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Totally different to Blackpool Pleasure beach (national Rail), this station, serving the large fun park in south Blackpool, is on the Blackpool and Fleetwood Tramway.
Railway type and traffic
Trams of the Blackpool and Fleetwood tramway, in both Driver only and crew operated mode, in both double and single deck form, and in fleet liver, or advertising liveries. Some trams carry on to Starr Gate, others terminate here, and use the turning circle to run round for their next journey.
This is an exposed bit of Blackpool (well, the whole prom is!), and as such, on a windy day, it can be very chilly. The area is popular, especially as the illuminations stretch up here, and you also have the south pier close by, along with the Sandcastle swimming complex.
Blackpool Pleasure beach is well signposted once in Blackpool. It will be on tourist signs with white lettering on a brown background.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Tramway map co-ordinates
Chargeable parking is available in the area. Parking is not permitted on the Promenade.
Take the tram to Blackpool Pleasure Beach! Metro coastlines bus rote 2 stops at South Pier, which is a short walk away. The driver will advise on directions to the tram stop. For times, go to Metrocoast Lines
The nearest train station is Blackpool Pleasure Beach. From there, walk to the promenade, turn right, and head along. You will soon see the turning circle, and recognize the pleasure beach. Give yourself about 10 minutes to walk it. Train info is available on either the National Rail
or Northern Rail
websites.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
Admission to the pleasure beach is free, where you can get food, drink, and toilets. Central Blackpool is a bus or tram ride away.
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Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Tramway
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Fig 1 - Looking west
Fig 2 - Looking east
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