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A town renowned for its larger-than-life character, sense of fun and frivolity, Blackpool is a great destination whether it’s the height of summer or a cool winter’s day to blow away to cobwebs. Easily reached by train, whether your thing’s a gentle stroll along the beach or something higher octane, it’s easy to #GoDoYourThing and make the most of what the great outdoors has to offer with Northern.  

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Along with over seven miles of sandy beach, its famous pleasure beach and Tower, Blackpool has a variety of water sports and activities on offer.

A fan of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP)? Then check out Three Piers Watersports, the stand-up paddleboarding specialists. At Three Piers you can hire paddleboards and, if you’re a novice and fancy giving it a try, you can pre-book lessons and even take part in group events.

Feeling a little more adventurous? Blackpool Light Craft Club  close to Squires Gate Station is a members owned and run water sports club promoting the safe use of all types of watercraft. Boasting sailing, kite-surfing, windsurfing, jet skiing, power boating, scuba diving, jet boarding, kayaking and more, there is something for everyone.

Perfect for group activities and team building, Stanley Park Lake offers kayak and canoe taster sessions in addition to raft building sessions.

Little more than a 10 minute walk from Blackpool Pleasure Beach train station, Sandcastle Waterpark the UK’s largest indoor waterpark with more than 18 exciting slides and attractions. Perfect for overcast or breezy days, Sandcastle Waterpark is set in a tropical 84 degree climate - making it the ideal place to spend a fun-filled family day out.

For more information on how to make the most of a trip to Blackpool visit: https://www.visitblackpool.com/

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