20 Best Tourist Attractions In Blackpool Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Tourist Attractions In Blackpool

We've rounded up the best tourist attractions in Blackpool in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 86 Blackpool tourist attractions to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tourist attractions 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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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...

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...

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...

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...

Outside view of Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Blackpool

Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Blackpool

  • Blackpool
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Ripley’s Believe it or Not Blackpool is home to the most mind boggling exhibits you’re likely to see anywhere. Conceived by the ‘Modern Day Marco Pol...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

St Annes Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Lytham Saint Annes
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who doesn’t love a whodunit? This time you’ll be the ones to crack the case, on the St Annes Mystery Treasure Trail. Ready, set, solve! So how will y...

Outside view of Lytham Hall

Lytham Hall

  • Lytham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Step right back in time as you explore this incredible Georgian house and grounds, with an incredibly interesting history about the Clifton family fo...

Map and booklet for The Southport Treasure Trail

The Southport Treasure Trail

  • Southport
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Can you and the kids find the answers to the clues which will solve the Southport self guided Treasure Hunt themed Treasure Trail? As you follow the...

Boys on Mystery Treasure Trail

Garstang Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Garstang
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Gold jewels and doubloons  If those sound like your bread and butter, you’re needed on the Garstang Mystery Treasure Trail. You and your crew of pint...

A set of old fashioned keys at Escape Reality Prestion

Escape Reality Preston

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Looking for something a bit out of the ordinary? Well, at Escape Reality Preston, you and your family can jump into a different reality, and together...

Kids looking for clues on The Preston Spy Mission Treasure Trail

The Preston Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Preston
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The life of a secret agent is never easy, and the same is true of The Preston Spy Mission Treasure Trail. It’s packed with devilishly tricky challeng...

Treasure Theft escape room at Timed Trap in Preston

Timed Trap

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

3 different themed rooms, 60 minutes on the clock and bundles of fun: Timed Trap is every escape artist’s idea of an adventure! How does it work? Aft...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Lancaster Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Lancaster
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Take your brood on a search for lost loot with the Lancaster Treasure Hunt Trail. It’s a great way to work as a team and simply tonnes of fun! As wel...

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...

Ashton Memorial on Curious About Lancaster trail

Curious About Lancaster

  • Lancaster
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Lancaster is an exciting way of discovering how this Roman city became what it is today. Enjoy the walks separately, or join them toget...

Kids on Murder Mystery Treasure Tail

The Liverpool Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

A crack team of scouse sleuths have been on the case of murder most foul, but with no suspects in sight, they can’t just ‘Let it be’! Will you help t...

A family looking around a corner at an Escape Hunt room

Escape Hunt Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Time for a family escape! Gather your puzzle-solving team and try to beat the clock at one of the family-friendly escape rooms at Escape Hunt Liverpo...

Walking path within Lakeland Miniature Village in Grange Over Sands

Lakeland Miniature Village

  • Grange-over-Sands
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Lakeland Miniature Village features over 100 buildings made from local Coniston slate, all of which have been carefully handcrafted with hand tools o...

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