Lincolnshire’s Natural Coast offers miles of clean wide sandy beaches away from the bustle of the holiday resorts. It’s the ideal location for experiencing all the seasons whether it be the breeding seals, huge flocks of migrating birds or the wild flowers.
The coastal birdlife changes throughout the year according to their annual migrations and breeding cycle. Take a walk or visit one of our reserves to see what you can discover. The reserves offer a wide variety of landscapes: big stretches of open water, salt water and fresh water marshes, dunes and huge beaches, mud flats and reed beds.
Lincolnshire’s Natural Coast also hosts two fantastic observatories at Gibraltar Point and Chapel Point. Both have huge windows, viewing terraces and breath-taking views of the sea. These look-out points make a great way to begin or end a bracing walk, reward yourself with tea, cake and a comfy seat in the café.
For a traditional British seaside experience heading to the Lincolnshire coast will not disappoint!
Skegness is the home of the traditional seaside holiday experience with amusement arcades, quintessentially British seaside eateries such as fish and chip shops, candyfloss, ice cream, doughnut stalls and more. The first Butlins was built here in 1936 and remains a popular holiday spot for families. Skegness Pier is in fact over 100 years old and at the time of its build was the fourth longest in England. Today, Skegness beach holds the prestigious Blue Flag award meaning that it is amongst the cleanest in the world.
Come to Cleethorpes and explore the beautiful beaches and coastline. Although not as touristy as some seaside resorts, you’ll still be able to enjoy some regular seaside attractions including golden sandy beaches, donkey rides, amusements and rides. Walk along Cleethorpes Pier and enjoy the amazing views. The Victorian Pier celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. Take part in exciting watersports activities and embrace fun-filled amusements and entertainment. The North East Lincolnshire coast is full of fun activities and attractions including Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway, the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre, the Lollipop Land Train and of course the promenades and beaches.
Located on the Humber Estuary, the area is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). With sandy beaches and natural sand dunes, saltmarsh, mudflats and lagoons, the area is home a wide variety of wildlife so bring your binoculars. More than 150,000 wetlands birds rely on the estuary for safe feeding and roosting grounds, especially over the winter and during spring and autumn migrations. After covering vast distances from places such as the Arctic and South Africa, they arrive in vital need of food and rest, vital to their survival. Look inland to take in the unique sites of the charming vintage holiday chalets or gaze seawards to the views of the World War II forts that straddle the mouth of the river Humber. On a clear day you can also see across the Humber to Spurn Point.
Sutton on Sea is a small traditional coastal village with excellent family-friendly sandy beach There are attractive gardens and a children’s paddling pool alongside a vast and well-preserved natural beach. An ideal location for taking in the wide open space, picnicking, building sandcastles as well as dog walking and swimming – Sutton On Sea remains a charming old fashioned, quieter seaside town with a wide and clean beach for all to enjoy.