BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.

24 September 2014
LincolnshireLincolnshire

BBC Homepage
»BBC Local
Lincolnshire
Things to do
People & Places
Nature
History
Religion & Ethics
Arts and Culture
BBC Introducing
TV & Radio

Sites near Lincolnshire

Cambridgeshire
Humberside
Leicester
Norfolk
Nottingham

Related BBC Sites

England
 

Contact Us

You are in: Lincolnshire » People and Places
Good beach guide header.
Top left corner. Mablethorpe
Top right corner.
Mablethorpe.Golden sands and traditional seaside attractions combine with modern entertainment facilities at this popular resort.
Bottom right corner.
Blue flag.This beach has a current Blue Flag award.Lifeguard.There is a lifeguard on this beach between 10am and 5pm
Food.There are plenty of places to eat and drink in the town - just a few meters from the beachToilets.The nearest toilets are on the Central Promenade
Chatlets.Weekly chalet hire can be made in advance, and costs from £24 to £51 depending on whether high or low season. Daily hire can only be made on the day and costs from £6 to £16Deckchairs.Deckchairs can by hired. They cost £1.70 per day or £1 per session
ParkingThere is a car park within 200 yards of the beachInformation.The nearest tourist information centre is on the Central Promenade
Other information:
•Dogs are not allowed on the beach from 1st May to 30th September
Your reviews, image.

The sands and the dunes at Mablethorpe are the best on this coastline. My family and I have been coming here for near on 4 generations off and on, we still feel that Mablethorpe is the safest and one of the cleaner beaches around. We all have fond and happy memories of large family day outings and weekly hols, on caravan sites, and still visiting. The town has as many others sadly become quieter in the entertainment way, yet you can still find a good chippy when you need one, or a good cafe/restaraunt. They are not too expensive as in the south are.
Linda James. Gainsborough. Lincs.

I've always visited the beaches in cornwall, clear water, golden sands etc. Last week I was invited to Mablethorpe beach by my friend. I had my doubts, but on arriving, I was pleasantly surprised! The sand was so soft and the dunes looked great. I had a relaxing time and would go again. Not sure about Mablethorpe itself, not quite my cup of tea. However if you access the beach before going into Mablethorpe, you will find a little bit of hiden Cornwall! Enjoy!
Melanie Enderby

I am an ex pat now living near Manchester (no beaches), and when ever I get the chance I come back to Lincolnshire and visit the beaches and Mablethorpe is one of my favourites. This particular place was always frequented by the children of Grimsby and Cleethorpes, (with its own superb beach and
attractions) whose parents where members of local clubs and this location along with Skegness was always one of the choices by the organisers.

A trip back now and then always produces fond memories.
Patricia Hiles

Mablethorpe is clean quite and peaceful, the only down side is not a lot to do, could do with a swimming pool and a few more shops, I have been going there since i was small so have always loved it. For kids is fantastic mile upon mile of golden beaches, lovely walks, would recommend for anyone who likes it quite.

It is the best beach and sky combination in Britain, unfortunately, it is spoilt by coal dust which is always evident on the sand. The council needs to clean the beach regularly as is the case at Cleethorpes. This beach is a very valuable asset and more effort needs to be made to maintain it. I love Mablethorpe for all it’s faults and have done for over 50 years.
Patrick Draper

Mablethorpe is a wonderful place with a spectacular soft sandy beach. The town is a very friendly town and has a low crime rate compared to other uk towns.
A perfect place for all ages.
Leanne, Boston

Beach itself is perfect and well worth the visit. Facilities in the town leave a lot to be desired.
Gerard Quigg

Is this really a small town on the Lincolnshire Coast? If I hadn't driven to this beauty spot myself I could have mistaken it for a deserted location on the continent. This beach is fantastic, the sand is golden and very clean and I've never seen so much sky. Access is a bit tricky along some rickety wooden steps, but they're very safe and look pretty. If you need to get a pushchair or a wheelchair down that could be a little more difficult. Further along towards the town of Mablethope there's more in the way if refreshments and much better access, but it is busier. This beach is perfect for a picnic, so pack the hamper and enjoy a peaceful afternoon in the sunshine... oh, and say hello to Prince the donkey for me!
Katie Anderson, Louth

Hi Katie,
It's nice to hear somebody else has discovered the beauty of mablethorpe. I've been visiting the town for 5 years now and plan to move there next summer. I'd recommend it to everyone and would choose Mablethorpe over anywhere else.
Ashlee, Oxford
Let us know what you think about this beach
Sandcastle.

Also in this section banner.

Places banner.

Inside Lincoln Castle Prison

Waddington Airshow 2005

Lincoln Christmas Market

Film banner.
Film image.
Check out the latest releases and where you can see them
Message Board banner.
Lincolnshire Message Board.
Get talking on the message board about what matters to you!
Interactive banner.
Interactive image.
Wallpapers, webcams, and much more to keep you amused
Contact Us.
BBC Lincolnshire
Radion Buildings
PO Box 219
Newport
Lincoln
LN1 3XY

Telephone: 01522 511411
E-mail: lincolnshire@bbc.co.uk




About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy