Kids Activities

Paddling, sandcastles, beach cricket and kite flying. These wide sandy beaches are the perfect place for building childhood memories. Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust and RSPB both put on a programme of organised kids activities throughout the year. 

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Reserves are at the heart of what RSPB do. Vital to their conservation work and priceless spaces that help everyone get closer to nature.


Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is dedicated to the conservation of wildlife and wild places throughout the historic county of Lincolnshire. Find out more on how you can help speak up for the wildlife on their site.

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Get closer to nature and have fun at the same time. There are lots of events for kids to meet wildlife on Lincolnshire’s Natural Coast, from pond dipping, rock pooling, bug hunting, bird watching, treasure trails and explorer kits.

Gibraltar Point, Skegness PE24 4SU, England
Suitable for all ages  |  Indoor & Outdoor   |  Nature Park & Wildlife

Unspoilt coastline running from the edge of Skegness to the mouth of the wash. A perfect place to look out over the 1100 acres of pristine coastline, make sure you remember your binoculars! Enjoy walks and the open air whatever time of year and finish with a warm drink in the newly built observatory cafe.

North Somercotes, England
Suitable for all ages  |  Outdoor  |  Nature Park & Wildlife

Covering over 10km of coastline between Grainthorpe Haven and Saltfleetby every November and December grey seals come to the Donna Nook Coastline to give birth to their pups near the sand dunes; a wildlife spectacle which attracts visitors from across the UK

Chapel St. Leonards PE24 5XA, England
Suitable for all ages  |  Indoor & Outdoor  |  Sights & Landmarks

Thanks to its huge windows the café has the biggest of sea views and the opportunity to enjoy local produce too!  This spectacular building at Chapel Point is open all year round. The marine observatory includes exhibitions on the local area, an art space, café, public toilets and car park.

Saltfleetby, Louth, LN11 7TS
Suitable for all ages  |  Indoor & Outdoor

Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe Dunes National Nature Reserve is open all year, but for dune flora May-June is recommended, May-October for migrant birds and the winter months for wildfowl. A haven for the rare natterjack toad, on spring nights the males all sing loudly together to attract females.

Cleethorpes, Lincoln, England
Suitable for all ages  |  Indoor & Outdoor  |  Zoo & Wildlife

The newest interactive zoo attraction in the UK. Come rain or shine, whatever the weather there’s always something to see and do. Discover a wide variety of animals from all over the world, and come away with new fascinating facts and knowledge.

Mablethorpe, Lincoln, England
Suitable for all ages  |  Indoor & Outdoor  |  Aquariums

Meet our huge variety of rescued animals from our beautiful wildcats to scaly reptiles and of course the loveable seals! Plenty to see and do at the sanctuary including experiencing what it’s like being a zee keeper for a full day with one of our experience days!

Victoria Road, Mablethorpe, England
Suitable for all ages  |  Outdoor  |  Fun & Games, Parks

Queens Park has plenty of activities to keep the family entertained. Take to the water on the boating lake or stick to dry land and ride the miniature railway! Crazy gold, flat green bowls and tennis. Kids will love the play area and free paddling pool with fountains!

1 Sandy Lane, Skegness PE24 5TE, England
Suitable for all ages  |  Indoor & Outdoor  |  Nature & Wildlife

Northcote Heavy Horse Centre are proud to give the horses the love they deserve. The Sanctuary is a brilliant place for families and visitors to learn about the resident animals and the work the charity does. Plenty of special events going on so keep up to date online

Huttoft, Lincoln, England
Suitable for all ages  |  Outdoor  |  Children’s Farm

Come visit our loved and cared-for colourful characters! With a large number of rescued donkeys each with their own stories, you can also help the sanctuary help them with a donation or adoption.

Skegness, Lincoln, England
Suitable for all ages  |  Indoor & Outdoor  |  Children’s Farm, Soft Play, Park & Playground

Over 7 acres of Lincolnshire countryside, only 10 minutes walk from the coast. A great day out with lots of farm animals to meet and activities to keep the whole family entertained! Such as outdoor play, indoor soft play and a cafe & shop. 

Skegness, Lincoln, England
Suitable for all ages  |  Indoor & Outdoor  |  Aquariums

Natureland is well known for rescuing and rehabilitating orphaned and injured seals that become stranded on Lincolnshire beaches. There’s also our amusing penguins, tropical butterflies, creepy crawlies, coast and tropical fish

Shore road, Freiston PE22 0LY, England
Suitable for all ages  |  Indoor & Outdoor  |  Museum & History

Come visit the nostalgic WW2 museum near Freiston Shore. Suitable for the family with a wide collection of artefacts and guns. The kids can dress up in the war time clothes, climb into WW2 bunkers and experience the blitz in the museum’s very own Blitz interactive experience. Keep up with their facebook account

What else to see at The Natural Coast

North Sea Observatory

Bird Watching

Beach Picnics