Blackpool Pleasure Beach Tickets

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Opening hours

This attraction is seasonal and during 2019 it opened on the 31st of March and is set to close on the 3rd of November. There is as yet no mention of the 2020 season. On a daily basis the pleasure beach opens at 11am and closes at varying times from 5pm until later into the evening during the summer. The daily opening times are listed on the website at www.blackpoolpleasurebeach.com/opening-times/ . I could find no mention of the time for last entry.

 

How to get there

Car- from the M6 go onto the M55 at junction 32 and follow the directions to Blackpool, South Shore and then the brown signs for the Pleasure Beach. There is parking available with additional parking close by.

Train- there are four direct services every hour from Preston with some direct trains from London, Manchester, Liverpool and York. Preston has regular direct train services with several cities across the UK.

Coach/bus- National Express Coaches operate services to Blackpool Central Coach Station throughout the year from locations across the UK.

 

FAQ

What is the Accessibility like at Blackpool Pleasure Beach?
The park and its rides are as accessible as possible. Some rides are not suitable for wheelchair users others are. Visitors with disabilities should check the information available for each ride. There is a wheelchair loan service in operastion at the pleasure beach, accessible toilets are situated across the park and there are ramps located wherever required with no steps to be negotiated. There are reduced parking rates for Blue Badge holders and a free access guide is available via the website. www.blackpoolpleasurebeach.com
How much does it cost for entry?
Entry prices vary greatly from buying online in advance to buying your tickets at the gate. Adult tickets cost £39 at the gate and £25 when bought online. Junior prices cost £33 at the gate and £23 online. There is no mention of what ages are covered by ‘junior’ tickets. Children aged three or younger have free entry into the park. It does state on the website that prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
What is the Resort Pass, and is it worth buying?
The Blackpool Resort Pass gives you access to several attractions in the town and entry to these attractions across a period of seven days. It is quite a big saving if you plan to visit several attractions in Blackpool.
Does the entry ticket give you access to all the rides?
When you buy tour tickets you are given a wristband, this identifies if you are eligible for all the rides or restricted to the rides for smaller children due to height restrictions. If you go into the park with the intention of not using the rides you pay just £6 for entry and are given a no-rides wristband.
Can you leave bags at the rides while you are riding them?
Yes, on most rides you can, there are wooden cubes for storing bags etc and they are safe to use.
I paid for my tickets in advance but heavy rain is forecast on the day of my visit, can I get a refund?
No refunds are given, if the rain persists for more than 3 hours you are given the option to return the next day.

Must Know

An array of Rollercoaster’s
Blackpool Pleasure beach boasts a total of 125 rides and attractions across the 42 acre site. These rides include the tallest coaster in the park, The Big One. Infusion is the only rollercoaster in the UK to be completely suspended over water and comes with five loops. Valhalla has been described as the world’s most spectacular dark ride with amazing special effects. Away from the thrills of the rollercoaster’s there are spectacular shows such as the Hot Ice Show that runs from July until September.
Icon
Take a ride on Icon, the first double launch rollercoaster in the UK. This ride features 15 interactions which involves five different rides. Thrill-seekers are propelled off the start at high speed in addition to a second point part way through the 150 seconds of the ride experience.
Nickelodeon Land
Especially for the younger visitors, the only Nickelodeon Land in the UK has 12 rides and attractions. There is also a Nick shop and a host of characters including Chase, Marshall and Skye from the series PAW Patrol, SpongeBob SquarePants as well as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. A six acre section of the pleasure beach has been transformed into this popular themed area. Based on the shows that are kid’s favourites on this popular network the rides are designed to thrill the entire family. You can also get something to eat at the Big Pizza Kitchen. The Hot Ice Show This is easily the most spectacular show at the pleasure beach arena. It features world class performers completing dazzling displays against a backdrop of stunning special effects. Prices start from just £10 for some of the matinee performances. The venue is also open year round if you want ice skating sessions or classes.
Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
A unique collection awaits you of the strange, unusual and extraordinary as you travel through 8 galleries across two floors and discover the odd world of Ripley’s Believe it or Not! There are hundreds of exhibits where Seeing is Believing!
Adventure Golf
Each hole brings about a fresh challenge including jumps, bumps, rivers and tunnels. Both beginners and the more experienced are catered for with varying degrees of difficulty on each hole.

Places Nearby

The Blackpool Tower
The Blackpool Tower has stood since 1894 and now has several attractions to entice visitors. At 518 feet tall lifts to the summit are very welcome where fine views await you as far as North Wales, the Lake District and the Isle of Man. There is also a glass floor where you can peer down to the street far below you. The Blackpool Tower Circus has been running for decades and still continues to thrill the families that attend. The Blackpool Tower Dungeon is a 60 minute show that takes you back in time into some of the town’s spookier history. You will encounter characters such as torturers, witches and smugglers and at the end of the visit encounter the Drop Dead ride.
Fleetwood Market
This traditional market has more than 150 stalls located across three floors and some outside stalls. You will find a wide selection of goods and products on sale at great prices. The coastal market is open all year round every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9am until 4.30pm. The Victorian market began in 1840 and is today one of the largest markets in the north-west of England.
Blackpool Model Village and Gardens
This award winning attraction can be seen as a welcome relief from the hustle of most attractions in the area. It was established in 1972 and has hundreds of hand crafted models set in 2.5 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. The paved pathways make it easily accessible for all visitors.