Nearest Blue Flag Beaches Lincolnshire
Blue Flag beaches in , Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, the Blue Flag award is a prestigious, international award scheme that aims to provide an assurance to tourists that a beach has met a minimum standard. To collect a Blue Flag any UK and Ireland beach must achieve the highest quality of water, facilities, safety, environmental education and management.
Below we list the current Lincolnshire beaches holding the Blue Flag award.
- Skegness beach is probably Lincolnshire’s most renown beach, it’s called Skeg, Skeggy and Skegvegas by those who have been there and is one of the county’s most visited seaside resorts and in particular for those in the East Midlands. It’s a perfect, wide, sandy beach with promenade gardens and boating lakes. All visitor reviews speak of the cleanliness of this beach, the facilities and the fun they’ve had there all year round. There are great restaurants and cafes and a lot of attractions allowing a really good day out whatever the weather!It’s a great sandy beach for surfing, bodyboarding, swimming, boating and canoeing as the water is shallow with a gradual gradient and the surf is not too wild making it a perfect spot for those with little children as well. Facilities at the beach include large car park and street parking, seasonal lifeguards, toilets incl. disabled, deckchair/chalet/beach hut hire, restaurants/cafes, first aid facilities, pier, promenade, amusements and slipway.
- Ingoldmells beach is a large sandy family beach to the north of Skegness. Ingoldmells is a popular East Coast tourist location with many caravan and holiday parks. The beach and surrounding resort has all the facilities you would expect to support the large numbers of families staying in the parks. Billy Butlin opened the UK’s first holiday camp at Ingoldmells in 1936.
- Sutton-on-sea beach is a sandy, clean beach and a very peaceful spot ideal for families who want a quiet day out at the beach. This beach is never crowded and has beach huts or chalets that you can hire to shelter in or just to store all the beach essentials that children need to have with them. There is a large wreck of a ship lying just off shore so watch the signs indicating where it is. It’s a great beach for swimming and also has a bowling green close to the beach. There is also a miniature helicopter on the beach to wow the kids and the sands stretch right up the coast to Mablethorpe if you fancy a walk! Deck chairs and windbreaks for hire, restaurant/cafe, toilets, disabled access, parking (Pay and display), seasonal lifeguards.
- Mablethorpe town beach is quiet and very beautiful with a large expanse of sandy beach which is always clean and offers a fun park and paddling pool, amusements and restaurants. Mablethorpe has everything you need for a great day out at the beach and the sand train drops you at various points along the beach, an RNLI station and lots of sand! There are plenty of fish and chip outlets which are good value for money after you have worked up an appetite digging or paddling in the sea. Mablethorpe is one of those lovely seaside places where everyone can find something they like. For those who enjoy the noise and bright lights there are the rides, entertainments and amusement arcades along the seafront and High Street and for those who prefer a more traditional seaside escape there are miles of lovely beach, with rocks pools, dunes, donkey rides and ice-creams. If the weather isn’t great, there is the Seal Sanctuary and many other places to visit a little way inland. Facilities include toilets (disabled), restaurants, disabled access ramp, beach hut hire, deck chair hire and parking available.