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Address: Central promenade Blackpool, Blackpool FY1 6BL, England

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Could do with a lick of paint

I understand it's the start of the summer season needs a good lick of paint every where the bar at the end of the pier served very low quality drinks clearly waterd down and too... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Danielle C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was quite excited to return to Blackpool as I hadn't seen the finished promenade. Last time we came it was under construction. We will not be coming back. Learned that the dogs can't go onto the beach between the north and south piers between May and sept. Fair enough I understand why, so we walked a fair distance to... More 

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swansea
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have to be honest I have never been so disappointed with a beach promenade in all my life. I last came to Blackpool 17 years ago, and boy it really doesn't look like any money has been spent on this at all! Now don't get me wrong they appear to have built a very long wall type of thing and... More 

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Thank swansealad
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing best part of blackpool are the person obviously of course it is its free and friendly to everyone Like all personal they try to rob you blind with the games and free goes and the overpriced funfairs Overpriced rock Overpriced food Sea shells £3.50 a bag (PLEAS YOU CAN GET THEM ON THE BEACH FOR FREE )

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Thank ma202017
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120 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I understand it's the start of the summer season needs a good lick of paint every where the bar at the end of the pier served very low quality drinks clearly waterd down and too much at that, the rides were of value for money my son enjoyed the helper skelter the best had an enjoyable time will enjoy more... More 

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Thank Danielle C
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I love the sea, so I'm always pretty happy when I'm near it regardless of where I am. The promenade area is quite nice and it was done out a SW years back but it still looks pretty rundown. It's okay for a daytrip but wouldn't do there on holiday

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Thank WakefieldBex
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The prom has been completely renovated over the last few years and it's a great place to walk. There's loads of places to nip in just across the road or just enjoy the beach and sea view as you stroll. It can be a bit chilly so wrap up warm.

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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We have noticed a huge difference to Blackpool's Central Promenade compared to what it used to look like. I am talking especially about the section across the road from the Tower which runs along as far as the Central Pier. This is the area I would consider to be the Central promenade. This redeveloped seafront section now looks so clean,... More 

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Thank thetravellingmanUk
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We drove to Blackpool to see the lights on Sunday. I am not a big fan of Blackpool and would like to see it bull-dozed into the sea. It is tacky, scruffy and out-dated. The hotels are two stars lower than the rest of the country, However a quick drive through the lights would be harmless enough. Wrong! We started... More 

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Thank Gavin H
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The promenade looks lovely. It is clean and has nice modern buildings & sculptures on one side then all the attractions and arcades that blackpool is known for on the other.

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Thank Jenny T
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

I’d describe Central promenade as the promenade between the North and Central Pier. The sea front has been renovated in the last couple of years and is now very modern, tidy and very spacious on the seaward side. On the promenade opposite the Tower you will find the Comedy Carpet. There are a mixture of bars along the promenade, from... More 

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