Blackpool – what to do?

Blackpool Sea
Blackpool sea

It doesn’t matter what time of year it is a city break or an escape to the seaside is a must to help recharge your batteries and feel completely invigorated. Now is an ideal time to have a few days away, even if it’s a weekend break with the family – the run up to Christmas can be hectic and the chance for a little breather is usually welcomed with open arms. Plus, escaping the madness for a weekend with your family in a popular tourist destination can be great fun and appreciated by the children who are looking forward to the Christmas holidays.

Head to the Lancashire coastline for a few days; you can find here cheap hotels in Blackpool, placing you in the heart of the action and a stone’s throw from plenty of attractions that will keep your weekend jam packed. The summer season may have been and gone, but there’s plenty of life left in this seaside resort, even with the cold sea winds.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach
An obvious suggestion when it comes to Blackpool’s attractions – this thrilling and fun-filled theme park has progressed massively over the last few years, with plenty of rides to suit all preferences and the newNickelodeon Land to keep the kids happy.

It’s closed for the winter season but will be open in the New Year. In the meantime, Nickelodeon Land presents the 12 Days of Christmas, which includes rides, attractions and festive characters in a transformed winter wonderland paradise. Btw at Your Travel Itinerary you can find more tips like this about cool spots in englands seaside and more England itineraries.

Blackpool Tower
It’ll undoubtedly be a little gusty at the top of the Tower during our prevailing winter conditions, but it’s still an attraction that shouldn’t be missed.

Sea Life Centre
Whatever the time of year, the sea life centre welcomes visitors through their doors. Located on the Green Mile, between Central Pier and Blackpool Tower, this marine haven is perfect for you to get up close and personal with underwater life, without actually getting wet.

The Dungeons
For lovers of the macabre and gory, the Blackpool Tower Dungeons are a perfect attraction. If your party are happy to experience a scarefest, head over to this thrilling walk-through attraction, where you will come under attack from the Vikings of the North, feel your stomach churn on the Extremis: Drop Ride to Doom and dodge the witch-hunts in search of the Pendle Witches.

Whatever the reason for your trip to Blackpool, just because it’s a seaside town doesn’t mean you have to visit in the height of summer. Pack your layers and head for the coast this winter and make the most out of this fun-filled town away from peak season. Book your budget Blackpool hotel to keep your budget low and enjoy some relaxed time with your family.