15 Blackpool Promenade sculptures, structures and unusual objects you may not know are there

11 Blackpool Promenade sculptures, structures and unusual objects you may not know are there

Over the years Blackpool has seen some big changes and the Promenade has been no exception, with new features popping along the few miles from north to south.

Many, like old rain shelters and the war memorial are clear in the mind of residents, but there's lots more going on along our great promenade than you might remember. Here are 11 sculptures, structures and unusual objects - some of which you may have never noticed before.

The two shelters can found in close distance to each other between the Blackpool's tram depot and the Pleasure Beach Big One.

5. Wind and rain shelters

The two shelters can found in close distance to each other between the Blackpool's tram depot and the Pleasure Beach Big One.
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The pebble like structures double as seats where tourists can rest their legs, or sit and take in the sea views.

6. Large pebbles

The pebble like structures double as seats where tourists can rest their legs, or sit and take in the sea views.
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Officially titled "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?", this is probably the most famous of the objects you can find along the stretch.

7. Mirror ball

Officially titled "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?", this is probably the most famous of the objects you can find along the stretch.
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The swivelling wind shelter shaped like a whale's tail, is 8m (26ft) high made from stainless steel, and is designed to align itself with the wind to give shelter from Irish Sea gusts.

8. Whale tail

The swivelling wind shelter shaped like a whale's tail, is 8m (26ft) high made from stainless steel, and is designed to align itself with the wind to give shelter from Irish Sea gusts.
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