A fantastic destination to visit in the UK, is Blackpool. Blackpool is a seaside resort in the UK. A lively town, Blackpool appeals to families, stag dos and hen nights. Night-clubs and pubs come alive at night for people to enjoy drinking in. Arcades are plentiful and families bring their children to play on the machines. During the winter months, illuminations light up the promenade.
Blackpool is a tourist place for people from all over the world. In the summer months, children can visit the beach and ride on a donkey. Blackpool has a fun fair called “The Pleasure Beach” where families and young people have fun. A children’s part of the fair is “Nickelodeon Land”. Sponge Bob rides are plentiful in Nickelodeon Land and Dora The Explorer. Youngsters can see their favourite Nickelodeon characters dressed up and dancing in front of their eyes.
With many things to do, Blackpool is a great place for all age groups. Blackpool Tower is over 100 years old and people can take a trip to the top if they are courageous enough. At the top of the tower, people can walk the “walk of faith.” The walk of faith is a glass walkway where brave people can walk across and see the gallery, 380ft away. Today, the tower has a 4D cinema and a ride to the top of the tower. Jungle Jim’s is great for young children who enjoy playing in the indoor adventure playground. The tower dungeon is excellent for people who don’t mind blood. Blackpool tower circus runs all year round with a special pantomime during Christmas. Children can see their favourite clown, “Mooky Moo” and be astounded by other acts performing at the circus.
“Madame Tussaud’s” wax works is a great place people enjoy. Blackpool wax works introduce many celebrities and have a special area where people can see the Queen.
“The Sealife Centre” is close to the Tower and Madame Tussaud’s. The Sealife Centre is another great place to visit. People can view sharks close up, in a safe place and watch professionals feeding them. Various talks in the Sealife Centre are educational and fun. A small play area is perfect for children in the café area. Parents can sit down and enjoy a drink while children play. A gift shop and photograph area is excellent for tourists.
Plenty of places to eat include the famous, “Harry Ramsden’s.” Fish and chips is a must when people come to Blackpool. Many fish and chip shops surround the local town. Tourists should experience buying fish and chips, then walking along the promenade viewing the illuminations. Beware that it can get windy in the winter so wrap up warm. Blackpool illuminations are great to see and new illuminations get added every year.
A new tram service helps tourists travel along the promenade and has access for buggies or wheelchairs. Blackpool bus service offers regular travel throughout the local area. If a person is visiting for a couple of days, they should buy a bus pass that saves money on local travel. Many bed and breakfasts, hotels and guest houses are located in different parts of Blackpool. Cheap bed and breakfast’s are plentiful. Blackpool is an amazing place to visit for all ages