February Half Term 2023

9 months ago Fri 10th Feb 2023

With the government £2 single bus cap still running, there’s been no better time to hop back onboard and explore the Fylde Coast and the things it has to offer. 

There’s a range of activities from the Sandcastle to a stroll around Stanely Park. Fun for all the family. Below we’ve summarised some of the activities that are available throughout the half term... 

sandcastle slides

Make a splash at the Sandcastle  

Sandcastle Waterpark is the UK’s largest Indoor Waterpark with more than 18 fantastic slides and attractions in a tropical 84-degree climate. Whether you’re a thrill or a chill seeker, there’s a waterslide for everyone from the calm Thunderfalls to the white-knuckle Montazooma or why not spend the afternoon in the Sea Breeze spa. 

Prices start from £15  

Check out their website for their half-term opening hours!  

Run away with the Circus at Blackpool Tower 

Join the famous Mooky and Mr Boo for a fresh season at The Blackpool Tower Circus this half term. Not to be missed, double act Mooky and Mr Boo, perform an incredible show full of hilarious slapstick antics and edge-of-your-seat, death-defying stunts. The famous water finale will be back to wow guests, filling the ring with 42,000 gallons of water, a must-see! 

Shows every day from 11 – 19 February and selected dates from 21 February, please check the website for details. 

Elephants at Blackpool Zoo

Discover the animal magic at Blackpool Zoo 

Blackpool Zoo has been welcoming locals and tourists for over 50 years. With more than 1,000 animals spread over 37 acres of stunning, spacious parkland, it’s the perfect day out. Whether big, small, fierce, friendly, cute, or just plain adorable, animals never cease to fascinate at Blackpool Zoo and we’re sure they’ll have your favourite. 

As well as coming face-to-face with some of the most endangered animals on the planet, you can find out about how the zoo’s conservation and research projects are helping species across the globe.  

Book your tickets here. 

Visit Arcade Club for some retro gaming 

Take a trip back in time at Blackpool's Arcade Club on Bloomfield Road (near Blackpool Football Club).  
It features classic games including Pac Man, Space Invaders, Outrun, Time Crisis, and it even has all the favourites from the 80s and 90s, as well as modern gaming such as House of the Dead 5, Luigi's Mansion, Air Hockey, Basketball, and Pinball, all set as free-to-play for one exclusive price.  

Book your visit here. 

Hole in Wand

Go for a hole in one 

The magic begins as soon as you step through the doors of Hole in Wand. Get ready for a wizarding adventure and take on a nine-hole adventure, featuring a forest full of venomous snakes, an ancient castle with a magical fountain, a trip to a train station and a chance to visit York’s mysterious Shambles. 
At the end of your quest, find out if you have the magical powers of a Serpent, Basilisk, Unicorn or Wizard and receive a mystical potion to take away.  

Book tickets here.

Hop into the oversized world of Peter Rabbit 

An adventure where you get to use your rabbit-like skills and complete challenges which are in themed zones throughout the exciting Peter Rabbit world to see if you've got what it takes to join the Secret Treehouse Club.  

Use all of your senses to explore the home of Jeremy Fisher. Play the lily pad drums or strum the musical reed grass to join Jeremy in making pond music. Discover nature with Lily Bobtail, find the insects and make them magically change colour. Climb through the vegetable patch, squeeze through Mr McGregor's prize-winning carrots and whizz down the mudslide. 

There’s fun for everyone in the world of Peter Rabbit. 

Get your tickets here. 

Take a trip on a Heritage Tram 

When you've hit your daily step count and visiting all the attractions is getting tiresome, why not have a rest and explore Blackpool on one of the town's iconic heritage trams?  
During the February half term in 2023, kids go free on Heritage Trams!  The ‘Kids Go Free’ offer is valid on the following dates in February: 

  • Tuesday 14th 

  • Thursday 16th 

  • Saturday 18th 

  • Sunday 19th 

  • Tuesday 21st 

  • Thursday 23rd 

Take the kids on a Coastal Tour and experience the sights and sounds of the beautiful Fylde Coast. For a shorter trip, the Promenade Tour takes you from Blackpool Tower to Bispham and then down to the Pleasure Beach. 

Please note that this offer is only valid on pre-booked tours! 

Get your seat on the best tram in town! 

There’s something for everyone across the Fylde Coast, if nothing above takes your fancy you could discover the underwater world at Sealife, meet your favourite celebs at Madame Tussauds or even go Ice Skating at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, the fun never ends in Blackpool. 

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