6 Best Castles and Palaces In Blackpool Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Castles and Palaces In Blackpool

We've rounded up the best castles and palaces in Blackpool in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 6 Blackpool castles and palaces to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions, or museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the castles and palaces we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Guards at Lancaster Castle

Lancaster Castle5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Lancaster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

At Lancaster Castle families are welcome but the use of the building by the court does mean that all access is by guided tour, which might be too lon...

Outside view of Muncaster Castle in Ravenglass

Muncaster Castle4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ravenglass
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

An enchanting visit awaits you and your family at Muncaster Castle full of discovery. Tom Fool the court Jester is on hand for an audio tour around t...

Outdoor picnic tables at Wray Castle in Ambleside

Wray Castle

  • Ambleside
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Wray Castle is a veritable king of castles: turrets, towers, period dressing-up, castle building room, hidden treasure to find, the new Peter Rabbit...

Entrance to Skipton Castle

Skipton Castle4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Skipton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

A remarkable tribute to master craftsmen, Skipton Castle still stands today complete and habitable after 900 years at the head of the bustling High S...

Wooden guard at Conwy Castle

Conwy Castle

  • Conwy
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Conwy Castle is a darkly evocative stone fortress oozing an authentic medieval atmosphere which will tease kids' imaginations, a historic site which...

Sunset at Beeston Castle in Tarporley

Beeston Castle and Woodland Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Tarporley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Handsome Beeston Castle in Tarporley, Cheshire is also known locally as The Castle Of The Rock. Active families can climb to the top of this impressi...

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