20 Best Tours and River Cruises In Blackpool Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Tours and River Cruises In Blackpool

We've rounded up the best tours and river cruises in Blackpool in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 52 Blackpool tours and river cruises 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 tours and river cruises 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...

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...

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...

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...

Canal boat at Lancaster Canal Cruises and Waterbus

Lancaster Canal Cruises and Waterbus

  • Lancaster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Lancaster Canal Boats offers daily cruises to the Magnificent Lune Aqueduct which has just undergone a substantial £2m facelift making it one of the...

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...

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...

A family taking part in a Hunt Fun trail

Hunt Fun Barrow in Furness

  • Barrow in Furness
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Sniff out clues and join the hunt for treasure, on the Hunt Fun Barrow in Furness trail. It’s a great way to get the whole gang working together. Thi...

Mersey Ferry Explorer Cruise

Mersey Ferry Explorer Cruise

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

All aboard the Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise! Enjoy a 50 minute cruise, take in the iconic views of Liverpool's waterfront and learn all about L...

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...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Whalley Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Whalley
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There’s something fishy going on in the Whalley Spy Mission Treasure Trail, something that needs a code-cracking expert on the case…   If you haven't...

Football stadium at Everton Stadium Tour in Liverpool

Everton Stadium Tour

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Sports Stadiums

Have you ever wondered just what goes on behind the scenes at Goodison Park? You don't have to support Everton specifically (although it'd be nice!)...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

The Clitheroe Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Clitheroe
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Whodunnit? And why, or where?! The Clitheroe Mystery Treasure Trail is full of unanswered questions and needs a crack team of spies to solve the case...

Liverpool City Centre on Curious About Liverpool trail

Curious About Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Liverpool gives a different glimpse into what makes Liverpool what it is today: the events, people and places that have shaped it. Resi...

Family in Queensway Tunnel Tour in Liverpool

Queensway Tunnel Tour

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

Queensway Tunnel Tour is a fascinating insight under the surface of George's Dock, which welcomes families with kids over 10 years old who are confid...

Outside view of Williamson Tunnels in Liverpool

Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

Is there anything more exciting for a kid than exploring a cave? The Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre provides a walk through insight into the fasc...

City Explorer Liverpool passing the Museum of Liverpool

City Explorer Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Want to see the best of Liverpool? Just hop on the City Explorer bus tour and visit the top sights in the city the easy way. The tour covers 14 stops...

View from Liverpool City Walks

Liverpool City Walks

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Liverpool City Walks give you a chance to hear about the fascinating history of this city and its culture and also how it has changed over time. Ther...

Magical Mystery Tour bus in Liverpool

Magical Mystery Tour

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Step aboard the colourful Magical Mystery Tour bus for a fun and fascinating 2 hour tour of Beatles Liverpool. You'll see all the places associated w...

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