Mablethorpe Beach (< 1 mile)
Award winning, soft golden sandy beach backed by grassy dunes, good for swimming too with summer lifeguard patrols.
Loewen Cinema (< 1 mile)
Watch out for the latest big screen releases showing at the two screen Loewen Cinema.
The Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary (1 miles)
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.
Meridian Leisure Centre (9 miles)
Meridian Leisure Centre
Fun leisure Pool with ‘Discovery’ Galleon Pirate Ship and a thrilling flume for adults and children (minimum height 1m).
Rushmoor Country Park (9 miles)
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!
Fantasy Island (11 miles)
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!
Butlins - Skegness (12 miles)
Butlins - Skegness
Fancy the water ride of your life? Head for Splash Waterworld. Want to challenge your mates at football, basketball, crazy golf or go-karting - it's all just moments away. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Lincolnshire.
Squawk on the Wild Side (13 miles)
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. NOT OPEN UNTIL MAY 10th 2014.
Natureland Seal Sanctuary (14 miles)
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...
Captain Kids Adventure World (14 miles)
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.
Skegness Pier (14 miles)
Bowling, Camel Racing, video games, indoor play area, laser tag and more, all on one glorious stretch!
Embassy Outdoor Swimming Pool (14 miles)
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).
Central Beach Skegness (14 miles)
Central Beach Skegness
A popular seaside resort that caters for families with a fantastic pier, exciting rides at Fantasy Island as well as the seal sanctuary and indoor butterfly conservatory at Natureland.
Kids World (14 miles)
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.
Pandas Palace Indoor Play Area (14 miles)
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
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway (14 miles)
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway
We are the only standard gauge steam railway in Lincolnshire open to the public. The location is part of the original Great Northern Railway which opened in 1848.
Brook House Farm (15 miles)
Brook House Farm
BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons, scenic hacking and Pony Club.
Sutton On Sea Beach (16 miles)
Sutton On Sea Beach
Traditional, sandy and has good swimming in Blue Flag awarded waters, with a Pleasure Garden nearby which includes crazy golf.
Cleethorpes Boating Lake (17 miles)
Cleethorpes Boating Lake
Two lakes include fishing zones and a waterfall, plus paddling pool, rowing boats and pedaloes, little zoo, and other small attractions close by.
Chequered Flag Karting (18 miles)
Chequered Flag Karting
A superb 700m outdoor circuit with kiddie kart available. Minimum age 8 and height restrictions apply.
Pleasure Island (18 miles)
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!
Cleethorpes Discovery Centre (18 miles)
Cleethorpes Discovery Centre
Mess about in boats, enjoy interactive exhibitions, guided walks and terrific views from the wildlife observatory, so take camera and binoculars!
Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway (18 miles)
Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway
The East Coast's last remaining narrow gauge steam railway, a unique attraction not to be missed! Frequent Special Events. Brief Encounters Tea Room. Station Masters Gift Shop.
Parrot Zoo (18 miles)
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.
The Magical Castle (18 miles)
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!
Cleethorpes Ten Pin Bowling (18 miles)
Cleethorpes Ten Pin Bowling
Tenpin bowling centre in Cleethorpes - check link for more info! Junior Ten Pin Bowling League held every Saturday morning, open to all ages and abilities.
The Jungle Zoo (19 miles)
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.
Cleethorpes Leisure Centre (19 miles)
Cleethorpes Leisure Centre
REOPENING FEBRUARY 2014 Swimming and leisure swim facilities including 25m fitness pool with flume, waves and beach entry.
Labyrinth of Doralia (19 miles)
Labyrinth of Doralia
The Labyrinth of Doralia is an interactive challenging experience taking lazer adventure to the next level, the largest laser adventure centre in the north. You can swing on ropes, scramble through ball pools and cargo nets, slide down a huge drain pipe to another level. Pumping music, flashing lights and...
Weelsby Park Riding School (20 miles)
Weelsby Park Riding School
BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons for over 5s and welcome disabled riders, offering scenic hacks and cross country course, indoor schooling and outdoor menage.
Grimsby Swimming Pool (20 miles)
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.
Time 4 Play (21 miles)
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.
National Fishing Heritage Centre (21 miles)
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.
Fuzzy Eds at the Cricketers (21 miles)
Fuzzy Eds at the Cricketers
Has a purpose built indoor play structure which keeps children amused for hours and whacks them out with great exercise.
Grimsby Ice Rink and Leisure Centre (22 miles)
High Ropes Adventure (23 miles)
High Ropes Adventure
is a ropes course in lincolnshire. We have archery, orienteering, accomodation and camping facilities too. 100 metre zip line, trapeze, tower and ring challenge. 3 different ropes courses. From 6 years old.
Kinema In The Woods (23 miles)
Kinema In The Woods
A classic, truly old fashioned movie theatre with ice creams in the interval, organ music and fantastic retro decor. Plus the foyer is packed with vintage movie memorabilia.
Jubilee Park (24 miles)
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.
The Wragby Maze (24 miles)
The Wragby Maze
A maze of multicursal design plus regular events and fun and games on offer. The picnic areas and elevated walkways help fill out the afternoon.
Rand Farm Park (25 miles)
Rand Farm Park
There is a large variety of animals for you to hold, feed, touch and cuddle. The indoor heated play areas ensure the fun doesn't stop when the weather's bad + tearooms and outdoor play areas
Tattershall Farm Park (25 miles)
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.
RAF Holmpton Bunker Tours (25 miles)
RAF Holmpton Bunker Tours
A really exciting tour going nearly 100ft underground into the massive concrete RAF Command Centre, where films, shows and demonstrations bring the HQ to life including our Award Winning Multi Screen Show. Not to be missed. A Real Adventure with lots of sounds and experiences (Parents please note: Not...
Boston Bowl (27 miles)
Family friendly ten pin bowling with fun scoring system. The funky fun glow bowling and disco lights make for the most fun filled family nights out in Boston.
Playtowers (27 miles)
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!
Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park (27 miles)
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.
Faldingworth Equestrian Centre (27 miles)
Faldingworth Equestrian Centre
BHS approved facility offering show jumping lessons and welcomes complete beginners from toddlers upward, starting with ground level 'jumps', with parent allowed to walk along with them.
Fuzzy Eds (29 miles)
Indoor play area with loads of slides and fun features plus dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Billinghay Swimming Pool (29 miles)
Billinghay Swimming Pool
Outdoor swim facility with main leisure pool featuring small slide. The paddling pool is currently out of action.
Withernsea Lighthouse Museum (29 miles)
Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
The lighthouse is no longer active and means that visitors are able to climb the 144 steps to the top for the breath taking views, plus the base features RNLI and HM Coastguard exhibits, displays and old photographs.
Paint Me Ceramics (29 miles)
Paint Me Ceramics
Have fun in our spacious studio and choose from 100s of items of blank pottery to be glazed or painted in acrylics, including T-Shirt painting. Hand, footprints a speciality. Childrenâs birthday parties including free gift and mobile party service. Speedy collection and courier delivery service. Ideal...
Thanks for all the great things to do in Mablethorpe 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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