Make your school trip to Blackpool amazing – from the heights of The Blackpool Tower Eye with breath-taking new SkyWalk, to the depths of The Blackpool Tower Dungeon, you’ll be amazed at what’s new in the resort.
Plus! Don’t forget Blackpool’s all-time favourites Mooky the Clown and Mr Booo still making audiences laugh in The Blackpool Tower Circus as well as the magnificent Blackpool Tower Ballroom, with all its majesty and splendour.
With eight amazing attractions in the resort, we’re here to help you plan your trip your school trip for any class, any time of year. In 2011 Merlin Entertainments re-invented some of Blackpool’s most famous places to visit. Now, school visits will never be the same again, as you can pick and choose exactly what experience you want to enjoy. From learning all about local conservation on our sandy shores at SEA LIFE, to the gory details of the great plague at The Blackpool Tower Dungeon, your class will become immersed in a great range of curriculum topics. Also rub shoulders with some of Britain’s best loved celebrities at Madame Tussauds, or scale the great heights of a Blackpool institution at The Blackpool Tower Eye, there is something for all ages to be inspired by.
Blackpool is the home of great seaside fun, so why not immerse each and every one of your students head first into what could be one of the most exciting days of discovery all year!
Our amazing attractions offer a great mix of educational and recreational activities. We have a range of teacher resources and student workbooks (see each attraction for details), as well as activities perfect for end of year recreational visits.
The team at Merlin Entertainments Blackpool are ready to offer your pupils a variety of school trips they’ll never forget. We’ve put our heads together to come up with some amazing experiences and we’re so excited to be welcoming your school in 2013.
Select one of the attraction tabs above to start exploring what we have to offer!
Why not download our student resource pack!
What better way to captivate your class than a trip to the iconic Blackpool Tower. At the all new Blackpool Tower Eye with 4D Cinema Experience, school trips will never be the same again! Before embarking on your ascent to The Blackpool Tower Eye, don’t forget to visit the NEW 4D Cinema with amazing sights, smells and special effects! Then embark on the journey to the top of The Blackpool Tower and onto the new SkyWalk. Never before have you been able to see so much of Blackpool as you tread across metres of glass... it’s like walking on air!
Key subjects covered on a trip to The Blackpool Tower Eye and 4D Cinema (Key stage 2)
Set amongst the four legs of The Blackpool Tower, the impressive Circus has wowed audiences since 1894! Perfect for children (and big kids!), clowns Mooky and Mr Booo lead world-class acrobats for a performance which will wow and amaze you… and not to forget the breath-taking water finale! Perfect for your end of term class visits or to tag on after a visit elsewhere, each year you’ll witness different acts ready to impress.
The Blackpool Tower Circus main season runs from 31 March – 4 November.
The Blackpool Tower Circus Panto runs from last weekend in November to the end of January.
Catch your class’s attention and join a Circus expert who will give you a guided tour with interesting facts from over 100 years of performances. Then, come on down to the famous Circus ring where the kids can learn a Circus trick or two. Only £2 extra per pupil. Call for availability.
Download the Tower Circus Risk Assessment here.
This special place is a hidden gem where your pupils will gaze in awe at an exceptional piece of Victorian architecture. Step onto the dance floor and your class can dance along to the sounds of the mighty Wurlitzer – exactly where Strictly Come Dancing finalists danced only months before! With dance floor-side seating the children will love watching other guests waltz by.
Key subjects that can be covered on a visit to The Blackpool Tower Ballroom (Key stage 1-4)
Teacher resource sheets and student work sheets available on request.
Download the Tower Ballroom Risk Assessment here.
Got a class of adventurers to entertain? Time to let the kids discover the amazing Lost City of Jungle Jim’s! They will love exploring the giant adventure playground surrounded by huge Inca Gods. You can watch on in contentment from the Harbourside Café with plenty of seating, as you enjoy time to relax, and they enjoy the playtime of their lives.
Download the Jungle Jim's Risk Assessment here.
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|Package 1: 1 - 35 pupils||£75.00|
|Package 2: 36 - 70 pupils||£100.00|
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