6 Reasons the visit The Blackpool Tower this summer

We do love to be beside the seaside and this summer it’s all about family fun at Merlin’s magical attractions!


Summer season is well underway at The Blackpool Tower and with 125 years of experience in making magical memories, a fun day out is guaranteed. With so many attractions under one iconic roof, there’s something for everyone.

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Start at the incredible 4D cinema bringing the history of The Blackpool Tower to life, then take the trip 380ft to the top of The Blackpool Tower and experience the SkyWalk where you can see the famous Blackpool Promenade spread out below you.

Take a whirl around the dancefloor in the world-famous Ballroom, cheer on Mooky and Mr Boo in a brand new circus show for 2019 Circus Carnival and descend down to the depths of The Blackpool Tower Dungeon for an interactive adventure through Lancashire’s darkest (and most hilarious) history.

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Don’t miss the Brand New Strictly Come Dancing Area at Madame Tussauds Blackpool, lift a replica glitter ball trophy, bust a move on a Strictly dancefloor and even raise a score paddle from behind a re-created Strictly judges’ desk alongside new figures Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman. A visit to Madame Tussauds Blackpool is guaranteed to leave you feeling more than a little star struck!

Finally SEA LIFE Blackpool is the perfect way to experience the wonders of underwater life without getting wet! Showcasing over 2,500 spectacular aquatic creatures including tropical sharks, sea turtles, colourful reef fish, rays, and sea horses; it’s a great day out for all the family!

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To make your visit even easier, you can enjoy all 6 top attractions with The Blackpool Big Ticket. It’s just £46 for adults and £33.50 for children when you book in advance, online. Summer memories for less.


Here’s 6 reasons to visit Merlin’s magical attractions this summer….

1 – The Blackpool Tower Eye

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There’s never a better time to experience a truly memorable, panoramic view of the waterfront and beyond, than during summer at The Blackpool Tower. Start your journey to the sky with the spectacular 4D cinema show which shows The Blackpool Tower’s 125 year history before testing your nerves on the SkyWalk, 380ft above Blackpool Promenade.

Do you dare walk out onto the thick safety glass and look down? Stop by Bar380 for drinks in truly elevated style, whilst you drink in the spectacular views. Book your Blackpool BIG Tickets online here.

2 – The Blackpool Tower Circus Carnival

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Roll Up, Roll up, Mooky and Mr Boo return with a brand new, Bollywood-style show for summer, The Blackpool Tower Circus Carnival! Kids and adults of all ages will be mesmerised by a whole host of acts including acrobats, death-defying stunts as well as hilarious slapstick antics we all know and love from the dynamic duo. Book your Blackpool BIG Tickets online here.

3 – The Blackpool Tower Dungeon

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There’s an all new summer show on offer at The Blackpool Tower Dungeon. ‘Evil Executions’ is the latest edition to this thrilling attraction that’s suitable for the whole family to enjoy. Step back in time and live and breathe Lancashire’s ‘orrible past.

You’ll see, smell and hear the county’s gruesome history as you make your way through this exciting, interactive adventure, finishing with the ultimate Drop Ride to the Death! Book your Blackpool BIG Tickets online here.

4 – Madame Tussauds Blackpool

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Bust a move in the brand new Strictly Come Dancing area and meet star presenters Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman. Get up close and personal with all your favourite comic book stars this summer. Madame Tussauds is proud to present the MARVEL SUPER HEROES with brand new addition, Captain Marvel joining The Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Spiderman, Rocket, Groot and more.

There are also interactive sporting challenges and a chance to enjoy a drink in the Rovers as the famous Coronation Street pub comes to life in Blackpool. Book your Blackpool BIG Tickets online here.

5 – SEA Life Blackpool

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Calling all Pirates and Mermaids! Sea Life Blackpool invites you to go face to fin this summer with a treasure hunt under the sea. You can pick your team, Pirates or Mermaids, grab your team trail leaflet and find the 6 hidden treasures in the tanks to collect your special reward.

Plus, check this out. Real-life Mermaids will be swimming through the Ocean Tank on the following dates in August 2019: 4th, 5th, 11th and 12th. Book your Blackpool BIG Tickets online here.

6 – The Blackpool Tower Ballroom

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If you’re a ballroom dance fan, or simply a lover of a traditional afternoon tea, make The Blackpool Tower Ballroom your relaxing pit stop. Dating back to 1894, this magnificent ballroom really takes your breath away and if you’ve got some fancy footwork to show off, make like a pro and go for it!

You can pre-book your afternoon tea online for as little as £25pp. Book your Blackpool BIG Tickets online here.


For more information about the Blackpool Big Ticket and to plan your next trip to Blackpool search Blackpool BIG Ticket online. You can also get regular updates by following these amazing attractions on social media.

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