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City Sightseeing Blackpool

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Address: Market Street, Blackpool, England
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What a sad looking place Blackpool has become. So run down. So many places shut down and bordered up. Homeless sleeping rough on every corner. This place is only good for the... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
sharon s
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach and sea front is lovely clean and pleasant, but in the town is very different there are homeless people living in doorways, sleeping in groups , fighting, sleeping outside of shops like iceland , this is not a place i would take my son and its not safe to be out on your own, so please take care.

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1 Thank jakemariapeter38
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30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

What a sad looking place Blackpool has become. So run down. So many places shut down and bordered up. Homeless sleeping rough on every corner. This place is only good for the hen and stag do's.

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2 Thank sharon s
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Drove to Blackpool today, our intention was to have a wander then see the illuminations this evening. What a scruffy untidy run down place it has become. Called in for fish and chips on the front only to be joined by a flying rat whist we were seated inside. The majority of hotels on the front look tired and unwelcoming,... More 

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2 Thank Kath H
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

40 year's ago I always used to say, if I won pools I'd move there, in one of them big houses up past pleasure beach. 40 years on I can't think of anywhere I'd rather not live. What a dump it's become, I know, kids love it there and I can understand that. But look at the place, beggars everywhere,... More 

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2 Thank mick w
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Blackpool has come a long way in the 10 yrs since I was last here the shopping is all pedestrian walk way and very open very similar to Liverpool .If you like shopping this is a very varied city to visit.You have the famous tower but also dungeons and sea life ,not forgetting the live shows and of course rock... More 

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2 Thank thewizard65
Doncaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Been going to Blackpool for years will not be returning, paid for a big ticket and its not worth the paper its printed on. Went in the tower on Tuesday felt that we was being rushed though and didn't have as much to do inside, you can only visit the main ballroom once. Went to the circus on the 7... More 

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Went back to blackpool after about 10 years but will never go again the sea front looks a bit like some one has just put up some sheds and calling them fast food, There are more pubs and clubs than enough, The whole place is a rip off over priced tat went to sea life with a mobility scooter never... More 

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1 Thank mark j
Northampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Lets be straight here – Blackpool is skint. That’s the view you receive after a visit to Blackpool. The place seems to hang on to what used to be a vibrant holiday town, to now an EU funded landmark surrounded by out of date accomodation with little else to offer. A walk along the front pretty much goes like this... More 

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4 Thank Pete T
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49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

spent wknd here celebrating birthdays, we made the most of it but blackpool has gone to the dogs extremely rundown seaside town rubbish everwhere supposed be family place all we saw was stags n hens (why hell anybody would want a hen do there is beyond me) fallin about drunk n swearing mid afternoon, proper rubbish hole only place we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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140 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Blackpool used to be an amazing place, I was here in June 2015 Summer. The council don't care about summer guest only September illumination guests. On arrival I found it to be dirty, run down, homeless everywhere begging, no lights, shops closed, rubbish everywhere, horse and bird poo everywhere, and all the piers were dated and run down. it was... More 

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