What is it? A massive amusement park famous for its roller coasters, and home to kid-friendly Nickelodeon Land.
Why go? Blackpool Pleasure Beach might well be the reason you came to Blackpool in the first place. It’s consistently the amusement park that gets there first when it comes to building the biggest, fastest, most terror-inducing roller coasters – the latest is ICON, a ride that propels people forward with the same amount of G-force as a Formula 1 car. Scream if you want to go faster…
They don't make seaside resorts like this one anymore (which is a shame): the best things to do in Blackpool are, simply, unbeatable.
Giving you plenty of opportunities to sample its iconic beachside attractions, everything about this place is quintessentially English seaside, from the Pleasure Beach to the Tower to the waxworks to the ballroom to the... we could go on. And on. However, along with the famous attractions of Blackpool, there's another side to the town. Make sure you check out alternative things to do like visiting an art gallery and exploring the surrounding area—you'd be aMAZEd what activities are waiting to be discovered...
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