The Cumbrian came through Blackpool's youth system and spent last season on loan at Blue Square Bet Premier outfit Hyde, where he made 38 league appearances.
Speaking from the Tangerines' pre-season training camp in Portugal, he told the club's official website: "I know the gaffer didn't get much chance to have a look at me last season because I was on loan at Hyde, but I'm happy that he's giving me a chance.
"Hopefully I can impress him this season because I think it's a big one for me."
Meanwhile, Tiago Gomes has opted to join Cypriot side APOEL FC on a two-year deal following his release.
The 27-year-old, who made 25 league appearances for the Seasiders last season, ended the campaign on the sidelines following knee surgery.