Skegness Beach
Skegness Beach
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  • Mark J
    Bulkington, United Kingdom333 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Skegness Beach.
    5 out of 5. The beach was clean litter wise and easy to walk at a relaxed pace. Easy to get to either on foot by car or public transport. There are public toilets at the south end at 40 p to use or by debit card near the big carpark at the south end. Other toilets can be found at the pier at the amusement centre, which are free to use. Varius food..drink places can be found along the beach should you need them and a bar can be found on the pier. The beach is pet friendly, but certain sections are dog free during the summer period. The beach has a concrete footpath at the back for walking or disabled carriages to use with the amusement park nearby.
    Visited March 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written March 22, 2023
  • mr_bukaroo
    Leicester, United Kingdom145 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good dog friendly beach
    Had a lovely walk on the beach with the dogs. Been here a few times now and especially out of season it’s nice and quiet. Today we pretty much had the beach to ourselves. The car park we normally use at the beach itself, we couldn’t get to as the old way in is now pedestrian only. I assume you can get it further down the main road. Great stretch of sands for a dog friendly beach if you head right down south beach.
    Visited March 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written March 23, 2023
  • Helen H
    Driffield, United Kingdom2,578 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We do like to be beside the seaside!
    Not quite the beach but the seafront...lively even for a Sunday evening. The walk was lovely and all the lights and music added to the experience. Plenty of families out on the bank Holiday weekend, so very popular even now.
    Visited April 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written May 12, 2023
  • Dawn L
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Bracing Skeggy.
    Skegness is a great holiday destination for all ages. There is so much to do. Funfair for young & older children/adults, donkeys, amusements, crazy or football golf, seal sanctuary, aquarium, high wire, boating, pier, go karts etc. Friendly locals. Reasonable priced cafes/ice creams. Loads of accommodation.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written June 8, 2023
  • jones s
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful skegness safe
    Walked round the shops, had the best fish and chips. Walked along the beach. Couldn't believe how clean it was, no paper or plastic anywhere. People friendly, finished of having a drink in the pier bar which was great. Weather just right. Definitely will be going back. Don't believe what the media say about the migrants didn't see any. Don't care if I got a speeding ticket..
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written June 19, 2023
  • alsueandjo
    Hinckley, United Kingdom14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Proper British Seaside Town!!
    Well I just read some reviews on Google this morning 8/7/2023. I haven't done a review on Trip Adviser for ages, but I just had to after reading the negative reviews. At one time Skeggy had got a bit run down, but that was about 10 years ago, when we went last it was what it should be, A Proper British Seaside Town, they had spent a lot of money on the place, and we couldn't find ANYTHING TO MOAN ABOUT, some people are just miserable, and moaning is at the top of their list of things to do!!! There is Nothing wrong with Skegness!! It's a working class seaside town, and not for toffee nosed snobs!!
    Visited September 2022
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 8, 2023
  • Mike H
    Towcester, United Kingdom181 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A day out.
    A bit sad, what upsets me is paying £7 to park the car, ok I accepted that. 40p to go to the toilet bit of a rip off. The Pleasure Beach was crowded, I guess its shool holidays and the grandkids enjoyed it. All in all, it was what I was expecting.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written July 26, 2023
  • Ibrahim G
    Huddersfield, United Kingdom104 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Interesting beach lots going on
    It's sad to admit that I must be mad. I say this because I found this beach really interesting, as in the beach morphology. At the top end there are the groynes which have been colonised and the hexagonal defences. Further down the beach you pass below the pier (at low tide) to the lower end and dunes. Observe the angle of the beach and look at the steps and wonder how far down the go. It's worth comparing what it is like at low and high tide as there is around a 6M difference. There is plenty of sand about on the beach and in the water and there appeared to be plenty of silt and fine particulates which must play havoc for both Natureland and the aquarium who filter the sea water to use in their locations. On other things, as someone mentioned I appeared to be in the constant company of a small spider (not just at the beach) and depending on where and when you went the beach could be messy but that's really by the pleasure beach site.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written August 4, 2023
  • FIL M
    London, United Kingdom510 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Perfect for a walk with ice cream in hand
    My friends and I had a lovely long stroll along the beach. The weather was not perfect that day, but still enjoyable. They are trying to keep the beach as clear as possible, however I did notice a fair bit of litter which is a shame. If only everyone would take their litter with them and/or dispose it in the bins accordingly!
    Visited August 2023
    Written August 15, 2023
  • Miriam
    14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Love Skegness beach ⛱
    I have been at Skegness for first time. Unfortunately arrived when for fog we couldn't see 2 m front of us 🙂 We didn't get to see anything but we know next day will be hot. We woke up to beautiful weather and we seen all beautiful places and beaches 😉 Definitely we will be back for long stay this was just short trip. Enjoy 100% recommended 👌
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written September 8, 2023
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Simon K
Alvaston, UK255 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Family
We were pleasantly surprised to find the beach to be clean and not overly crowded despite all the pleasant weather. Everyone seemed to social distance well and there was plenty of room to enjoy the sun and sea.

There was a little litter but the beach had been swept fairly clean. The tide was in when we arrived but even at low tide you can wade out for quite a while making the beach safe for young children.

We stayed near the pier which gave us access to the local amenities and close to our hotel. There is a nearby cafe, shop, ice cream van etc.

You will get the idiots, those who pollute the air smoking cannabis or those walking their beefy dogs on the beach despite a ban and potential fine if they do. But the majority behaved well.
Written August 11, 2020
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davidclaire_12
Lichfield, UK86 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Family
Me and my family often come to Skegness as we have a caravan not to far from town. Skegness beach has always been very kind to us, always clean, lots to do in the summer months, parking can always be found whether it's at the beach or just down the road. There is plenty for the family to do before the beach and whilst on the beach.
Our little Yorkshire Terrier loves it more than us, he has the whole beach to run on certain times of the year. (check signage before letting your dog off)
Definitely worth packing your bags, finding a nice cheap caravan park for somewhere to sleep and with so much to do in the local area and surrounding areas you won't be disappointed. Once you've been to Skeggy you'll definitely wanna go back.
High recommended
Written January 8, 2020
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John R
Izaut-de-l'Hotel, France25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2020 • Friends
Wonderful place. So much to do.
We parked in the "Arcadia car park" and then walked along to Princess Parade which allows you to walk back along the sea front to the pier via an amazing boating lake. On the way we stopped and ate at the "Boating lake cafe" .
Then onto the pier etc. On the way back we played crazy golf at the "Jolly Roger" site. Fantastic fun.
Just a shame that the Model village is now closed.
Written October 2, 2020
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Norty Notts
United Kingdom5 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2020 • Couples
Visited Costa del Skeg for the day from Nottingham. It’s our closest beach, a whole 2 hours.... sh*thole. There’s a certain breed of humans that you’ll see in Skeggy - low IQ, “big boned” and over-produced.
Parking up we were beady eyed and bushy tailed, however, upon walking onto the beach we were taken aback, sh*thole. To put it simply, UK is in lockdown, Skeggy doesn’t seem to agree. The beach was packed with nobody social distancing. No reinforcement in the toilets where people were on top of each other. We attempted to move numerous times however the Skegians aren’t the fastest movers if you know what I mean. Disgusting social distancing !
We decided to try and brighten our day by grabbing some fish and chips from Atlantis. No PPE at all, not even gloves which I thought was basic human decency.
Later on, sat on the beach an overpopulated family decided it was best for the environment to litter their plastic everywhere. This is most likely due to a lower IQ, no environmental awareness and just no care. Sort it out Skeggy Slobs.
Overall, the day was disappointing at best. However we still enjoyed the people watching.
Written June 24, 2020
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SCFCJay
Stone, UK28 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Family
We arrived on the beach to large amounts of open space which was great even considering how busy it was. Unfortunately on the walk down the beach we passed a lot of trash, dirty Nappies and baby wipes strewn about the place in one area and broken glass. We didn't stay for too long and it probably speaks volumes that the highlight for us was watching the RNLI come down the beach and launch directly from the trailer into ocean. It is a shame that the bit we enjoyed the most was at the expense of someone being in a state of emergency but it was excellent to see the crews in flawless action.
Written June 5, 2022
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LonePineKath
Nottingham, UK239 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
A beautiful beach to visit.
About 15 mins walk from Skegness train station, or you can catch a bus at the train station, which drops you off right at the path that leads to the beach.

There are lots of places by the entrance to the beach to get warm/cold drinks and snacks etc so it's a very easy and lovely day out.
Written February 15, 2022
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Mark J
Bulkington, UK333 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Friends
The beach is a pleasure to visit, plenty of room for lots of people to enjoy themselves. The beach is clean and safe and sections of the beach are dog friendly to. There are 3 car parks to park at the main one being near the lifeboat Station.
There are toilets situated at the carpark near the lifeboat Station at 20 pence a time or can be paid by card. Other toilets are at the pier..entertainment centre.
There are various beach stalls for beach items ....spades,buckets etc etc. Ice cream and refreshment stalls are also present along this beach.
Written June 9, 2021
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Spring R
United Kingdom24 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021
Disappointing. Went to Skegness with high exceptions but left disappointed. Quite boring, most of the activities were highly child centred so probably best for families with small children. Overall, it was a boring day out.
Written August 26, 2021
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Shahnaz
Sheffield, UK28 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 • Family
Lovely beach, fab outdoor cafe, rides were also fab. Toilets totally shocked me to pay 20p for a wee🤣 car parking was a long way from the beach and we were so tired. Car park was a rip off!! Slow when paying for car park ticket and cues were massive for the ticket machine!! Overall will not go again.
Written July 3, 2021
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CrystalPower
London, UK1,571 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
Visited Skegness for the first time in the August bank holiday. The heavens opened and Friday was a stormy day with Monday being a beautiful sunny day. The area was somewhat busy and the beach clean with no rubbish in sight. Plenty of ice cream in the area.
Written November 23, 2020
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