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Blackpool - Central Beach

Blackpool, Blackpool

Blackpool is possibly the most established seaside resort in the UK. It's brighlty lit promenade and three large piers boast funfairs, amusements and entertainments. There is a sandy beach and the town retains a bustling lively atmosphere.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Plenty of shops
Kiosks
Cafes and pubs
Deckchair hire
A slipway and a promenade

Activities

Swimming
Visiting the funfair
Going up the Blackpool tower or just strolling along the promenade

Nature and Wildlife

the promenade runs the length of the beach. there is a sea-life centre.

Water Quality

Acceptable

Lifeguard

Yes

Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned regularly and litter bins are provided.

Dogs

Dogs are banned from the beach.

Tourist Information

Blackpool TIC. 1 Clifton Street. Lancashire 01253 621623

Location

Nearest town: Blackpool
County: Blackpool
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8023, -3.05691
Postcode: FY1 6BL
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

Travelling from north or south on M6 turn onto the M55 and Blackpool is at the end of the motorway.

Public Transport

Blackpool has a mainline train station.

Nearest Railway Stations

Blackpool South (Less than half a mile away)
Blackpool Pleasure Beach (About a mile away)
Blackpool North (About a mile and a half away)
Squires Gate (About a mile and a half away)
Layton (Lancs) (Approx. 3 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Parking

There is a charge for parking and in peak times this could be a short walk away from the beach. A park and ride service is available.

Nearby Car Parks

Bolton Street, Blackpool (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Central Beach - North, Blackpool (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Lonsdale Road, Blackpool (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Central Beach - South, Blackpool (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Travelodge Blackpool South Shore, Blackpool (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Rigby Road, Blackpool (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Blundell Street, Blackpool (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Sandsway, Blackpool (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Bond Street, Blackpool (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
South, Blackpool (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Blackpool