There’s something quite charming about the British seaside, with its buzzing arcades, candy floss and sea air. What better way to spend some quality time with someone special than beating them at an arcade game and winning them a teddy bear or sharing some thrills together. Blackpool has it all and whether you are on a cute weekend away or live locally it really does have the potential to be the setting for a date to remember.
Sipping on Milkshakes
Channel those Grease Lightening vibes and become the stars of your very own movie as you sip on delicious milkshakes or hand crafted cocktails in an authentic 1920’s American diner. Viva Vegas Diner located on Blackpool promenade promises a unique experience with Cadillac booths and amazing American food. The fantastic location means you can enjoy a cute chat while soaking in the sea views and views of the tower.
Wining and Dining
If you’re looking for the more traditional romantic dinner date The Beach House Blackpool is certainly somewhere to try. It’s an opportunity to dress to impress and indulge in some quality food and drink. The luxurious food, drink and views give it a chic atmosphere which will definitely impress your date.
Win your date a Teddy
Part of Blackpool’s’ unique charm is the buzz of the famous piers and arcades. Make sure you get some change, stroll hand in hand down the pier and challenge each other to some classic arcade games or spend some time together on the slot machines. Make sure you pop into the many gift shops too because a traditional seaside date isn’t complete without Blackpool Rock! And who knows, you might even win your date a teddy as a little memento of your date by the sea.
Romantic walk with a difference
Blackpool illuminations light up the promenade every September through to November. This unique 10k long light display is the perfect evening stroll while hand in hand. You can even share some chips from a great local chip shop or some hot donuts. The firework championships come to Blackpool every year in September where countries across the world put on dazzling displays .
Breath taking views
Sometimes there’s nothing better than being all touristy and visiting an attraction. Blackpool Tower is renowned for its steep history and breath taking views and is the perfect opportunity to gaze over this beautiful seaside town. Blackpool tower eye is well known as a romantic spot and has been the place of choice for many proposals. If you’re celebrating a special occasion with your loved one or wanting to make this trip even more special then you can even upgrade to a champagne package. The sky really is the limit with this date idea.
Get off the beaten track
Stanley Park is a beautiful 260 acre park complete with beautiful gardens, beautiful wildlife and a boating lake this is the perfect location for a lazy day out with your love. Weather permitting rent a pedalo and take it out on lake together for an afternoon on the water. Pack a picnic and lay together in the stunning gardens and soak in the live music from the band stand or if it’s in the autumn months wrap up warm enjoy looking at the wildlife and have a coffee from the art deco themed cafe.
Couples that laugh together stay together
This may be unexpected but Blackpool is home to the funniest night out… The Comedy Station Comedy Club. Located in the Round room at Viva Blackpool every Saturday the comedy club promises a night of laughs for the both of you. It’s a great opportunity to discover some hilarious comedians. Laugh until your sides split, it is good for your endorphins!