Experience Sandcastle Waterpark
The UK's largest indoor water park sits just off Blackpool's iconic promenade, and offers a host of activities to keep kids of all ages happy all day. With over 18 rides and attractions, including thrilling white knuckle slides including Duelling Dragons and the Master Blaster, its a magnet for adrenaline junkies. There are several family friendly attractions too, like the wave machine, amusements arcades and on-site snack bars for refreshments.
Bag a bargain in Blackpool
As the largest town on the Fylde Coast, Blackpool is the area's retail hub. Houndshill Shopping Centre houses high street favourites and a delightful food court. For a traditional experience, head to Abingdon Street Market, active since 1928, where you can haggle with local vendors for fresh fruit, fashion and electricals.
Walk the Forest of Bowland
Only 40 minutes east of Blackpool by car, the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a magnet for nature lovers, walkers and cyclists thanks to its scenic gritstone fells and valleys. The best views of the Lancashire countryside are at the top of Pendle Hill, or from Clougha Pike where you can spot the ancient city of Lancaster down below.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Sandcastle Waterpark? Travelodge Blackpool South Promenade Hotel and Travelodge Blackpool South Shore Hotel are both close by.