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Illuminations Tour (Balloon Upper Deck)

tour - Up to 24 people

Description

A tour of the famous Blackpool Illuminations aboard a double-deck Heritage Blackpool tram. It will be a traditional and iconic Balloon or Millennium tram. Your seat will be on the Upper deck.


Boarding at Pleasure Beach Heritage Tram Stop, the tram heads north along the Promenade past the thousands of twinkling lights, all three piers and The Tower along the Golden Mile. It then continues along the North Shore promenade to the illuminated and animated tableaux between Cabin and Bispham.


Going forward to Little Bispham it then turns south and travels all the way back to the Pleasure Beach where you first boarded. If you were on the sea-side on the way north, you will be on the road-side on the return and so miss nothing of the spectacle.


This is not a hop-on-hop-off tour. If you don't wish to stay with us to the end of the tour at Pleasure Beach, you can leave us at Bispham, Cabin or North Pier & Tower Heritage on the return journey. If you leave, that is the end of your tour. You will not be able to continue your tour on a later tram.


The tour takes around 50 to 60 minutes.

What to bring

Many of our heritage trams have no heating due to their age and vintage design so please wear appropriate clothing if the weather is going to be chilly.


Please bring your confirmation email either on paper or on your phone.


Please bring your own face covering which must to be worn on board as required by law unless you are exempt. We do have a limited supply of face-masks at a cost of £1 and 50% of which is donated to NHS charities.

Requirements

Coronavirus/Covid-19: If you have any symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has and you are therefore self-isolating, please do not come for your tour. Please contact us for a refund.


Accessability: Heritage trams have restricted accessibility due to their historic age and design.


There is a 12 to 16 inch (30 to 40cm) step to climb onto the tram and some trams have a similar step once on board, Whilst our conductors will help you board they cannot provide direct physical assistance.


We can accommodate a folded wheelchair.


Prams & pushchairs can be carried if folded.


Bicycles cannot be brought on board.


Personal Baggage, Rucksacks and Luggage can only be carried if it will fit in front of you at your feet or on your lap.


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Itinerary

Leaving Pleasure Beach Tram stop we head north on the Prom, past all three Piers, The Tower and all through the illuminations to the northern end. We then turn round and go all the way back again to return you to Pleasure Beach around 1 hour later.

Cancellations

Refund Policy for all Tours

  1. Full refund if your booking is cancelled by Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
  2. Full refund if you cancel your booking and notice is received by us at least a full 48 hours prior to the tour start time.
  3. 50% refund of tickets and full refund of Souvenir purchases if you cancel your booking and notice is received by us between 48 hours and 24 hours of the tour start time.
  4. Full refund of Souvenir purchases but no refund of tickets if you cancel your booking and notice is received by us less than 24 hours before the tour start time.
  5. If the conditions on the day aren’t ideal but the tour is still taking place, refunds &/or rescheduling will only be made at the sole discretion of Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours.





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Where we'll meet

Pleasure Beach Heritage Tram stop is about 100m south of the modern tram’s Pleasure Beach stop. Walk a few metres south from there (away from the Sandcastle Water Park) until the tram tracks loop away from the main tram line. Along there you will find our stop. Look out for our Green & Yellow Sign.

Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
£8 per adult
£4 per child

Mon, 7th Sep
20:00 - 20:50 · 24 spaces left
Tue, 8th Sep
20:00 - 20:50 · 24 spaces left
Wed, 9th Sep
20:00 - 20:50 · 24 spaces left


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