"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Blackpool - Central Beach

Blackpool is a resort town on the north west coast in Lancashire. Blackpool Central bathing water is sandy and flat in profile. It is located in the middle of Blackpool’s Central and South Piers. The beach is backed by a high sea wall with a promenade behind this.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Blackpool

Local authority: Blackpool Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SD304345

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Things to see and do near Blackpool - Central Beach

  • Meet the Trickster at the Blackpool Tower Dungeon (0m)
  • Wyreside Ecology Centre (1m)
  • Dinosaur World Blackpool (1m)
  • Adrenalin Zone (1m)
  • Karting 2000 Raceway (1m)
  • Sandcastle Tropical Waterworld (1m)
  • Madame Tussauds Blackpool (1m)
  • Blackpool Sea Life Centre (1m)
  • Blackpool Ice Arena (1m)
  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach (1m)
  • Jungle Jims (1m)
  • The Blackpool Tower (1m)
  • MFA Bowl Blackpool (1m)
  • Laser Quest Blackpool (1m)
  • The Grundy Art Gallery (1m)
  • Blackpool Model Village (1m)
  • Stanley Park (1m)
  • Planet Kaos (2m)
  • Blackpool Model Village and Gardens (2m)
  • Wacky Warehouse - Air Balloon (2m)
  • Blackpool Zoo (2m)
  • Aardvark Adventure Playbarn (2m)
  • Blackpool Laser Tag (2m)
  • Ramp City (3m)
  • Four Seasons Fisheries (3m)
  • Funtastic Play (3m)
  • Wacky Warehouse - Outside Inn (3m)
  • ILPH Penny Farm (4m)
  • Harrys (4m)
  • MiniLinks Lytham St Annes (4m)

Tourist Information

Blackpool
Tourist Information Centre
1 Clifton Street
Lancashire
England
FY1 1LY

Phone 01253 478222
Email tic@blackpool.gov.uk
http://www.visitblackpool.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 21 September

06:00


Chance of rain 77%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 86%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1009
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
07:03 BST
(06:03 GMT)
High Tide
12:33 BST
(11:33 GMT)
Low Tide
19:11 BST
(18:11 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Blackpool is possibly the most established seaside resort in the UK. It's brighlty lit promenade and three large piers boast funfairs, amusements and entertainments. There is a sandy beach and the town retains a bustling lively atmosphere.

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