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Blackpool Tower

Blackpool Tower
Blackpool Tower ©Cognitive Applications/Stuart Walton

Looming over Blackpool’s Golden Mile, the Tower has to be the most famous seaside landmark in England. When it opened to the public on Whit Sunday, May 14, 1894, admission to the main building was sixpence.


Since then, the Tower has been surprising and terrifying people in equal measure (on a windy day, you can feel the top of the structure swaying slightly). It's the centrepiece of the illuminations that light up the Blackpool seafront every autumn.

Share your Tower experiences with us, whether they be of the Aquarium, the Circus or the famous Tower Ballroom, where couples still spend many a pleasant afternoon showing off their foxtrots and military two-steps.