Cleethorpes, Grimsby, The Lincolnshire Coast and Lincolnshire Wolds
Cleethorpes is modern thriving seaside resort on the Lincolnshire Coast. It embraces the traditional family holiday, but has moved forward to provide the facilities and standards of quality expected by the modern families and visitors to the resort.
Cleethorpes has changed greatly over the last few years and now offers entertainment, amazing attractions and events throughout the whole year.
You will find superb quality accommodation at www.cleethorpesholidays.co.uk , places to eat, places to shop, places to visit, and places to relax or play.
Cleethorpes Beach has miles and miles of beautiful golden sands. Once again the beach been awarded the BlueFlag for high standards of cleanliness of the bathing water (2013).
The flower filled promenades reaching right across the resort have been awarded top prizes year after year in the national "in-Bloom" competition and are a sight to behold.
Whatever your age.....3 years old or 80 years young.....you will have a wonderful time at Cleethorpes.
Cleethorpes Tourist Information Centre:
Grimsby is the neighbouring town to Cleethorpes and was originally a fishing town. Its rich history is showcased at the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre.
Now it has evolved into a town of industry with a wealth of Arts, Music and Culture to be enjoyed in museums and galleries, theatres and venues throughout the town and into the surrounding villages.
Grimsby Tourist Information Centre 01472 323111
Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre
Tetney village is just 5 minutes drive from Cleethorpes and Grimsby making it the perfect location for holiday makers or visitors to Grimsby and Cleethorpes.
It is home to www.cedarparkcottages.co.uk where you will find a collection of modern,spacious 4* self-catering holiday cottages set in acres of beautiful gardens, wildflower meadows and paddocks. Ideal for a family holiday, a romantic getaway or for colleagues working in the area. Cedar Park Cottages take bookings for short breaks, weekly rentals or long term stays.
Tetney has 2 pubs, one in the village square and the other at Tetney Lock. There is also a fish and chip shop, general store with post office, off-license and minibank. You can eat out at - The Grapevine Coffee Shop (serving all home made pies, lunches, cakes and puddings), The Crown and Anchor at Tetney Lock (weekly steak night and fish night), Tetney Golf Course,or the Jug and Bottle (all you can eat carvery and also all you can eat Lincolnshire breakfast).
Many beautiful walks either start or run through Tetney and there is also Tetney Blow Wells which are National Trust natural springs forming ponds of crystal clear water.
Tetney Golf Course has a driving range where you can have a practice with a bucket of balls. The course is a pay and play course. You can play 18 or 11 holes weekdays and weekends. There is also a bar and restaurant.
Tetney Village Hall host a fabulous firework display and family funfair each year for firework night.
Waltham is a village on the outskirts of Grimsby and Cleethorpes. It boasts a 130 year old 6 sail working windmill. At the site of Waltham Windmill you will find a museum, Millers Tandoori, The Sweet Emporium (stocking jars of traditional sweets), an icecream parlour, crafts, plants, and a small train giving children rides. This site also hosts an exciting family bonfire night each November.
In the main street of Waltham village you can find fabulous gift shops, boutiques, tearooms, deli, florist,beauticians, chemist, and The Kings Head Pub.
Immingham is a fishing port just down the Humber river from Grimsby.
The town contains a memorial marking the site of the 1608 departures of the Pilgrim Fathers to the Netherlands
Along with Grimsby and Cleethorpes, Immingham is part of the economic area known as Greater Grimsby. The main sectors of the Greater Grimsby economy are food and drink; ports and logistics; renewable energy; chemicals and process industries and digital media.
Close to Immingham, oil is refined at the Lindsey Oil Refinery by Total, and Conoco Phillips. Immingham Power station and Killingholme Power Station and South Humber Bank Power Station are all a short drive from the town.
Please enjoy looking through the pages of this website that I (www.cleethorpesholidays.co.uk) have created to showcase just some of the wonderful facilities available in the Cleethorpes area. If you are an attraction owner and would like your details adding, please get in touch.
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The Lincolnshire Coast
The Lincolnshire Coast has a bit of everything for everyone, from the seal colonies at Donna Nook beach to the traditional family holiday entertainment of Cleethorpes, Skegness and Mablethorpe. There is something for everyone.
Mablethorpe has a glorious sandy beach which stretches for miles. There you will find a selection of cafes and shops, restaurants and bars. Have a day out and visit The Seal Sanctuary, funfairs, play cente and beautiful parks. Only about 30 minutes from Cleethorpes and www.cedarparkcottages.co.uk
Mablethorpe TIC 01754 474 939
Chapel St Leonards has a lovely golden beach. Activities include slides, swings, golf, bouncy castles, pubs and fun for the children.
Sutton on Sea is a traditional seaside village with a golden beach, charming Pleasure Gardens with tennis, crazy golf and bowls.
Skegness is an exciting seaside resort and has miles of sandy beach and colourful gardens along the foreshore. The seafront is simply bursting with funfairs and amusements and arcades. There is an outdoor public swimming pool a seal sanctuar and pet farm,, gift shops, cafes and pubs. You can catch a show at the Embassy Centre and from aAugust to November the seafront has illuminations. A fabulous day when you are staying in Cleethorpes or Tetney as it is less than an hour away www.cleethorpesholidays.co.uk
Skegness TIC 08456 740505
Ingoldmells has the largest market in Europe which is open 7 days a week.
The Lincolnshire Wolds
The Wolds is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with its rolling chalk hills in the centre of Lincolnshire stretching over 40 miles and rising above 500 feet. Lincolnshire is a walkers and cyclists paradise, much of it being flat and with many of the accommodation providers having special facilities for these to pastimes.
Louth is the capital of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Louth has the highest church spire in England at St. James, an impressive range of independent shops and boutiques selling local produce "Tastes of Lincolnshire" and gifts. It is an intricate network of charming strees and beautiful Georgian and Victorian buildings.
Visit the Cornmarket on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays for all of the market stalls
It is home to the much loved walking trail at Hubbards Hills with its pretty babbling brook running through it with stepping stones and "Pooh sticks" bridges. Situated on the very edge of the town, Hubbards Hills was given to the town at the beginning of the century. Its riverside setting makes it the perfect picnic location for all ages.
Louth TIC 01507 601111 ext 161
Alford is a pleasant market town located on the eastern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Alford has a mixture of Georgian and Victorian architecure surrounding the market place. It is renound for its craft markets which are held in the grounds of the magnificent Manor House during the summer months.
Alford TIC 01507 461073
Spilsbyis a busy little market town, with an imposing bronze statue of the town's most famous son, explorer Sit John Franklin dominating the market place. Superb area for walking and cycling with a number of routes signposted around the town.
Spilsby TIC 01507 601111 ext 161
Caistor There are 56 listed buildings in Caistor and the town is the ideal start for the walking the longdistance Viking Way.
Caistor TIC 01472 859017
Market Rasen The quiet roads, well-marked public footpaths and beautiful countryside means this town affords the simple pleasures of cycling and walking at its best. The main road running through the town has beautiful boutiques, fabulous tearooms and cafes and a superb indian restaurant.
Market Rasen Race Course is adjacent to the Market Rasen Rugby Club and has jump racing every month and race evenings and special events, family days and music concerts throughout the year.
Horncastle TIC 01427 676666
Horncastle is a bustling market town, known for its shops specialising in antiques, collectables and bric-a-brac.
There are some notable historic buildings, including the 12th-centuary hurch of St Mary and it is a good base from which to explore the surrounding countrysidde
Horncastle TIC 01507 601111 ect 167
The Historic City of Lincoln
Set amongst the modern shops, restaurants, Waterside Centre and the market is the medieval City of Lincoln with its abundance of original 14th and 15th Centuary buildings and half timbered Tudor houses.
A marina is located at Brayford Pool surrounded by a selection of bards and restaurants along with the Odeon cinema
Take the challenge and climb up "Steep Hill" to explore Lincoln's historic Cathedral Quarter, Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln Castle.
Each year the wold renowned Lincoln Christmas Market is held in the City with tastes, fayre, crafts and delights to be tasted and purchased.
There are fabulous bus routes connecting all of the towns above, resorts and villages mentioned on this page. These are available to all guests staying at Cedar Park Cottages in Tetney or Beach House in Cleethorpes or you can request the leaflets and routes from Lincolnshire County Council Transportation Group on 01522 782070.