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Local Information

Blackpool and the surrounding area has plenty to offer holidaymakers. Follow the links for further details.

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Marton Mere Nature Reserve - Situated directly next to the campsite, it provides pleasant and interesting walks and opens onto several miles of car free cyclingpaths.

Mere ViewMere MapSunset on the Mere

Camelot Theme Park - Only 20 minutes drive from Marton Mere Holiday Village. The magical world of camelot is filled with wondrous rides, spectacular shows and spellbinding attractions! There's everything from a fearsome spinning roller coaster to a friendly animal farm, with lots to discover under cover (if you check out their website they often have offers).


Blackpool Pleasure Beach - Full of great rides and attractions for all of the family such as the Pepsi Max Big One, Ice shows, International circus plus loads more.

The Big OnePleasure Beach Casino

Blackpool Tower and Circus - Aquarium, Circus, Ballroom, Family rides, Play areas and lots more can be found at what must be Blackpools most famous attraction.

BallroomWalk of Faith Wurlitzer Jungle Jim

The Illuminations

Prom Lights

Model Village and Gardens - Set in 2 1/2 acres. Stride like Gulliver in Lilliput through tree lined gardens to view hand crafted models that represent life's rich tapestry. This is an experience to delight young and not so young.

Model Village

Blackpool Zoo and Dinosaur Safari - Set amid 32 acres of stunning parkland and picturesque lakes, the award winning Blackpool Zoo is home to one of the North West's biggest and best animal collections.

Blackpool Zoo

Sandcastle Waterworld - The UK's Premier Waterpark including waterslides, wave pool, water cannons, Sauna, White knuckle chute and lots more.

Sandcastle Waterworld

Dr. Who Exhibition - Step into this unique exhibition and come face to face with some of the Doctor's fiercest enemies together with original costumes, models and props from over 40 years of TV history.

Lytham Windmill Museum - The Windmill acts as a Tourist Information point during the season and houses exhibitions and displays which are organized by the Lytham Heritage Group, these include explanations of the milling processes and a history of this grade II listed building. The basement shows Tableaux of life in Victorian Lytham.


Louis Tussaud's Waxworks - situated on the Central Promenade and open from Easter to October. Here you can find famous film stars and personalities portrayed in wax. Includes a chamber of horrors and anatomy section.

Sea Life Centre - Experience close encounters with an amazing collection of marine and freshwater creatures including sharks, rays, seahorses and piranhas.

Sealife Centre

Stanley Park - This 256 acre park has absolutely loads to offer. Skate park, Tennis courts, Children's Playground, Golf, Boating Lakes, Cycle Paths, Fishing, Trampolines and lots more. A great way to spend a day away from the hustle and bustle of Blackpool Centre.

Stanley ParkStanley Park MapBoating Lake

Ramp City WSA Skatepark - Approx 29 000 square feet of every type of ramp you could ask for. Skateboarding, in line skating, BMX or Scooters.

Golf Courses in and around Blackpool - Blackpool North Shore Golf Club, Blackpool Park Golf Club, De Vere Heron's Reach, Knott End Golf Club Ltd, Poulton-le-Fylde Golf Club, Lytham Green Drive Golf Club, Staining Lodge Golf Course, St Annes Old Links Golf Club, Fairhaven Golf Club


Fleetwood Market - One of the oldest traditional markets in Lancashire. Over 250 stalls in 3 halls.

Fleetwood - The working fishing town of Fleetwood boasts a lovely promenade with picturesque views of the Lake District plus:
The Marine Hall - Gardens, bowls, crazy golf, swimming, summer shows and much more.
Fleetwood Pier - Ferry trips across River Wyre to Knott End.
Marine Lake - Boats to hire and model boats.
Freeport Shopping village - Outlet Stores.
The Mount - Famous local landmark.
Fleetwood museum.

Whitmore Fisheries - 120 pegs on 9 waters. Carp, Roach, Bream, Chub, Barbel, Roach and Tench. Facilities on site include Cafe, toilets and shop area.

Cleveley Mere Fisheries - 23 acre lake set in a nature reserve. Situated just south of the Lake District.

Wyreside Fisheries - The North West's Premier Carp & Catfish Fishery based in Lancashire

Martin Mere - Situated 6 miles from Ormskirk and 10 miles from Southport. A wetland environment for a diverse collection of species. Similar to, but not to be confused with Marton Mere.

Lancaster Castle - This Grade 1 listed building is one of the best preserved castles in the country.

Lancaster Maritime Museum - Discover the city's links with its maritime past.

Morcambe Bay - An important area for wildlife in the British Isles. Provides some excellent walks and scenery.

British Commercial Vehicle Museum - Leyland, Lancashire has for the past 20 years been dedicated to preserving the history of the road transport industry in the UK. It is one if Britain's most important heritage collections spanning a centaury of truck and bus building.

Blackpool South and Bispham have been awarded the Yellow Flag Beach Award by the Marine Conservation Society.

Prom View - private caravan hire at Marton Mere, Blackpool

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