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.
Radcliffe Donkey Sanctuary (5 miles)
Radcliffe Donkey Sanctuary
A sanctuary caring for over 30 donkeys, plus 2 zeedonks, horses, and shetland ponies! There are also ducks and chickens to meet, it's free to visit and there are carrots available to feed to the animals: yay!
Meridian Leisure Centre (9 miles)
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.
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!
Hardys Animal Farm (10 miles)
Hardys Animal Farm
a real life working farm with huge indoor and outdoor play areas, along with all your favourite farmyard animals for you to feed and make friends with. We have great indoor activities too with something for the whole family!
Donna Nook Nature Reserve (10 miles)
Donna Nook Nature Reserve
Visit the thriving colony of grey seals on the Lincolnshire coast, plus number of different habitats to explore and plenty of other wildlife to discover too with differing season delights!
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!
Louth Museum (11 miles)
A great little local museum with plenty to discover such as a panoramic view of Victorian Louth, the story of the Ghost of the Green Lady, rock and fossils, plus 200,000 years of local archaeology!
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.
The Village Church Farm (14 miles)
The Village Church Farm
is Lincolnshire’s only open air museum in the heart of Skegness. Outdoor activities and gardens. Exhibitions throughout the year. Tea room, shop, open access and free parking.
Natureland Seal Sanctuary (14 miles)
Natureland Seal Sanctuary
Everyone loves our resident seals and there are always loads more too! Penguins, Aquarium (find Nemo and friends), Tropical House (creepy crawlies), Tropical Butterflies (April to October) and Pets Corner too. Natureland is fun for all ages from toddlers to grandparents.
The Suncastle Skegness (14 miles)
The Suncastle Skegness
is a Family pub and entertainment centre with a giant play area for the children two pounds to play all day, varied menu including kids meals as well as lots of children and family entertainment in the school holidays.
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!
Laser Quest Skegness (14 miles)
Laser Quest Skegness
Awesome laser tag in an atmospheric 21st century battle zone for over 7s and their families. Stalk your folks through an exciting labyrinth full of special effects in this zero contact war game!
Jolly Roger Adventure Golf (14 miles)
Jolly Roger Adventure Golf
A pirate themed family golf tournament can add to your beach trip nicely, with 9 holes of adventurous putting through nicely landscaped and modelled holes bound to engage imaginative kids! Seasonal.
Embassy Outdoor Swimming Pool (14 miles)
Embassy Outdoor Swimming Pool
is a large heated outdoor swimming complex offering a bonus indoor swimming pool with a beach area and a flume. Plenty of seating on the grass area and a handy snack bar.
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.
Big Kidz Karting (14 miles)
Big Kidz Karting
An exciting family Go Kart track, which caters for everyone, whether they are tall enough to drive themselves, or ride along with an adult. Modern track design, latest single and twin karts to drive, and open throughout the year.
Skegness Aquarium (14 miles)
With loads of intriguing zones and plenty of hands on activities as well as feeding sessions and expert presentations, plus indoor play area for up to 12 years and shark swimming experiences too!
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. Indoor and outdoor schools, kids' clubs and own a pony days add to the fun!
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.
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre (18 miles)
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
A museum built up around RAF Bomber Command, with rare aircraft and wartime vehicles to investigate. A number of exhibits and displays, covering the Home Front, Evasion and Escape during World War II. Under 5s visit free.
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
Visit our sandpit and build a sandcastle fit for a king and let the kids run wild on the shipwreck adventure playground, or make a splash at the nearby paddling pool!
Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway (18 miles)
Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway
is a popular miniature steam railway situated in Cleethorpes that is two miles long. Trains run every weekend and school holiday throughout the course of the year. With a gift shop, cafe, pub and a museum will keep the kids occupied!
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. The outside exhibits include capuchin monkeys, meerkats, ring tailed lemur and more!
Cleethorpes Leisure Centre (19 miles)
Cleethorpes Leisure Centre
Recently refurbished swimming and leisure swim facilities including 25m fitness pool with flume, waves and beach entry.
Fairworld Lazer Adventure (19 miles)
Fairworld Lazer Adventure
An excellent laser tag arena with multiple levels linked by almost play area style environment: more active than the normal version you can climb, slide and hit the ball pit alongside the normal combat gaming. Plus huge arcade downstairs!
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
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. Climb aboard the Ross Tiger and hear stories from real trawlermen!
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.
Karting World (23 miles)
Adrenaline filled indoor karting centre that will satisfy your desire for thrills, speed and edge of the seat competition! For kids aged 8 years and older. Arrive and Drive, plus Junior Academy and Junior Open Grand Prixs available.
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.
Goltho Gardens (24 miles)
A family run garden full of interest and colour throughout the year. Nut walk, prairie garden and gravel garden to explore. Great place to learn about plants. Children under 12 can visit for free.
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Centre (25 miles)
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Centre
A guided tour of the historic aircraft used during the Battle of Britain and a chance to see the technicians maintaining them in the hangar. A unique experience for the family.
Rand Farm Park (25 miles)
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.
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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