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What to expect
It is time to get lost in a world of refined beauty and elegant charm at the stylish Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Known for its dance floor, the Blackpool Tower Ballroom is a well-loved destination with a magical setting for dance lovers all around the world. The world-famous ballroom is the best place for dancing, and if you prefer to stay on the sidelines, there is the option to enjoy an afternoon tea or coffee with your friends and family. You can also dive into the beautiful architecture of the Blackpool Tower Ballroom, and there is nothing like the feeling of dancing in the middle of a stunning ballroom or taking a climb high up in the sky.
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About The Blackpool Tower Ballroom
What acts can you see at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom?
The city of Blackpool would be incomplete without the breathtaking Blackpool Tower Ballroom. One of the world's most stunning ballrooms, the Blackpool Tower Ballroom is a place that you need to visit in person. The Blackpool Tower Ballroom and the Blackpool Grand Theatre were designed by world-famous Victorian architect Frank Matcham. Ballroom dancers are always dancing to the tune of the Wurlitzer organ. Accompanied by a live organist, the tea dances at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom are unlike anything you can experience anywhere else. The amazing history of the Blackpool Tower is on display at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Along with the spectacular setting, beautiful architecture, and a chance to ballroom dance with the Wurlitzer organ playing, you can also stay on the sidelines and enjoy a special Blackpool Tower Ballroom afternoon tea. Many visitors visit the ballroom again and again. You can take a spin on the dance floor or just sip on a cup of afternoon tea with your friends. Enjoy the atmosphere and the rich decor with your loved ones.
What age is the Blackpool Tower Ballroom suitable for?
It is a fantastic experience to visit the Blackpool Tower Ballroom, and to be able to do it with your family tops it off. The ballroom is appropriate for people of all ages, and they even allow free entry to two children with an adult.
Your kids can dance with the dancers while you sit on the sidelines with a warm tea or coffee.
How long is the Blackpool Tower Ballroom open?
The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is open from 11 am every day of the week, and there is no specific time at which you need to visit to enjoy this attraction. The price starts from £8.00.
Why is the Blackpool Tower Ballroom so famous?
The main selling point for this attraction is its springy dance floor and stunning architecture. The attraction is still is considered to be a popular place for dancing by dance fans all over the world. So visit the Blackpool Tower Ballroom to dance or just sit on the sidelines with your loved ones for a brilliant cup of afternoon tea.
There are many other attractions available in Blackpool Tower. It is one of the most iconic buildings in the UK and has five different attractions besides the Blackpool Tower Ballroom. This magical setting is a must-see attraction in the Blackpool Tower, with a beautiful dance floor.
Since 1975, Phil Kelsall has played the Wurlitzer organ at the Blackpool ballroom and still plays it to this day. He started playing at the Blackpool Tower Circus. The large crystal chandeliers of the ballroom are taken for cleaning by bringing them down to the floor every week. The present Blackpool Tower Ballroom was designed by Matcham in 1899, and the first Wurlitzer organ was installed in 1929. In the month of December 1956, the ballroom was damaged by a fire, and the dance floor was destroyed. After two years and five hundred thousand pounds, the Blackpool Tower Ballroom returned to its former glory. It was first designed and built by two architects, James Maxwell and Charles Tuke, and structural engineers, Heenan and Froude.
Some other attractions at the historical Blackpool Tower also include the Blackpool Tower Circus and the Blackpool Tower Eye. The Eye contains a 4D cinema, some gorgeous panoramic views from up top, and a splendid view down through the glass floor below. The solid glass skywalk and the Eye provide some eye-catching views across the North West of England. The Blackpool Tower Circus is an attraction that has never missed a season since 1894, when it was first established. Now, in 2021, it is 127 years old. The interiors of the hall are designed by the same person that designed the ballroom.
What do you wear to the Blackpool Tower Ballroom?
There is no dress code given to visit the famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom. You may choose to wear something casual, or you can wear something formal, and everyone is welcome. Some guests may arrive in dancing attire, but there is no strict dress code for the Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Shoes are your choice, but if you want to dance on the floor, it is better to wear something comfortable to loosen up.
Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs
Where is Blackpool Tower?
Blackpool Tower is located on the Promenade, Blackpool, FY1 4BJ, United Kingdom.
How do I get to Blackpool Tower?
If you are travelling by car, there are a lot of options to choose from. From London, you can travel via the M1 from the A4201, Outer Circle, Avenue Road, and A41. Drive via the M1 until you reach the M6. Take the M6 to the A5230 in Blackpool. This is the shortest route to the destination.
Alternatively, you can also take the M40 and M6 to reach Blackpool. It is a five-hour drive to the destination.
To travel via train, take an Avanti West Coast train from London Euston Station to Preston. From Preston station, take the northern train to Blackpool North Station. From the station, it is just an eleven-minute walk to Blackpool Tower. This is the shortest train route and takes just two hours and 45 minutes to reach the destination.
Alternatively, you can take an Avanti West Coast train from London Euston Station to Crewe Station. From Crewe, take an Avanti West Coast train to the Blackpool North Station.
There are two train stations, of which Blackpool North is the closest to the tower.
You can also travel by bus as the buses stop right outside the Blackpool Tower or the Town Centre, which is right around the corner.
Enjoy some traditions of the city by travelling in the seafront tram to Blackpool Tower.
Where can I park?
There are various car parks near Blackpool Tower, and they are easily accessible. The Houndshill Shopping Centre is just four minutes away from the tower and provides parking at a rate of £2.70 for two hours. This car park can hold 770 cars at a time. 15 West Street provides parking to 177 cars at a time, costing £3 for two hours. It is just a six-minute walk to the destination. You can park your vehicle at Central too. It is a car park that is five minutes walk away from the tower and can hold 730 vehicles. The parking charges are £3 for two hours.
Does Blackpool Tower have a lift?
The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is not on the bottom or ground floor; there are lifts provided in the Blackpool Tower that let you go to the top of the building. The lifts take you to a place that gives you a spectacular view of Blackpool with panoramic views. It is easily accessible.
Where are the toilets at Blackpool Tower?
There are toilets on all the levels of the building. A baby changing toilet is also provided, and all toilets in the tower come with wheelchair access.
Is the Blackpool Tower accessible?
All toilets in the building are accessible, however, accessible toilets require a radar key. Contact a member of staff to access the toilets for a hassle-free time.
The Blackpool Tower can be accessed via Bank Hey Street. This is opposite to Primark. A registered person will be allowed to accompany a wheelchair user free of cost.
Designated parking for the disabled is available in Houndshill Centre, Central Car-parks, and Street Parking. Here, street parking is only available for short periods of time.
Wheelchairs can be hired from the Buggy Park located on the ground floor of the Blackpool Tower. A limited quantity of wheelchairs are available and will be given on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Electric scooters are not allowed, but fully refundable wheelchairs can be hired free of cost at £10.
Where can I eat nearby?
Afternoon tea can be enjoyed at the ballroom itself. There is also Bar 380 that lets you enjoy a drink looking over the Blackpool coastline. You can also enjoy some delicious food in the North Gardens, the Albert and the Lion, Beach House Bar and Bistro, Viva, and many other family-friendly options.