Spend your day at The Blackpool Tower
The Blackpool Tower is one of the most iconic landmarks in Britain and has been a proud part of Blackpool’s heritage since 1894. Standing at 518ft tall, there are a whopping 563 steps up to The Blackpool Tower’s impressive summit.
The Blackpool Tower is a majestic figure on the Fylde coast line, and on a clear day you can see the silhouette of this national treasure from as far afield as North Wales and the Lake District.
For families visiting Blackpool, The Blackpool Tower is a great place to spend the day as it offers a mix of five fantastic attractions to delight and amaze visitors of all ages.
The Blackpool Tower Eye and 4D cinema
Take a trip to the furthest reaches of The Blackpool Tower and see Blackpool from a whole new perspective. The stunning views of surrounding Lancashire and the Irish Sea are just waiting to be discovered from The Blackpool Tower Eye’s ceiling to floor glass observation box.
The 4D cinema experience will take you on a journey through Blackpool’s past, igniting your senses along the way and allowing you to truly experience the history of this iconic beach resort .
The Blackpool Tower Circus
Since its premiere in 1894, The Blackpool Tower Circus has yet to miss a season. That’s 122 years of jaw-dropping entertainment and amazing stunts from the hundreds of acrobats, high rope performers and globeriders that have wowed holidaymakers in Blackpool for over a century.
2016 marks the Endresz family’s 25th year at the helm of The Blackpool Tower Circus, and this year’s show will not disappoint! With even more dare-devil performances and comedy capers, The Blackpool Tower Circus is something that the whole family can enjoy.
The Blackpool Tower Dungeon
Grab your opportunity to walk through 1000 years of Lancashire’s history at The Blackpool Tower Dungeon; a thrilling and hilarious theatrical experience in the depths of The Blackpool Tower that you’re not likely to forget in a hurry.
During your time at The Blackpool Tower Dungeon you will get the chance to meet a host of characters from Lancashire’s murky past. Prepare yourself for a visit from the Plague Doctor, who, if you’re lucky, might try and save you from the Black Death. Maybe you’ll bump into a mysterious woman in the forest of Pendle, or get recruited as a smuggler by the infamous Captain Johnson?
Whatever you get up to, be prepared to be judged for your crimes in The Blackpool Tower Dungeon courtroom – you could be next in the dock!
Located in the heart of The Blackpool Tower, Jungle Jim’s is an adventure playground themed around a lost Aztec city.
This play area is packed full of places for children to jump, swing, slide, climb and explore. The climbing frames, slides, ball pools and tunnels provide hours of entertainment for your children to enjoy.
There is also a smaller soft play area for children under the age of three years to enjoy, featuring ball pools and slides that allow them to play safely.
The Blackpool Tower Ballroom
Dating back to 1894, the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom has survived two world wars and a fire since first opening its doors. It is now world famous for its unique architecture and remains an iconic destination for dance fans from across the globe.
The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is such an iconic venue that it even hosts an extra special episode of the BBC Programme Strictly Come Dancing each year. It’s a firm favourite with dance enthusiasts of all kinds and hosts regular events, which this year include Philip Hurst’s Summer Dance Night and the Summertime Northern Soul and Motown Party.
When visiting The Blackpool Tower Ballroom, you can dance to the sounds of the famous Wurlitzer organ, read the names of the 16 composers written on the walls or enjoy delicious afternoon tea in the iconic setting.
Something for everyone
Each attraction at The Blackpool Tower has something that will delight and entertain the whole family. If you are looking to visit The Blackpool Tower during the summer, make sure to book your tickets online to get great savings on entry prices.