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The Cenotaph surrounded by memorial gardens and the Metropole Hotel in the background.

Heritage Open Days - War Memorial Walk

Blackpool's War Memorial Walk

Whilst we all know Blackpool's main war memorial, there are in fact 182 memorials in the town and just beyond. Some have been hidden from public view for many years, others often passed unrecognised. Discover Blackpool's war memorials on this walk.

Starting at the Cenotaph, followed by a circuit of the town centre with visits to other memorial venues.

Access

  • Partially wheelchair accessible
  • Please note the walk will involve climbing stairs and possible narrow spaces.


COVID-19 Considerations

This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival. This will be a socially distanced tour.

Additional Information

Max 16 people per tour/session. Tour lasts 90 minutes.

Directions

The Cenotaph is by North Pier and the Metropole Hotel.

Organised by

Mike Coyle

Event times

Fri 17 September 2021, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Tickets

Free - Booking Required

Booking opens on Thursday 12th August at 9.30am. Our booking phone line will be open every Thursday and Friday 9.30am - 12.30pm, from 12th August to 10th September. Bookings on the phone will not be taken outside of these times. Booking online is through our eventbrite page and can be accessed at any time from 9.30am on 12th August to 12.30pm on 10th September. Tickets are on a first come, first served basis.

Booking Contact: Blackpool Heritage Service/ Showtown Blackpool
Call: 01253 478624

Blackpool’s War Memorial Walk

Blackpool Cenotaph, Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire

The Cenotaph surrounded by memorial gardens and the Metropole Hotel in the background.
The Cenotaph