Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Average visit time – 2-3+ hours
Things to do at Blackpool Pleasure Beach review
Opposite the seafront in Blackpool, Lancashire, you will find the Blackpool Pleasure Beach amusement park. It has a number of rides and attractions with something to do for all age ranges. It is considered the UK’s most iconic theme park and the park was originally founded in 1896.
For thrillseekers, the park has 10 thrilling rollercoaster rides including the historic Grand National (I loved this ride as a kid), the famous Big Dipper which has 5 drops and The Big One which is the UK’s tallest rollercoaster at an impressive 235 feet.
There are many rides for all the family with a Nickelodeon themed land and much more. Rides include Wallace and Gromit’s thrill-o-matic, an Alice in Wonderland ride, Eddie Stobart convoy ride and river caves. There is a railway, carousel, ghost train, Grand Prix, flying machines, dodgems and more. Rides in Nickelodeon land include SpongeBob’s splash bash, Rugrats lost river, Dora’s World Voyage, roller coasters and plenty more.
Other things to do include Ripley’s believe it or not curios museum, crazy golf and daily shows and events.
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FAQ and Further Information Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Category – Theme Park – Mostly Outdoors – Suitable for all ages
Is there food and drink available?
There is a vast range of places to purchase food and drinks with all tastes catered for. There is a dedicated picnic area adjacent to the entrance.
What are the main things to do?
Amusement park with over 100 rides including 10 thrill rides with the highest rollercoaster in the UK and many family rides. There are toilets and a choice of places to purchase food and drinks.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Expensive. Unlimited Ride eTickets start from £28.00 for juniors (under 12) and £32.00 those age 12 and over.
Is there parking?
There are four car parks nearby, none of which are cheap! Prices start from £10 up to £15/20
When are they open?
The Blackpool Pleasure Beach is open for most of the year. For up to date opening times please visit their website.
Only assistance dogs are permitted.