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Visiting Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Buckle up for the ultimate guide to Blackpool Pleasure Beach! 

Blackpool Pleasure Beach features almost 40 rides, of which twelve are roller coasters. With over 125 years of history, it boasts an impressive lineup, including The Big One, standing at a towering 235 feet tall. The park offers an array of attractions for all ages; from thrilling rides like the world's longest ‘dark ride' - Valhalla, to charming family attractions like Alice and Wonderland. Ready for a day of endless fun? This guide will cover every aspect of your visit. 

In this guide, you will find information on: Tickets to Blackpool Pleasure Beach| Easiest ways to get to Blackpool Pleasure Themepark | Where to park at Blackpool Pleasure Beach |Where to stay at Blackpool Pleasure Beach | List of attractions | Access requirements | Annual events | Opening and closing times | Age and height restrictions

Tickets to Blackpool Pleasure Themepark

By booking in advance, you can save money on your ticket, and this is why we recommend you buy your tickets online prior to your visit. Prices for tickets at Blackpool Pleasure Beach start at £28 and can be booked on the official Blackpool Pleasure Beach website.

How do I get to Blackpool Pleasure Beach?

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is located in Lancashire on the scenic coastline of Northwest Blackpool. Its location is easily accessible from various major cities in the UK. 

To ensure your journey does not have the unexpected twists and turns of a rollercoaster, we have provided details on how to get to the park by train and car from various major UK cities. 

How to get there

For a hassle-free journey, the train is an excellent option, providing a comfortable and scenic ride to Blackpool North station. Here are some key routes:

  • From London: Board a direct train from London Euston to Blackpool North, with a journey time of approximately 3 hours. Trains run regularly throughout the day.
  • From Manchester: Enjoy a direct train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North, taking around 1.5 hours. The train service offers a convenient and quick option for visitors.
  • From Liverpool: Take a train from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North, which takes approximately 1.5 hours. The direct route makes it easy to plan a day trip or weekend getaway.

Booking your tickets beforehand and checking what trains are available can help navigate train strikes. The Trainline website and app can help provide insights. 

Where to park at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Guests arriving by car will be happy to know that parking by the resort is relatively easy. Pleasure Beach has three car parks:

  • East Car Park, Bond Street, FY4 1HW, prices from £18 on the day, online £20 guaranteed reserved space
  • North Car Park, Balmoral Road, FY4 1HR (Main Car Park), prices from £15.00
  • West Car Park, Ocean Boulevard, FY4, prices from £15.00   

Where to stay to visit Blackpool Pleasure Beach

We have over 30 campsites in Lancashire to choose from, making getting to Blackpool Pleasure Beach easy. Our Clitheroe Club Site is in the gorgeous Ribble Valley and there are plenty of member-exclusive campsites near Blackpool to choose from too. Find out more about the benefits of joining the Club, including the ability to stay at our member-exclusive sites.

List of attractions at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach offers a thrilling array of attractions for all ages. Here are some must-visit rides and experiences:

The Big One

Prepare yourself for an adrenaline rush like no other with The Big One, Blackpool Pleasure Beach's iconic roller coaster. Standing tall at a staggering height of 235 feet, it dominates the skyline and offers riders a heart-pounding experience as they plummet down its steep drops and twist through its thrilling turns. With speeds reaching up to 74 miles per hour, this coaster promises an exhilarating ride that will leave you breathless and craving more.


Step into the realm of Norse mythology with Valhalla, a spectacular water ride that immerses you in a world of fire, ice, and water. As you journey through this Viking-themed attraction, you'll encounter breathtaking special effects, including blazing flames, icy blasts, and thunderous waterfalls. Brace yourself for a soaking as you plunge down colossal drops and navigate through misty caverns. With its immersive theming and exhilarating thrills, Valhalla offers an unforgettable experience for adventurers of all ages.

Ghost Train

Brave the spooky depths of the Ghost Train for a chilling journey lasting around 3 minutes. Encounter ghosts, ghouls, and eerie surprises in this classic dark ride experience that's suitable for the whole family.

ICON - The UK's First Double Launch Rollercoaster

Embark on a revolutionary coaster experience with ICON, the UK's first double launch roller coaster. This cutting-edge ride combines high-speed launches, exhilarating twists, and inversions to deliver an adrenaline-fueled adventure like no other. Feel the rush of acceleration as you blast through two powerful launches, reaching speeds of up to 53 miles per hour. With its sleek design and thrilling elements, ICON offers a pulse-pounding ride that will leave you wanting to ride again and again.

The Avalanche

Take a wild ride through the icy peaks of the Alps on The Avalanche, a bobsled-style coaster that promises thrills and excitement for the whole family. Strap yourself into your sled and prepare for a high-speed journey down twisting tracks, racing past snow-capped mountains and through icy tunnels. With its exhilarating drops and sharp turns, The Avalanche offers a thrilling experience that will have you coming back for another run.


Experience the sensation of flying on Infusion, Blackpool Pleasure Beach's exhilarating suspended looping coaster. This unique ride sends you soaring through the air with your feet dangling below as you twist and turn through a series of thrilling inversions. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you loop through the sky, experiencing weightlessness and G-forces that will leave you breathless. With its smooth, suspended track and intense manoeuvres, Infusion offers a one-of-a-kind coaster experience that's not to be missed.

More rides for the whole family!

Alice In Wonderland

Embark on a magical journey through scenes from Lewis Carroll's tale aboard Alice In Wonderland. This charming dark ride offers a family-friendly experience lasting approximately 3 minutes, with gentle twists and turns suitable for all ages.

Derby Racer

Saddle up for a thrilling race on the Derby Racer carousel-style ride. Gallop around the circular track on beautifully crafted horses in a ride lasting about 2 minutes, offering nostalgic charm and competitive fun for riders of all ages.

Nickelodeon Streak

Thinking of taking your children on a trip they won’t forget? Get ready for a family-friendly adventure on the Nickelodeon Streak, a classic wooden roller coaster that's perfect for riders of all ages. Named after the popular children's TV network, this charming coaster features a traditional design with plenty of twists, turns, and airtime hills. This nostalgia-filled ride will allow you to enjoy the joys of childhood bliss.

Access requirements:

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is committed to ensuring a delightful experience for all visitors. Here's an overview of access requirements:

  • Wheelchair access: The park provides accessible paths, rides, and facilities for visitors with mobility needs.
  • Assistance animals: Guidelines are in place for visitors with service animals, ensuring a comfortable visit for everyone.
  • Quiet spaces: Designated areas are available for those who may need a break from sensory stimulation.
  • For those who require companions for support, the park offers ‘essential companion tickets’.

For detailed information, check the park's official website or contact guest services prior to your visit.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach events:

The park offers an array of events throughout the year. Visit the Blackpool Pleasure Beach website to keep up to date on the events they offer.


Blackpool Pleasure Beach opening and closing times

Opening hours slightly vary depending on the time of year. During the summer months, the park opens at 10:00 am and closes at 7:00 pm while in winter, the hours are shorter, the venue opening its gates at 11:00 am and closing at 5:00 pm.

Age and height restrictions

The park recommends that all children are supervised by a responsible person preferably over the age of 12, who exceeds our maximum height requirement of maximum height requirements of 132cm.  If you have any questions about your visit, visit  the FAQ page on the park’s official website

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