Skegness Destination Guide

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Explore Skegness (Lincolnshire) Coast and Beaches

Skegness is a popular seaside town on the North Sea Lincolnshire coast and often referred to as "Skeggy". Like many seaside towns it was the arrival of the railway in 1875 that started to bring visitors and move it away from being just a small fishing port to a large seaside town. The town was the site of the UK's first holiday camp, started by Billy Butlin in 1936 and the holiday park still exists today. The seafront still hosts a pier but due to damage over the years it is now just a platform and half it's original length. The town offers selection of shops, theatre, fairground rides, amusement arcades, novelty outlets, a crazy golf course, fish and chip shops and other takeaways, and bars.

Skegness Lincolnshire Coast Map


Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, and places to stay and eat:

Skegness lifeboat station

Place Tags: Lifeboats

Chapel St Leonards Beach

Place Tags: Beaches

Skegness Pier

Place Tags: Piers

Natureland Seal Sanctuary

Place Tags: Animals - Wildlife

Anderby Creek Beach

Place Tags: Beaches and Dog Friendly

Skegness Beach

Ingoldmells Beach

Place Tags: Beaches