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Established in 2012, Blackpool Heritage Guided Tours offer a variety of tours around our historic and unique town. Whether you are a visitor, a long term resident or a sandgrowner, our tours offer a wonderful insight into the wealth of history of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Blackpool FY3 9EQ, England
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Everything was brilliantly organised, from start to finish. The guides were very friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. It was intriguing to see how the displays are made and to hear some of the inside stories from a guide who had worked on the illuminations for many...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We booked on the Lightworks heritage tour as we happened to be staying in Blackpool the day it was on. I think they only run every month or so. The building is quite hard to find so I recommend using your sat nav. There is...More

Thank acs1984
BHeritageTours, Manager at Blackpool Heritage Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Hi acs1984. Thank you for your great feedback, we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour. Great photos too - we hope to see you again on another of our tours!

Reviewed 29 September 2017

I have attended several heritage tours in Blackpool and I have thoroughly enjoyed them all. The Lightworks tour of the Illumination depot was fascinating. Learned about when and how the Illuminations first started and was able to get up close to many of the tableau...More

Thank amandaorr
BHeritageTours, Manager at Blackpool Heritage Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for your positive feedback, we are so glad you enjoyed our tours, both our Heritage Guided tours and our Heritage Open Days tours. We look forward to seeing you again on future tours.

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the walk which took us to sites of the old cinemas. We were amazed by how many there had been and how big their seating capacity was. We ended up at The Regent in which we were pleased to find a massive...More

Thank Ann S
BHeritageTours, Manager at Blackpool Heritage Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for your fantastic feedback, we are so glad you enjoyed the Cinema Heritage tour and have previously enjoyed our other tours. We hope you join us again on another tour soon.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Lovely tour today on the number 40 heritage tram, volunteers were very knowledgeable and friendly. Rather abrupt end when we broke down (Although with the age of the tram these things can be expected) but was a nice walk back along the prom for us...More

Thank jcwood86
BHGManager1894, Manager at Blackpool Heritage Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your positive feedback, we are very glad you enjoyed the tour. We apologise for the breakdown of the tram and thank you for understanding that these things sometimes happen with historic vehicles. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would...More

Reviewed 18 December 2016

I from London, went to this tour with my friend. We were doing the illuminations tour. It was led by Kathryn who was assisted by Des. It was really interesting and very visual. Not only did we learn about the illuminations , which were great...More

Thank Ghada10
Beth G, Manager at Blackpool Heritage Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Thank you Ghada10 for your lovely comments. We are so glad you and your friend enjoyed yourselves and that the tour changed your perception of Blackpool. There are so many wonderful things to do in Blackpool. If you require any information, please get in contact...More

Reviewed 15 December 2016

The tour lasted about 90 minutes and our tour guide was very pleasant, making everyone feel welcome. It was a fascinating insight into the background and history of the illuminations. I learned a lot in a relatively short space of time. The venue is a...More

Thank Eliza B
Beth G, Manager at Blackpool Heritage Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Thank you for your lovely comments Eliza B! We are glad you enjoyed the tour and learning about our wonderful Illuminations. I will pass your comments on to our guides.

Reviewed 30 October 2016

This was a great tour of the lights along Blackpool. This trip was definately good value for money as the lights go on for quite a while and being on the tram you can take it all in with some great photo opportunities The young...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

We went on a tour of light works and really enjoyed it the guide was knowledgeable and made the tour interesting we have also had the same guide when we did a tour of the Winter Gardens which was also excellent I thoroughly recommend both...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2016

The tour was booked for 11.15 on Wednesday. The factory is not well signposted and it took us a while to find it as did some of the others. There was about 16 of us but unfortunately nobody to show us around. Apparently due to...More

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