Lincolnshire is home to a unique medley of stunning countryside, bustling towns and unspoiled coastline, making it a popular choice with United Kingdom holidaymakers. One of the most visited destinations in the county is the seaside town of Skegness, home to a glorious beach and iconic pier. With plenty of hotels in the area, Skegness is an obvious choice for tourists in Lincolnshire.
Among the many enchanting tourist attractions in and around Skegness is the Natureland Seal Sanctuary. Taking in and caring for orphaned and injured seal pups, the centre does a great deal of good. Situated on the seafront at Skegness, the Sanctuary is an appealing place for families to visit during their stay.
All Kinds of Critters
The images of cute seal pups is enough to entice travelling families into visiting the Sanctuary, but there's far more to be seen than just seals. The Natureland Seal Sanctuary houses a wide variety of animals including penguins, reptiles, alpacas, koi carp and even tropical butterflies. Regular feeding times promise to show you the animals at their happiest. Kids will also have the opportunity to try their hand at brass rubbing during their visit.
A Well-Equipped Sanctuary
The Seal Sanctuary isn't just well equipped to care for vulnerable animals, it also has plenty of facilities to make your visit an enjoyable one. The Sanctuary features a café for refreshments, while a gift shop gives the little ones the opportunity to grab a souvenir. The centre is also capable of receiving school trips, with notice.
Accommodation Around Lincolnshire
Whether you want to be in the middle of it all in Skegness, or deeper into the rural countryside of the county, there's sure to be a hotel, B&B or guesthouse to suit your needs. In fact, the Skegness area is home to some of the finest hotels in Lincolnshire.
The Red Lion at Revesby is just a short drive from Skegness, offering easy access to the Natureland Seal Sanctuary. The pretty building is located on the edge of the Lincolnshire Woods, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Expect excellent dining on-site, and friendly staff to help you get the most from your time in Lincolnshire.