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Welcome to Blackpool! Find out about THE family-friendly resort on the Fylde Coast, with bright lights and something for everyone!

Find out about Blackpool with Live Blackpool from Visit Fylde Coast

In this section you can explore the golden beach and miles of beautiful promenade. Soak-up the amazing views and sunsets. Visit the town centre to bag a bargain and take a ride on a tram! And of course, what’s Blackpool most famous for? The Illuminations, the annual greatest free lightshow on earth!

About Blackpool

In ‘About’ we’ve got lots of pages of interesting things from Blackpool and the wider Fylde Coast. Here’s a flavour of what you’ll find –

Looking for What’s on and Things to do?

We’ve got a whopping great big ‘Recreation and Entertainment’ section for you to explore. It includes What’s on, things to do, plus places to stay and eat and much more!

Looking for Somewhere to Stay?

Choose your next holiday with the Visit Fylde Coast Accommodation Guide in association with StayBlackpool

StayBlackpool is the independent association for Blackpool hotels and guest houses. All members hold a national star rating or Blackpool Approved accreditation, so you’ll go home having experienced the best Blackpool has to offer.

Latest updates in this section:

Blackpool Lifeboat House

Blackpool Lifeboat Station

You’ll find Blackpool Lifeboat Station between The Tower and Central Pier. See the lifeboats, the work of the RNLI and support the gift shop.

Seaside Postcard of Blackpool Illuminations, from Tuck Postcards

Seaside Postcards

We’ve sent Seaside Postcards since the postal service began, they date back to 1894. We’ve sent views and saucy postcards – if they weren’t censored!

ABC Theatre/Syndicate Nightclub. Photos from 2013

ABC Theatre/Syndicate Nightclub

Remember the ABC Theatre/Syndicate Nightclub? Look back into its long history before it’s demolition in 2015.

Blackpool South Shore

Blackpool South Shore

Come with us for a look at Blackpool South Shore, from Central to South Pier and beyond to Squires Gate.

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