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Things to do

Blackpool is a vibrant seaside town that offers plenty of activities and attractions for delegates to enjoy outside of conference hours, with many of the most popular attractions right on the doorstep of some of the resort's most popular conference rooms and event spaces.

Take a walk along the famous Blackpool promenade: The promenade stretches for miles along the seafront and offers stunning views of the Irish Sea. Take a leisurely stroll and stop at one of the many cafes, bars or restaurants along the way.

Visit Blackpool Tower: One of the town's most iconic landmarks, the Blackpool Tower is a must-visit for any delegate. You can take a trip to the top of the tower to enjoy panoramic views of the town and the sea - can you see your exhibition space or event venue from here?! You could even take a walk on the glass floor for a thrilling experience.

Go to the beach: Blackpool's sandy beach is perfect for a day out in the sun. Whether you want to sunbathe, build sandcastles, or take a dip in the sea, there's something for everyone, and with hotels and serviced accommodations lining the length of the promenade, you might only be a stone's throw away!

Visit Blackpool Pleasure Beach: The Pleasure Beach is a fun-filled amusement park with rides, attractions and shows for all ages. From roller coasters to water rides, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Explore the town's nightlife: Blackpool is known for its vibrant nightlife, with a wide range of bars, clubs and pubs to choose from. Whether you're looking for a quiet drink or a night of partying, there's something for everyone in Blackpool.

Take a trip to the nearby countryside: Blackpool is surrounded by beautiful countryside, with the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales both within easy reach. Hire a car or join a tour to explore the stunning landscapes and picturesque villages.

Whats more, with such a huge variety of accommodation options, Blackpool hotels have something for everyone. The resort's range of business accommodation options can offer your delegates everything from rounds of golf or theme park adventures to cabaret and even spa treatments.

Delegates attending conferences in Blackpool can enjoy a range of activities and attractions that cater to different interests and preferences. Whether you're looking for a relaxing day at the beach or an adrenaline-fueled ride on a rollercoaster, Blackpool has something to make every one of your delegates smile.

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Blackpool Pleasure Beach

The UK’s most ride-intensive amusement park and home to the world’s only Nickelodeon Land.
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Blackpool Tower

One of the most loved and recognisable landmarks in the world, home to The Blackpool Tower Ballroom, The Blackpool Tower Circus, The Blackpool Tower Dungeons, and The Blackpool Tower Eye.
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ShowTown

ShowTown is Blackpool's brand new all-singing, all-dancing museum. Get up close with the entertainers who put Blackpool on the map. The comedians, dancers, acrobats and characters who turned our resort into the home of show business.
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Blackpool Zoo

Get up close and personal with 1500 rare and exotic animals including big cats and even bigger elephants at award-winning Blackpool Zoo.
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SEA LIFE Blackpool

Swim with sharks and check out Nemo’s friends amongst the 2,000 marine creatures at Take a selfie with the stars.
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Madame Tussauds

Impress your Instagram followers by circulating with celebs from the world of Marvel, music, sport, TV, and comedy.
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Sandcastle Waterpark Blackpool

Chill out in an 84-degree sub-tropical paradise, the UK’s largest indoor water amusement has over 18 attractions including slides, fun pools, wave machine and chutes.
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Winter Gardens Blackpool

Built in 1878, The Winter Gardens Blackpool is a versatile venue and one of the most prestigious tourist destinations in Europe. Why not book one of the many world-class shows at The Opera House, which is one of the largest theatres in the UK.
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The Grand Theatre Blackpool

Designed by Victorian architect Frank Matcham and opened in 1984, now an iconic venue for every kind of performance including dance, drama, laughs, thrills and music.
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Backlot Cinema & Diner

The ultimate entertainment destination, The Backlot's super-sized IMAX screen will transport you to an extraordinary world of unique experiences. And why not take your movie experience to a whole new level with a visit to their diner! 
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Grundy Art Gallery Blackpool

This stunning Edwardian Grade II listed gallery in the centre of the town hosts an extensive programme of exhibitions, including historical and contemporary art as well as featuring established and emerging national and international artists. Past exhibitions have included distinguished names such as Tracey Emin, Roy Lichtenstein and Grayson Perry.
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Hot Ice

Prepare to gasp at this fast-moving, exhilarating live show performed by a star-studded cast of international skating champions at Blackpool Pleasure Beach Arena.
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Funny Girls

Enjoy a unique night with mesmerising male dancers and drag performers, this is a show that is truly like no other.
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Viva Blackpool

The Vegas-style venue in the heart of the town offering comedy, cabaret, tribute concerts and dazzling showgirls.
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Did You Know? Blackpool is home to the largest collection of branded visitor attractions outside of London. Home to the world’s most ride intensive amusement park, the UK’s largest indoor water park, the world-famous Blackpool Tower and the UK’s largest theatres amongst much more.