Make your school trip to Blackpool amazing - from the heights of The Blackpool Tower Eye with breath-taking SkyWalk, to the depths of The Blackpool Tower Dungeon, you’ll be amazed at what’s going on in the resort!

Reasons To Visit

Experience

  • Family type experiences
  • Happy life-long memories
  • Provides stimulus for writing, speaking and listening

Enrichment

  • Unique to The Blackpool Tower
  • Linked to National Curriculum
  • Suitable for all pupils ages + abilities

Rewards

  • Attendance
  • Behaviour
  • Star Workers
  • End of term trips

New for 2017

We have expanded our out of the classroom learning opportunities for 2017 with something for all ages and abilities.

Tower Dungeon Acting Academy

A six week programme for students in Y10 and above to enhance their drama skills by undertaking the role of a dungeon actor for one of the Blackpool Tower Dungeon shows. The program includes expert training with our actors and concludes with a performance after which students receive feedback, a certificate and a Dungeon Actor grade.

Blackpool Tower School of Dance

Pupils will learn the steps over a series of 4 lessons at school with our professional ballroom teacher and deliver an evening show to their friends and family in the Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

Interactive science shows

The Blackpool Tower Circus science shows are fun and interactive educational experiences which will captivate your pupils and inspire them to explore science further – Shows morning and afternoons during national science week – 13th – 17th march, 2017

Lesson ratings

We ask all of our teachers to give us feedback so that our education offering is always improving.

Primary
Lesson
Rating (out of 5)
Construct a lego replica of Blackpool Tower New for 2016
5.0
Ballroom dancing
4.9
Build lego towers
4.8
Geography: Land use of Blackpool New for 2016
4.8
Drama: War of the Roses New for 2016
4.5
Circuses and Clowns through the ages
4.5
College
Lesson
Rating (out of 5)
Who Merlin Entertainments are and how we market the magic
5.0
Marketing focus on Merlin's Blackpool attractions
5.0
Exceeding customer needs and the importance of customer service
4.8

Book Your Visit

Pupils of all ages will be inspired by visiting The Blackpool Tower.

For any further help or information, please contact our Education Manager on 01253 629216 or email us schoolsblackpool@merlinentertainments.biz

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Visit information and resources

Before your visit

All the key information is here to help you plan and design your perfect out-of-the classroom learning experience

Attraction only visit

Our attraction prices

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Curriculum enrichment sessions

Details about our special educational events and projects.

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Special school event booking

Details about our special educational events and projects

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Health and safety information

To help with your risk assessments

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School FAQs

Additional information about the Blackpool Tower attractions

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Code of conduct for schools

Guidance for pupil behaviour within our attractions

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School visit testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here is a selection of feedback from past school visits

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After your visit

Once you have visited us, the learning doesn’t stop there! Our free downloadable resources will assist post-visit learning.

BTHWA Postcard Writing Plan (KS2)

Free downloadable lesson plan for recount writing

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BTHWA Postcard Writing Texts

Free downloadable differentiated resources

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BTHWA Information Writing Plan (KS2)

Free downloadable lesson plan for information writing

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BTHWA Information Writing Texts

Free downloadable differentiated resources

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BTHWA Narrative Writing Plan (KS3-4)

Free downloadable lesson plan for narrative writing

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BTHWA Narrative Writing Texts

Free downloadable differentiated resources

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Our amazing attractions

The Blackpool Tower Eye

Discover stunning panoramic views, a 4D Cinema & look down below from our great glass floor.

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Tickets from £8.00

The Blackpool Tower Circus

The Blackpool Tower Circus first opened to the public on 14 May 1894 and has not missed a season since.

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Tickets from £5.95

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Step into the sensationally stylish Blackpool Tower Ballroom and prepare to be lost in a world of elegant charm and refined beauty.

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Tickets from £7.95

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon, it’s hilarious fun and it’s sometimes a bit scary.

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Tickets from £10.50

Jungle
Jim's

Experience the UK's ultimate indoor adventure playground for kids, set within an amazing themed 'Lost City'.

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Tickets from £3.00

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