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Coach Holidays to Blackpool

Looking for coach holidays to Blackpool? We have plenty offers and discounted prices for coach tours and trips to Blackpool. Most tours available throughout the year from local departure points across the UK with leading coach operators.

Blackpool is the UK's number 1 destination for a holiday by coach attracting more than 10 million visitors a year. Many people book a coach holiday to Blackpool for a beach holiday but there is much more to Blackpool than the beach

Take a fresh look at Blackpool! Famous for its Promenade, Pleasure Beach, the spectacular Blackpool illuminations and the Blackpool Tower.

Its warm and friendly welcome makes it an ideal coach trip destination for anyone in search of a fun holiday. Coach breaks to Blackpool are very popular so if you are planning a visit during traditional holiday times such as the Summer holidays try and book your coach holiday as soon as possible to get the best deal. We have excellent value coach holidays to Blackpool over the summer holidays from short breaks and longer tours that take in more of the North West.

If you are looking for a short break then midweek coach trips to Blackpool represent the best value with fantastic prices available when avoiding weekends.

Blackpool Coach Tour Highlights

If you are interested in a coach holiday to Blackpool the following attractions rank as the most popular in and arouund the city.

Blackpool Coach Holiday Highlights

The most popular attractions in and around Blackpool are;

- Blackpool Illuminations

- Blackpool Tower

- Blackpool Pleasure Beach

- North Pier

- South Pier

- Winter Gardens

- Blackpool Zoo

Read on for more information about these and further attractions you can visit on a coach holiday to Blackpool

Blackpool History

For hundreds of years, Blackpool was little more than a quiet seaside village. A difficult place to get to, Blackpool rarely received visitors.

What really changed everything was the arrival of the railway in the Blackpool area. by 1840 a railway had been constructed with the original objective of transporting passengers to Fleetwood a town lying to the North of Blackpool, however by 1863 another railway station was built in the centre of Blackpool to help cope with the thousands of people who wanted to get to the resort.

In the following 40 years Blackpool found itself transformed. Three piers were opened; Blackpool Tower was constructed, the Winter Gardens and Opera House were built, the Blackpool Illuminations began, the development of the Golden Mile was initiated, as well as ambitious plans to create a large amusement park, which most know today as Blackpool pleasure beach.


Places of interest/attractions in Blackpool

Coach holidays to Blackpool provide the opportunity to visit a wide range of attractions and places of interest.

Blackpool Tower

Five amazing attractions in one iconic building. Experience spectacular views from the top of the Blackpool Tower Eye, enjoy a great family adventure through Blackpools murky past at the Blackpool Tower Dungeon and take a seat at the Blackpool Tower Circus for the ultimate family entertainments show. Visit the stunning, world famous, Blackpool Tower Ballroom and let the children run wild in the soft play world of Jungle Jims. Theres plenty for all the family to enjoy.

Blackpool Illuminations (4th September - 8th November 2015)

Blackpool Illuminations 2015 sees this seaside city of fun still buzzing with excitement and laughter. At 10 kilometres long and using over one million bulbs the Blackpool Illuminations are an awesome spectacle. Coach trips to the Blackpool illuminations are available between August - November. In 2012 there were more than 500 scenic designs and features and 2015 is sure to be a spectacular event.

Pleasure Beach

With over 125 rides and attractions, Blackpool's pleasure beach is one of Blackpool's oldest tourist attractions, founded in 1896 with just one ride, it has since grown into the much loved attraction that it is today, with nearly 6 million visitors per year.

Sandcastle Waterworld

An award winning South Shore tourist attractions. If you're looking for something to do and you enjoy getting wet and having lots of fun then Sandcastle Waterworld is a recommended destination.

Madame Tussauds

A visit to Madame Tussauds Blackpool is guaranteed to leave you feeling more than a little star struck! This engaging and interactive attraction grants you an audience with some of Britains best known celebrities; from Keith Lemon to Simon Cowell, Jamie Oliver to David Attenborough and even HRH Queen Elizabeth II as well as a multitude of other stars from the world of music, sport and entertainment.

Winter Gardens

The Winter Gardens is a large complex of theatres and conference facilities in the town centre of Blackpool, The site was opened in 1878 but a large part of the current building is relatively recent, dating back to the 1930s.

North Pier

The first of Blackpool's 3 piers to appear. Escape for an hour and enjoy a relaxing drink from inside the bar conservatory or outside in our open air Victorian Sun-Lounge. The most relaxing of the three piers.

Central Pier

Now a prominent landmark largely due to its 100ft Ferris wheel, the central pier is dedicated to fun.

South Pier

Known as the most family orientated pier, the south pier is an ideal place for an afternoon out with the kids.

Blackpool Zoo

At Blackpool Zoo, fun and wild animals combine to offer a family day out like no other with easy access, education, conservation and play.

Blackpool Sea Life Centre

One of the UK's best known aquariums the Blackpool SEA LIFE centre houses Europe's most comprehensive collection of tropical sharks. Housing more than fifty spectacular displays and over 1,000 assorted sea creatures it takes visitors on a journey from the coastline and sandy shallows to the ocean depths.

Blackpool Model Village

Blackpool's award winning attraction the Blackpool Model Village & Gardens are set into a stunningly beautiful landscaped 2½ acres of carefully tended gardens with paved pathways that provide full access to all of our visitors.

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Whenever you choose a coach holiday or coach tour to Blackpool you are sure to find plenty to see and do. If you cannot find a suitable coach tour to Blackpool contact us us and let our experienced coach holiday operators help you find your perfect coach holiday to England.

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