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UK's best beaches - East Midlands
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BEACH: Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire
HOW TO GET THERE: The nearest town is Mablethorpe, from which there is a regular bus service. By car, approach the town via A1104 which leads to the High Street. Directions to the beach are from the eastern end.

Large stretches of fine, mostly tide-washed golden sand with a concrete promenade and theatre. Other facilities include: windsurfing; canoeing; sailing; paddleboats; restaurant/ cafe; slipway; deckchairs; lost child centre; bowling; crazy golf; pay parking; street parking; campsite; wildlife reserve; amusement arcade.

BEACH: Skegness on Sea, Central Lincolnshire
HOW TO GET THERE: Regular bus and train services from Skegness. By road, via A158, continue over traffic lights, turn right at mini-roundabout, left at clock tower in Tower Esplanade.

Fine sand and shingle beach with facilities including: surfing; canoeing; sailing; paddleboats; restaurant/ cafe; beach huts; slipway; deckchair; lost child centre; promenade; pier; dog restricted area; entertainers; bowling; pay car park; campsite; wildlife reserve; amusement arcade.

BEACH: Sutton On Sea, Central Lincolnshire
HOW TO GET THERE: Regular bus and train services from Skegness. By road, via A158, continue over traffic lights, turn right at mini-roundabout, left at clock tower in Tower Esplanade.

Nearby gardens and children's paddling pool recently undergone sensitive re-development. Sandy beach with facilities including: windsurfing; surfing; canoeing; sailing; jet skiing; cafe/ restaurant; beach huts; putting green; boules; campsite.

SOURCE: Encams (Environmental Campaigns)


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