We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: | The Promenade, Blackpool FY1 4BJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1253 622242
Website
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

The Blackpool Tower Eye and solid-glass SKYWALK offer the best views across...

The Blackpool Tower Eye and solid-glass SKYWALK offer the best views across the North West of England from the top of the iconic Blackpool Tower.Begin your journey to the top with a visit to the incredible 4D cinema. Let the special sensory effects and incredible filming bring the history of the Blackpool Tower to life in front of your eyes.Then take a trip 380ft into the sky to the top of The Blackpool Tower and experience the thrilling SKYWALK. Walk out if you dare onto the five centimetre thick glass viewing platform, where you can look out into the Irish Sea and see the famous Blackpool Promenade below you.See the North West of England spread out before you with views over Bowland, up to the Lake District and on a clear day down to Liverpool and across to the Isle of Man from the top of the iconic Blackpool Tower.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 6,971 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 3633
    Excellent
  • 1854
    Very good
  • 838
    Average
  • 347
    Poor
  • 260
    Terrible
Check opening times!

Having read up on our trip to Blackpool, we were disappointed that the tower is not open every day, as it states in the brochure and in fact, not even open on a Friday! We weren't... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
McLellan A
,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

6,971 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 6,932: English reviews
scotland
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was windy so did not spend too long up the tower eye but staff were very helpful well impressed would definitely like to see it again

Helpful?
Thank almarscotland
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I spent a weekend at the end of October in Blackpool with my daughter. We booked a cream tea and dance for Saturday afternoon and it was 1st class. we were shown to our table for two at the front of the dance floor by lovely staff. The tea was brought 1st served in nice crockery an assortment of freshly... More 

Helpful?
Thank Joan B
BpoolTower, Guest Relations Manager at The Blackpool Tower, responded to this review

Hello Joan. Thank you for taking the time to review the Blackpool Tower Ballroom and afternoon tea. I am pleased to hear you had an excellent time with us! We are passionate about delivering excellent customer service and memorable experiences and love hearing all your comments. For further information on all our five attractions please keep an eye on our... More 

Nottingham
Level Contributor
64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What trip to Blackpool wouldn't be complete without visiting the tower?? Whilst holidaying in Blackpool and being merlin pass holders; we made sure that we got there early and therefore got straight in without having to queue. You start off with a 4D cinema experience through the eyes of a child seeing what's available in Blackpool. Loved the bit about... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mini_Travellers
BpoolTower, Guest Relations Manager at The Blackpool Tower, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review of the Blackpool Tower Eye. I am so pleased to hear that you had a good time with us. It is great to see that you enjoyed our new added modern feature, the 4D Cinema. We continuously look for ways to improve the experience for our guests and it is amazing to see we... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having read up on our trip to Blackpool, we were disappointed that the tower is not open every day, as it states in the brochure and in fact, not even open on a Friday! We weren't the only ones in the tourist info shop to be disappointed! However, when we finally got up the tower, it was great - we... More 

Helpful?
Thank McLellan A
BpoolTower, Guest Relations Manager at The Blackpool Tower, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for your review of the Blackpool Tower Eye. All of our opening times can be found on our website. I am unsure as to what brochure you refer to as we do not have a brochure with opening times. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and I must agree that on a sunny clear day, the... More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Tower Ballroom is famous the world over, it's splendour and beauty is a must see while visiting Blackpool. Francis a member of the Tower staff was not only most helpful and friendly but extremely knowledgeable about the towers history adding pleasure to the whole experience. Although our visit was a short one we have pledged to return again and... More 

Helpful?
Thank katieleigh55
BpoolTower, Guest Relations Manager at The Blackpool Tower, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for leaving a fantastic review for the Blackpool Tower Ballroom. We aim to give every guest a memorable experience and it’s great to hear that our team delivered that with you, specifically Francis. Please visit us again soon. Maybe next time you come back you want to have a look at our other attractions as well! For... More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Always excellent if a bit pricey. The tower is looking great again and continues to deliver an excellent experience. We always visit blackpool tower when we are in the town, our 9 year old daughter loves the circus

Helpful?
Thank derektgriffon
BpoolTower, Guest Relations Manager at The Blackpool Tower, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for leaving a great review for the Blackpool Tower, we are thrilled that you had such a good experience with us. We aim to give every guest a memorable experience and it’s great to hear that our team delivered that with you. We hope to see you back at the Blackpool Tower again soon; for exciting... More 

Pott Shrigley, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have returned for a large dancing competition at the tower, the venue was staffed with people checking bags on the way in so you can't take any food or drink on. It was clean on the dance floor, staff checked and did walk around challenging the those no respecting the building. The toilets had massive ques and a lot... More 

Helpful?
Thank Whitecottage8835
BpoolTower, Guest Relations Manager at The Blackpool Tower, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking time to review the Blackpool Tower Ballroom. I am pleased to hear that you had a fantastic time at our Disco Kids event . The whole Blackpool Tower team worked really hard to make this event a success and we are thrilled to hear that our guests enjoyed themselves! We hope to see you at... More 

Level Contributor
22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Would recommend anyone coming to Blackpool to go up there views are amazing and its good fun my son enjoyed all of it apart from when I put him on the glass floor he gets his afraid of heights from his mommy lol

Helpful?
Thank mumdadbaby
BpoolTower, Guest Relations Manager at The Blackpool Tower, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review the Blackpool Tower. I'm really pleased to see you had such a fantastic time. I am glad you got the chance to appreciate the stunning views whilst at the Tower Eye. When the skies are clear - the scenery is breath-taking! We hope you will join us again in the near... More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very well organised attraction and a tremendous view from the top. Decent bit of history too with the 4D cinema bit on the way through.

Helpful?
Thank Speshman
BpoolTower, Guest Relations Manager at The Blackpool Tower, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to review the Blackpool Tower! I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit and got to appreciate the stunning views from 380ft in the air. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Gemma. More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
201 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you don't like heights don't go. But please take a chance and it's a lifetime experience that you will never forget. The views are awesome in all directions and through the glass floor.

Helpful?
Thank lionel b
BpoolTower, Guest Relations Manager at The Blackpool Tower, responded to this review

Hello Lionel. Thank you for your review of the Blackpool Tower. I have to agree, our beautiful iconic landmark that is the Blackpool Tower is a must see for all ages. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and that you loved the views! I hope we will see you again in the future. Kind regards,... More 

Travellers who viewed The Blackpool Tower also viewed

 

Been to The Blackpool Tower? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Blackpool Tower and other visitors
23 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (23)

Questions? Get answers from The Blackpool Tower staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?