Blackpool is best known to travelers for its resorts and entertainment. In fact, it makes most of its earning from tourism alone. The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is considered as UK’s best circus. The Golden Mile consists of discos, cabarets and exhibitions. The Louis Tussauds Waxwork is am internationally reported venue and is a major tourist attraction. SeaLife Blackpool has a collection of sharks, sea snakes and other fishes. At the award winning Pleasure Beach, you can take your family out for rides (over 145 rides), food and fun. The Sandcastle Waterworld contains the world’s longest indoor rollercoaster waterslide called Masterblaster. It also contains the only indoor white-knuckle sidewinder in the world.
The Blackpool Zoo stands 32 acres of parks and lakes and homes over 1500 animals from around the world.
The Stanley Park is loved for its parks and fountains and the boating lake.
Blackpool is seen or mentioned in many films including Bhaji on the Beach, Shall We Dance and The Parole Officer. Blackpool is divided into three piers. The northern pier includes a shopping arcade, a tramway and a theatre. The Central Pier is known for shopping centers and a theme park. The South Pier is placed exactly opposite to the Pleasure Beach and hosts a large theme park.
Blackpool is also the home of accomplished people like musician Ian Anderson, David Ball and Roy Harper. Actors like John Mahoney and singers like Coleen Nolan and Maddy Prior.