Blackpool FAQs

How far away is the main railway station from the Conference and Exhibtion centre?

The main railway station in Blackpool town centre is Blackpool North, with direct links to most major UK cities including London. The station is within a mile of Winter Gardens Blackpool and the new Blackpool Conference and Exhibition centre, approx. a 6minute drive or 12 minute walk.

How far away is the tramway from the Conference and Exhibition Centre?

Blackpool's trams run every 10 minutes along 11 miles of the resorts coastline; the stop for Central Pier will land you right in the heart of Blackpool, approximately a 10 minute walk to Winter Gardens Blackpool and the new Blackpool Conference and Exhibition centre.

When are Blackpool Illuminations?

Blackpool Illuminations will light up the coastline from September 01 2023 until January 01 2024.

What is serviced accommodation?

Serviced accommodation is a fully furnished apartment designed for short or extended stay, including all standard amenities, usually with housekeeping included. They provide privacy and flexibility, and across Blackpool we have a plethora of options depending on size and location preference and budget levels.

How tall is Blackpool Tower?

The iconic Blackpool Tower 518feet and 9 inches tall - that's just over 158 metres!

What to do in Blackpool?

Blackpool has the most branded attractions in the UK outside of London, so you won't be stuck for things to do! From Blackpool Pleasure Beach to Blackpool Tower, Blackpool Zoo to the iconic comedy carpet, there are shows, attractions and events for everyone.

What is the nearest Car Park to the Conference and Exhibition Centre?

There are three car parks within a short walk of the Blackpool Conference and Exhibtion Centre and Winter Gardens Blackpool; these are located at Hounds Hill Shopping Centre (FY1 4NY), Talbot Road multi-story car park (FY1 3AY) and Central Car Park (FY1 6AD).

Does the Conference and Exhibition Centre have parking?

There are multiple car parking options within a short walk of the venue, and there is also undercover loading available for your event with space for two trucks.