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A little insight into what Lincolnshire can offer

Lincolnshire

Mablethorpe, Sutton on Sea, Chapel St Leonards and Skegness, all evoke memories of family fun packed bucket and spade holidays. There is also hidden within Lincolnshire fantastic heritage, landscapes and traditions, so whatever the weather and whenever you visit there's no shortage of things to see and do here.
Welcome to Lincolnshire! 2,646 square mile landscape packed with a vast array of magical, natural beauty holding ancient, surpassing architecture dating back to around 1000AD! Take a step back in time and get lost in a county renown for it's history and heritage, explore forgotten castles and become surrounded by a land filled with mysterious arts and culture. However, perhaps shopping is more your bag or maybe a countryside rural retreat? We have a selection of thriving market towns and of course, there’s always an old-fashioned traditional seaside holiday.

 

Skegness

Skegness was one of the country's first seaside resorts to welcome visitors and still one of the most popular today. Again winning the Blue Flag award for it's beach, it offers numerous family attractions, fun filled days and exciting nights, why wouldn't you want to visit.
Walk along the front at Skegness and it's a wonderland of family friendly attractions – go-karting, ten-pin bowling, funfair and crazy golf are just some of the activities that will keep you entertained. If you want to kick back and relax then the Compass Gardens is a great place to sit and watch the world go by. If you’re looking for festival and carnival fun then Skegness is home to some amazing events that take place throughout the year. So check our events page to find out about upcoming events taking place. At night you can choose between the big name shows at the Embassy Theatre where you can see stars on the stage throughout week, a visit to the cinema, a drink in a trendy bar or a top quality meal in one of our fine restaurants.

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Ingoldmells

Collect your ticket to a fantasy world of entertainment... you're in for a thrilling rollercoaster of a ride, mixing white-knuckle spills and family friendly attractions. 2017 see the new owners, the Mellors Group, refurbishing and investing in excess of £3 million in a number of new rides and attractions. This significant investment includes attractions such as a multi-platform themed indoor mini golf course, an American-style bowling alley and six new junior and family rides to enhance the overall Fantasy Island offering.
The Mellors Group has also announced there will be facelift to Europe’s largest 7-day market. Upgrades in product variation, site presentation and branding have began and aim to complete for March 2018.

It is Ingoldmells that beckoned Billy Butlin way back in 1936 when he was looking to launch his holiday empire and is celebrating 80 years of entertaining visitors. Today Butlins is a very different experience. Chic New England style apartments with wide-screen TVs, whirlpool baths and big name stars. The latest development is Splash Water World where there are thrilling flumes and rides as well as quieter paddling areas perfect for little ones.
Another great family attraction is Hardy’s Animal Farm where adults and children can meet, feed and make friends with the animals. There's also a great outdoor playground and indoor playbarn for children to burn off some energy whilst having heaps of fun. 

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Chapel St Leonards

Situated just 7 miles from Skegness, Chapel St Leonards is a popular seaside holiday village. Full of entertainment and things to do, Chapel is fun for all the family. The sheltered beach is a great place for families to spend time enjoying the seaside and the promenade provides a great place for a gentle walk to Chapel Point, once part of the defences during the Second World War.
Chapel village is renowned for its family friendly pubs and is bursting with independent shops and cafes . The fun pool and splash pool at the nearby Robin Hood Leisure Park are always popular choices to burn off some energy and its Club Tropicana nightclub hosts a wealth of entertainment.

Sutton On Sea

The pride and joy of this charming quaint seaside town is its glorious beach which has been attracting holidaymakers since the days of Queen Victoria's reign.
There’s plenty to see and do, be it a gentle stroll along the promenade or some family fun in the Pleasure Gardens where you will find a paddling pool, bowling green and a children’s play area, set against a beautiful backdrop of floral displays.
The High Street is home to a variety of independent shops from butchers to antique shops where you will find first class customer service and a choice of pubs, cafes and restaurants providing a great choice of places to eat.
If you enjoy a spot of carnival fever then make a date to go along to the Sutton on Sea and Trusthorpe Carnival, held at the end of July and draws in crowds from all around.

Mablethorpe

Mablethorpe has always been a family favourite. With its two mile stretch of golden sand it is the perfect place to while away those long summer days. Stroll along the promenade and you’ll be spoilt for choice with so many places to eat, drink and relax. You’ll also come across our iconic Bathing Beauties beach huts. Discover a giant Gin & Tonic with a straw and a slice of lemonade or the Victorian themed Camera Obscura. Look out for Jabba too – hidden in the sand dunes.
A stone’s throw from the beach, Queens Park offers a chance to relax amongst its neatly manicured gardens while enjoying a leisurely bite to eat at the café. You’ll also find a paddling pool, tennis courts, boating lake, miniature railway and putting green.
Year-round events add to the mix, including the glittering Mablethorpe Illuminations; while in winter or spring, catch exciting beach motorcycling.

The Natural Coast

Discover a different coast where sloping sand dunes embrace mile upon mile of golden sands, a place where nature thrives.
So, it's no surprise that much of it is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). It offers one of the best places in Britain to see breeding grey seals. While each year around a million birds from across the globe migrate along its sandy shoreline.
Located between the coastal strip and the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty you’ll find the Lincolnshire Coastal Grazing Marshes. This nationally threatened habitat supports a diverse variety of wildlife and the distinctive wetland landscape is steeped in a rich cultural history.
The area is also home to the Lincolnshire Coastal Country Park where you can spend time exploring the natural landscape and wildlife. The best way to discover the area is on foot, using a clearly labelled network of footpaths and bridleways.
With a beautiful stretch of sandy, unspoilt beach, Anderby Creek is as delightful as the name suggest and amongst the sand dunes is the ‘Round and Round House’ designed for all-year round bird watching. This is also where you can take a seat at the Cloud Bar, the UK’s first purpose-built cloud viewing platform where you can sit back and enjoy the natural shapes of cloud formations as they drift across East Lincolnshire’s big skies.

The Lincolnshire Wolds

Just a few miles inland, East Lincolnshire boasts the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which makes it a haven for visitors looking to enjoy the English countryside at its best. For over forty years it has been an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, rolling countryside that challenges misconceptions of Lincolnshire being flat.
Hidden valleys, sleepy stone villages and historic market towns... welcome to the Wolds. Exploring the Lincolnshire Wolds and our market towns is a breeze. Choose from leisurely walks to serious treks. Enjoy ‘Walkers are Welcome’ towns, including Horncastle, Market Rasen and Caistor. Each year the Lincolnshire Wolds welcomes thousands of walkers as part of the annual Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival, walkers can choose from over 100 walks during this two week festival, with something to suit everyone.
One of the joys of exploring the Lincolnshire Wolds is exploring our historic market towns. There’s Louth, the ‘finest little market town in Britain’ and Horncastle famed for its antiques shops. Charming Alford with its five-sailed windmill hosts regular arts and craft markets.

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5 Holiday Parks that won't break the bank...

Renting a Caravan is a great way to save money, and for family's to get enjoy time together without breaking the bank. But rather than renting a caravan, have you ever thought about buying one of your own?

Read on to find out how much site fee's would cost in our “5 Holiday Parks that wont break the bank” and then decide how one week at a all singing all dancing Holiday Park compares to one years site fee's, and endless family fun.

 

Country Meadows Holiday Park - Ingoldmells

Country Meadows is a great place to have your own quiet corner in Lincolnshire, the pitches are set out in Park style with generously spaced plots, with individual car parking right next to the plot and the ability to fit Verandas & Sun decks to the Caravan. All plots are gravelled and slabbed with piped gas, satellite television and BT Phone Lines to each pitch.
It is a strictly non subletting and families only site, which helps to foster a real community feel where you can get to know and see your neighbours throughout the year. Located close to the beaches and entertainments of Ingoldmells and only a short drive to Skegness.
The static park is set well away from the nightly touring pitches in a private setting around the fishing lakes.


Features and Facilities of the park include:

• Well stocked fishing lake.

• Large Children's Play Area

• Barrier & CCTV System for added security.

• Piped Gas (No changing of Gas Bottles).

• Large pitches with good space for deckings.

• Open March - December.

• Short Walk to the Beach.
• Site fee's £2250. (which is equivalent to just  £62 per week, over 9months)

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Cherry Lea Holiday Park - Skegness

Cherry Lea Static Caravan Park is located near the family holiday resort of Skegness. It's offers the perfect location for both family holidays and quiet getaways on the fringe of the Lincolnshire countryside. Cherry Lea offers excellent level lakeside space for a holiday home. Enjoy the views of the lake, go for a gentle stroll or a days fishing. Home owners will be assured of a peaceful time whilst on holiday here at Cherry Lea. Located between Skegness and the Lincolnshire countryside owners can fill their days with peaceful walks or a leisurely bike ride through the picturesque scenery.


Features and Facilities of the park include:

• Well stocked private fishing lake.


• Private Parking Bays.

• Piped Gas (No changing of Gas Bottles).

• Large pitches with good space for deckings.

• Open 1st March - 31st November
• Short Walk To Swimming Pool & Golf Course
• 5miles to the Beach.
• Site fee's from only £1,600. (which is equivalent to just  £44 per week, over 9months)

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Chapel Fields Caravan Park - Chapel St Leonards

Chapel Fields is ideally situated on the edge of the holiday entertainments yet offers all the peace of the countryside. We are set within the superb Watermeadows Carp Fishery with fishing lakes to suit all standards of fisherman from 40lb specimen carp down to pleasure fishing in the rush pool. A secure gated entry and entrance provides peace of mind for all guests. Complimentary toilet and shower facilities are found in a brand new amenity block. Chaplefields are a friendly, well run family Caravan Park within a short walking distance from the fun of Chapel St Leonards Beaches and close to all the holiday entertainment found in both Chapel St Leonards and Skegness.


Features and Facilities of the park include:

• Well stocked fishing lake.

• Family Run Caravan Park

• Barrier & CCTV System for added security.

• Piped Gas (No changing of Gas Bottles).

• Large pitches with good space for deckings.

• Open March - December.

• Walking distance to the Beach.
• Site fee's £2250. (which is equivalent to just  £62 per week, over 9months)

Does Chapel Fields appeal to you? Click here for more information

 

Holivans Holiday Park - Mablethorpe

Holivans is a family run caravan park close in resort of Mablethorpe. For a quiet holiday retreat it provide pitches for privately owned holiday homes as well as a select number of pitches for touring caravans and motorhomes. The Tow Bar above reception is a great place to enjoy a drink in comfortable surroundings, and is open to the public and also has Wifi connection. Holivans are ideally situated adjacent to the most beautiful sand dunes and sea-washed sandy beach which are both perfect for picnics and play.


Features and Facilities of the park include:

• A stones throw to the beach - direct access
• Family Run Caravan Park

• On-site Clubhouse - The Towbar

• Next Door To Golden Sands Resort & Facilities.

• Open March - November.

• Walking distance to the Mablethorpe Town Centre.
• Site fee's £1,830. (which is equivalent to just  £51 per week, over 9months)

Is Holivans in Mablethorpe ideal for you? Click here for more information

 

Grange Farm Park - Maltby-Le-Marsh

Open 12 months of the year, Grange Farm Park is a small picturesque, exclusive family owned and run park set in the heart of tranquil countryside and just a short drive from Mablethorpe and Skegness. Established 35 years ago, it provides visitors to Lincolnshire with a relaxing and peaceful haven in a home from home environment.
Holiday home and lodge pitches are set out in Park style with generously spaced plots accommodating units as large as 42x20ft, with two car parking spaces right next to each plot and the ability to fit Verandas & Sundecks to the Caravans


Features and Facilities of the park include:

• 12 months openinig 
• Family Run Holiday  Park

• Excellent Fishing - 2 private lakes

• Luxury Lakeside Plots.

• Spacious Concrete Plots with Piped Gas & Private Parking.

• 5mins drive to the Mablethorpe Town Centre.
• Site fee's from £2,600. (which is equivalent to just  £50 per week)

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