - aquarium with a walkthrough shark tank

Please see the activities directory for more information.

Accommodation in Blackpool

There is a large variety of accommodation options in and around this town;  from bed and breakfasts and hotels to inns.  Please view the accommodation directory which gives tourists an extensive choice.

Restaurants and Businesses in Blackpool

There are several restaurants for the fine diner, as well as some wonderful street dining and the many pubs which provide superb local fare, Blackpool has a lot to offer.

While Blackpool hosts a number of small businesses and self-employed people, there are also some large employers based here from Glasdon Group to Burton's Biscuit Company.

There are many businesses in the city which provide various outlets from retail to industry and wholesale.  

View the restaurant and business directories for more information, or add your own free business listing.

Blackpool Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://www.visitblackpool.com/
Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".Blackpool is located in the North West region of England, United Kingdom and is known as the "Las Vegas of Lancashire".

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