Sport & Leisure
Crammed with fantastic sporting events and activities for everyone – whatever your age; Blackpool is the place to be. From high- adrenalin climbing and paintball to a gentle swim or a stroll in the park - you name it; Britain’s favourite beach resort has got it!
Get on your bike, an easy, green way to explore the resort – and keep healthy too! Blackpool is one of the UK’s cycling towns, and has a fleet of bikes, available to hire from automated hubs. For more details visit the Cycle Blackpool website. A number of accommodation properties in Blackpool also offer facilities for cyclists and have received the Cyclist Welcome award. Click here to see the details.
If you’ve got Strictly Fever then it’s got to be Blackpool – where you can watch the best of the best; or even try out a spot of dancing for yourself in the Dance Capital of the World. Boasting two magnificent ballrooms, the resort regularly hosts major national and international competitions.
Experience the climbing bug at George Bancroft Park – learn on the two 20 metre high climbing towers used by British climbing champions.
Don’t forget Sandcastle Waterpark with its pools and thrilling waterslides... and for the less energetic, try a leisurely stroll along the promenade or even a paddle in the sea!