Blackpool

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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by RobMWhitaker
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Attractions

Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Blackpool

Climate in Blackpool:

Number of rainy days:

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Best time to visit Blackpool:

Spring (March to May):

  • Spring brings milder temperatures ranging from 8-15°C (46-59°F) on average.
  • It's a beautiful time when flowers bloom, and landscapes are vibrant. Cities like London and historic sites are less crowded, and outdoor activities become more popular.

Summer (June to August):

  • Summers are generally mild to warm, with temperatures between 15-25°C (59-77°F) on average.
  • It's the peak tourist season due to pleasant weather. It's ideal for exploring outdoor attractions, gardens, and the countryside.

Fall / Autumn (September to November):

  • Autumn sees temperatures gradually cooling from 10-15°C (50-59°F).
  • It's a lovely time to witness the changing colors of foliage in parks and rural areas. It's less crowded than summer, and attractions remain open.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winters are cool, with temperatures ranging from 2-7°C (36-45°F) on average.
  • It's a quieter time for tourism, but cities like London offer festive atmospheres during the holiday season. Coastal areas and countryside landscapes offer a serene retreat.

Money & Prices

Currency in United Kingdom:

Pound sterling (GBP)

How expensive is a trip to Blackpool?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
19.55 USD
Fast food meal:
8.15 USD
Mid-range meal:
39.09 USD
Bottle of water:
1.54 USD
Soft drink:
2.19 USD
Cappuccino:
4.20 USD
Local Beer:
5.21 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
2.67 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.11 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

Top Day Trips from Blackpool:

General information

United Kingdom general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type G (British/Irish 3-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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