Cleethorpes is located at the mouth of the River Humber, a lengthy estuary that is home to one of the world's longest single span suspension bridges. It has a very wide, deep and sandy beach that stretches south to the adjacent community of Humberston. Sand dunes abound, though promenades and a Pier reflect the resorts Victorian origins. Cleethorpes is a family resort of the traditional English Seaside variety. Pleasure Island, a large theme park, has many attractions for all ages. Thorpe Park is a caravan village that extends into nearby Humberston. Donkeys ply their trade on the beach. A miniture railway offers the rare sight of steam engines. A boating lake is the ideal opportunity to idle away time. Cleethorpes is a safe resort and though a 'lifeboat' is always on standby its waters have not seen tragedy. All the familiar traditional seaside virtues are here. The local authority is North East Lincolnshire - www.nelincs.gov.uk