Region: North West

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Sandcastle Waterpark. South Beach, Blackpool, Lancs FY4 1BB

Contact: 01253 340 745



Sandcastle Waterpark is the UK’s largest Waterpark with more than 18 slides and attractions.

Do you have a video on YouTube or anywhere else that you would like to link to?

Are you on Twitter, Facebook or any other social media?

Exactly what does your venue offer to educational visits?

Sandcastle Waterpark is a multi award winning venue which prides itself on it’s Guest Service and Accessibility.

Business Presentations

Approx 1 hour per presentation. £50 per session – up to 25 pupils per Tour

A dedicated member of the management team will show you around the waterpark and present to you on a selection of topics, including: Marketing, Guest Services, Waterpark Safety or Sandcastle Waterpark – The Business.

Why you are you a great place for educational visits?

Sandcastle Waterpark is a UK market leader in the Waterpark Industry and has grown and evolved beyond recognition in the last 10 years. Guests visit Sandcastle Waterpark to experience a fantastic range of slides and attractions all under one roof and in a constant 84 degree setting.

In addition, we have a fantastic reputation when it comes to Guest Service and this is another reason why people visit us time and time again. We are also one of the UK’s leading Tourist Attractions when it comes to offering accessibility to guests with disabilities. We have a wide and ever expanding range of facilities to assist guests with disabilities and their requirements in order to enjoy a day out.

Through our Educational presentations, let us tell you all about our amazing Waterpark and how and why we have become so successful in the last decade.

Do you have the LOtC Quality Badge or any other accreditation such as AALA?

Investors in People Gold Award

Visit England Quality Assured Attraction

Visit England Gold Award Holder

What does a typical educational visit include?

Our Educational Presentations can be pitched to all Key Stages and we can incorporate specific topics and create bespoke presentations upon request.

Essentially our presentation forms a complete overview of our business and a tour of the facility so it is visually appealing and Interesting – particular for those in Key Stages 1,2 and 3.

For those in Key Stages 4 and 5, we can incorporate specific elements of learning into each presentation at the request of Tutors and Lecturers

What group sizes do you cater for?

Waterpark visits can cater for groups up to 200+ in size

Educational Presentations – 25 pupils per presentation.

Are you happy for children to take photos, video or audio?

If presentations are taking place whilst the Waterpark is closed photos, videos and audio may be taken. Whilst the Waterpark is operational, pictures maybe taken under controlled conditions.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

Risk assessment guidelines are available to download from our website:

What is the cost of the visit?

Sandcastle Waterpark – The Business – Educational Presentation and Waterpark Tour - £50 per presentation

(maximum of 25 per presentation)

Groups and Schools – Off Peak - £14.50 per pupil includes admission and picnic lunch

Teachers admitted free (doesn’t include lunch)

Group and Schools – Peak - £ 21.25 including admission and Picnic lunch or £22.50 with a meal deal lunch

Minimum group size of 10.

Is specific clothing required for the trip?

If visiting the Waterpark then suitable swimwear must be worn by everyone.

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?

We have a fully qualified First Aid Team and triage room on site.

Please list facilities available.

Sandcastle Waterpark features 18 fantastic slides and attractions

Waterfalls Café

Bongo Bongo Fast Food outlet situated within the Waterpark

Snack Shack food outlet (peak times)

Treetops Trading Post – Gift Shop

Small Amusement Arcade

Cash Machine

Accessible bathrooms

Changing Rooms (teachers are required to supervise pupils in the changing rooms)

Vending Machines

Our gift shop stocks a great range of pocket money and Sandcastle Waterpark branded items for pupils to purchase as a momento of their visit.

What are your disabled facilities?

Sandcastle Waterpark is proud to be one of the UK’s leading accessible Tourist Attractions with a wide range of facilities to assist guests with disabilities.

Please visit our website for full details of all facilities including our gold standard Changing Place wet room facility.

What are your opening days and hours?

Sandcastle Waterpark is open all year round (selected dates during off peak times)

Age of Children / Pupils: 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Type of Visit: Leisure Centres Themed Attractions

Curriculum Topics Covered: Business Studies Engineering Leisure & Tourism

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

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