The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse - Standard Entry Tickets

The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse

Available to 4 July 2025

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Book The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse tickets and visit one of Blackpool's best family attractions!

Looking for fun family things to do in Blackpool? Look no further than The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse, Blackpool's newest and (already!) one of the best family attractions!

Celebrate 25 years of Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler and The Gruffalo in his brand new Blackpool Clubhouse!

There's so many things to do and see at The Gruffalo's Clubhouse

Join the Gruffalo and Friends on their brand-new adventure. Burst through the pages of your favourite books into a magical place of imagination, creativity, discovery and play!

  • Come face-to-face with your favourite friends; The Gruffalo, Zog, The Snail and the Whale, Room on the Broom and many more!
  • Experience six immersive zones in this 75 minute play experience - suitable for children under 10!

Deep, Dark Wood Adventure Play:

  • Welcome to the deep, dark wood! Your search for the Gruffalo begins here!
  • Say hello to Mouse at the secret entrance and embark on your playful, woodland journey!
  • Clamber, crawl, balance and slide your way through the multiple depths of this forest-themed play area!
  • Please note: Height Restrictions: 90cm x148cm. Guests must wear socks at all times.

Deep, Dark Wood Soft Play:

  • Travel through the dynamic, soft-padded deep, dark woodland with Mouse and the Gruffalo
  • Encounter more forest friends; find Snake, Owl and Fox!
  • Work your way through spinning wallsforest-themed elevationssecret tunnels and more!
  • Please note: Height Restrictions: 90cm x 148cm. Guests must wear socks at all times.

Room on the Broom Toddler Play:

  • Specifically for the youngest adventurers to interact and engage in physical fun & sensory play!
  • Climb, wriggle and slide through the charming, padded soft-play area
  • Find Witch, Cat, Dog, Bird and Frog and help Witch find her lost belongings!
  • Please note: High Restrictions: Under 90cm. Guests must wear socks at all times.

Gruffalo's Child Sensory Room:

  • Experience a magical winter-themed land and enjoy the physical and digital sensory play in the Gruffalo's Child playroom!
  • Enjoy LED lights, a comfortable atmosphere and a beautiful backdrop to your play session!
  • Please note: Guests must wear socks at all times. 

Zog's Dragon School Challenge:

  • Tackle Madame Dragon's challenges in this multi-levelled, soft-play adventure!
  • Meet Zog in this interactive, augmented reality magic mirror! 
  • Fly like a dragon as you swing across the netted bridges and climb towers to capture the Princess Pearl!
  • Please note: Height Restrictions: 90cm x 148cm. Guests must wear socks at all times.

The Snail and the Whale Seaside Play:

  • Have a whale of a time in this vibrant, deep-sea ball-pool!
  • Watch as the room transforms into a bio-luminescent immersive environment!
  • Featuring glow-in-the-dark graphics and seaside-themes in this exciting experience!
  • Please note: Height Restrictions: 90cm x 148cm. Guests must wear socks at all times.

Whether you're an older adventurer or a younger explorer, there's something for all children at this interactive, one-of-a-kind activity centre!

One of the best things to do with children in Blackpool

If you're getting a little tuckered out from all the magic, friends and activities, take a pitstop at one of the Clubhouse's facilities - the perfect way to break your day up!

  • Woodland Cafe: Meet the Highway Rat himself as you enjoy some tasty treats, sweet snacks and delicious drinks!
  • Meet & Greet Area: Step into the woodland clearing and get ready to meet the great, big Gruffalo! Don't forget to pose for a photo!
  • Gift Shop: Books, keyrings, plush toys, games and more - snag a Clubhouse souvenir to remember your day!

About your Adventure:

  • Entry to The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse!
  • Reschedule for free if your plans change
  • You must have a child in your party to visit The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse
  • Under 1's go free!

Book tickets now for one of the best family-friendly days out in Blackpool - a great day out with the kids near Blackpool Pleasure Beach!

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Golden Mile Centre Promenade,
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How to find us

The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse
The Promenade
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY1 5AA

The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse is located on the central promenade in between the North and Central piers, and only 200m south of the iconic Blackpool Tower. Located directly opposite the seafront the centre can be seen on approach from both north and southbound travel along the promenade. The centre is accessible directly from the public footpath on the promenade.

Train
The nearest train station to the centre is Blackpool North located on Talbot Road, approximately 0.8 miles away. Taxis are readily available from the train station and all should have accessible vehicles. 

Buses
Buses operate frequently from the train station but don’t run directly to The Grufflo & Friends Clubhouse. If you are travelling from a nearby location, the 68 stagecoach bus runs from Preston to Blackpool town centre which is just 400m from the Sea Life. There are also bus stops roughly 50m either side of the centre if travelling from other nearby locations. All Blackpool Transport buses are accessible for wheelchair users; however, mobility scooters require a permit to be obtained prior to travel. There are no audible or visual announcements made regarding the different stops when travelling on the bus.

Trams
Trams operate from Starr Gate all the way through to Fleetwood along Blackpool Promenade. Operating roughly every 10 – 15 minutes, there is a tram stop almost directly opposite The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse. All trams (excluding Heritage Trams) have level boarding and step-free interiors, with designated pushchair/wheelchair areas to ensure accessibility for all. All except the Heritage trams have both visual & audible announcers to inform passengers of the next stops.

Car Parking & Arrival
Unfortunately, they don’t have onsite parking due to the location of the centre. The street at the rear of the centre (Bonny Street) can, however, be used as parking for blue badge holders, and there are 2 council operated car parks located less than 100m away from the main entrance. Both car parks have street lamp lighting in the car park areas as well as on the adjacent streets. The streets surrounding the centre are all fairly even, with tactile paving at drop curbs along the promenade with colours to highlight the dropped area as well. The pavement on approach to the main entrance is on a very slight incline and a coloured paved area indicates the entrance section to the centre. There is a loading area outside the main entrance for coaches or taxis however there isn’t a dropped curb. The nearest dropped curb is roughly 20m from the centre.

  • Toilets & accessible toilets

  • Baby-changing

  • Woodland Café

  • No parking on site - see Location information

  • You are more than welcome to bring a buggy into the attraction; a buggy park is located by the shoe storage area and space is offered on a first come, first serve basis. Unattended personal items are left at owners' risk, The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse does not accept responsibility for any lost or stolen items
  • Sensory room - see Additional info for more accessibility information

  • Gift shop

During peak times, the team will be implementing a wristband system whereby guests are guaranteed a minimum of 75 minutes within the attraction. During off-peak trading times, guests will be permitted to stay as long as they wish

They are located right on the Blackpool promenade below SEA LIFE. Address is:

The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse
The Promenade
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY1 5AA

Yes, The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse is located entirely indoors so will not be affected by the weather. However, please be aware that in winter the Promenade can be very windy therefore we would advise to travel caution.

Adults must be accompanied by children to enter The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse. The attraction is designed for little ones. An adult is classed as aged 15 and over. Children are classed as aged 14 and under. Children under the age of 1 are free but require a booking.

No one under the age of 17 will be admitted into the attraction unless they are accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over. Such person must remain under the control or supervision of an adult whilst on site at all times.

The centre has been designed with your needs in mind. 

  • There is an accessible toilet and changing places room (which includes a toilet, bed and hoist). Baby changing facilities are available in both the male and female toilets
  • The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse welcomes all assistance animals and guide dogs, however they are not permitted to play on the structures / equipment. Water is available upon request
  • Some of our facilities and play structures have been designed to be accessible for our guests with reduced mobility requirements
  • Anyone accompanying a person with a disability, and holds a valid carer or companion card, is entitled to free General Admission to the attraction
  • Guests with sensory sensitivity are welcome in the attraction at any time, however we advise that our quietest periods are during the week (outside of school holidays), after 2pm. This will allow you plenty of time to enjoy the full benefits the attraction has to offer. They also have noise cancelling head phones available upon entry. These are subject to availability.

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