This crowd-pleasing seaside town has been wooing holidaymakers for years and with its quintessential tea rooms, fairground rides and family-friendly beaches, it’s still a firm favourite. It’s not all donkey rides, penny arcades and fish ‘n’ chips though: this is a seaside resort that knows how to move with the times. You’ll find some fantastic seafood restaurants offering a fine dining experience, elegant wine bars along the seafront and wonderful wildlife at the Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve. There’s a huge choice of rentals too, so why not pick your favourite cottage, guest house or chalet for a great British seaside break?
Pack the picnic hamper, beach towels and that all-important bucket and spade before heading to the award-winning sandy beach for a great family day out. The beach has Blue Flag status and is ideal for building sandcastles and collecting shells. Other family-friendly attractions include the Natureland Seal Sanctuary, the Skegness Model Village, the historical Church Farm and the Skegness Golf Centre.
From ice cream parlours to fine dining restaurants, there’s a fantastic range of places to eat out in Skegness. You’ll find traditional pubs serving up hearty homemade fare, Indian cuisine to set your taste buds alight and romantic Italian pizzerias. The nightlife in Skegness is lively and varied. Sit back and watch the waves from a wine bar or dance until the early hours at a nightclub. Fancy a quiet drink? There are also plenty of quirky pubs and cafes where you can chat with friends and loved ones until your heart’s content.