Explore around Blackpool North train station
Blackpool North, the town's main train station, is perfectly placed for exploring the seaside resort. Grab a selfie with the iconic Blackpool Tower before strolling along North Pier, a restored Victorian pier that offers stunning views of the Irish Sea. Culture vultures can enjoy Blackpool's several theaters, including the famous Winter Gardens, while the bars and clubs sprinkling across the compact centre are perfect for a big night out with your friends.
Fun in Fleetwood
Head north from Blackpool in the car for 20 minutes and you'll hit charming Fleetwood, a seaside resort on the north Fylde coast. Enjoy a trip to the quirky Rossall Point Watch Tower, which boasts fine views over the Irish Sea. Or head east for a stroll along the beach, ending up at the elegant, neoclassical Lower Lighthouse. Later, head to Lord Street to sample Fleetwood's friendly pubs.
Long walks in Ribble Estuary National Nature Reserve
Only 20 minutes south of Blackpool town centre, the sprawling River Ribble Estuary National Nature Reserve is a delightful green space offering picturesque walks. Its also popular with bird watcher thanks to its status as a Special Protection Area and a site of Special Scientific Interest. To the south, the seaside resort of Southport is dotted with cosy restaurants to relax in after a bracing walk.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Blackpool North train station? Travelodge Blackpool South Shore Hotel and Travelodge Blackpool South Promenade Hotel are both within walking distance.