Skegness is one of the most popular holiday resorts in Lincolnshire. It has so much on offer all year round. With so many things to do for children in Skegness and so much on offer for adults, it’s no wonder why so many families return year after year.
The seaside resort has lots of arcades available and has an outdoor and indoor pool, but it has also much more than that. It has activities available for all ages from little children, teenagers, right through to the grownups. So, if you are coming to Skegness for a holiday and are looking for things to do for children in Skegness, to keep them occupied, then have a look at our suggestions.
1. Fantasy Island
One of the most popular places to visit for parents looking for things to do for children in Skegness in Fantasy Island. The popular theme park was opened in 1995 and is situated at Sea Lane, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1RH.
Since the theme park opened it has grown and now boasts more than thirty rides for all ages. You can choose to either pay per ride or you can choose an all-day wristband which will help you to save money.
As well as having some of the best rides available, there are also live character shows and for those that love to shop there is also Europe’s largest market which is open seven days a week.
2. Natureland Seal Sanctuary
Natureland Seal Sanctuary is the perfect place to take children in Skegness, you can spend at least four hours there seeing all the animals. Natureland, which was awarded the best Skegness Attraction in 2015 is located at North Parade.
The seal sanctuary has so much more to see than seals, they also have penguins, meerkats, alpacas, tropical birds/butterflies and so much more. When you get hungry, there is a great place to eat there that caters for people of all ages.
3. Hardy’s Animal Farm
If you don’t fancy visiting the Seal Sanctuary or Fantasy Island and still looking for things to do in Skegness for children, then how about Hardy’s Animal Farm. The popular tourist attraction is located Anchor Lane, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1LZ.
Hardy’s Animal Farm is a working farm which is spread over seven acres. There is so much to see and do to keep the children occupied. Most of the people who have visited Hardy’s Animal Farm return on their next holiday in Skegness.
Children and adults a like get the chance to get close to the animals and even get to feed them. As well as seeing all the animals on the farm there is all Tea Rooms and a gift shop and a large playground and indoor playbarn. The children will truly love Hardy’s Animal Farm.
4. Skegness Aquarium
Skegness Aquarium which is located on Skegness seafront is a great place for parents looking to entertain their children. It offers a dive with sharks’ experience and provides children with a great way to get close to rays, seahorses, sharks and more.
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