Popular Lettings in Skegness
Highlights in Skegness
- Magnificent beach
- Traditional English resort, Family attractions
- Seal Sanctuary
Most popular in Skegness
Prices and availability
Holiday rentals and lettings in Skegness
An old-school English seaside resort, Skegness is a consummate family-holiday destination. The majority of the holiday rentals in Skegness follow the coast both north and south, so you are never far from its magnificent beach. The area to the south of the centre is particularly lovely, with old Victorian streets which make way for the lovely Gibraltar Point Natural Reserve. If you prefer to stay a little way inland there are some lovely lettings overlooking Beacon Park.Traditional seaside holiday rentals
A common feature of holiday rentals in Skegness is mobile homes that are suitable for small families. Located right on the beach, they are typically housed in complexes that offer live entertainment most evenings along with several other bars and restaurants. These complexes can even include golf courses and indoor heated swimming pools! Alternatively choose from the myriad or lovely houses and flats dotted around the town.
Holidays in Skegness
The area and getting around
The seaside town of Skegness has been a popular destination for UK holidaymakers for decades. The town is situated in Lincolnshire on the northeast coast of the country, fifty miles from Humberside Airport with good road and rail links into the town. Much of the appeal of the town is centred around the Grand Parade, chock-a-block full of attractions and flanked by beautiful gardens, and of course, its magnificent beach stretching as far as the eye can see in both directions.Discover the traditional English seaside holiday
Multi-coloured beach huts, golden sand that stretches for miles, freshly cooked donuts, delighted children frolicking in foamy waves, sandcastles, paper-wrapped fish and chips, penny-arcades, retro fun-fairs, and friendly locals pleased to welcome you to their town – a holiday at a traditional seaside resort in England is truly a treat for all the senses!
Travellers and activities
Lincolnshire’s Skegness boasts a Blue Flag beach, a Victorian pier, fairground rides and a line-up of nostalgic family amusements. Take your children to Skegness Aquarium with its pirate theme, staff dressed up like buccaneers and a quiz trail to keep younger minds engaged. Then head to one of the equestrian centres and try your hand at horse-riding along the beach. And don’t miss the Seal Sanctuary, which, among other things, boasts a tropical house full of crocodiles, snakes and scorpions!Skegness for beach enthusiasts
An annual Blue Flag winner, Skegness Beach also boasts the ‘Quality Coast Award’. The fine beach is an expansive and completely spotless belt of golden sand, and it can take a couple of minutes of walking just to get your feet wet. There are plenty of amenities within a 5-minute walk, including lots of places to buy food such as traditional fish and chips, drinks and seaside goodies! More than anything else Skegness beach is great for taking a long, restorative walks.
Skegness means ‘beard-shaped headland’ from the Old East Norse word ‘skeg’, which means beard!
Top 5 travel tips in Skegness
No British seaside holiday is complete without a round of crazy golf. Check out the whimsical Jolly Roger Adventure Golf, an outdoor course on the Grand Parade by Foreshore Gardens.2. Get the adrenaline pumping at Pleasure Beach Theme Park
This exciting theme park offers hair-raising rides such as a giant wheel, pirate boat, rollercoaster, freakout, and many more. There are also gentler rides aplenty for younger children such as cups and saucers and a waltzer.3. Discover a village in miniature
Skegness Model Village is a great place for a stroll back in time. The village features detailed models and well-kept gardens, and has barely changed since it opened in 1962, making it a perfect trip down memory lane for older generations and a great day out for the family.Visit the pleasure pier
Pleasure piers are a linchpin of most English seaside resorts, and the pier in Skegness was built way back in 1881. The pier has a soft play area, trampolines for the kids and an amusement arcade.5. Spend a day at an open-air farm museum
Located close to the railway station, learn all about the agriculture and rural domestic life in the 19th and 20th century at Village Church Farm. See the home interiors, machinery and manual tools used at the time. Hungry? The tea room has home-baked cakes and freshly cooked food of exemplary scrumptiousness!
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Skegness
Our data shows that Skegness has an average price of £79.55 per night, which is a relatively high one under the cities in the United Kingdom.Is Skegness a good location for a last-minute getaway?
If you decide to discover Skegness, we suggest organising your holiday in advance because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average occupation of 73% in the year 2019.How many holiday lettings does Holidu have in Skegness?
In Skegness we offer you an extensive catalogue of around 200 properties, with options for all tastes, thanks to our 10 local and international partners.