For family entertainment you can’t get much bigger, brighter or better than Blackpool. The Victorians founded this gem in which many a fun filled seaside holiday has been had. With continuing investment and a multitude of opportunities to keep everyone happy then Blackpool has got what it takes for a memorable family holiday.
With seven miles of sand, the beach at Blackpool is one of the best you will find in the whole of the UK. Wide stretches of silky smooth sand are the perfect place to build sand castles and paddle in the sea. With donkey rides, yummy ice cream and a stick of rock that magical English summer holiday is there ready and waiting for you!
There are many requirements to make a quintessentially British holiday. The delights of a sandy beach, donkey rides, ice cream, fish and chips, candyfloss and walks along the pier are all available in abundance at Blackpool. This family friendly resort is a hive of activity and entertainment and offers everything that a family could want from a holiday.
Blackpool has a rich history as a holiday destination. From Victorian times people have been escaping the cities and flocking to the beach at Blackpool to get some fresh sea air and good old fashioned rest and relaxation. The Victorian foundations are still ever present in Blackpool’s attractions. From the three piers with their theatres, amusements and deck chairs; to the fabulous winter gardens with the Empress Ballroom, which is still a hub for entertainment activity and synonymous with a visit to Blackpool. Of course then there’s Blackpool tower. Built in 1894 and rising to 518 feet and with its tower ballroom, circus and dungeon, it still remains a focal point for holidaymakers today.
There’s so much for families to do in Blackpool it’s easy to forget about the things that you can see for free. The seven mile stretch of sandy beach is perfect for an afternoon snooze in a deckchair, sandcastle building or paddling along the sea shore. But with the Blackpool Pleasure Beach, the Sea Life Centre, Illuminations and much, much more the kids will soon be dragging you from that deckchair to go on another adventure!