Big Kidz Karting (< 1 mile)
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.
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!
Laser Quest Skegness (< 1 mile)
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!
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.
The Suncastle Skegness (< 1 mile)
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.
Natureland Seal Sanctuary (< 1 mile)
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 Village Church Farm (< 1 mile)
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.
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!
Hardys Animal Farm (4 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!
Radcliffe Donkey Sanctuary (9 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!
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre (14 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.
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.
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! On same site ice skating and indoor play: you can't go wrong!
Ice Skating at Oasis Leisure (15 miles)
Ice Skating at Oasis Leisure
Eco friendly ice rink for classic family wobbles and whooshes on an ultramodern surface, with other family activities elsewhere on site.
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 too!
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! Yar!
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 to 12 years a unique 3D play experience, stimulating their imaginations and offering a tremendous cardiovascular workout!
Norfolk Lavender (18 miles)
Lavender specialists who also house rare breeds of animals and offer an enormous indoor play area plus adventure playground outside too.
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 over 1m tall. Plus indoor and outdoor play equipment.
Fuzzy Eds (19 miles)
Indoor play area with loads of slides and fun features plus dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Snettisham Park (20 miles)
A day trip fit for royalty (literally!) with Red Deer Safari, interactive working farm and a great new adventure playground, plus pedal tractors and track, grass sledging, sand quarry and visitor centre with tea room and terrace. Lovely!
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!
The Bubblecar Museum (21 miles)
The Bubblecar Museum
A museum with over 50 micro cars from the 50s and 60s, plus scooters on display, a row of recreated shops to explore, and loads of memorabilia to look at.
Louth Museum (21 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!
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Centre (22 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.
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!
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.
Holkham Hall Woodland Play Area (23 miles)
Holkham Hall Woodland Play Area
On top of the Hall itself to explore and regular events Holkham also offers a new and improved adventure playground with play structures, zip lines and new toddler zone with sandpit and swings, with more besides.
Donna Nook Nature Reserve (24 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!
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
offers a 7 acre lake with canoes and rowing boats, trampolines, bouncy castle with ball pool, crazy and target 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)
Billinghay Swimming Pool
Outdoor swim facility with main leisure pool featuring small slide. The paddling pool is currently out of action.
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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