Skegness. Your Holiday Awaits

Fantasy Island, The Big Wheel

By: Bob Brightside on Article Base

Skegness has a lot to offer all kinds of holidaymakers from the young and young at heart to the more seasoned travellers. As well as the fantastic theme parks and great scenery to enjoy there are also some great events that you should to Skegness to experience.

Skegness and Lincolnshire on the whole are well known for its local food and drink. There is an assortment of restaurants to enjoy some local food such as Lincolnshire poached cheese, traditional, tasty Lincolnshire sausages or maybe Lincolnshire Red Beef.

These are just a few traditional food dishes that you will find here and they will all get your taste buds tingling. For you animal lovers out there, you will find an Ostrich farm. This is well visited each year and all the staff put a lot of their own time and a lot of hard work into the upkeep of the farm.

You will find Ostrich eggs and meat and even some feather dusters! It is an interesting visit so it is definitely recommended if you are in the area. There is always plenty happening in Skegness and the events keep on coming. The Stamford Shakespeare Season that goes on to the end of August, this takes place in the Rutland Open Air theatre in the heart of the remarkable Tolethorpe Hall.

During the couple of months of the event many plays take part and if you are a fan of Shakespeare you will really enjoy it. This year is the first year for the Skegness Organises Festival. For 2 days at the end of July there is a mix of cabaret, comedy shows, workshops and an amazing fire show on the beach.

As this is the first one, you can be a part of history by being there. It will be well worth the journey as there will be plenty going on. If the Arts are more down your street then on the 25th September the Skegness International Arts Festival takes place where international and local artists get the chance to showcase some of their artwork. You never know, you could be present at the unveiling of the next famous artist.

The Arts Festival goes on until 4th October and it is free to come. These are just a few events that are taking place in the upcoming months in and around Skegness. You will find something that will interest you and combined with the fantastic local produce, you will have a fantastic holiday.

Author Notes: Holidays to Skegness are proving very popular this summer so you should start to look for family holidays soon. Article Source: "Your Holiday Awaits"

The Holiday Fun Coast

By: Douglas Scott on Articlebase

Skegness is the biggest resort town on the Fun Coast and has been a premier holiday destination for over a hundred years. The main road a long the beach is a kaleidoscope of neon and flashing lights fairground rides, advertising arcade machines, slot machines, crazy golf and fish and chip shops.

The name of Skegness like many others in the area, relates to the Danes, Skeggis ness or headland, one of the places where the Vikings landed in the ninth century.

Come to Skegness if you want a traditional British holiday. Bucket and spade and build sandcastles, ride on the donkeys, paddle in the sea, eat fish and chips, go on the rides and arcades, boating lake or crazy golf. The area boasts several Quality Coast Award beaches.

Skegness Pleasure Beach is situated on the central seafront stretches from the Clock Tower Esplanade to the Pier. You will see a wide variety of rides designed to give pleasure and excitement to adults and children of all ages.

The first
Butlins holiday resort, was built here built in 1936, which is still here today. Butlins, Skegness located on the coast of Lincolnshire with an award winning sandy beach. It borders miles and miles of soft sandy beaches where you can walk and relax.

Magical World of Fantasy Island, Blue Anchor Leisure Ltd is Britain's first fully themed indoor family resort with a lot of rides. It also has as leisure, shopping, entertainment and outdoor funfair attractions. On Whit Monday, 1881 Skegness Pier, which was said to be the finest in England, was opened for the first time. It was built for Skegness Pier Company at a cost of twenty two thousand pounds, the Pier was erected by Head, Wrightson and Co.

Bateman's at Wainfleet 4 miles away on the train is a little unusual. It is about as small as you can get without being a micro brewery. The new Brew house called the theatre of beer is very modern, whilst the old brew house adjoining has heritage orders slapped all over it, and its contents. The tour is informative and well thought out, although it lacks a tasting session. The brewer is very much in the real ale.

Tattershall Castle is a vast fortified and moated tower was built for Ralph Cromwell, Lord Treasurer of England from 1433 to 1443. The building was restored by Lord Curzon between 1911 and 1914 and contains four great chambers with enormous Gothic fireplaces, tapestries and brick vaulting.

Author Notes: Douglas Scott writes for The Car Hire Specialist. and is a free lance writer for The Skegmess Holiday Home Rental Site. Article Source: "The Holiday Fun Coast"

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