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Autumn Opening Times at Sandcastle Waterpark!

Autumn Opening Times at Sandcastle Waterpark!

Put Blackpool Sandcastle Waterpark on your list of things to do this autumn! It’s open for splashtastic fun, whatever the weather!

Check the opening times – last admission is an hour before closing time.

Autumn Opening Times

  • Blackpool Sandcastle Waterpark is still open every day, right until the end of October!
  • Book online now. Reserve your place even if the waterpark reaches capacity, AND get 10% off the price of entry if you book 7 days in advance.
  • Last admission is one hour before closing time.
Opening Times at Sandcastle Waterpark, October 2019 to January 2020
Opening Times at Sandcastle Waterpark, October 2019 to January 2020

Get the Most from your Visit

Here’s our guide to getting the most from your visit!

1. Don’t forget to bring along your Local Resident Discount Scheme key fob. You’ll need to present it at Reception on arrival to obtain your discount*.

2. Aim to visit first thing (at opening time), or later in the day (from 2.30pm onwards). Between 11am and 2.30pm sees the Waterpark at its busiest.

3. Load up a Splash Cash wristband when you arrive at Reception. Splash Cash allows you to purchase drinks, foods and refreshments from Catering outlets without having to carry cash around, or make frequent trips to and from the changing rooms. Any monies you don’t spend are refunded when you leave. Splash Cash is quick, convenient and easy to use. Load your wristband up when you arrive!

4. If you are visiting later in the day, maximise your visit and stay until the Sandcastle closes.

5. Until August 30th the park is open daily from 9am – 6pm.

* You must present your Local Resident key fob at reception to receive your discount, Team members are unable to apply your discount without this. Local Resident discount card holders cannot use their key fobs/membership to book online.

“New Waves” for 2019 and new water feature

New at Sandcastle Waterpark for 2019! Better and improved waves and this new, interactive children’s water feature.

New water feature for 2019 at Sandcastle Waterpark
New water feature for 2019 at Sandcastle Waterpark
New waves for 2019 at Sandcastle Waterpark
New waves for 2019 at Sandcastle Waterpark
  • Present your card at Reception to receive your residents discount (cannot be used to make online bookings).
  • Remember to arrive early to beat the queues (aim to arrive when we open or consider visiting mid afternoon onwards and stay until we close).
Summer at Blackpool Sandcastle Waterpark

Accessible Family Evening at Sandcastle Waterpark

Tickets now available for the next Accessible Family Evening at Sandcastle Waterpark.

Accessible Family Evenings at Sandcastle Waterpark
Accessible Family Evenings at Sandcastle Waterpark

The prices are set for a young person with disabilities and a carers at £4. Immediate family and siblings at £5

If you would like to attend one of these evenings, booking in advance is essential. Booking is by telephone only as places go very fast and normally all places fill well before the event takes place.

Forthcoming Accessible Family Evenings

Can’t make the next event? Here are the dates for the next ones in 2019 and early 2010.

  • 7 September – booking opens 15 July
  • 12 October – booking opens 9 September
  • 9 November – booking opens 14 October
  • 11 January – booking opens 11 November
  • 8 February – booking opens 13 January
  • 14 March – booking opens 10 February

To book call 01253 343602 you will need to make payment at time of booking in order to reserve your place. Please mention you saw it on Visit Fylde Coast!

Sprucing Up Sandcastle Waterpark

Blackpool Sandcastle Waterpark re-opened on Saturday 16th February 2019 after essential works, maintenance and refurbishment. It’s now open daily for the season.

Blackpool Sandcastle Waterpark

The pools have been drained, old floors taken up and new ones relaid. New boilers have been installed. The roof’s had some major work done and, of course, the entire Waterpark has been cleaned and prepped in time for the 2019 season.

You can book online now. For February half term, Easter or any day during the summer. As well as reserving your place even if the waterpark reaches capacity, you’ll get 10% off the price of entry.

Get 10% off, Guaranteed Entry and Beat the Queues by booking online

Looking for something to do? Book in advance and get 10% off at Sandcastle Waterpark
Looking for something to do? Book in advance and get 10% off at Sandcastle Waterpark

Enjoy fantastic fun – with more than 18 amazing rides, slides and attractions to enjoy.

Book online 7 days or more in advance of your visit to Sandcastle Waterpark, to get 10% discount. Not only will you be guaranteed admission on the date of your visit, you can also use the Internet booking desk to speed up your admission into our fantastic Waterpark.

You can of course book online for visiting the next day or up to 9.30am on the day of arrival but you wouldn’t qualify for the discount. BOOK ONLINE HERE

The wildest, wettest water slides!

With over 18 slides and attractions, in an 84 degree climate, it’s also the UK’s largest indoor waterpark, with water slides, fun pools, wave machine, lazy river and water chutes so whether you swim like a water baby or paddle like a duck there’s something to suit everyone!

The youngest of babies to the oldest of thrill seekers are welcome to enjoy swims, splashes and slides and between dips you can also enjoy a snack or a light meal and purchase your souvenirs from the Treetops Trading Post. There’s so much to see and do!

  • From the white knuckle thrills of the Master Blaster – the longest Indoor roller coaster waterslide in the world to Aztec Falls, Montazooma and the Sidewinder, we’ve got the wildest, wettest water slides around.
  • Families can enjoy our Thunder Falls Slides, Typhoon Lagoon wave pool, Ushi Gushi action river and Treetops Water Chutes amongst others
  • The little ones will have plenty of fun in Shimmerin Shallows, aboard HMS Thundersplash and Fort Riptide and sliding down the Tree Tops Water Chutes.

With a selection of great catering and retail outlets, Sandcastle Waterpark really is the perfect place to spend a day (and it’s pretty much a guarantee that we’ll be warmer than anywhere else around – at a constant 84 degrees.)

Then you can enjoy The Sea Breeze Spa (18+ only) it’s the perfect place to relax and re-energise. Facilities include aromatherapy and salt inhalation rooms, sauna, steam room, heated loungers and foot spas.

Sandcastle Waterpark is built for the whole family to come along and enjoy a fun filled day out.

Changing Places People’s Choice

Sandcastle Waterpark Blackpool is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Changing Places People’s Choice Award, for most popular Changing Places Toilet Facilities in the UK, from more than 1100 facility providers.

Changing Places toilet at Sandcastle Waterpark
Changing Places toilet at Sandcastle Waterpark

Sandcastle Waterpark MD John Child said, “We are proud and delighted to receive this award which has been voted for by members of the public” We are a business that wholeheartedly supports Changing Places as they strive for every town in the UK to provide this facility. Since our initial investment in 2013 as part of our access for all programme, we are delighted that this facility has helped increase visits from our disabled guests by 330%. As a resort, Blackpool has more Changing Place facilities than any other in the UK and we are confident of more being introduced in the future.

Changing Places disabled facilities at Sandcastle Waterpark

Disabled Friendly

“Thousands of people need Changing Places facilities to enable them to get out and about and enjoy the day-to-day activities many of us take for granted. We want more and more visitors to Blackpool to know that our facility is here for them to use, not just guests of Sandcastle Waterpark, but anyone in and around the Blackpool area. The facility includes a ceiling hoist, adult sized adjustable bench, peninsular toilet, adjustable wash basin and non slip floor amongst others.”

The Changing Places Consortium launched its campaign in 2006 on behalf of the 1/4 of a million people who cannot use standard accessible toilets. This includes people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, as well as older people.

Sandcastle Waterpark is the UK’s largest Indoor Waterpark with more than 18 slides and attractions. In 2018 it was awarded a World Waterpark Association Special Recognition Award for it’s Inclusive Programming, won the Inclusive Tourism Award at the Lancashire Tourism Awards and it’s Changing Place Toilet was voted the UK’s favourite Changing Place Facility.

Join the Residents Scheme at Sandcastle

Local residents can take advantage of 50% off admission…

…with the fantastic local residents discount scheme (FY1-FY8 postcodes plus residents of Kirkham, Weeton, Warton, Freckleton and Wrea Green)

Your discount is valid all year round including the school holidays, so why not take advantage of this fantastic offer and head to Sandcastle Waterpark and enjoy more than 18 amazing rides, slides and attractions.

If you’re not yet a member of our local discount scheme –

  • You may join the scheme and take advantage of the discount when you arrive at the Waterpark on the day you wish to visit.
  • All you need to do is bring some form of Id confirming your name and address with you and we will sign you up on the day – Join now to make fantastic savings.
  • 50% discount applies to admission prices. Bolt-ons to The Hyperzone and Sea Breeze Spa are charged at the standard rates and please mention that you saw it here!!

Residents Discount Card Tips:

  • You must present your Local Resident Discount Card at reception to receive your discount, you can’t use it against online bookings and we no longer accept other forms of ID at reception so please remember to bring your card with you.
  • During the holidays Sandcastle Waterpark finds itself at its busiest between 11am and 3pm (approx) so remember to arrive either early – as we open, or later in the day to avoid being in a queue for admission.
  • On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from late July to the end of August we are open until 7pm – so a visit later in the day is worth considering.
  • Take advantage of our Splash Cash wristband facility, allowing you to load money onto an electronic wristband which you can then spend at our catering and retail outlets and save frequent trips to and from the changing rooms.

VIP Treatment at Sandcastle Waterpark

For a special occassion or a treat for your family and friends why don’t you make a booking for the exclusive VIP Tiki Cabana – it’s available to hire for an extra special day out at Sandcastle Waterpark.

VIP Tiki Cabana at Sandcastle Waterpark
VIP Tiki Cabana at Sandcastle Waterpark

Our VIP Tiki Cabana is the perfect way to enjoy a day at Sandcastle Waterpark this summer. As well full access to our award winning Waterpark (Age, height and weight restrictions apply on Hyperzone slides and in our adults only Sea Breeze Spa) our Cabana offers an inclusive day out in a private, secluded area of our Waterpark.

Enjoy all of these fantastic benefits!

  • VIP car parking space
  • Private hot tub
  • Lounge area with TV and ceiling fans
  • Dining area
  • Lunch for each member of your party
  • Fridge stocked with a selection of drinks
  • Safe
  • Fruit basket
  • Full access to our Waterpark (age height and weight restrictions apply on Hyperzone slides and in our adults only Sea Breeze Spa)

PRICE: £50 per person for the first 4 guests. £40 per person for the second 4 guests. Our Cabana holds a maximum of 8 guests and at least one member of the party must be 18 years or older.

For further information or to book the VIP Tiki Cabana, please ring 01253 340 700

Splashtastic Birthday Parties at Sandcastle Waterpark

Birthday parties at the Sandcastle
Birthday parties at the Sandcastle

Why don’t you bring your special occasion to our place? You and your guests can enjoy as much time as you like in the park plus a choice of snacks from the Bongo Bongo Burger Shack – and best of all – there’s no washing up!

Including a full days admission, Hyperzone wristbands* and a birthday party lunch on Monkey Island, the dedicated lunch area. Make it a Sandcastle Waterpark birthday for your son or daughters next party.

*Age, height and weight restrictions apply on Hyperzone slides. Please check the Sandcastle Waterpark website for current birthday party details.


Birthday parties can be booked on any day that we’re open including the Winter months when we’re open at weekends and on additional selected dates (check website for full details). Call 01253 343602 for availability and to make your booking.

CLICK HERE to take you to the birthday party page of our website. (and please mention that you saw it on Visit Fylde Coast if you book!)

Group Visits to Sandcastle Waterpark

If you’re booking a visit to Sandcastle Waterpark for 10 or more people you can get great deals on entry prices.

You can add extra experiences to your deal at unbeatable prices including the Sea Breeze Spa, meal deals and more. Please check out the prices for current details.

Simply load up your wristband with cash on arrival, and enjoy using it at all catering outlets and shops – it saves going back to the changing rooms for money. At the end of your visit you’ll get your deposit back with any money that you’ve not spent.

Sandcastle Waterpark – proud to be an accessible venue

There’s a whole host of accessible facilities at Blackpool Sandcastle Waterpark to help you to enjoy your day out, including:

  • Ground level access and wide walkways throughout
  • Changing Place poolside wet room with H track hoist system
  • Pool accessible wheelchairs
  • Monthly accessible family evenings
  • 3 additional poolside wet rooms and poolside lockers
  • Quiet/sensory room
  • Pre visit familiarisation trips
  • Sandcastle Story and top tips for guests with autism
  • Comprehensive accessibility information on the website
  • Queue bypass facility – both at arrival and at the mat/tube collection points
  • Water ambassadors on hand to assist where required
  • Assistance dog sitting facility
  • Induction loops in all areas of the building

If you would like to discuss your requirements in advance of your visit just call the Sandcastle Accessibility hotline on 01253 340721. And please mention that you saw it on Visit Fylde Coast!

Waterfalls Cafe

Waterfalls Cafe at the Sandcastle
Waterfalls Cafe at the Sandcastle

Have you visited Waterfalls Cafe at Sandcastle Waterpark?

The outlet offers freshly prepared coffees, milkshakes and scrummy smoothies along with an extensive range of delicious hot or cold snacks, fresh cakes and meals. Information about Waterfalls cafe here

  • In the Bongo Bongo Burger Shack you can find great snacks and light bites.
  • Monkey Island is your home for a great party – for little chimps to great apes!
  • Treetops Trading Post is the place to buy your gifts and keepsakes to help you remember a great day out.

Sea Breeze Spa for Perfect Relaxation!

Why not pamper yourself in the Sea Breeze Spa at Sandcastle Waterpark Blackpool.

Sea Breeze Spa at the Sandcastle, Blackpool
Sea Breeze Spa at the Sandcastle, Blackpool

You can only enter the spa area if you are 18 years and older, making the spa area an ideal place for relaxing and chilling while the kids are enjoying the water slides.

Take time out to relax in this oasis and feel refreshed, re-energised and renewed, as you enjoy a wide range of facilities in our spa at the Centre of our Waterpark.

You can enjoy the Sauna room, steam room, ice feature, heated loungers, aromatherapy room, salt inhalation room and foot spas. Prices are £6 for the full day or £3 if combined with a Hyperzone wristband.

(The Spa area is within the Waterpark and is only accessible as a bolt on once you have entered and cannot be accessed on its own).

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