Pandas Palace Indoor Play Area (< 1 mile)
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)
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.
Embassy Outdoor Swimming Pool (< 1 mile)
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 (< 1 mile)
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.
Skegness Pier (< 1 mile)
Bowling, Camel Racing, video games, indoor play area, laser tag and more, all on one glorious stretch!
Captain Kids Adventure World (< 1 mile)
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.
Natureland Seal Sanctuary (< 1 mile)
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 grandparents.
Butlins - Skegness (3 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.
Fantasy Island (4 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!
Parrot Zoo (9 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.
Mablethorpe Beach (14 miles)
Award winning, soft golden sandy beach backed by grassy dunes, good for swimming too with summer lifeguard patrols.
Loewen Cinema (15 miles)
Watch out for the latest big screen releases showing at the two screen Loewen Cinema.
Paint Me Ceramics (15 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 gifts or treasures forever!
Swimming at Oasis Leisure (15 miles)
Swimming at Oasis Leisure
25m warm water swimming pool with separate toddler fun pool; whirlpool spa and a whopping 33m aqua slide!
Ice Skating at Oasis Leisure (15 miles)
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary (15 miles)
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary
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.
BlackBeards Adventure Golf (15 miles)
BlackBeards Adventure Golf
18 hole course with pirate and Aztec themes, with little surprises and simple play for a great family tournament! Next to plenty of other fun too.
The Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary (16 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.
Captain Willies Activity Centre (16 miles)
Captain Willies Activity Centre
Low level playing areas, ball pit and slides for younger children, and higher levels with rope swings, fast tunnel slide and climbing areas for bigger children. And all decorated with the adventures of Captain Willie and the Wash Monster!
Boston Bowl (18 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 (18 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!
Farmer Freds Adventure Play Barn (18 miles)
Farmer Freds Adventure Play Barn
East Anglia's state of the art adventure play area, offering children from 0-12 years a unique 3D play experience, stimulating their imaginations and transporting them to a vivid world of adventure and fun.
Norfolk Lavender (18 miles)
Lavender specialists who also house rare breeds of animals and offer an enormous indoor play area.
Mount Pleasant Equestrian Centre (18 miles)
Meridian Leisure Centre (18 miles)
Meridian Leisure Centre
Fun leisure Pool with ‘Discovery’ Galleon Pirate Ship and a thrilling flume for adults and children (minimum height 1m).
Fuzzy Eds (19 miles)
boasts three stories of soft play crammed with all the classic features from slides and clamber nets to ball pools and biff bash, clean and shiny in bright colours.
Deer Safari at Snettisham Park (20 miles)
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.
Brook House Farm (21 miles)
Brook House Farm
BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons, scenic hacking and Pony Club.
Rushmoor Country Park (21 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!
Bircham Windmill (23 miles)
Traditional rare working windmill with bakery attached, kids can climb up and explore inside the mill and bake their own bread, pet the farm animals after and then go on a little family bike ride.
Sandringham (23 miles)
The Royal Family's home in Norfolk. Come and see where the Queen has her dinner and run around in her back garden. Take a look at the fascinating museum including the first Royal motor car, a fire engine and gifts presented to The Queen!
Tattershall Farm Park (23 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.
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 (23 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.
Wells Harbour Railway (24 miles)
Wells Harbour Railway
- a 10 and a quarter guage railway, running approximately a mile from the Town and Harbour, to the Pinewoods Holiday Park, adjacent to the beautiful sandy beach, and pinewoods which are home to many rare birds.
Wells Beach Leisure (24 miles)
Wells Beach Leisure
Abraham's Bosom offers a 7 acre lake with canoes and rowing boats, trampolines, bouncy castle with ball pool, crazy golf, mini golf and a pool room with 3 tables. All this surrounds a lovely picnic area.
Holkham Beach (24 miles)
Award winning 3 mile stretch of deep sand, great for traditional play and paddling. Part of a vast Nature Reserve which itself includes a children's play area, boating lake and bygone museum.
Castle Rising Castle (25 miles)
Castle Rising Castle
A famous 12th century castle with enchanting grounds and great historical significance. Within the inner bailey can be found the remains of an early Norman Church. In good weather, kids roll down the grassy moat slope and catch grasshoppers (gently!).
Playland (25 miles)
Is thoughtfully designed to allow children every opportunity to play, climb, tumble and explore at their own pace. Staff are available to ensure the high standard of safety is maintained.
Wells and Walsingham Light Railway (25 miles)
Wells and Walsingham Light Railway
Visit the longest 10 and a quarter inch narrow gauge steam railway in the world and see the unique Garratt locomotives "Norfolk Hero" and "Norfolk Heroine" which were especially built for this line. A great adventure for all the family in the delightful countryside of the North Norfolk coast.
Wells Next The Sea Beach (26 miles)
Wells Next The Sea Beach
Technically part of the Holkam Estate, this sandy beach is covered in shells and sea life. The tide comes in extremely fast, but there is an alarm to warn you.
Billinghay Swimming Pool (26 miles)
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway (26 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.
Lynnsport Miniature Railway (26 miles)
Lynnsport Miniature Railway
is a 5” and 7.25” gauge miniature railway in King's Lynn, offering rides to the general public on Sunday afternoons from Easter to October.
Trues Yard Museum (27 miles)
Trues Yard Museum
Discover King's Lynn's lost fishing community.
Step back in time as you explore the tiny cottages, where nine children once shared one bed! Smell the fish hanging in our Victorian smokehouse and take a look at the Activity fishing smack as you learn more about the lives of the fisherfolk.
Planet Zoom (27 miles)
With cool snake slides, fun activity towers, colourful ball pools and more, their clean, safe and secure children's soft play zones provide the ultimate freedom for your young ones to exercise body and mind.
Strikes (27 miles)
Child friendly ten pin bowling with adventure soft play facility also on site.
Tales of the Old Gaol House (27 miles)
Tales of the Old Gaol House
Hear the sounds and smell the smells of prison life two centuries ago, and see how it feels to be locked up in a dank cell or trapped in the stocks in the town's market square.
Walsingham Treasure Trail (28 miles)
Walsingham Treasure Trail
One of over 50 fun Treasure Trails set throughout Norfolk. Easy to follow routes will take you to the most interesting and beautiful sights - answer the clues, solve the Trail. Each Trail can be completed in your own time and at a pace you are happy with.
Walsingham Abbey Grounds and Museum (28 miles)
Walsingham Abbey Grounds and Museum
Splendid grounds seasonally blanketed with snowdrops make for excellent family rambling, plus a hands on museum and a spooky old prison to explore.
Thanks for all the great things to do in 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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