Explore the area

Place to visit near Cala Gran

Visit the Pleasure Beach and pier there are rollercoasters and, yes the famous donkey rides. Why not pop to Cleverleys Promenade, visit Blackpool Zoo or get some retail therapy at bustling Fleetwood market. From beautiful beaches and landscapes to historical sites to adventure parks...you choose!

Lots to see and do

Our top picks

There are lots of fabulous places to visit, using Haven holiday parks as your base. From beautiful beaches and landscapes to places of interest like historical sites and nature trails, or attractions like theme parks and wildlife parks - there are choices to suit the whole family. Check out our top picks.
Sunset view of Blackpool Beach

Beaches

Blackpool Central Beach

A short journey from our Cala Gran and Marton Mere parks, Blackpool's brightly lit promenade and three large piers boast funfairs, amusements and entertainments. There is a sandy beach, and the town retains a bustling, lively atmosphere. Please note that dogs are not allowed. European designated bathing water. There is chargeable parking, and in peak times this could be a short walk from the beach. A park and ride service is available.

Address:

Blackpool Beach, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1BB

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
8 miles from Cala Gran
4 miles from Marton Mere
Blackpool Tower

Attractions

Blackpool Tower

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Built in 1894, The Blackpool Tower is one of Britain’s best loved landmarks. Today it hosts five of Blackpool’s premier attractions, visit as many as you wish, or enjoy one of the numerous special events. 

Address:

Blackpool Tower & Circus, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 4BJ

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
7 miles from Cala Gran
4 miles from Marton Mere
Two giraffes with sky background

Attractions

Blackpool Zoo

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Get up close and personal with animal experiences, learn all about some of your favourite animals and birds at the keeper-led talks and feeding sessions, or walk around the park at your own pace and discover tigers, gorillas, and more. 

Address:

Blackpool Zoo, East Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 8PP

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
8 miles from Cala Gran
3 miles from Marton Mere
Farmer holding two pigs

Attractions

Farmer Parrs Animal World

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A fab-ewe-lous animal farm with a museum, cafe & gift shop. Plus outdoor play areas, indoor picnic/bouncy castle barn & indoor animal barns too. We also have ‘The Pottery Studio’ based here and it is run by the charity ‘Autism Initiatives’ and you can ‘Paint-a-Pot’ with help from their students. Daily events include farm tours, animal shows, tractor rides, pony rides & grooming, egg collecting, animal feeding & petting.

Address:

Farmer Parrs Animal World, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 8SL

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
Less than 1 mile from Cala Gran
12 miles from Marton Mere
Blackpool Winter Gardens dome

Attractions

Blackpool Winter Gardens

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The Winter Gardens Blackpool will keep you entertained with rich and diverse show and event programming. From the latest and greatest West End shows and live music concerts, to stand-up comedy from some of the industry’s biggest names and dance events. You can even enjoy a cinema experience with a twist on the Opera House Blackpool big screen.

Address:

Winter Gardens, 97 Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1HL

Open dates:

All year round 

Distance from park:
8 miles from Cala Gran
3 miles from Marton Mere
Blackpool Central Pier skyline

Attractions

Central Pier

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With its array of attractions, amusements, shows and shopping, Central Pier is at the heart of the Blackpool coastline.

Address:

Central Pier, Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 5BB

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
8 miles from Cala Gran
3 miles from Marton Mere
Madame Tussauds in Blackpool

Attractions

Madame Tussauds

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Get up close and personal with your favourite celebrities from the world of film, music, sport, TV and comedy at Madame Tussauds Blackpool. Rub shoulders with the stars and take a selfie with your favourite celebrities.

 

Address:

Madame Tussauds Blackpool, 89 Promenade, Blackpool, FY1 5AA

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
8 miles from Cala Gran
3 miles from Marton Mere
Aerial view of Sandcastle Waterpark

Attractions

Sandcastle Waterpark

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Fancy a family day out filled with fun and excitement? Sandcastle Waterpark has over 18 slides and attractions including water slides, fun pools, wave machine, water chutes, burger bars, snack bars, arcades, swim shop and much more!

 

Address:

Sandcastle Waterpark, South Beach, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1BB

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
9 miles from Cala Gran
4 miles from Marton Mere
People in pedalos on the river

Place of interest

Stanley Park

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Enjoy a visit to Stanley Park where you can enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the acres of lush lawns where you can take a relaxing stroll or play games with the family. Wander round the Italian gardens and fountains or take a rowing boat around the lake. Whatever you fancy, the whole family will enjoy a sunny day here. 

Address:

Stanley Park, West Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 9HU

Open dates:

All year round 

Distance from park:
8 miles from Cala Gran
2 miles from Marton Mere