Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours resume service for 2021 season

Tourists will have the chance to travel the resort this summer on Blackpool's iconic heritage trams as bosses announced tours will return for the 2021 season

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 4:08 pm
Updated Friday, 16th April 2021, 4:12 pm
Blackpool's Western Train heritage tram

Operators of Blackpool’s world-famous, show stopping illuminated trams, including the ever-popular Western Train tram - said they we 'proud' to be resuming services and to be offering the unique experience for visitors to the Fylde coast. has announced that bookings are now on sale for the 2021 summer and illuminations season.

Bookings for the Heritage Tram Tours will open from May 29 2021 until January 3 2022, in line with the extended Illumination season.

It will mark the seventh successive season the vintage tram collection - - some of which are more than 100 years old - will be out on tour.

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Martin Gurr, heritage operations manager said: “We’re proud to be able to again offer a unique opportunity for visitors and residents alike to experience our Heritage Trams.

"To keep people safe and allow customers to plan ahead, all of our tours now operate on a pre-booking basis, allowing guests to choose their tour time and tram type in advance.

"It means customers are guaranteed their seat and won’t miss out if the tram is full on the day.”

The tours will be running in the daytime every weekend and during school holidays throughout the year.

Illuminations tours are always particularly busy and customers are advised to book in advance early to avoid disappointment.

Bookings can be made at