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Blackpool Zoo, Blackpool | Tourist Information


blackpoolzoo.org.uk

East Park Drive
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY3 8PP

01253 830830

Public Places and Attractions Near Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Distance: 2.4 mi Tourist Information
Ocean Boulevard
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY4 1EZ

+44 (0) 871 222 1234

There’s something for everyone at Blackpool Pleasure Beach! Britain’s most ride-intensive amusement park lies in a 42 acre site on the seafront and started with just one ride in 1896. The current Managing Director, Amanda Thompson, is the great-granddaughter of its founder, W.G Bean. There are over 125 rides and attractions, plenty of places to grab a delicious bite to eat plus spectacular award winning shows. If you love thrilling white-knuckle rides then Pleasure Beach is the place for you. Boasting an amazing 10 roller coasters including the world famous Big One, classic wooden coasters the Big Dipper and the Grand National and Infusion, the world’s only suspended looping coaster completely over water. If you prefer things at a more leisurely pace you can enjoy a trip on our very own steam train, the Pleasure Beach Express, take a cruise around the world on the River Caves or ride a Cheshire cat through Alice’s Wonderland. In 2013, the world's first Wallace & Gromit ride, The Thrill-O-Matic, opened at Pleasure Beach along with an exclusive Wallace & Gromit shop. Guests can ride this unique and amazing ride, meet & greet the characters in person and purchase exclusive souvenirs to make their visit unforgettable! Whatever your tastes, there is something to suit every palette at Pleasure Beach. Pleasure Beach’s newest restaurant, the Big Pizza Kitchen serves mouthwatering pizza, delicious pasta and fresh, crispy salad. If you want to grab something on the go, Coasters, The Plaice and Burger King are perfect places to get a bite to eat. If you want something a little bit special then The Grill is ideal. Our award-winning chef serves classic favourites in stylish surroundings with views of the world famous Blackpool promenade. Blackpool Pleasure Beach is also home to the UK's only Nickelodeon Land. This collaboration with Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, is 6 acre area of Pleasure Beach featuring 12 rides, a Nickelodeon shop, exciting games, a brand new family restaurant and opportunities to meet with famous Nickelodeon characters such as Spongebob Squarepants, Dora & Diego and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. With so much to see and do there is no need to try and cram everything into just one day. Pleasure Beach has it’s very own hotel at the South end of the 42 acre park. The Big Blue Hotel is cool, chic and a haven of calm and style among the thrills of Britain’s top tourist attraction and is setting the new standard for holiday and business accommodation. This unique hotel consists of 157 beautifully designed bedrooms sized to american style specifications and sporting a totally contemporary feel. Sumptuous fabrics, state-of-the-art lighting, DVD players in every room, funky family rooms and big, big beds are just a few of the innovative touches that make all the difference. Pleasure Beach Arena is home to the spectacular Hot Ice show. This award winning show brings together skaters from around the globe to create a stunning show. Hot Ice follows in the long running tradition of spectacular shows in Blackpool. The Pleasure Beach Arena has been home to regular ice shows since 1937, making it home to the longest running ice shows in the world! Hot Ice runs at The Arena every July through to September. The show is suitable for all members of the family, with elements that appeal to everyone! There are 2 great ways to enjoy Pleasure Beach. Guests can purchase either an unlimited ride wristband or a £6 Pleasure Beach Pass which allows access to the park along with the chance to experience the Pleasure Beach Express, Chinese Puzzle Maze, South Beach Show and the Spectacular Dancing Water Show. For more information on opening dates & times visit our website www.blackpoolpleasurebeach.com or call 0871 222 1234. To book tickets for Hot Ice, call 0871 222 9090 for bookings or visit www.hoticeshow.com. Gate prices are £29.99 for adults and £26.99 for Juniors and Seniors. Family packages available. Online prices are always better value especially if you take advantage of our new 10 Day Advance saver offer.

The Blackpool Tower
Distance: 1.7 mi Tourist Information
The Promenade
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY1 4

0871 222 9929

The Blackpool Tower is the home of five great attractions where you can go from the depths of The Blackpool Tower Dungeon right up to the heights of The Blackpool Tower Eye. The Blackpool Tower first opened to the public on the 14th May 1894 and has provided over 120 years of family fun since. The Blackpool Tower plays host to the following attractions: • The Blackpool Tower Dungeon – travel through 1,000 years of Lancashire’s horrible history! • The Blackpool Tower Circus – join Mooky and Mr Boo as they clown around! • The Blackpool Tower Ballroom – become lost in a world of elegant charm and beauty! • Jungle Jim’s – let the children burn off that excess energy in the UK’s ultimate indoor adventure playground! • The Blackpool Tower Eye – discover stunning panoramic views, complete with a 4D cinema experience!

Madame Tussauds Blackpool
Distance: 1.8 mi Tourist Information
85-89 Promenade
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY1 5BB

+44 (0) 871 282 9200

Official Madame Tussauds Blackpool Facebook page. Step onto the red carpet and mingle with your favourite TV stars, then go to the locker room and meet your favourite sports stars getting ready for their next game. Then, why not hop on stage with the biggest pop stars before helping TV's crime fighters to solve the latest case? Experience all this and much more at Madame Tussauds. You'll find us on the Promenade, right opposite Central Pier.

Sandcastle Waterpark Blackpool
Distance: 2.3 mi Tourist Information
South Promenade
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY4 1BB

1253-340700

Sandcastle Waterpark is the UK's largest indoor waterpark with 18 slides and attractions in an 84 degree tropical climate. There is something to entertain the whole family! Our aim is to ensure our guests have a fun filled and memorable experience, delivered by a polite and attentive team who are commited to providing quality and Guest Service Excellence!!

Stanley Park, Blackpool
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
West Park Drive
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY3 9

Stanley Park is a public park in the town of Blackpool on the Fylde coast in Lancashire, England. It is the town's primary park and covers an area of approximately 104ha. The park was designed to include significant sporting provisions, along with formal gardens, a boating lake and woodland area. It was designed and built in the 1920s, under the eye of Thomas Mawson.It is located in the Great Marton and Layton areas of the town. It is Grade II* listed and is on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England.The park's largest gardens feature a fountain built with Italian marble and a number of statues including a pair of Medici Lions. The Italian gardens are overlooked by a cafe, designed by Mawson and built in a traditional Art Deco style, and include steps down to the boating lake. Surrounding the boating lake is a woodland area, including a protected area for wildlife. On one side of the lake is an amphitheatre surrounding a bandstand, also designed by Mawson.Towards the centre of the park there is a crossroads with a clock tower, dedicated to William Cocker. It is close to the large children's play area, the tennis courts, all-weather pitches, BMX track, skate park and general grassy areas. Within the Stanley Park grounds stands a 5000-seat cricket ground, an 18-hole golf course designed by Alister MacKenzie, a sports centre, athletics ground and a model village attraction.

ILLUMINASIA
Distance: 1.6 mi Tourist Information
Olympia, Winter Gardens,Coronation Street
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY1 4

01253 629800

An amazing immersive experience for all the family. Enjoy The Worlds Largest Indoor Illuminations at Blackpools Winter Gardens. We open everyday from 11 am to 5 pm. Last admission is 16.15pm. Prices for 2014/2015 are: £8.95 Senior and Child Ticket £12.95 Adult Ticket. £35.00 Group of upto 4 £40.00 Group of upto 5

Revolution (Pleasure Beach Blackpool)
Distance: 2.5 mi Tourist Information
Pleasure Beach
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY4 1

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Revolution, formerly Irn Bru Revolution, is an Arrow Development shuttle roller coaster at Pleasure Beach, Blackpool. It was Europe's first fully looping roller coaster. The ride consists of two raised sections of track with a vertical loop in the centre. The train is launched off the first raised platform, into the loop, and up onto the second platform, where it repeats the process in reverse. As a result of the design, riders are required to climb a series of stairs to get to the loading station. Until the introduction of Infusion, it was the park's only looping coaster.HistoryBefore being sponsored by Irn-Bru, and carrying the Irn-Bru orange and blue colours, the ride was known as "Revolution" and used to be painted red and white, with the Union Flag painted on the front and back.During the Irn-Bru period it was titled "Irn Bru Revolution". In 2011, the Irn-Bru sponsorship ended and the ride reverted to its old title.In February 2012, the park confirmed that the ride would be closed for early parts of the season in order to be painted in a new colour theme - grey and white.In popular cultureThe ride was featured on the BBC show Jim'll Fix It when a group of Cub Scouts ate their lunch whilst riding the roller coaster.A homage was featured on an advert for Irn-Bru soft drinks when a group of goths drank Irn-Bru whilst riding, resulting in them becoming completely drenched, in 2007.

Escape
Distance: 1.9 mi Tourist Information
300 Lytham Road
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY1 6EY

07490810171

Escape Blackpool is a new, fun, challenging Live Escape game. Based just off the promenade at 300 Lytham Road our games are designed for teams of 2 to 5. With 3 rooms in operation we can accommodate groups of up to 15. We put you and your team mates in a mysterious themed room and give you 60 minutes to escape. Your team must find clues, solve logic puzzles and break codes to gain your freedom. By working as a team you will greatly increase your chance of success.

The Regent
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
181-189 Church Street
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY1 3NY

01253290879

Stanley Park Zoo Blackpool
Distance: 0.1 mi Tourist Information
East Park Drive
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY3 8

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Burbage Holiday Group
Distance: 2.8 mi Tourist Information
198 Queens Promenade
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY2 9JS

01253356657

Both the Burbage Holiday Lodge and Queens Mansions are within 100 yards of each other, on the select area of Queens Promenade, Bispham, the north side of Blackpool town centre but easily accessed by tram or bus for the bright lights, fabulous shows, and the famous Blackpool Tower. We are Blackpool's largest accredited family run apartment group; open all year round with excellent sea front positions, free WI-FI connection and short breaks are also available! Put yourself at the top! The Queens Mansions has 12 apartments with 1,2 and 3 bedrooms. Ten of the apartments have the finest sea views on the coast. There is a lift to all floors and guaranteed guest parking. This multi-award winning lodge was Blackpool's first 4-star apartments. Now we have the first 5-star wheelchair accessible apartment in Blackpool.

Escape Room Centre
Distance: 1.7 mi Tourist Information
44-46 Church Street
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY1 1HP

07482738553

After entering a mysterious themed room you have 60 minutes to try and escape. To do this you will need to work as a team to solve puzzles, brain teasers and logic problems. These will lead to clues to unlock the next step until, if you are good enough, you make your escape!

Golborne
Distance: 1.3 mi Tourist Information
108 Palatine Road
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY1 4DS

Holiday Caravan Blackpool
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
Marton Mere Holiday Village
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY4 4XN

07531244786

Zoo and Aquarium Near Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool SEA LIFE centre
Distance: 1.7 mi Tourist Information
Promenade
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY1 5AA

0871 423 2110

Stanley Park Zoo Blackpool
Distance: 0.1 mi Tourist Information
East Park Drive
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY3 8

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Blackpool Zoo Keeper School
Distance: 0.4 mi Tourist Information
East Park Drive
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY3 8PP

01253 830805

Attractions/Things to Do Near Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Model Village
Distance: 0.3 mi Tourist Information
East Park Drive
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY3 9RB

01253 763827

Blackpool Model Village & Gardens. Blackpool’s award winning attraction, established in 1972 we are ‘The Biggest Little Village in Lancashire’ with hundreds of models and figures depicting British life, culture and humour. Set into stunningly beautiful landscaped gardens we cater for family’s and people of all ages. We are a private family owned and run business; you can expect us to go the extra mile to ensure you have an enjoyable visit. Find out more and plan your visit on our website www.blackpoolmodelvillage.com or phone 01253 763827.

C & C Caravan Breaks
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
Staining Road
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY30AX

07940 729852

Static Caravan (Blackpool)
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
Staining Road
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY3 0AX

07875776470

(6 PEOPLE MAXIMUM) A luxury large well maintained and well kept caravan, Fully Equipped - Kitchen, Lounge, 3 Bedrooms - 1 Double, 2 Twin, Situated approx 2 miles from Blackpool Centre. Free Wi_fi available. Facilities on Site: Shop, Cafe/Coffee shop, Fish & Chip Shop, Amusement Arcade, **Newly built licenced Club with seperate room providing Children's entertainment, Indoor Heated Swimming Pool with newly installed Jacuzzi and Steamroom, Licenced Indoor Bowling Centre, Newly installed Astroturf Football Pitch, Fishing Lake, Childrens Play Area. Newton Hall Holiday Centre is a long established award winning Caravan Park within close proximity of all Blackpool's attractions that it has to offer. There is a regular bus service at the entrance of the park which runs every 20 min. The park is also within walking distance to the famous Blackpool Zoo, Model Village and Stanley Park. There is also a Golf Course situated near to the Zoo. **Passes available for use of Swimming pool and Country Club, Grunty's Kids Club activities and all other leisure facilities. Please note:- Opening times for all facilities vary between high and low season. Weekly (Adult) £10 (Child) £5 3 or 4 Nights (Adult) £5 (Child) £2.50 One Day Only (Adult) £3 (Child) £1.50 NO PETS ALLOWED NO ALL MALE/FEMALE GROUPS PRICES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.

The Blackpool Classic & Custom Car & Bike Show Sun Aug 14th
Distance: 1.1 mi Tourist Information
Staining Village Hall, Chain Lane, Staining
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY3 0DD

07854865807

Register your vehicle by filling the online form at https://podio.com/webforms/8947497/661147 Blackpool Classic & Custom Car Show Sunday September 7th 2014 At Blackpool Cricket Club Stanley Park Bowton Crescent Blackpool FY3 9EQ Next to the main Stanley Park entrance Classics Customs, Sports and Hot Rods, bikes and scooters Prices for best Car and Best Bike Adults £5, Car exhibitors £3 Bikes ,scooters and Kids free Food Vendors Pin up girls and photo shoots All day Bar Family Fun Live Music from Malady and Medicine Sponsored by Cowbell Radio http://www.cowbellradio.co.uk & www.ukwheelsevents.com

Caravan Hire Marton Mere
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
Mythop Road
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY4 4XN

07874189410

Holiday Caravan Blackpool
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
Marton Mere Holiday Village
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY4 4XN

07531244786

Vantan Caravan
Distance: 1.7 mi Tourist Information
Windy Harbour Caravan Park
Poulton le Fylde, United Kingdom FY6 8NB

07515461559

Grange Farm Caravan Park
Distance: 1.7 mi Tourist Information
Grange Lane,stalmine
Poulton le Fylde, United Kingdom fy60jq

07590014176

Impact Blackpool
Distance: 1.8 mi Tourist Information
Preston new Rd
Blackpool, United Kingdom FY4 4XQ

01253 767279

Impact Leisure and Events (uk) Ltd has been operating on Whyndyke Farm in Blackpool since 2000. In that time we have grown from being able to accommodate 10 players on paintball and operating from one back room of the farm buildings to in 2013 being able to accommodate hundreds of players on any one day across Paintball, Outdoor Lasertag, Archery, Air Rifles, Mini Highland Games and Human Table Football from our busy Base Camp area. We are always looking to add activities here in Blackpool and new for 2013 we partnered up with Ride Segway to provide 'Segway Games' as well as the launch of Human Table Football.