Shopping Tour of Blackpool, Blackpool (Self Guided)

Blackpool offers an abundance of opportunities for shopping. Its main commercial streets are home to a wide variety of trendy shops and local stores, where you can find just about anything you could want. Take this tour to visit the most popular shopping venues in Blackpool.
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Shopping Tour of Blackpool Map

Guide Name: Shopping Tour of Blackpool
Guide Location: England » Blackpool (See other walking tours in Blackpool)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km
Author: leticia
Church Street

1) Church Street

Located in the center of Blackpool, Church Street is one of the most prominent and popular commercial streets in the city. Here you will find an extensive range of stores, from well-known clothing boutiques and fashion shops to home accessory stores and other local businesses.
Talbot Road

2) Talbot Road

Talbot Road is a popular spot for shopping in Blackpool. This street is home to a number of local shops and stores. You can purchase a wide variety of items here, including clothing, shoes, home accessories, handicrafts, and more.
Queen Street

3) Queen Street

Queen Street is located near Talbot Square. This street is lined with shops, bars, and restaurants. You can find everything from leather shoes and trendy clothing to bridal wear and lingerie. The choices are endless!
Abingdon Street

4) Abingdon Street

Abingdon Street is located in the heart of Blackpool. It is another popular place for both locals and tourists to shop. Abingdon Street Market, located at 16-20 Abingdon Street, can be found here.
Victoria Street

5) Victoria Street

Hounds Hill Shopping Center, the most popular shopping center in the city, is located on Victoria Street. Whatever you are looking for, you will be sure to find it on Victoria Street. This area of the city is always bustling with activity.
Bonney Street Market

6) Bonney Street Market

Bonney Street Market is the largest open-air market in the city and is easily accessible to tourists. This market has 75 stalls, where you will find a wide assortment of merchandise. The market is open daily from May to November and on weekends from March to May. During the winter, it is closed.

Walking Tours in Blackpool, England

Create Your Own Walk in Blackpool

Create Your Own Walk in Blackpool

Creating your own self-guided walk in Blackpool is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Tour of Blackpool's Great Promenade

Tour of Blackpool's Great Promenade

Blackpool's Great Promenade is an interesting area to explore. Here you will find Blackpool South Pier, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, and a wide range of amusement parks. On the South Promenade is "The Great Promenade Show" that features nine original pieces of art. Take this tour to discover this wonderful area of the city.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km
Tour of Blackpool's Layton District

Tour of Blackpool's Layton District

Layton is the eastern district of Blackpool, and it boasts a number of tourist attractions that are definitely worth a visit. From historic buildings to wonderful parks and a fascinating zoo, this city district has much to experience. Take this tour to explore Blackpool's fascinating Layton district.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.7 km
Cultural Tour of Blackpool

Cultural Tour of Blackpool

Blackpool is home to several museums and art galleries that are well worth visiting. Here you will find classical and contemporary art galleries, a wax museum, a Victorian theater, the exciting Sea Life Center, and more. Take this tour to explore the most interesting and popular cultural venues in Blackpool.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Sitting on the Irish Sea shore, Blackpool is a prominent seaside resort and a major tourist center in northwest England. As such, the city is famous primarily for its waterfront with old-school amusements, of which the most notable, of course, is the 1894-built Blackpool Tower. Still, there are other sights in the city worthy of attention just as well. To see what they are, follow this orientation...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Tour of Northern Blackpool

Tour of Northern Blackpool

In the northern Blackpool, you will find a number of beautiful, historic buildings. Many of these homes, churches, and businesses are Blackpool Grade II listed buildings and are of national importance. Take this self-guided tour to discover northern Blackpool's most notable attractions.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.4 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Blackpool for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Blackpool has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Blackpool, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.