Out & About In The Area
There are lots of things to see and do in the area around Marton Mere. Here we have listed just some of the many
attractions on offer.
The Blackpool Tower attraction contains five seperate attractions within the Tower building. The attractions are
The Tower Top, The Tower Ballroom, The Tower Circus, Jungle Jims, The Blackpool Dungeon.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
There's something for everyone at Pleasure Beach with over 125 breathtaking rides, attractions and shows
including the spectacular Hot Ice Show. Top thrill rides include the Big One, the UK's tallest fastest
rollercoaster. Nickelodeon Land with amazing rides and attractions for all ages including SpongeBob's Splash
Bash, Dora's World Voyage.
The Golden Mile
The Golden Mile has Blackpool Pleasure Beach at one end and the North Pier at the other, and has to be the
undisputed slot machine capital of England! There are 1000's of slot machines in the many amusement arcades both
along the promonade and on the 3 piers.
Blackpool Model Village and Gardens
An enchanting award winning attraction, set in over 2 acres of beautiful gardens with many water features.
Stride like Gulliver in Lilliput through the village and marvel at the hundreds of hand crafted models that depict
many scenes of life in miniature.
Blackpool’s award winning Sandcastle Waterpark is a fantastic tropical adventure full of heart-stopping rides,
water chutes with undulating twists and turns, cascading water features and tranquil glittering pools. Many amazing
rides and fantastic water fun are just the ticket for an exhilarating family day out!
A dazzling array of family events and attractions from model boats to a children's shuttle train and a
tremendous range of sports facilities.
Blackpool Zoo is home to over 1500 animals of more than 400 species including big cats, giraffes, gorillas,
elephants, orangutans and many more, providing a fantastic day out for everyone. You can even meet 32 dinosaurs in
their superb prehistoric gardens.
Blackpool Sea Life Centre
Blackpool SEA LIFE Centre is home to one of the largest collections of tropical sharks in Europe. Discover a
magical world under water including sharks, rays, seahorses and piranhas. Don’t miss the newest feature,
“Jellyfish – Phantoms of the Deep!” An amazing all-weather family attraction!
A stately hall set in 80 acres of mature country park; trails through the woods; cycling and picnics in the park
with plenty of space to play safely; free entry to the country park Monday to Friday.
At 10 kilometres long and using over one million bulbs the Blackpool Illuminations are an awesome spectacle. The
Blackpool Illuminations consist of almost every kind of light display you can imagine: lasers, neon, light bulbs,
fibre optics, searchlights and floodlighting, more than 500 scenic designs and features.