Accommodation & Travel

June is always a busy time here in Blackpool as we head into peak tourist season. Therefore we advise anyone wishing to stay for the weekend to book their accommodation early and to make their transport arrangements in advance.

Accommodation

 

We are working hard with VisitBlackpool and our local hoteliers to bring you special deals that will help make the weekend more affordable and accessible for all. We will only work with accredited hotels to ensure that you have the best possible experience at Pride Blackpool.

To reserve your accommodation please click here

For other accommodation click here

All accommodation listed holds an official accreditation from either the AA, VisitEngland or Blackpool Approved and have offered us special rates just for Pride 2020

Getting here

 

By Car

Blackpool has an excellent motorway link direct to the heart of the resort – take Junction 32 off the M6, and the M55 will lead you almost to the Promenade,  beach and Blackpool Tower.

Car Parks

Pride Blackpool will take place on the Tower Festival headland which is on the sea-side of the Blackpool Tower in the Town centre.

Blackpool Council provide car parking facilities throughout the town centre and the wider town, including:

  • Short-stay car parks 
  • Long-stay car parks 
  • Coach and commercial car parks 
  • Parking for motor homes
  • Parking for motorcycles 

More information and car park locations can be found here.

Alternatively, Blackpool council parking services telephone lines are available between 10.00am to12 noon and 2.00pm to 4.00pm Monday to Friday on 01253 476393

By Bus or Tram

Bus services connect most hotels and accommodation to the town centre and Blackpool Tower. The Blackpool Transport services that will get you closest to the Blackpool Tower are 1, 5, 6, 7, 11, 14.

If you’re travelling from further afield, the number 61 and number 68 buses run regularly between Preston and Blackpool. The number 68 travels via Lytham St. Anne’s. Visit the Stagecoach website for current timetable information.

If using the tram service use the Tower Tram stop.

More information can be found here.

Train stations

The Nearest train station is  Blackpool North station, Talbot Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 2AB.  The station is a 5 minute walk away from the Tower Festival Headland. Simply head towards the Tower! More information regarding arrivals, departures, timetables and accessibility can be found here.