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The Lincolnshire Coast

The Lincolnshire Coast is more than 50 miles long and has four official Blue Flag beaches to enjoy. From the traditional seaside resorts of Skegness, Cleethorpes and Mablethorpe, to the unspoilt nature reserves of Gibraltar Point, the Lincolnshire Coast has something for everyone. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most popular destinations along the Lincolnshire coastline.

Popular Places along the Lincolnshire Coast

If you’re looking for action-packed, family friendly days out on the Lincolnshire coast, make your way to Skegness, Ingoldmells or Chapel St. Leonards. These three resorts are perfect for those looking for beaches complete with bars, restaurants, activities for kids and entertainment galore.

From Butlins in Skegness, Fantasy Island amusement park in Ingoldmells and stock-car racing at Skegness Stadium (where kids under 13 go free), there’s so much to discover when you explore the Lincolnshire coastline. Choose from busy beaches with a wide array of activities, or opt for a more relaxed area of the coastline to soak up the Great British sunshine.

Mablethorpe, and its neighbouring resorts of Trusthorpe and Sutton-on-Sea, offer a quieter seaside setting – but there is still plenty to see and do at these two stunning beaches.

For golf-lovers, don’t miss the beaches of Cleethorpes and Humberston. These two resorts are home to some excellent golf courses, which come complete with fantastic coastal views. At Cleethorpes, there are other popular tourist attractions like the Cleethorpes Pier, which has its own bar, restaurant and nightclub.

The beaches of Lincolnshire offer unforgettable entertainment for the whole family and are hugely popular with visitors young and old. So, let’s take a sneak peek at what you can expect from a visit to the beaches of Skegness, Cleethorpes and Mablethorpe.


One of the larger coastal towns in Lincolnshire, Skegness is hugely popular with visitors from within the county and from across the UK. The beautiful beach is one of the area’s main attractions, and when you visit it you’ll soon see why!

The beach at Skegness is ideal for sunbathing, building sandcastles or enjoying a refreshing swim. It’s perfect for family days out, relaxed afternoons with friends and romantic sunset strolls – and there’s so much to do while you’re in the area.

The town also boasts a wide range of activities; Skegness Pier, the Natureland Seal Sanctuary and Skegness Pleasure Beach attractions. Don’t miss out on a trip to ‘Skeg’ while you’re in Lincolnshire.


While it may not be as well known as Skegness, this bustling coastal town still receives around a million visitors per year. Cleethorpes is particularly popular amongst sporty visitors and is a go to destination for extreme sport enthusiasts.

Extreme sports fans flock from miles around to perform on the beach at Cleethorpes. It has a designated area of the beach set aside for kite surfing and buggies – indeed, it is recognised as having one of the best kitesurfing beaches in the UK. Even if you’re not an adrenaline junkie yourself, the beach is well worth a visit to see some of these performers in action throughout the year.

Cleethorpes is the perfect place to kick back and unwind in Lincolnshire. There are beautiful gardens, picturesque views and many stunning secluded spots for lazy afternoons in the sunshine. Visit Cleethorpes to explore the area for yourself.


Winner of a prestigious Blue Flag award, Mablethorpe has one of the cleanest beaches in the UK. The beach is the ideal escape for all the family, and has plenty of fun things to see and do along the coastline.

At Mablethorpe, you’ll find animal encounters at the seal sanctuary and a great cinema where you can catch all the latest blockbusters. There are also traditional arcades, ideal for younger visitors, and some excellent bars and restaurants to relax in. Along the beach you’ll find several areas specially designated for families, making this one of our favourite family-friendly spots on the coast.

The pristine sand dunes of Mablethorpe stretch for miles along the coastline, making this an ideal destination for those looking for a long stroll along the shore, or keen fitness enthusiasts searching for a beachfront running spot. The sand dunes are even used as a venue for motocross racing during the winter.