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  • littletuppence
    Durham, UK406 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent visit , the zoo is fabulous all animals health and happy and enclosures are clean . All keepers were chatty and happy to chat and answer questions . Food was decently priced and the park is getting lots of work done . We stayed 5 hours so well worth the entry fee!
    Written 15 June 2024
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  • RuthK94
    Wolverhampton, UK90 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had afternoon tea in the ballroom to celebrate my birthday and I loved every minute!
    The ballroom is beautiful and perfectly looked after. The dancers were wonderful, it was lovely to see so many couples getting up and having a dance. Some are obviously regulars but there were novices there too.
    The afternoon tea was delightful and a huge amount of food we couldn’t finish it all. There were 4 sandwich fillings, lovely big fresh scones and 4 types of cakes too. Tea or coffee available and you’re not limited to one pot they bring more if you desire.
    90 minutes is plenty of time to enjoy the food and not feel rushed but I could have happily sat there all afternoon watching the dancers.
    Written 10 June 2024
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  • Kat868
    UK494 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely experience for elderly mother to watch the dancing but sandwiches were dry and had hardly any filling and had no taste . We had a job to work out what was in them . In fact I have to say most of it was tasteless. I do think it needs to improve. We would have liked to take her to the top of the tower as it’s many years since she has been but it’s not so simple as that is a separate attraction and we were told we would have had to go outside the building and then enter again via the booking office.. Plus it would have been £18 each as now it’s not just a simple ride to the top! What a pity. I suppose none of us will go back to do just that .
    Written 1 June 2024
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  • Bob B
    Cumbria, UK110 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Blackpool has a new, modern tramway. It's not the traditional trams you might remember from being a kid. These trams are great for getting up and down the sea front, between the piers, to the pleasure beach etc.

    The trams are clean and spacious, just like any modern bus or train. You can buy tickets from staff on the tram, including one day and three day unlimited passes. These are definitely good value if making more than a couple of journeys. Staff we met were polite and helpful.

    There are special heritage tram tours, you have to book and pay for these separately.
    Written 16 June 2024
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  • Tasha
    Tamworth, UK2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Even though it was packed with a couple of school trips, we were still able to pretty much walk on to most rides! As previous reviews have said, this park is definitely plus size friendly!
    I am a size 24 5ft1 lass and didn't have any issues getting on the rides. (Only rides I wouldn't try were infusion and Icon) It was a bit tight in places but it definitely depends where you carry your weight.

    Valhalla is now one of my all time favorite rides. You will get absolutely drenched on this and it is such a gorgeous ride. There was a very enthusiastic staff member chatting to us about the ride as we were waiting for the boat to pull up and it was great to hear someone gushing about it before we got on. He warned us about how wet we would get and had a giggle with us about the vacuum for the water.

    The only downside to the park is that a lot of the rides look quite shabby and tired. I genuinely believe if there was a clean coat of paint of a few of the rides (especially the slower ones like Alice, Ghost train) that it would make such a massive difference. It just feels like they are a bit unloved which doesn't look good to us :( Also a couple more signs around would help massively. It was a bit of a struggle to find out where the toilets were when we first entered the park.

    Other than that it was a brilliant day out and we can't wait to return next year!
    Written 13 June 2024
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  • Holly D
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Honestly such an amazing night!
    My server jake was on the ball all night, asset to the team for sure!!! Does his job and looks good doing it AMAZING!!
    Written 5 June 2024
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  • robertwB8239DM
    Reading, UK326 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great way to pass some time and even better to shelter out of the rain. Something for everyone young or old alike will have fun
    Written 29 May 2024
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  • Kobi S
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Do you like these shoes? Should I buy them? Definitely amazing shoes and very comfortable and stylish. Absolutely love them
    Written 10 June 2024
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  • Vicki, James, Jessie & Billy
    Lincoln, UK4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    So after visiting Gruffalo last month (which is next door)
    We decided next time we were up this way we would visit sea life.
    We came on a day where there seemed to be some schools walking round but it didn’t hinder our visit.
    We also weren’t aware that JJ from Coco Melon was here this week - that really made our daughter excited when she saw him walking round the centre.
    We got to the first part and met Kyle, he was lovely and told my daughter she could touch things, which after some encouragement from dad she did.
    Kyle was telling her about facts of starfish and what a purse is, we loved that.
    We walked round the rest of the attraction, the tunnel is amazing!
    The green eel is huge and looks prehistoric!!
    The part with the UV lights had our 2yr old happy - he didn’t want to move!
    I don’t like bugs so I pretty much ran through there but my partner says it was brilliant.
    I love that there is info boards next to everything so even if staff aren’t around then you can have your questions answered.
    We got to the big window and met Colette who did a talk. She had cleared catered this talk to the school that was in (who looked about 5/6 yrs old)
    She got them and my daughter involved, and the facts like the rays nose, the beautiful turtles age and the shark brain have stuck with our daughter (who’s 4) because she interacted and kids seems to remember thing when they are involved.
    This lady must have children because she knows how to speak to them like a motherly figure, she gave out stickers and even answered really silly questions with a smile!
    The cafe seems the same as gruffalo but without cake (insert sad face)
    JJ and his friend were amazing! JJ came and interacted with us and our daughter. She was happy to speak to him but didn’t want to get too close. He is pretty big!!
    We loved our visit.
    Thank you sea life, your staff are amazing l, your animals are amazing and we will definitely be back!!
    Written 16 March 2024
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  • Louise S
    Blackpool, UK13 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We visited in April half term with our 5 year old daughter. The changing rooms were very clean and we really like the wristband locker system, it's easy to use and more comfortable to wear the bands than a key. Although we went during half term there were plenty of stalls and lockers available for us to use, and staff members on hand to help if needed.
    The water park itself was quite busy, despite the 3 hour time limit given, however we found that we could still enjoy ourselves as we weren't going on any of the big slides due to having a small child.
    We were impressed with how many lifeguards there were, and also the water ambassadors in the pool to keep everyone safe.
    Overall we had a great time, it was busy but so is everything else in Blackpool during half term. We recently visited another water park in the UK (at a well known theme park) and we would say the facilities at the sandcastle are equal if not slightly better.
    Thanks team!
    Written 9 April 2024
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  • Blackpool bunny
    Blackpool, UK11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful park well kept
    Love going as I live locally can go regularly
    Only couple of points
    Think all dogs should be kept on leed in park area
    And the cafe being very nice is quite expensive
    Only my opion
    Written 12 May 2024
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  • BonaLancs
    United Kingdom856 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We never been to this theatre before.
    We went to see The Unfortunate show and we had amazing time. The venue itself is beautiful,clean with comfortable seats,we were in row F ,which was great, watching the show with no issues.
    The staff working there was so nice and professional,it was a real pleasure for us to see that,we in the North,also have the theatre like
    Blackpool Grand theatre!
    We definitely will be back!
    Now,the show,The Unfortunate. We had so much fun, it was brilliant performance,the singing was outstanding and all actors kept us entertained for the whole performance.
    If you are open minded and want to see something different,book your tickets with no hesitation.
    Written 26 May 2024
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