Things to do at Beach Cottage

Food & Drink

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Railway Tavern

Family run rural pub in the picturesque village of Aby.

  • Dogs Welcome
  • Walking/Cycling Friendly

Distance: 11 miles

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The Willoughby Arms

The Willoughby Arms is well known for its food and wide cask beer range.

  • Dogs Welcome
  • Wifi

Distance: 7 miles

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LUSSO by Lanzetta

With a delightful, chic interior of marble, luxury fittings and soft yellow leather seating, LUSSO By Lanzetta is the perfect place for a treat whilst in Skegness town centre.

  • Patisserie
  • Fresh Oysters

Distance: 9 miles

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Marios Skegness

Local Italian restaurant using fresh, local produce.

  • Pizzas & Pastas
  • Takeaway Available

Distance: 9 miles

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The Red Lion

Local, family run pub, offering a mixture of pub classics and vegetarian food.

  • Last Orders 7.15pm
  • Dogs Welcome

Distance: 3 miles

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Windmill Restaurant

The family run Windmill Restaurant strive to bring fresh wholesome food all from locally sourced suppliers.

  • Afternoon Tea
  • Extensive Gin & Wine List

Distance: 11 miles

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Farmer Browns Ice Cream

Family run farm producing dairy ice cream.

  • Cafe

Distance: 4 miles

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The Fat Seagull

Delicious, diverse menu using only the freshest finest ingredients. Relaxed friendly atmosphere.

  • Best to book during summer months
  • Dog Friendly

Distance: 3 miles

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Bennett’s Butchers

Highest quality cuts of meat sourced from local Lincolnshire farms wherever possible.

  • Lincolnshire Sausages & Pork Pies
  • Closed on Sundays

Distance: 5 miles

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Batemans Brewery

Fourth-generation family brewers.

  • Visitor Centre
  • Tours & Tastings

Distance: 15 miles

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The Stables Bar & Restaurant

The Stables Bar & Restaurant offers a relaxed and informal brasserie setting, offering fresh homemade and locally sourced produce.

  • Dogs welcome
  • Children welcome
  • Restaurant / café / tea rooms

Distance: 10 miles

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Outdoor Activities

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Bolingbroke Castle

The remains of a 13th century hexagonal castle, birthplace in 1367 of the future King Henry IV, with adjacent earthworks.

  • Small Car Park
  • Dogs on leads are welcome

Distance: 18 miles

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Sibsey Trader Windmill

Built in 1877, to replace an earlier post mill, this six-storey mill is undergoing major conservation to restore its cap, fantail and six sails, and to bring it back into working order.

  • Tea Room

Distance: 26 miles

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Frampton Marsh

Frampton Marsh is a coastal reserve set up to bring The Wash closer to you. It is primarily made up of wetlands, reedbeds, large freshwater scrapes and wet grassland.

  • Visitor centre
  • Guided walks

Distance: 36 miles

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Freiston Shore

Freiston Shore is a tidal saltmarsh which also encompasses the habitats of saline lagoons and wet grassland.

  • Nature trails & Viewing Points
  • Off-site toilets at Johnsons Garden Centre

Distance: 29 miles

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Alford Manor House

The house, dating from 1611, is reputedly the largest thatched manor house in the country and is a perfect example of Georgian and Victorian design.

  • Restaurant / Cafe / Tea room

Distance: 7 miles

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The Cloud Bar

In 2009 the Lincolnshire village of Anderby Creek became the world’s first location to get an official cloud-spotting bar

Distance: 0 miles

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Snipe Dales

The attractive valleys of Snipe Dales offer wonderful views of the southern Lincolnshire Wolds.

  • Guided Tours
  • Toilets

Distance: 19 miles

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Altitude 44

Scale the heights of Altitude 44. The UK’s tallest urban robes course.

  • Safety equipment provided
  • Trained Instructors

Distance: 12 miles

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Cottage Nurseries

A family run Garden Nursery on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds. If you are after a particular plant is always best to ring ahead.

  • Private Garden open for viewing

Distance: 7 miles

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Donna Nook

Donna Nook covers more than 10km of coastline between Grainthorpe Haven in the north and Saltfleet in the south where it borders the Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe National Nature Reserve.

  • No Dogs
  • Seal Season: October to December

Distance: 21 miles

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North Sea Observatory

A purpose built and accessible marine observatory, it includes exhibitions on the local area, an art space, café, public toilets and car park.

  • Dogs Welcome
  • Kids activities
  • Bird watching

Distance: 33 miles

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Lincolnshire Wildlife Park

Lincolnshire Wildlife Park is one of the UK’s largest animal sanctuaries.

  • Gift Shop
  • The Rainforest Diner

Distance: 21 miles

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Gunby Estate Hall & Gardens

A National Trust property The Hall has three floors to explore while outside the gardens are full of colour throughout the seasons.

  • Parking
  • Tea Rooms & Café
  • Gardens

Distance: 11 miles

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Claythorpe Watermill

Tranquil and beautiful, Claythorpe is a small, family run attraction set in the grounds of our 18th century watermill.

  • Wildfowl Gardens
  • Cafe

Distance: 11 miles

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Northcote Horses & Animals

Northcote Horses & Animals are a dedicated animal welfare charity based near Skegness. Since 1989 they have been promoting animal welfare in an educational setting, offering visitors the unique chance to meet the animals and have a very hands on experience.

  • Tea Room 
  • Dog Friendly

Distance: 15 miles

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Seacroft Golf Club

A traditional links course tucked away on the Lincolnshire coast, adjacent to the Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve with glorious views over the Wash to the Norfolk Coast.

  • Tee Times must be booked in advance. 
  • Open to both members and vistors 

Distance: 11 miles

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Jump Warriors

The Jump Warriors Trampoline Park and Activity Centre where you can bounce on trampolines, launch yourself from the Jump Tower, swing through the Ninja Run assault course and joust on the Battle Beam.

  • Cafe 
  • Children Party Packages

Distance: 6 miles

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Hardy’s Animal

Hardys Animal Farm is a great day out for all ages set in over 7 acres of Lincolnshire countryside.

  • Indoor and Outdoor Activities 
  • Gift Shop 

Distance: 6 miles

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Kenwick Park Golf Club

Set in the beautiful landscape of Kenwick Park. Designed by Patrick Tallack and opended in 1992 by former Ryder Cup Captain, Mark James, the course offers a variety of challenging holes.

Distance: 19 miles

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Coastal country park

The park contains beaches, nature reserves, walks and so much more. The park offers high-quality facilities for communities and visitors. It also provides improvements for wildlife and contributes to the local economy.

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On Your Marques

On Your Marques is a model car museum, situated on the east coast of Lincolnshire. It has been opening its doors to motoring enthusiasts since 2006.

  • Pit-Stop Cafe.

Distance: 3 miles

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Market Towns

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The quaint market town of Spilsby is full of history and charm makes it the perfect place for visitors.The town has a long tradition of markets where local farmers and growers sell their produce. Enjoy a stroll around the stone streets that have changed very little since the beginning of the 19th century

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Alford is a historic market town on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds and just 7 miles to the East Coast. Quiet and picturesque with good road links in all directions, Alford is a great base for exploring rural Lincolnshire.

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