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CENTRAL BLACKPOOL TOURIST INFORMATION

CENTRAL BLACKPOOL

For Blackpool hotels, family fun and party nights, Blackpool's Central attractions include Blackpool Tower and Tower World, Louis Tussaud's Waxworks, bars and rides on Central Pier, Sea Life, and Indoor Go Karting.

Blackpool's Winter Gardens includes Europe's largest theatre the Opera House, and plays host to conferences, prestigious ballroom dance competitions and entertainment. Blackpool's Tower Ballroom, within Blackpool Tower complex, offers regular ballroom dancing daytime and evening.

Numerous Blackpool hotels, pubs and clubs fill the area that make this is prime location for fun, drinking and parties.

Blackpool Tower & Tower World

All day and night passes to Blackpool Tower and Tower World are Blackpool's biggest bargain.

After braving the Tower Top and taking the obligatory 'Walk of Faith' (a glass panel allowing a view down 518 feet!), choices of activity abound according to your taste.

For ballroom fanatics the Edwardian styled Tower Ballroom with mighty Wurlitzer organ offers dancing by day and night.

For family fun there's plenty on offer including more rides, Jungle Jim's Adventure Playground and Mooky the Clown is always present at the Tower circus.

For up-to-date information on current events and more detail in general check out www.blackpoollive.com

Blackpool Tower
Blackpool Tower

Blackpool Winter Gardens

Another of Blackpool's jewels is Blackpool's Winter Gardens.

This huge Victorian complex consists of the Empress Ballroom, the Floral Entrance Hall, a more modern function area The Arena and the largest of all British Theatres, The Opera House.

All are worth a visit for the architecture alone, however visitors may arrive for one of the many types of entertainment on offer ranging from dinner-dancing, national dance competitions, national conferences, a play at the Opera House or a New Years Eve clubbing all-nighter in the Empress Ballroom.

For information on shows and dance competitions check out www.dancesport.uk.com (British Open information), www.blackpooldancefestival.net (Blackpool Dance Festival), www.blackpoollive.com (show dates).

Blackpool Winter Gardens
Blackpool Winter Gardens

Blackpool's Central Pier

Blackpool's Central Pier has its own 'family fairground' fun identity and offers great views of the coastline from its end of pier Big Wheel.

Fairground rides abound and additional features include the Pier End Family Bar & Legends Show Bar with Cabaret.

Copycat Kids runs on Saturday and Sunday lunchtimes in peak holiday periods, and offers aspiring popstars the opportunity to show what they can do.

Blackpool's Central Pier
Big Wheel on Centre Pier
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