10 Interesting Blackpool Facts

Saturday, November 23rd 2013. | Cities

Those who want to enjoy a good vacation in UK should find out the Blackpool facts. Many people foreign tourists like to visit Blackpool in UK because it is interesting and unique.  The place is much recommended for those who have been visited UK for the first time. Let me show you some facts about this place first:

Blackpool Facts 1: beds

When you visited Blackpool, you have a lot of facilities to offer. The visitor’s beds that these resorts provide are around 90,600 beds.

Blackpool Facts 2: other facilities

There are many other facilities that you can have here. You enjoy self catering establishment, guest’s houses and hotels.

blackpool beach

blackpool beach

Blackpool Facts 3: visitors

Blackpool is very famous and attract up to 16 million people every year.

Blackpool Facts 4: Tramway

Blackpool is the first city who has the first permanent electric street tramway in the world. It was opened on September 29th, 1885. Even though the development of technology has been widespread, people are still enthusiastic to use the tram and train.

blackpool illuminations

blackpool illuminations

Blackpool Facts 5: tram track

If you want to reach Fleetwood from Blackpool South, you just need to have the journey of 11.5 miles of tram track.

Blackpool Facts 6: Blackpool Tower

It was on May 14th, 1894 that the first Blackpool Tower was opened to public. The height of the tower is around 158.12 meters. In 1994, the tower was painted in gold accent for the centenary celebration.

Blackpool Tower

Blackpool Tower

Blackpool Facts 7: Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach offers you with wonderful vacation for your family.  You can see the fastest and tallest rollercoaster in the world here. It is called as the Pepsi Max.

Blackpool Facts 8: Richard Rodriguez

Richard Rodriguez is the one who could break the rollercoaster marathon record. He did it for 47 days to 1013 hours.

Blackpool facts

Blackpool facts

Blackpool Facts 9: visitors in the beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is ranked in the first popular tourist attraction in Britain. Each year, it is visited by 7.8 million people all over the world.

Blackpool Facts 10: Blackpool fish

It was in North Pier, Blackpool that the largest fish has been caught. It was a cod fish with the weight around 19 lbs.



Blackpool also has arcade machines.  In year, there are 11 million coins inside the arcade. The total weight of the coins is around 86 tons. Do you have any opinion on facts about Blackpool?

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