"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

Tourist Information Centre
1 Clifton Street

Phone 01253 478222
Email tic@blackpool.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 22 October


Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 12mph, gusting to 15mph.
Pressure 1005
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
Pressure 1008
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
Pressure 1010
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 72%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
07:38 BST
(06:38 GMT)
High Tide
13:10 BST
(12:10 GMT)
Low Tide
19:48 BST
(18:48 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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