Things to Do During Your Caravan Holiday in Skegness

Sunday 31st March 2024 |Blue Anchor Leisure

Discover Skegness, a scenic and relaxing destination on the Lincolnshire coast. From the historic 118 m-long Skegness Pier, offering entertainment for all ages, to Hardy’s Animal Farm in nearby Ingoldmells, Skegness doesn’t fall short on fun. If you already own a caravan in Skegness, then you’ll be lucky enough to experience everything it has to offer on your doorstep. And if you're considering making Skegness your holiday home destination, this list of top attractions might just sway your decision.

Top Attractions in Skegness 2024

The Beaches:

Top of the list has to be Skegness’ award-winning beaches stretched all along the Lincolnshire Coast. Skegness is renowned for its clean and beautiful beaches, especially after its central beach earned the Blue Flag award in 2023. From there you can walk to Ingoldmells to experience the various attractions or stroll along the dozens of other stunning beaches within Skegness.

Skegness Beach

Skegness Pier:

Whilst you’re at the beach, walk over to the historic 118 m-long Skegness Pier. It offers a range of activities, from the adrenaline-fueled Clip and Climb climbing wall for all ages to the Hero Zone play area for younger adventurers, and escape rooms for families to put their puzzle-solving skills to the test.

Skegness Pier

Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve:

This vast coastal sanctuary is the perfect respite from all the fun and excitement of Skegness’ arcades and theme parks. The 4.3 square kilometres Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve welcomes visitors year-round to engage with wildlife and family activities such as bird walks, nature workshops, wildlife observations, and nest-building demonstrations.

Gibralter Point

Skegness Aquarium:

Book tickets to the Skegness Aquarium for a close-up encounter with not just marine life but tarantulas, scorpions, and millipedes. In the Sunken Fold, observe the colourful clownfish, octopus, and sharks in open-top tanks. For a panoramic view of marine life, check out the Aqua Theatre, which showcases Black Tip Reef Sharks, Sting Rays, and the distinctive Zebra Shark. If you’re feeling especially adventurous, contact Skegness Dive and Snorkelling Centre for guided dives and snorkelling experiences at the aquarium.

Skegness Aquarium

Hardy’s Animal Farm:

Located on over seven acres of picturesque Lincolnshire countryside near Skegness, Hardy's Animal Farm offers a fun-filled experience for visitors of all ages. With a range of indoor and outdoor attractions, it's a great destination regardless of the weather. The farm features hands-on experiences throughout the day, allowing visitors to interact with the animals up close. Scheduled activities include petting bunnies, meeting friendly alpacas, grooming ponies, cuddling baby animals, and gathering fresh eggs. Children will love the opportunity to feed the animals and make new furry friends.

Hardys Animal Farm

Seal Sanctuaries:

Natureland, awarded the Best Skegness Attraction and Best Business 2015 by the Skegness Partnership, is renowned for its compassionate role in rescuing and caring for abandoned and injured seal pups found on Lincolnshire's shores. Visitors to the sanctuary are treated to the heartwarming sight of these seals, alongside the playful penguins, meerkats, fluffy alpacas, vibrant tropical birds and butterflies, a petting zoo, an aquarium, a tropical house, a mesmerising koi carp pool, animal brass rubbings, a well-stocked gift shop, and delightful refreshments.

A seal at Natureland seal sanctuary in Skegness

Natureland isn’t the only seal sanctuary to see in Skegness. If you enjoyed Skegness Aquarium and Natureland, you’ll adore the Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary and Wildlife Centre. This sanctuary provides a home for various rescued animals, including reptiles, birds of prey, meerkats, and of course, the adorable seals.

Making Skegness Your Seaside Retreat

What better way to experience everything Skegness has to offer than owning a holiday home there yourself? Enjoy access to Skegness all year round by purchasing a static caravan on one of the popular Blue Anchor Leisure sites. From then on, you’ll be able to escape the city at a moment’s notice, without the hassle of booking accommodations. 

making memories skegness

With a variety of organised events, activities, and modern facilities at each of our holiday parks, you’ll have the opportunity to meet like-minded people and form lasting friendships. Each of Blue Anchor Leisure’s parks is home to tight-knit communities. Whether you prefer an exciting and energising family-friendly park or a serene retreat nestled in the countryside, your caravan can be located in a park that suits you. Discover how owning a holiday home in Skegness at one of Blue Anchor Leisure’s sites can be your ticket to endless seaside adventures.

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