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

School trips have never been this good!

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

Experience the Blackpool Tower

Experience the heights of The Blackpool Tower Eye with its breath-taking SkyWalk and 4D cinema and the depths of the scary yet funny Blackpool Tower Dungeon featuring amazing special effects and an incredible actor-led show. Don’t forget The Blackpool Tower Circus’ all-time favourites Mooky the Clown and Mr Boo still making audiences laugh and featuring amazing acts from all over the globe. Mooky and Mr Boo’s Circus Spectacular show will excite and delight! Jungle Jim’s Play area and the spectacular Blackpool Tower Ballroom complete the Tower’s 5 amazing attractions.

Click here to find out more about our attractions, our special school offers and events.

SPECIAL CIRCUS SCHOOL SHOWS

We have 9 special school 1 hour Circus shows that start at midday and are the perfect way to open the fun on a summer trip to the Blackpool Tower! Midday 1-hour Special School Shows Schedule:

  • Wednesday 17th May (ideal for Year 6 after their SATs)
  • Wednesday 21th June
  • Wednesday 28th June
  • Tuesday 4th / Wednesday 5th July
  • Tuesday 11th / Wednesday 12th July
  • Tuesday 11th / Wednesday 12th July
  • Prices are from just £3.75 per pupil for these Circus shows!

The fun doesn't stop at the Circus! Visit our other attractions from just £2.50 per pupil and make some life-long memories!

Blackpool Tower School of Dance

Following the success of our first School of Dance earlier this year, our next program will commence in September, 2017. Schools who take part will receive 4 Ballroom dance lessons from our professional dance teacher at school to prepare for a special performance evening in the Blackpool Tower Ballroom to show their friends and family their new dancing skills. This package is suitable for all ages. “It was a life-changing and an amazing experience for our children. We can’t wait to participate in the next event – count us in!” Lea Primary, Preston Please contact schoolsblackpool@merlinentertainments.biz for further details.

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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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

Book your trip either by telephone or online.

To book, please call 0871 222 9929 (call charges apply)

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

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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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