Nature & Animals
Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve
Croft, Skegness, PE 24 4SU
A haven for wildlife and walkers, this reserve is internationally recognised for preserving important habitats and species, with endless opportunities to study animal, plant and insect life up close. The Visitor Centre includes the Wild Coast Exhibition, Nature Discovery Centre, gift shop & Point Cafe.
Open: Winter opening times for the Visitor Centre: Weekdays: 11.00am-3.00pm; Weekends: 11.00am-4.00pm
or call 01754 898 057
Natureland Seal Sanctuary
North Parade, Skegness PE 25 1DB
As well as providing a home to many seals, you'll find penguins, flamingos and a tropical house, filled with reptiles and creepy crawlies. Pets Corner offers the perfect chance to meet some animals in person, plus there's an aquarium, floral palace and gift shop.
Open: Every day from 10.00am (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day)
or call 01754 764 345
Hardy's Animal Farm
Anchor Lane, Ingoldmells, Skegness
A great family day out on a genuine working farm. Tea rooms & gift shop. Large adventure playground, horse and cart rides. Free car parking.
Open: Every day 10.00am-5.00pm (Easter to October)
or call 01754 872 267
Lincolnshire Wildlife Park
The Parrot Zoo, Dickonhill Road, Friskney, PE22 8PF
Lincolnshire Wildlife Park is one of the UK’s largest animal sanctuaries - its residents come from all over the world with an amazing array of animals! It is also home to Britain's only registered Parrot Sanctuary and is home to over 1300 parrots (the largest collection of re-homed parrots in the UK). You'll also find the Ivanvale Nature Reserve, a picnic area, a walk-through aviary, bar and cafe.
Open: Every day 10.00am-5.00pm
or call 0871 384 1130
Tower Esplanade, Skegness, Lincolnshire PE25 3HH
Skegness Aquarium is an exciting new family attraction in the seaside resort of Skegness! Based on the story and characters in Treasure Island, you will find our watery world full of pirate adventure awaits you.
Open: Saturdays & Sundays throughout winter, open seven days during school holidays.
or call 01754 228200
Northcote Heavy Horse Centre
Spilsby, Lincolnshire PE23 5PS
As a sanctuary for handicapped & retired horses, the Centre is run by volunteers, so visitors are encouraged to help with simple tasks. Heavy Horse Dray rides are available most working days and rides begin after lunch. Entrance is free.
Open: Selected dates each month; normal programme days
or call 01754 830 286