20 Best Things To Do In Skegness Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Skegness

Featuring beaches, wonderful water creatures and more, there are plenty of fun things to do in Skegness for you to discover right here!

Experience the spirit of summer with a lazy day at Skegness Beach, take a walk along Skegness Pier, and take the kids to see the curious underwater creatures at Skegness Aquarium. Can’t get enough of the fascinating sea life? Meet the cheeky residents at Natureland Seal Sanctuary and find out what the adorable seals are up to. They’ve also got penguins, otters and lots more! 

 

Looking for indoor fun? One of the best places to go in Skegness is Lucky Strike entertainment centre, home to arcades, bowling and the action-packed Kids’ World soft play. If a day out at the farm is your cup of tea, make sure you visit Hardy’s Animal Farm - with cute animals, trailer rides, outdoor activities and indoor soft play, it’s a great family attraction no matter the weather. 


Fancy some free fun and a day trip from Skegness? Here are 13 exciting free things to do in the East Midlands that you should try with your little ones.

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Families swimming at Embassy Outdoor Swimming Pool in Skegness

Skegness Swimming Pool & Fitness Suite

  • Skegness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Please note that the Indoor Pool and Flume are closed until Monday 3rd September 2018 for refurbishment. The Outdoor Pool will remain open (pre-booki...

Indoor softplay, game centre, and restaurant at Kids World Skegness

Kids World Skegness

  • Skegness
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Kids' World is an indoor play area located on the top floor of Lucky Strike Family Entertainment Centre. Perfectly located on the sea front it is the...

Jolly Roger Adventure Golf

  • Skegness
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

This is a nice little sea side outdoor course, grand for a piratey putt about to put the cherry on a beach trip for kids! You'll skilfully (hopefully...

A family taking part in a Hunt Fun trail

Hunt Fun Skegness

  • Skegness
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Head off on a hunt for clues on the Hunt Fun Skegness trail. It’s the best way to explore the town and see the sights, as well as getting your little...

People dancing at The Suncastle Skegness

The Suncastle Skegness

  • Skegness
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Suncastle Skegness A fabulous Place to come with the Kids! The Suncastle Skegness is very close to the seafront, it has a Giant play area with tw...

Central Beach Skegness

  • Skegness
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

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 bu...

Laser beams at Laser Quest Skegness

Laser Quest Skegness

  • Skegness
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Laser Quest Skegness is the ultimate action packed sci fi adventure for warriors over 7 years! Laser Tag is like playing a live computer game: a brui...

Bowling alleys at Skegness Pier

Skegness Pier

  • Skegness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Skegness Pier On the Skegness's Grand Parade pier you can go tenpin bowl; play modern shoot em up and traditional coin drops in the arcade; indulge i...

Indoor soft play frame at Captain Kids Adventure World in Skegness

Captain Kids Adventure World1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Skegness
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At Captain Kids Adventure World the play area is a large safe indoor adventure area with lots of different obstacles and slides and several ball pool...

Visitor underwater at Skegness Aquarium

Skegness Aquarium1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Skegness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Aquariums

Join pirates, deep sea divers and maybe a few mermaids at Skegness Aquarium. It’s home to a diverse group of tropical sea life as well as being one o...

People racing at Big Kidz Karting in Skegness

Big Kidz Karting

  • Skegness
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Big Kidz Karting provides karting that the whole family can enjoy, with the latest petrol karts from the US to drive, either alone, or as a passenger...

Cottage at The Village Church Farm in Skegness

The Village Church Farm

  • Skegness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Village Church Farm is Lincolnshire's only open air museum. A collection of Lincolnshire buildings which include a Grade II Listed Georgian Farmh...

Seal at Natureland Seal Sanctuary in Skegness

Natureland Seal Sanctuary5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Skegness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Aquariums

Natureland Seal Sanctuary is the real (or should that be seal?) deal when it comes to cute creatures! Their team of animal experts are in the busines...

The beach at Ingoldmells South, Skegness

Ingoldmells South Beach

  • Skegness
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Known as a caravan dwellers’ dream, this beach has long walks, plenty of room for swimming and an adventure park nearby. Do the lot at Ingoldmells So...

Families enjoying rides at Fantasy Island in Skegness

Fantasy Island4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Skegness
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Visitors will find an endless array of things to include on the 'most to do' list: white knuckle thrills, roller coasters, water rides, plus much enj...

An overhead view of Jump Warriors in Lincolnshire

Jump Warriors

  • Skegness
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Fancy a day of bouncing good fun? Well then Jump Warriors in Skegness is the place to be. There’s plenty of jumping to do, from the trampoline park t...

Goat at Hardys Animal Farm in Skegness

Hardys Animal Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Skegness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Enjoy Lincolnshires friendliest day out at the award winning Hardys Animal Farm. A real life working farm set in over 7 acres of countryside and just...

Strawberry at Willows Farm Fruit in Skegness

Willows Farm Fruit

  • Skegness
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Looking for a great place to go fruit picking in Lincolnshire? At Willows Farm Fruit, PYO fruits are at their best! You can find different varieties...

The dunes at Chapel St Leonards Beach, Skegness

Chapel St Leonards Beach

  • Skegness
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Swimming, walking and twitching (!) are all up for grabs here, as well as plenty of extra activities to keep the kids busy. Enjoy a day beside the se...

The dunes at Anderby Beach, Skegness

Anderby Beach

  • Skegness
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

This quiet little coastal spot is perfect for sandcastle competitions, digging holes and all sorts of beachy business. Bring your bucket and spade fo...

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