The 3 Best Neighborhoods in Blackpool for Tourists
Blackpool’s Main Neighbourhoods include the city centre, which is usually part of the three distinct districts discussed below. However, it is quite unique. It is located a short distance from the coastline and hosts most of the shops and business locations in the village. This is the best place for shopping and getting some antique items. Some of the popular attractions in this city centre include the Waxworks Museum, Blackpool Tower and Centre Pier.
North Shore district is more of a residential zone. It is the quietest area in the whole of the village. You will also find several business parks in the area. This neighbourhood is located in the north of the Blackpoolcentre and is home to the best hotels in Blackpool. North Shore is the place to be if you are looking for a quiet getaway from the hustle and bustle of the town. It is also a great place to enjoy a football match or a romantic secret getaway with a loved one.
Central Shore extends past the city centre. It boasts of lots of guest houses, bars, karaoke clubs and eateries. It is home to main transport links and arcades. Apart from the attractions noted in the city centre, you can also visit the Sea Life, Grand Theatre and Winter Gardens. There are several cheap offers on the back streets.
South Shore is the busiest section of the promenade. Visitors come to sunbath at Pleasure Beach, Sandcastle Waterworld and South Pier, all within walking distances from each other. There is also a large shopping area with lots of restaurants, boutiques, supermarkets and retail shops. A new promenade was renovated in the recent past that includes beautiful parks, seafood restaurants, lots of street art and of course, sand dunes.
Blackpool central pier has amusement and fun activities for the whole family. Children ride on the Big Wheel, and there are stand up comedies and family entertainment at Central Pier Showbar. Rock lovers frequent the bar for the Kings and Queens Rock show.
There are also several arcades in the area, family rides and lots of music and karaoke at Pirate’s Bay bar. You should also sample dishes from various cafes as you buy merchandise and appliances from various stalls along the way.
North Shore is the home to the landmark Blackpool Tower and all its amusements, including dungeons, circus, ballrooms and theatres. You also enjoy a dance at Blackpool Ballroom, Britain’s most famous ballroom.
There are also sunny beaches in the north, which are less populated than the south. You can have a meal outdoors, shop and sunbathe looking over the Irish Sea. This is also the place for fine dining and luxurious accommodation.
Blackpool South Shore is the most visited area in Blackpool. It is home to the largest shore with expansive sandy beaches. There is a Karting 2000 Raceway for kids and an Adrenaline Zone, a high diving and swinging arena.
Visitors also try their luck at Grosvenor casino near the Sandcastle. Besides, the Sandcastle Waterpark provides entertaining water games for the whole family with the Pleasure Brach offering lots of live plays, magic shows and traditional cuisines.