Looking for the best beaches in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom?

Lincolnshire is really popular for its beaches, this county lies on the East coast of England and is known for its natural beauty.

Here’s a quick round up to help you make up your mind where to go this Summer.

1.  Mablethorpe

Mablethorpe Town beach, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

The golden beach is a big draw and the traditional seaside shops, cafes and entertainment make this area a must if you’ve children to amuse.  It’s a blue flag beach and there is a lifeguard on duty. You can hire a beach hut/chalet as well as deck chairs. The car parking is excellent and there are good facilities on the promenade.

There are decent places to eat including a few good fish and chip shops nearby too! Dogs are not allowed.

2.  Sutton on Sea

Sutton-on-Sea beach, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

This is a quieter beach spot making is the ideal spot to relax with the family or just to read a book and enjoy the ocean view.

It is a blue flag beach with a lifeguard on duty and plenty of facilities to enjoy. Beach huts and deck chairs can be hired daily and parking is good. This is a clean, unspoilt beach and the fishing is good too.  Unfortunately, no dogs are allowed until after Summer.

3.  Anderby Creek

Anderby Creek beach, Skegness, Lincolnshire

This is the spot if you want to escape the crowds!

Anderby is quiet and unspoilt. The facilities are few but this means fewer people go there so the beach remains peaceful and clean. Dogs are allowed but please scoop the poop so it stays beautiful for other visitors.

4.  Chapel St Leonard’s

Chapel St Leonards beach, Skegness, Lincolnshire

This beach is clean and friendly! There are no lifeguards but good facilities with a gorgeous village to explore and get a bite to eat. Parking is within a few minutes walk and loos at Chapel Point or in the village. Dogs are allowed in signposted areas only.

5.  Ingoldmells

Ingoldmells beach, Skegness, Lincolnshire

You’ll notice that you’re entering a more developed area of the Lincolnshire coast here. The large theme park Fantasy Island is here and there are loads to do for everyone. Surprisingly, this beach does not have a blue flag or lifeguards but there are great facilities in the resort.  Good parking, a clean beach and loads of restaurants to choose from make Ingoldmells a good spot for families wanting a day out on the beach.

6.  Skegness

Skegness Pier, Skegness, Lincolnshire

Everyone loves this traditional English seaside town. This is a very busy beach but it is clean with high standards of water quality and facilities. Lifeguards are on duty daily and you can hire deck chairs, chalets and water sports equipment. Parking is great and there are many places to eat and drink. There’s a great coffee shop just by the play area.


For details on dog-friendly beaches see our Lincolnshire dog pages.

We’d love to hear about your experiences on Lincolnshire’s beaches and if you have any information to add or tips for our readers, please do so in the comments box below.

Photo by Dave Catchpole cc

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