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Coach Holidays to Skegness
Search coach holidays to Skegness and find discounted coach trips to Skegness and the east coast of England at coachholidays.com. Coach trips to Skegness are available with all the leading coach operators such as Shearings, Leger, Alfa Travel and many more. Our selection of coach trips to Skegness range from short breaks to coach tours that visit Skegness and other destinations in England. Whether you want a midweek break, a weekend getaway or a summer holiday we will have a coach holiday to Skegness that suits your taste and budget. Skegness is located on the Lincolnshire coast of the North Sea. The first Butlins holiday resort was opened in Skegness in 1936 and this has partly helped Skegness to become one of the better known seaside resorts in the UK. Perched on the official 'drier side of Britain', Skegness is a seaside resort that's large enough to provide hours of entertainment but small enough to offer a friendly atmosphere. Read on for our latest Skegness coach trips and more information about popular sights and attractions
Skegness Coach Tour Highlights
If you are interested in a coach holiday to Skegness the following attractions will rank as some of the best places to see. In the area around Skegness there is a wide array of historic houses, castles, gardens, wildlife parks, theme parks and archaeological remains..
Skegness Coach Holiday Highlights
The most popular attractions in and around Skegness are;
The Clock tower
Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve
Natureland Seal Sanctuary
Read on for more information about these and further attractions you can visit on a coach holiday to Skegness
Skegness was little more than a village, with fewer than 400 residents, most of whom earned a living as fishermen or farm labourers, until the town's first rail link was built in the mid 1870s. Once the trains started coming into town, Skegness burst into life as a successful seaside resort. The frequent rail excursions that brought visitors in their thousands to Skegness also gave rise to one of the town's best known icons - the irrepressible and cheerful Jolly Fisherman. He was created in 1908 by artist John Hassall, for an advertising poster at the request of the Great Northern Railway Company.
Places of interest / attractions in Skegness
Coach holidays to Skegness provides the opportunity to visit a wide range of attractions and places of interest.
The Clock towerThe town's prominent clock tower was built in 1898-99 and is the most well-recognised landmark in Skegness.
Tower GardensTower Gardens, previously known as the Pleasure Gardens, opened in 1878. There are grass areas, ponds and a band stand, with brass bands usually playing at the weekend between May-September.
Skegness PierThe pier has undergone major refurbishment after being damaged by gales in 1978, and is now once again a thriving tourist attraction.
Gibraltar Point National Nature ReserveA great place to go for a walk, have a picnic or see what new plant and animal life you can find. There are hard pathways all the way round the reserve, with several routes to choose from, together with a brand new visitor centre and café.
Natureland Seal SanctuaryNatureland first opened in 1965 and thousands of visitors go every year to see not only seals but also crocodiles, penguins, tarantulas, tropical birds, butterflies and many other animals.
Booking coach holidays to Skegness
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