Despite images of deckchairs, seagulls and fish and chip suppers, the coastal town of Skegness has much more to offer than you’d think. Located on Lincolnshire’s out-stretched coast, this small resort offers that obligatory mix of sun, sea and sand with a huge dollop of traditional seaside charm.
Golden sandy beaches, a historic pier, colourful promenade and stunning seafront gardens give an eclectic seaside vibe of bygone days, while its wealth of attractions and entertainment have updated this town for modern holidaymakers.
Stroll along the prom, join the exciting thrill-rides at Bottons Pleasure Beach or take in some of its vivacious nightlife – you’ll love the fun and excitement that comes with holidays to Skegness.
Beside the Seaside
Whether you’re looking for a beachside paradise or a quaint B&B, there are many options to choose from on your holidays in Skegness. Many of Skegness’ hotels and guest houses are situated in prime position to the seafront – offering amusement arcades, pubs, clubs and golden beaches at just a few minutes’ walk away. If you’re looking for a secluded spot in the country, head to the west of town, where you’ll find a rural ambience within a few miles of Skegness.
When you tire of Skegness’ beaches, head to the town centre for some retail therapy. From the varied stores that inhabit the Hildred’s Shopping Centre to small independent boutiques that won’t break the bank, Skegness holidays are great for anyone who loves to shop. When you’ve exhausted your legs and your credit card, head to some of the town’s best eateries – serving up everything from traditional British cuisine to international dishes.
Out and About in Skegness
Skegness is a family paradise. From the white-knuckle thrills of Fantasy Island – complete with water rides, rollercoasters and play zones for all age ranges, to the toddler-friendly Captain Kids Adventure World. Despite the sun not always shining on this seaside town, there is a wealth of things to do on your Skegness holidays for rainy days. Pay a visit to Panda’s Palace Indoor Play Area, an exciting indoor venue for young children or head to Skegness Pier, where you’ll find bowling, video games and a laser quest all in one glorious stretch.
This town doesn’t close when the sun goes down, either. Whether you’re looking for late-night bowling alleys, kooky karaoke bars or old English pubs, you’ll find it on your holidays in Skegness. Venture into the centre of town towards the end of the night for a vibrant pub scene, whether you fancy sinking a drink in The Stumble Inn or lingering over cocktails in Wolfie’s Wine Bar.