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Blackpool & The Lake District

  • Destination: UK - England
  • Duration: 2 days

Blackpool, located along England’s northwest coast by the Irish Sea, has become a major centre of tourism and recreation. Groups can see the city’s major attractions such as Blackpool Tower, the Pleasure Beach, Sandcastle Water Park, the Winter Gardens, and the UK’s only surviving first-generation tramway. There is so much to see and do in Blackpool and your group is sure to enjoy their time in this popular seaside town.

The Lake District or also more commonly known as The Lakes or Lakeland is a mountainous region in the North West of England and a hugely popular destination for nature lovers and activity hunters alike. This area was designated a National Park in 1951 by Queen Elizabeth II and today is the most visited National Park with almost 15.8 million visitors annually. Groups will have the opportunity to see some of Britain’s most beautiful nature spots.

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Example itinerary

Day 1

Morning: Departure from school and travel to Blackpool. Start of walking tour and see Blackpool Tower, Pleasure Beach, Grand Theatre Blackpool, and much more.

Afternoon: Spend the afternoon at your leisure enjoying this wonderful seaside town and lovely promenade.

Evening: Departure from Blackpool and travel to overnight accommodation.


Morning: Departure from accommodation and travel to The Lake District. Groups will be able to see some of Britain’s most  beautiful nature spots or we can organise an activity such as group cycling, hiking, or boating.

Afternoon: Spend the afternoon at your leisure enjoying this stunning national park before meeting back and travel back to school.

Evening: Evening return back to home town. End of Tour.

Sights & places of interest in Blackpool & The Lake District

Blackpool Tower
Blackpool & The Lake DistrictRising 158 metres from the ground, this tower is easily the most recognisable landmark in Blackpool. Built in 1894 and inspired by the Eiffel Tower, it not only has an observation deck on the top level where visitors can see across Blackpool, but at its base it also has the famous Tower Ballroom and Tower Circus and Blackpool Tower Dungeon.

Grand Theatre Blackpool
Blackpool & The Lake DistrictAlso known as the National Theatre of Variety, this building celebrated its centenary in 1994 and hosts many performances throughout the year. Groups can go behind the scenes of this theatre and see all the grandeur of the theatre.

Pleasure Beach Blackpool
Blackpool & The Lake DistrictThis amusement park and resort is the most visited tourist attraction in the UK with over 5 million visitors annually. Besides the countless thrilling rides there are many other activities for groups to enjoy such as Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, Adventure Golf and Bowladrome. Visits to this park are sure to put a smile on faces of groups young and old.

Sandcastle Water Park Blackpool
Blackpool & The Lake DistrictThe UK’s largest indoor water park with over 18 slides, pools, wave machines, and countless fun activities, Sandcastle Water Park is a desirable location for experienced swimmers as well as beginners. The park’s safety standards are unrivalled and many lifeguards are on-hand to ensure the highest level of safety.

Winter Gardens Blackpool
Blackpool & The Lake DistrictThis enormous entertainment complex in the centre of Blackpool has twelve different venues including ballroom, theatre, shopping centre and conference centre all under one roof. It frequently hosts annual political party conferences and musical events. Groups can book their event tickets with Tours for Groups.

Lake Windermere
Blackpool & The Lake DistrictThe largest lake in England stretching over 10 miles long is the Lake District’s most visited lake. There is a large selection of adventure activities to choose from whilst on your tour such as abseiling, caving, canoeing or kayaking or maybe enjoy a leisurely cruise on one of the steamers that travel across the lake.

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