Skegness Map

Skegness map, showing the Lincolnshire coastal town of Skegness, to the north-east of Boston.

Detailed Street Map of Skegness Lincolnshire

Skegness Map Lincolnshire: Interactive Google map of Skegness, a town, parish and seaside resort located to the north-east of Boston in Lincolnshire in eastern England.

Also on this Skegness map are the North Shore Hotel and Golf Club, the Skegness and District Hospital, the Church Farm Museum and Skegness Railway Station.

A town and parish in the county of Lincolnshire in eastern England, Skegness has a population of around 19,000 and is a popular seaside town which was the location of the first Butlins Holiday Camp which opened its doors for business in 1936.

Originally a fishing village and small port, Skegness probably derives its name from the Danish language (skæg and næs, being the Danish for beard and nose respectively and referring to the shape of the headland). It was not mentioned in the Domesday Book, and its early history is shrouded in mystery. Site of a haven port, which washed away in a great storm in 1526, Skegness took on much of its current appearance during the mid-15th century, as Lord Scarborough developed it as a seaside holiday resort, it became even more popular after the arrival of the railway in 1875, it still has many of its grand Victorian houses.

Skegness Attractions: Among the attractions that are on offer in and around Skegness are the Embassy Centre and Theatre, for gret shows and entertainment, Skegness Pier, Fantasy Island, indoor theme park at Ingoldmells, Skegness Stadium, for banger racing, stock car racing etc, Natureland Seal Sanctuary, Skegness Bowl for tenpin bowling, and Bateman’s Brewery, one of England’s oldest breweries.

Skegness Lincolnshire can be reached by road via the A52 and the A158, it is around 20 miles from Mablethorpe, 22 miles from Boston, 43 miles from Lincoln, 52 miles from Grantham and 143 miles from central London.

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