Things to do in Blackpool
Venture to the bright lights of Blackpool during your stay at Moss Wood
The bright lights of Blackpool are just 40 minutes’ drive from our Lancashire holiday park. This bustling town is considered England’s most popular seaside resort and a must visit if you’re looking for attractions to keep younger members of the family entertained during your stay at Moss Wood Caravan Park.
Whether you plan on spending your day at the beach, treating yourself to an ice cream and fish and chips or visiting one of the iconic attractions on the famed promenade, you’re guaranteed a fantastic time.
Take a look at some of our top picks of things to do in Blackpool, so you can make the most of out of your day.
The Blackpool Tower is an iconic landmark on the Fylde Coast. It first opened over 125 years ago, and continues to draw crowds in their droves. The tower is home to a number of amazing attractions, with something for the whole family to enjoy.
The Blackpool Tower Eye
Head to the top of the tower to experience far reaching views over the North West Coast from the Blackpool Tower Eye. This elevated position provides unbeatable views over the Irish sea, as well Blackpool promenade, Bowlands, the Lake District, Liverpool and the Isle of Man on a clear day. If you’re feeling brave, try the Sky Walk – a 5 cm thick glass viewing platform with a 380ft drop below! There’s also a 4D cinema and a cocktail bar, where you can treat yourself to a drink to round off a busy day.
Located on level 7 of the world-famous tower, you’ll find Dino mini golf. Challenge the family to 9 holes of dinosaur themed fun and see who emerges victorious!
Blackpool Tower Ballroom
Blackpool Tower Ballroom is famed around the world for its splendour and elegance. The opulent dance hall boasts spectacular architecture, including unique features such as a sprung dance floor!
Discover the various species of marine life that inhabit the UK’s waters and beyond at Blackpool towers sea life centre. Watch sharks, stingrays and beautiful fish as you make your way around the tanks and exhibits.
Madame Tussauds Blackpool
Get up close to your favourite celebrities and stars of the silver screen at Madame Tussauds Blackpool. This fantastic wax works exhibition has over 80 public figures to see during your visit. Take your photo with a range of realistic sculptures of some of the world’s best-known musicians, actors and TV characters in fun sets.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is a must visit if you’re looking for an adrenaline fuelled day out during your stay at our 5 star holiday park! Ride some of Britains best loved rollercoasters, including the Big One and Infusion. Experience thrills and laughter as you loop the loop and saw high into the sky, admiring views over the beach as you go. If you’d prefer to keep your feet on solid ground, or have little ones in your party, there’s plenty of smaller rides and attractions to try. Meet characters from PAW Patrol and SpongeBoB at Nickelodeon Land or watch one of the mesmerising shows at the Pleasure Beach arena.
History and culture
Other popular attractions to visit during a day trip to Blackpool include Blackpool Zoo – home to lions, tigers, elephants and gorillas. Or, if you’re looking for a cultural day out, why not head to Grundy Art Gallery or the Grand Theatre. Here you can marvel at beautiful pieces of contemporary artwork or watch a show or live music performance.
Caravan park near Blackpool
Moss Wood Caravan Park is set in an idyllic location, surrounded by farmland and countryside. Our rural setting provides touring guests and holiday home owners a peaceful environment to relax and unwind, whilst enjoying scenic walks and pretty villages nearby. Whilst our excellent location affords guests a quiet getaway and a chance to enjoy the simple things in life, we’re also ideally positioned to explore busier towns and cities such as Blackpool and Lancaster if you’d prefer.