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Zoos and Wildlife Parks near to Skegness
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Natureland Seal Sanctuary (< 1 mile)
Skegness
Natureland Seal Sanctuary Everyone loves our resident seals and there are always plenty to been seen during their rehabilitation process. Loads more too! Penguins, Aquarium (find Nemo and friends), Tropical House (creepy crawlies), Tropical Butterflies (April to Oct) and Pets Corner too. Natureland is fun for all ages from toddlers to...
Squawk on the Wild Side (3 miles)
Skegness
Squawk on the Wild Side Here you will see Macaws, Chameleons, Marmoset Monkeys and many more exotic animals. Our tropical zone allows for an all weather attraction for the whole family. Daily Shows and Free Parking. NOW OPEN THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. CHEAPEST ANIMAL ATTRACTION IN SKEGNESS!!!
Parrot Zoo (9 miles)
Boston
Parrot Zoo Now the UK’s largest collection of parrots with nearly 2000 birds covering over 100 species, but there’s not just parrots here, you will also see Marmosets, Meerkats, Lemurs, Giant Tortoises, Snakes, Kookaburras and many more.
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary (15 miles)
Hunstanton
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary Hunstanton SEA LIFE is closed for the foreseeable future following a tidal surge. - An amazing variety of animals from Otters and Penguins to a full Seal rescue facility and hospital. Classic walk through tunnel, touch pool, interactive rock pool and pirate ship play zone.
The Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary (16 miles)
Mablethorpe
The Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary A visit here offers a unique nature experience. Walk through two acres of sand dunes only fifty metres from the sea and gain first hand experience of some of the county's most stunning wildlife.
Deer Safari at Snettisham Park (20 miles)
Snettisham
Deer Safari at Snettisham Park During the 45 minute round trip you will meet and be able to feed their spectacular herd of red deer. You can be sure to get an amazing close encounter with the Deer all of which are more than happy to feed from your hands! Magical.
Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve (29 miles)
Fakenham
Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve A reserve with a rare fen habitat for wild birds of prey, plus reedbed and woodlands habitats, full of wildlife. Free to visit.
Bishops Boats Seal Trips (31 miles)
Blakeney
Bishops Boats Seal Trips - a boat trip out to see the Seals in their natural habitat, and Landing on Blakeney Point Bird Sanctuary. One of the many family places to go if you're looking for things to do in Norfolk with kids
Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park (31 miles)
Lincoln
Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park Come along and enjoy flying displays, pig racing, tropical butterflies, snakes, reptiles, trout fishing and much more. Indoor and outdoor play areas for the children and barn style tea rooms for grown ups to relax.
Pensthorpe Nature Reserve & Gardens (32 miles)
Fakenham
Pensthorpe Nature Reserve & Gardens Get closer to nature at Pensthorpe Natural Park. Explore the wildflower meadow, enjoy the natural beauty of our gardens, take a walk around the park, discover underwater wildlife, become a bug detective and run WILD in our extraordinary 2 acre outdoor adventure play area WildRootz!
The Jungle Zoo (32 miles)
Cleethorpes
The Jungle Zoo Centres around a Tropical House in a spectacular jungle-like setting which includes a large water feature containing Red Eared and other Terrapins. The outside exhibits include capuchin monkeys, meerkats, ring tailed lemur and more plus plenty of bird exhibits.
Gooderstone Water Gardens & Nature Trail (40 miles)
Kings Lynn
Gooderstone Water Gardens & Nature Trail A restful place for a stroll, with waterway, a nature trail and plenty more to see. Children under 16 can visit for free.
Amazona Zoo (42 miles)
Cromer
Amazona Zoo in Cromer provides a unique and fun day out where families will discover over 200 tropical animals from South America, including Jaguars, Monkeys, Snakes, Flamingos and Tapirs. New for 2014: an indoor soft play area named Jungle Tumbles.
The Deep (50 miles)
Hull
The Deep Discover the dramatic story of the world's oceans at Hull's award wining aquarium, which blends stunning marine life, fun interactives and audio-visual presentations. It's home to over 6,500 animals including spectacular sharks and rays!
Happisburgh Owls (54 miles)
Happisburgh
Happisburgh Owls A small and friendly place to meet and hold owls that won't break the bank.
Banham Zoo (56 miles)
Banham
Banham Zoo is an award winning family attraction and one of the most exciting wildlife attractions in the country with over 2000 animals from around the world in almost 50 acres of parks and gardens.
The Raptor Foundation (56 miles)
Woodhurst
The Raptor Foundation A bird of prey sanctuary and hospital. It is a unique and exciting place for children and adults alike to meet and learn about owls, falcons, hawks and buzzards in a 30 acre site.
Hamerton Zoo Park (58 miles)
Hamerton
Hamerton Zoo Park Terrific and well cared for collection of animals, they also recently built two excellent standard completely new play areas, one for babies and toddlers and the other for older children.
Rushmoor Country Park (21 miles)
Louth
Rushmoor Country Park All creatures great and small waiting to meet you and be picked up and cuddled! Large play areas, bouncy castle, ride on toys and tractors, plus pond walks and ice cream!
Tattershall Farm Park (23 miles)
Tattershall
Tattershall Farm Park A friendly farm park with a host of attractions for all ages. Including a petting farm, adventure playground, zip slide, trampolines, an all-weather indoor play barn, restaurant and shop. Also specialise in children's birthday parties. The park provides a safe environment perfect for little ones.
Rand Farm Park (30 miles)
Market Rasen
Rand Farm Park is an all weather fun farm experience for the whole family. Indoor play areas, adventure playground, lots of animals to see and cuddle, tractor and trailer rides and demonstrations daily. Plus great for residential and day school visits.
Fantasy Island (4 miles)
Skegness
Fantasy Island Britain's first fully themed indoor family resort and amusement park. A magical world of fun, thrills and experiences for all the family. Now including the indoor Galactic Play Zone!
Pleasure Island (31 miles)
Cleethorpes
Pleasure Island White knuckle and family rides, toddler fun and fantastic family shows, including live entertainment and animal antics. New Feature: Furry Friends Farm and Tractor Ride!
The Collection Museum (37 miles)
Lincoln
The Collection Museum brings together an award winning archaeology museum and one of the region's premier art galleries, the Usher Gallery, in the heart of historic Lincoln. Play at The Collection is an exciting free activity centre for younger visitors which encourages learning through play!
Embassy Outdoor Swimming Pool (< 1 mile)
Skegness
Embassy Outdoor Swimming Pool Provides a 25m, 6 lane, Indoor Swimming Pool with Flume and 25m, 6 lane, Outdoor Swimming Pool (open June to September).
Meridian Leisure Centre (18 miles)
Louth
Meridian Leisure Centre Fun leisure Pool with ‘Discovery’ Galleon Pirate Ship and a thrilling flume for adults and children over 1m tall. Plus indoor and outdoor play equipment.
Jubilee Park (23 miles)
Woodhall Spa
Jubilee Park Beautiful park with a children’s play area open all year round. Our heated outdoor swimming pool and paddling pool is open May to September (please check the website for our timetable). We also have tennis, putting, bowls and croquet.
Billinghay Swimming Pool (26 miles)
Lincoln
Billinghay Swimming Pool Outdoor swim facility with main leisure pool featuring small slide. The paddling pool is currently out of action.
Metheringham Swimming Pool (32 miles)
Lincoln
Metheringham Swimming Pool Community run, seasonal, open air heated pool. Lessons also available.
Grimsby Swimming Pool (33 miles)
Grimsby
Grimsby Swimming Pool Main and teaching pools plus Diving Bay with a 1m spring board and 3m stage and inflatable slide open during fun sessions.
Yarborough Leisure Centre (37 miles)
Lincoln
Yarborough Leisure Centre Diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards and many other activities on site besides, some of which may need pre-booking.
Bourne Outdoor Swimming Pool (39 miles)
Bourne
Bourne Outdoor Swimming Pool There are two pools, one a paddling pool for the toddlers and the main pool which is 48m long and 12m wide. Open from May to September (weather permitting).
Pandas Palace Indoor Play Area (< 1 mile)
Skegness
Pandas Palace Indoor Play Area - this large indoor adventure play area is good when it's wet or gets too cold for the beach. Kids birthday parties can be held here
Kids World (< 1 mile)
Skegness
Kids World Indoor play area situated on Skegness seafront. Suitable for children of all ages. Within the main play frame there is an area for under 5s. Perfect for all weather children can come and blow off steam whilst parents relax in our cafe area with a tea or coffee.
Captain Kids Adventure World (< 1 mile)
Skegness
Captain Kids Adventure World Large safe indoor adventure area with lots of different obstacles and slides and ball pools. There is an area for toddlers too, separate from the main play area, where they can play safely.
Playtowers (18 miles)
Boston
Playtowers is for children along with parents and is a great venue for birthday parties. Drive the suspended swivelling space balls in mid air, race your friends on the 3 lane hump slide or wade through ball pools!
Fuzzy Eds (19 miles)
Boston
Fuzzy Eds Indoor play area with loads of slides and fun features plus dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Fun Farm (30 miles)
Spalding
Fun Farm Come and meet Harry the Spider in his Spooky cave. There is a Super Wavey Waterfall Slide, a fun Log Maze and Snakey Tube Slides.
The Play Barn (31 miles)
Spalding
The Play Barn The Springfields Centre offers gardens with display fountains and nature walks, indoor and outdoor play, plus new Jurassic Mini Golf with life sized dinosaurs in the beautiful landscaped prehistoric garden.
The Magical Castle (32 miles)
Cleethorpes
The Magical Castle Unique, imaginative and frankly HUGE indoor play structure themed beautifully around a fairytale castle with all the usual modern soft play features with a medieval twist!
Crazee Bongos Indoor Playcentre (32 miles)
Sleaford
Crazee Bongos Indoor Playcentre Great soft play structure on 3 levels, featuring 3 fantastic slides - including the giant spiral snake slide !
Time 4 Play (34 miles)
Grimsby
Time 4 Play is a children’s indoor soft play centre for children in the age range of 0 to 12 years old, height restrictions apply.
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre (37 miles)
Lincoln
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre Experience the thrill of the drop slide or the absolute mayhem of the maze - try your skill at the gladiator challenge - complete with family, friends or work colleagues on the assault course - or simply relax in Snack Zone
Fun Farm (39 miles)
Lincoln
Fun Farm Ride the rocket, zoom the slides, climb the climbing wall and play football in the fully secured sports court all in the knowledge that your children will be safe and secure behind their electrically operated security gates. 12s and under.
Funtasia Fun House (39 miles)
Lincoln
Funtasia Fun House Great for the smaller fun seeker and very reasonably priced playcentre.
Lets Play (39 miles)
Bourne
Lets Play - a four storey Pirates Galleon full of slides, balls, climbing and swinging with separate play area for the under 4's
Wacky Warehouse - Game Keeper (40 miles)
Lincoln
Wacky Warehouse - Game Keeper Whether you're looking to meet up with friends, get messy with your kids during our arts and craft sessions, book a birthday party or simply relax with a magazine or coffee, whilst your child plays, Wacky Warehouse the indoor play centre is the perfect venue for you!
National Fishing Heritage Centre (34 miles)
Grimsby
National Fishing Heritage Centre Navigate your way around Grimsby's Fishing Heritage Centre and discover what life was like for trawlermen in the 1950s. Experience the sights, sound and smells (really!) of the times that follow visitors through the interactive displays.
Lincoln Castle (37 miles)
Lincoln
Lincoln Castle A Norman Motte and Bailey castle built by William the Conqueror in 1068, home to a unique prison experience and an original Magna Carta.
Laser Storm (29 miles)
Spalding
Laser Storm Exciting indoor laser shoot out game with zero contact infra red equipment. For over 7s.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Zoos and Wildlife Parks near Skegness with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Lincolnshire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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