Skegness

Located on the Lincolnshire coast, Skegness is one of England’s oldest and most popular seaside resorts.

With a fantastic sandy beach that has been awarded Blue Flag status (for cleanliness of its beach and purity of its sea-water), the fun and excitement of  the promenade, and the beauty and tranquility of the Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve, Skegness has something to suit all tastes.

Things to do in Skegness:

  • Natureland Seal Sanctuary. Watch the seals being fed, visit the aquarium, tropical butterfly house and pet’s corner. Open daily 11am – 6.30pm. Last admission 5.30pm.
  • Skegness Beach. Awarded the prestigious Blue Flag for cleanliness, this sandy beach is a great place to spend the day.
  • Skegness Seafront. Choose from crazy golf, outdoor swimming pool, amusement arcades and much more!
  • Skegness Tower Gardens. Beautiful municipal park with a grandstand and a full calendar events throughout the summer.
  • Skegness Pier. Home to laserquest, adventure world, ten pin bowling etc.
  • Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve. Internationally recognised nature reserve covering 3 miles of coast from Skegness to The Wash. Visitor centre open daily 10am – 4pm (April – October).  Tuesday – Saturday 11am-3pm (November – March).
  • Fantasy Island Britian’s first themed indoor family resort and amusement park situated at nearby Ingoldmells.
  • Bateman’s Brewery. One of Britain’s oldest family brewery. Located at nearby Wainfleet. Visitor Centre open 11.30am – 4pm Wednesday – Sunday.

 

Popular Events in Skegness:

SO Festival 28th June – 6th July This annual festival sees Skegness turned into an international arts venue with street theatre, live music, dance acts, puppetry and urban art.
Skegness Carnival Week 11th – 16th August A week of fun-packed activities and celebrations, starting with a Grand Parade of floats through the streets of Skegness.