Lincolnshire

Coastal Delights

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Overview

Make the short trip from Grimsby to the resort town of Cleethorpes on the Lincolnshire coast. Head via Tetney Lock to the tranquillity of Donna Nook. Retreat inland to Louth before reaching the coast at Mablethorpe and then heading to Alford before arriving at the seaside resort of Skegness.

Grimsby

A coastal town and seaport, Grimsby has many maritime attractions. Take in the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre and Ross Tiger, a traditional trawler at Alexandra Dock. Over at the Royal Dock you will find the Grimsby Dock Tower. The former townhall and jail, The Time Trap museum, is well worth a visit.

Cleethorpes

Cleethorpes is home to a long sandy beach and attractions for all the family, with a great selection of places to eat and drink. Take a walk on the wild side at the Jungle Zoo, visit the Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway or spend some time on the boating lake.

Tetney

Pass through the site of Tetney Lock, now demolished and replaced by a road bridge. Enjoy some time at RSPB Tetney Marshes – a great place to take a walk, enjoy some crabbing or spot the local birdlife – the coast is a great place to see migrating birds.

Donna Nook

Donna Nook covers more than 6 miles of coast line and borders the Saltfleetby / Theedlethorpe National Nature Reserve. A great place to take in the views and see the grey seals with their young – particularly in the winter months.

Louth

Visit the market town of Louth on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, to enjoy the heritage of Louth Museum and the tall spire of St. James’ church. Relax and spend some time or take a picnic at nearby Hubbard’s Hills.

Mablethorpe

Mablethorpe is seaside town with a sandy beach and traditional seaside entertainment for all the family to enjoy. Relax and enjoy the beach, visit Dunes Fairground, choose from the many places to eat and drink, or maybe take a visit to Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary.

Alford

The historic market town of Alford nestles at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Enjoy a visit to the 17th century Alford Manor House, Alford Windmill or time your visit to take in the stalls and auction of the Tuesday market.

Skegness

The seaside town of Skegness is packed with family fun and home to great number of attractions. Visit the Natureland Seal Sanctuary or maybe the Skegness Aquarium to see creatures from the deep. Head to the water’s edge to enjoy Skegness Pier and the other traditional seaside entertainment.

Overview

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Grimsby

2
3.2 miles

Cleethorpes

3
5.9 miles

Tetney

4
11.7 miles

Donna Nook

5
12.7 miles

Louth

6
16.1 miles

Mablethorpe

7
7.8 miles

Alford

8
14.3 miles

Skegness

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About the Coastal Delights Trail

Distance: 72 miles
Cites / Towns: 8
Number Of Businesses: 0

A chance to mix the Lincolnshire coast and the Lincolnshire Wolds. Starting in the fishing heritage town of Grimsby before heading to the sandy beaches and seaside entertainment of Cleethorpes.

Head via Tetney Lock to the coast at Donna Nook to take in the wildlife and see the grey seals. Head back inland to Louth on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds before reaching the coast again at the sandy beaches of Mablethorpe.

Pass through Alford to finish up at the bright lights of Skegness to enjoy the atmosphere of the seaside resort.

Coastal Delights

The habitat of Lincolnshire coast is home to a great array of wildlife. Enjoy a visit to Donna Nook to see the seals and their young pups amongst the sand dunes or visit a number of the RSPB reserves including Tetney Marshes and Saltfleetby-Theedlethorpe Dunes.

Seaside Special

The Lincolnshire enjoys a number of sandy beaches where you can relax and enjoy the fresh air. Take in the resorts of Cleesthorpe and Mablethorpe, or may be the enjoy the lively atmosphere of Skegness with its traditional seaside amusements.

Wolds Delight

The Lincolnshire Wolds, are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where you can relax and enjoy the county’s rolling countryside. Visit places like the Louth beauty spot of Hubbard’s Hill to escape and enjoy time with the family.