The fun and excitement is non-stop. Blackpool is crammed with awesome sporting activities for everyone – whatever your age. You name it; Britain’s favourite beach resort has got it!
Get in gear and hire one of Blackpool’s brilliant public bikes. There’s a whole fleet of them located at hubs across the resort, so whether you want to burn some calories, or just get from place to place, they’re a great option. 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.
Take in a round of golf on Blackpool’s 18-hole Stanley Park golf course, offering excellent rounds of golf at competitive prices for all. For the golfing enthusiast, it’s worth remembering that Blackpool is a great base for England’s Golf Coast, with the highest concentration of championship links golf courses in the world, When Royal Lytham will one again host the Golf Open Championship in 2012.
Party like it’s 1899 – with a romantic glide across the floor at The Blackpool Tower Ballroom, home of the mighty Wurlitzer organ. Get in step in these sumptuous surroundings, where celebrities of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing tread the boards in 2009 and again in 2010.
In a place known for the iconic Blackpool Tower, it made sense to create world-class climbing facilities with two 20 metre high climbing towers. Whether you’re an absolute beginner or a rock god, there’s something for everyone with slabs and vertical and overhanging walls.
Blackpool is the perfect place for runners. Whether you prefer the lush greenery of Stanley Park or the beautiful beach, there are some great places to pull on your shoes and go for a jog. Don’t forget the annual Beaverbrook’s 10K Fun Run along the Promenade every May.