Skegness’ top tourist attractions according to Tripadvisor

Skegness is one of Lincolnshire’s top tourist hotspots, attracting thousands of visitors every year.

With the days getting longer and warmer, more and more people will be looking for a day away on the East Coast.

If you’re looking to get away anytime soon, then it’s important to know the best places to visit.

Outside of the regular arcade trips and Chip shops, there are some great destinations to visit in and around Skegness.

We’ve taken a look at the highest-rated destinations in Skegness and put together this list of the hotspots and most popular places.

Here are the top 5 tourist attractions in Skegness, according to Tripadvisor.

Skegness Aquarium



Skegness Aquarium, located near the seafront
Skegness Aquarium, located near the seafront

Located across from the clock tower, and just next to the seafront, Skegness Aquarium is in a prime location and offers a great family day out.

As well as being a traditional aquarium, they also offer snorkelling and diving experiences.

Alongside that, they host a number of events throughout the year.

Skegness Aquarium is open 7 days a week, with a family ticket for 2 adults and 2 children costing £35 online.

This price includes entrance to their new attraction, ‘Jurassic Falls’, an outdoor experience featuring 20 dinosaur models.

Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve



Gibraltar Point
Gibraltar Point

Located 3 miles from Skegness, Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve is an area of ​​over 1,000 acres extending along the Lincolnshire coast, from the southern end of Skegness to the entrance of the Wash. It is also the 4th highest rated tourist attraction in Skegness on Tripadvisor

It is comprised of sandy and muddy seashores, sand dunes, salt marshes and freshwater habitats.

Nature fans can visit the reserve at all times, and the visitor center is open from 10am – 3pm.

The café is open from 10am – 2.30pm, closed on Mondays.

Hardy’s Animal Farm



Hardy's Animal Farm
Hardy’s Animal Farm

For the animal lovers out there, Hardy’s is an actual working farm and has lots of different animals for you to see and interact with.

The site is set over seven acres in the Lincolnshire countryside, in Ingoldmells, and there are even soft play areas for children after they’ve seen the animals.

Although it is currently closed for the winter, it is less than a month until Hardy’s Animal Farm reopens, with the big day set for Saturday, April 2, according to their booking website.

There’s no doubt that this attraction boasts great reviews, so if you’re thinking of things to do while you’re in Skegness, put this on the list.

Skegness beach



Skegness beach
Skegness beach

If you’re looking for something away from all the amusements and attractions, Skegness Beach is the place to go.

Rated as the second-best tourist attraction in the town, the gold-covered sandy coastline stretches for thousands. Just the perfect thing you need to unwind and relax. Get a sun lounger or take a long, sandy, family walk.

Visitors say the beach is kept clean and in good condition, so it’s just the thing you’ll be looking for on your trip to Skegness.

Natureland Seal Sanctuary

Voted as the best destination in Skegness, Natureland Seal Sanctuary is a top family destination.

Located on North Parade, the sanctuary houses seals, penguins, meerkats and more.

Prices for a family ticket of 2 adults and 2 children are just £23.50, according to their website.

Last month, the sanctuary took in a new seal pup, after a local resident found it in their back garden.

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