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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Blackpool

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 715 fun things to do in Blackpool for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, tourist attractions and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 508 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Blackpool day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Blackpool with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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A family looking at a treasure trails map

Blackpool Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Blackpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Two heads are always better than one, so get the whole gang together for a fact-finding mission on the Blackpool Mystery Treasure Trail. The best way...

Entrance to Stanley Park in Blackpool

Stanley Park

  • Blackpool
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Stanley Park is Blackpool's most significant park and at 256 acres, it provides one third of Blackpool's green space and one full great day out for f...

Model village at Blackpool Model

Blackpool Model Village

  • Blackpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Blackpool Model Village has hundreds of village scenes depicted in painstakingly accurate miniature scattered through 2 and a half acres of hand craf...

Macaw parrots at Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Zoo5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Blackpool
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Blackpool Zoo occupies 32 acres of parkland providing a safe haven for children of all ages to let off steam. Daily talks and animal feeds offer visi...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Blackpool

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Films, movies or a trip to the pictures - whatever you call them, get your gang together and see the latest releases at ODEON Blackpool. With 10 scre...

Staff member at Dino Golf in Blackpool

Dino Golf

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

You can now play crazy golf at the world-famous Blackpool Tower! Dino Golf takes you back to prehistoric times when dinosaurs were roaming the Earth...

Staff in costumes at Blackpool Tower Dungeon

Blackpool Tower Dungeon

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Blackpool Tower Dungeon is the ultimate thrill filled journey through 1,000 years of Lancashire's murky past, with 10 awesome live shows and a 60 min...

Street view of The Blackpool Tower Eye

The Blackpool Tower Eye

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Blackpool Tower Eye and solid safe glass Sky Walk offer stunning panoramic views across the North West from the very top of the iconic Blackpool...

Performance at Blackpool Tower Circus

Blackpool Tower Circus

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The groovy Blackpool Tower Circus presents an exciting wealth of entertaining talent through Britain's favourite clowns: Mooky and Mr Boo! Enjoy thei...

Kids playing laser tag at Laser Quest Blackpool

Laser Quest Blackpool

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Laser Quest Blackpool is the ultimate action packed sci fi adventure for all ages in this real life video game. Stalk your opponents through the Lase...

Pier at Blackpool Beach

Blackpool Beach

  • Blackpool
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Like your days out busy and lively? If there is one place where you need to go with the kids this summer, it's at the famous Blackpool Beach! This is...

Spiderman at Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Madame Tussauds Blackpool4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Take your place on the red carpet with A-listers, historical icons and… Marvel characters (!) at Madame Tussauds Blackpool. Strike a pose, snap a pic...

tristan's light house themed sensory play

Tristan's Light House

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Welcome to Tristan's Light House - the indoor play centre where EVERYTHING GLOWS! It’s a great space where babies, toddlers and kids up to 7 can enga...

Wall art at Planet Kaos in Blackpool

Planet Kaos

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Planet Kaos is a dual level, air conditioned outer space themed adventure play frame! What it lacks in size it makes up for in effort with a dedicate...

Ascent Trampoline Park

Ascent Trampoline Park

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Ascent Trampoline Park in Blackpool is a high energy trampoline park which is fun for the whole family. Ascent are the proud owners of over 130 inter...

Mascots at entrance of Sandcastle Waterpark in Blackpool

Sandcastle Waterpark

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Water Parks

Sandcastle Waterpark is the UK’s largest indoor waterpark with more than 18 slides and attractions. For the thrill seekers there’s the Master Blaster...

People on Skycoaster at Adrenalin Zone in Blackpool

Adrenalin Zone

  • Blackpool
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Adrenalin Zone Think you can climb trees? Test yourself on the Coconut Climbers and try to make it to the top using nothing but your hands and feet (...

Race track at Karting 2000 Raceway in Blackpool

Karting 2000 Raceway

  • Blackpool
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Karting 2000 offers exhilarating fun for all ages, with karting available for kids aged 5 years and older. Junior karts are available for your little...

Mini golf course at Blackpool Adventure Golf

Blackpool Adventure Golf

  • Blackpool
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Adventure Golf at Blackpool Pleasure Beach is an exciting 12 hole golf course that boasts brilliant landscaping, bright lighting, waterfalls, streams...

Ice skate arena at Blackpool Pleasure Beach Arena

Blackpool Pleasure Beach Arena Ice Rink & Dance Studio

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Get your skates on and speed down to Blackpool Ice Arena. This purpose-built rink is the oldest in the world and offers up hours of frosty fun. Exper...

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