Coastal Walks

There are miles of beautiful coastal line to explore in Lincolnshire. Whether you want a family stroll along a sandy shore, or a longer hike along Lincolnshire’s coastal path, you’ll enjoy breathtaking scenery, fresh sea air and the chance to get close to nature. Take a look at some of our favourites below or follow the links to the Visit Lincolnshire website and Lincolnshire County Council’s website to find more ideas and routes.

A man and women on a beach taking dogs for a walk
Chapel Point – image courtesy Lincolnshire County Council

Where to enjoy coastal walks

Chapel Point

Chapel point has miles of sandy beach to stroll along. It’s an ideal spot for getting some fresh sea air, and for dog walkers. It’s also home to the North Sea Observatory, which provides great views, as well as a cafe to enjoy a drink after your walk. If you want a longer walk, you can take a circular route from Chapel Point to Anderby Creek.

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Gibraltor Point Nature Reserve

Looked after by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, Gibraltor Point is perfect for nature lovers with a diversity of birds and wildlife to spot.

The unspoilt coastline also offer a impressive views and is a tranquil place to walk and unwind.

The nature reserve runs from the edge of Skegness to The Wash. Most paths around the reserve are accessible for wheelchairs, pushchairs and mobility scooters.  

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Anderby Creek

Walk along a peaceful long stretch of sand framed by sand dunes, and enjoy the fresh air and beautiful views. Look out for the Cloud bar, an official cloud spotting area recognised by the cloud appreciation society.

There are coastal walks starting from Anderby Creek Car Park:

Anderby Creek to March Yard and Huttoft Car Terrace

This circular walk through Lincolnshire’s Coastal Country Park, takes in wildlife areas, beach and the Cloud Bar. Part of the walk uses the England Coast path ( see below). There is a shorter route to Marsh Yard (3.5 km) and a longer route to Huttoft Car Terrace (5.5 km).

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Anderby Creek to Wolla Bank

This 2.5 km circular walk through Lincolnshire’s Coastal Country Park, takes in farmland, nature reserves and beach.

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England Coastal Path – Skegness to Mablethorpe

For those wanting to stretch their legs on a longer hike there is a 26 km (16 miles) stretch of the England Coast Path (ECP) that runs from Skegness to Mablethorpe.

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Find more places to enjoy along the coast on Visit Lincolnshire’s website.

Find more coastal walks on Lincolnshire County Council’s website.