and Places to Visit
Skegness is a seaside resort that’s small enough to offer a friendly atmosphere but large enough to provide hours of entertainment for young and old alike. Skegness has everything from places to go with the family such as, Skegness Bowl, Natureland, Botton’s Amusements, Water ride and Crazy Golf to a young and lively pub scene in the centre of the town. The main scene starts on Lumley Road, with JD Wetherspoons in the Red Lion, then down Lumley Rd stopping at the Marine, the Waterhole and Wolfies to name a couple. Onto the Seafront at Grand Parade with The Litten Tree. The Clock Tower being the centre of it all. Skegness Carnival It’s always fun, fun, fun at Skegness Carnival, so come along and join in with the party atmosphere. Skegness Carnival takes place on 12th to 17th August 2012 Fantasy Island Fantasy Island is Britain’s first themed indoor family resort and amusement park. It is located in Ingoldmells near Skegness on the East Coast of England. A magical world of fun, thrills and experiences for all the family. Tel: 01754 615860 Skegness Pier Skegness Entertainment at its best. From Ten Pin Bowling to Amusements and Laserquest Skegness Pier is a Great Idea! Tel: 01754 765858 Embassy Centre Details of Shows, Gigs and Comedy, Theatre and Shows at The Embassy Theatre Skegness Tel: 0845 6740505 Natureland Be it feeding the pets in the children’s corner or watching the beautiful Coral Fish or Tropical Butterflies, entertainment value is high at Natureland and one of the most popular features is feeding time for the seals and penguins. Tel: 01754 764345
Batemans Brewery in Wainfleet An ancient port and market town on the east coast of Lincolnshire – now a great place for holidays – a good base for visiting Skegness and the Coast. Wainfleet stands on the Steeping River. The town is famous for Magdalen College, Barkham Street and Batemans Beer The small town of Wainfleet is situated 5 miles inland from the busy seaside town of Skegness in Lincolnshire, but feels as if it’s 50 miles away!! The town may be small but it has a big heart, and a completely different ambience to its coastal Auntie. The River running through it is the River Steeping with the local section known as the ’Haven’, or safe harbour. On the bank of the Haven sits Batemans Brewery which supplies its Wainfleet brewed “Good Honest Ales” to Lincolnshire and many other parts of the world. Tours and excellent food and drink are available daily there. Between the Brewery and the Town runs a main Railway Line with Wainfleet’s own Station, Trains stop regularly there during each day. The town is also well served by local bus services and a daily National Coach service to London
This small market town is home to several pubs and eating houses, popular with residents and visitors alike. The most famous land mark is the working windmill near to the market place. The mill was built by Sam Oxley of Alford in about 1813. It has five storeys and has unusual left-handed sails which means the sails rotate clockwise. It contains much of its original equipment. The mill should be working on open days wind permitting. There is a milling museum which includes a Blackstone Diesel engine. Be sure to visit the White Swan, The White Hart – famous for its carvery and fish and chip suppers. The Fleece in the Market Place has a wide variety of food; or perhaps a stroll to the Bell or the Olde Guest House, with a final pint at the Red Lion; nearly a different pub for each day of the week!
This ancient market town once served the farming community with its cattle market. Market stalls including an excellent fish stall, still continues in the Market Place every Tuesday. Alford now also features the Craft Market on Tuesdays and Fridays through the Summer.