Blackpool Tower Circus
The Blackpool Tower Circus Pantomime for 2017/2018 is Mooky Doolittle. The shows run from 25th November 2017.
To book tickets for The Blackpool Tower Circus Pantomime please select any ticket featuring the Circus from the Booking page.
There are 8 wheelchair spaces in the Circus. These spaces can be booked by calling 0871 222 9929.
(calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras)
There is space for one individual to sit with each wheelchair user.
Pushchairs/buggies are not permitted into the arena; however they can be left in the buggy park, on the ground level.
Circus shows last for around 2 hours (including interval).
The Blackpool Tower Circus main season runs from April to November
The Circus Panto
The Blackpool Tower Circus Panto runs from November to January
Please see our Circus page for show times and dates
The Blackpool Tower Circus does not perform every day. Please check The Blackpool Tower Circus performance times and dates prior to your visit here. Seats for The Blackpool Tower Circus are allocated on a first come first served basis. Booking online does not guaranteed seats for a specific day, please select a Circus performance when you arrive at The Blackpool Tower Circus
Blackpool Tower Dungeon
The Blackpool Tower Dungeon brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages, scenes and a ride in a truly unique and exciting walkthrough experience. For more information, please visit The Blackpool Tower Dungeon website.
The Blackpool Tower Dungeon is a dark, smelly, noisy place and will show you the scary side of Lancashire's history. There are areas which have enclosed spaces and will make you feel scared at some points. Due to the nature of the attraction you should expect jump out scares and unexpected frights.
We recommend that the minimum age for a child to enjoy The Blackpool Tower Dungeon is 8 years, however many children under this age visit and have a great time. The Blackpool Tower Dungeon may also not be suitable for those of a nervous disposition.
To ride Drop Dead: Drop ride to Doom you have to be taller than 1.4 meters and it is not recommended for pregnant women, people with heart conditions or bad backs. Some areas have strobe lighting, but you will be warned before reaching these areas. The ride has a maximum weight per person also, if you are worried please please to a member of staff on the day who will be happy to advise you.
Your ticket is for a tour and due to the set-up of the Dungeon shows, you will not able to re-enter the Dungeon. The tour lasts approximately 1 hour.
No food or drink can be consumed in the Dungeon.
Yes, however, the tour is approximately 1 hour long and Drop Dead: Drop ride to Doom is not recommended for pregnant women. This will be at the discretion of the individual concerned.
No, flash photography is not permitted in the Dungeon.
The tours start approximately every 15 minutes.
Due to the size of the show rooms, a maximum of two guests requiring the use of a wheelchair or one requiring a mobility scooter can be permitted per tour.
The tour is fully wheelchair accessible up to show nine, when the actors request customer assistance and take the guest down in the lift for the final show.
Drop Dead: Drop ride to Doom - guests must be able to maneuver themselves into the seat and support their head unaided, as there is only a crash bar and no other harness. - Guests who cannot fulfill this criteria will be directed into the gift shop instead.
There is a toilet with disabled access located within this attraction.
For more information please visit The Blackpool Tower Dungeons website.
Blackpool Tower Eye
The attraction will be closed on Christmas Day. The Blackpool Tower Eye is subject to weather conditions. All combination tickets are valid for 90 days from purchase and can still be used to visit The Blackpool Tower Eye at weekends within the 3 month validity.
If the wind is above 50mph then we have to close The Eye for Health & Safety purposes. Don't worry though; your tickets are valid for 90 days from day of purchase.
Jungle Jim's. Children under the age of 14 and under 4ft 9 (90cms) can use the equipment.
All children (aged 0 - 14 years) wishing to use the play equipment in Jungle Jim's must pay.
Due to the huge popularity of Jungle Jim's, we operate set timed sessions. Sessions will be colour coded and will last for up to one hour. One entry per child. Tickets must be exchanged for a wristband.
Merlin excludes adults from the equipment to comply with the Child Protection Act. Parents or guardians can supervise their children from the green walkways in Jungle Jim's.
Yes, to prevent friction burns and possible infection. If needed, socks can be purchase for 50p at Jungle Jim's reception.
If you have a general enquiry for The Blackpool Tower please call 01253 622 242.
For booking please call 0871 222 9929 (calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras)
To write to us please address your correspondence to:
The Blackpool Tower
Merlin Entertainments' special charity, Merlin's Magic Wand, puts the magic back into the childhoods of seriously ill, disabled and disadvantaged children across the world.
By providing tickets and financial support in the form of travel grants, they help thousands of children and their families to have magical days out every year.
For children who are too unwell for a day out, they deliver exciting Taking the Magic to the Children projects, ranging from sensory rooms to specially adapted playgrounds.
To find out more about Merlin’s Magic Wand, the eligibility criteria and how you can apply, please visit www.merlinsmagicwand.org
Please note that Merlin’s Magic Wand works directly with children, families and organisations that will benefit from a day out and is unfortunately unable to provide tickets to assist with fundraising through raffles and auctions.
Charity Requests are accepted via email only and will be subject to an approval process, please note our main priority is our company charity Merlin’s Magic Wand and this will be taken into account through the approval process. Please email any charity requests to:
The scaffolding was taken down in 2016. Continued maintenance work is ongoing on the outside of the Tower structure.
Animals are not permitted into The Blackpool Tower building with the exception of disability dogs.
Opening Times & Prices
The Blackpool Tower is open daily from 10am and closed Christmas Day. Please see our opening times page for more information.
Here at The Blackpool Tower we accept Tesco Vouchers, however we can only accept Tesco Vouchers which state our attraction name (The Blackpool Tower Eye or The Blackpool Tower Circus).
We do offer Student Discount for NUS Extra card holders however this must be booked through the call centre on 0871 222 9929
We offer tickets for individuals, families, groups and much more. Please see our ticket prices page for further information.
Each voucher has specific conditions with visit date restrictions, please read the voucher carefully. No two offers can be used with each other and cannot be used for combination tickets or advanced bookings. please visit the voucher terms and conditions page for additional information
On the Day
If you have lost an item within The Blackpool Tower building please call 01253 622242.
Photos taken by our Photography teams are held for a short period of time, if you forgot to buy your photo or decided too late you can contact us on the following email:
When emailing please include the number from the photo card given when the photo was taken, if this is not available please include the date of visit, approximate time, a description of the guests featured in the photograph and your phone number. A representative from our Photography team will then get back to you about your enquiry.
The Blackpool Tower is situated in the centre of Blackpool on the Promenade. Visit our How to get here page for more information.
The Blackpool Tower doesn't have its own Car Park; however there is plenty of parking nearby. Visit our How to get here page for more information.
Guests who use a wheelchair can visit everywhere within The Blackpool Tower attraction with the exception of the Ballroom balconies. Please visit our Disabled Policy page for more information.
There are toilets situated in each of the attractions as well as on Level 5 at the back of Harry Ramsdens
For the very first time The Blackpool Tower is now free to enter!
Here you can wander round this beautiful building, watch people dancing from The Ballroom balconies (for a small nominal charge), look out over the Comedy Carpet from the Sea View Terrace, as well as visiting the Intergalactic Games Zone, The Eye & The Dungeon shops and Harry Ramsdens.
We do charge for entrance to each of our attractions and tickets can be purchased from the admissions desks.
Tickets & Annual Passes
The Blackpool BIG Ticket is our ultimate combination ticket gaining you entry to all 7 of our Blackpool attractions (The Blackpool Tower Eye, Dungeon, Circus, Ballroom & Jungle Jim's, Madame Tussauds and SEA LIFE). Tickets are available from £32.50 and are valid for 90 days. Or if you're planning on just visiting The Blackpool Tower, the Tower Ticket may be for you, with entry to the 5 Blackpool Tower attractions (The Blackpool Tower Eye, Dungeon, Circus, Ballroom & Jungle Jim's).
To purchase the Blackpool Big Ticket please visit our ticket prices page>
The Blackpool Tower Eye, Ballroom and Dungeon
Children under three years are admitted free to The Blackpool Tower Eye, Ballroom and Dungeon
The Blackpool Tower Circus
Children aged 1-2 will be charged at the ‘Toddler’ admission price to enter The Blackpool Tower Circus (£5.95)
Children under 1 year are permitted into The Blackpool Tower Circus free of charge but must sit on an adults knee.
Prams, push chairs and buggy’s are not permitted into The Blackpool Tower Circus and must be left in the buggy park on the ground floor level adjacent to The Blackpool Tower Dungeon shop
The ‘Toddler’ admission price to enter Jungle Jim’s (£3.00) Children from the age of 3 up will be charged at the ‘Child’ admission price to enter Jungle Jim’s (£6.50).
Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or older.
If you are able to provide evidence of your disability (e.g. blue/orange badge, award letters or similar), you will be able to visit the various attractions at the full rate, with one carer being admitted free of charge.
To collect your tickets, please print your order confirmation and bring this along with your proof of ID (Passport or Driving licence or the Credit or Debit card used to make the booking). If you are unable to print your booking confirmation, please ensure you have your order number with you and a form of ID.
If someone else is collecting your tickets, you must provide them with a signed letter providing a declaration that they are permitted to collect the tickets. You must also state the last four digits of the card you paid with. The individual collecting the tickets will then be required to show ID for himself or herself, matches that of the name stated in the letter.
Promotional vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with online bookings.
To book a School or Group trip please call our dedicated Schools and Groups team on 0871 282 9236.
Calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras.
A ‘Group of 4’ ticket is valid for any combination of adults or children, however it must include at least one adult.
Merlin Annual Pass holders can pre-book tickets to The Blackpool Tower Circus through the call centre on 0871 222 9929. However this will incur a £5 charge per pass.
Return to the attraction that issued the Annual Pass for a replacement card. There will be a £10 re-issue fee per pass.
Promotional vouchers cannot be used to purchase combination tickets and are only valid against the following individual attractions:
- The Blackpool Tower Eye
- The Blackpool Tower Dungeon
- The Blackpool Tower Circus
Promotion vouchers are not valid at The Blackpool Tower attractions in October half term.
If you did not receive your confirmation email, please bring your order number and a form of ID on the day to collect your tickets. If you do not have an order number, please contact guest services in advance.
No, your BIG ticket is valid for one entry into each of the seven attractions. Your ticket will be valid for 90 days from the date you have selected to pick up your ticket.