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Family activities in Grimsby and Cleethorpes

Grimsby and Cleethorpes are home to many activities, a variety of those being family-friendly that can be enjoyed by anyone.

CLEETHORPES

The Lollipop Express is a short train ride that journeys along the Promenade, beginning from Cleethorpes Pier to the leisure centre.
The ride costs £1 each way, giving out free lollies to the children.
For further information, call 01472 645858.

Discover the Magical Castle and encounter the dragon’s lair on the world’s biggest climbing castle!
While children are exploring the castle, parents can kick back in the lounging area with a cup of coffee, TVs, and free WiFi.
Open daily from 9.30am – 6pm, for details, call 01472 291300

Venture into Jungle World, an interactive adventure for children to better understand the natural world and nature.
Open daily from 10am with the last entry at 3.30pm, call 01472 291998.

To have a picnic, or a general green space to utilise however you would like, head over to Cleethorpes Country Park.
The park is open all year round and, best of all, it’s free!

Haverstoe Park hosts a sensory garden, bowling facilities, as well as tennis and football, and a play area for the kids to enjoy.

Another picnic destination is Cleethorpes Boating Lake.
The Lake is a brilliant spot for fishing, rowing boats and pedaloes. There is also the Discovery Centre near the lake, along with an outdoor paddling pool, children’s sandpit and climbing galleon, there’ll never be a shortage or swans and geese to feed.

A thrill-seeker?
Pleasure Island is brimming with theme park rides, family and kid’s rides, shows, and performances from the birds and sea lions, acrobatic shows and a magic factory!
Call 08445 040104

GRIMSBY

If you’re looking for natural areas, Weelsby Woods is the place to visit.
The area also boasts an open grassland, play area for the children and car parking.

Found on Park Drive is the People’s Park.
The idyllic park is perfect for relaxing and watching time as it passes. Te hectares of land offers a lake with Coot, Moorhen, Mallard and Canada geese.
It’s a popular destination for recreational activities, and general visitation as the park holds a play area for children to bask in.

Dive into Grimsby’s maritime history at the Fishing Heritage Centre.
Discover the life of a trawlerman and the families of the 1950s, experience sights, sounds and smells from that era as visitors are taken through the Centre’s interactive displays, plunging them right into the deep end.

To uncover the weird and wonderful past of Grimsby by visiting Grimsby Town Hall Goal found deep in the Town Hall’s prison cells.
Open weekly, from 10am – 4pm.
For more information, call 01472 324109.

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Four fun things to do in Grimsby!

The Beeches Hotel is based in Grimsby, and although it has received some poor press over the years (probably due to its name coming from the Danish word for Grim), we wanted to show everybody just how wonderful Grimsby could be!

In this blog, you’ll find our 4 favourite places to visit throughout the whole of Grimsby. What would you add to this list? Let us know in the comments below!

The People’s Park

Tucked away behind a number of houses in Bargate, you’ll find a large, scenic park that hosts a lake, playing fields and even greenhouses. Of course, we’re talking about People’s Park. You can take a ball with your kids to run around with, feed the beautiful families and ducks and swans and you can even view a host of natures favourite animals and woodland creatures living in their habitats. There’s a Gardening Centre, which is ideal for your little ones as they can visit the various animal enclosures that holds birds, chickens, rabbits and guinea pigs! Brilliantly, a number of the things to do inside the park is free, so you can have hours of fun with the family enjoying nature and appreciating the animals.

The People's Park is Grimsbt

The People’s Park is Grimsby

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Fishing Heritage Centre

Although you may already know it, Grimsby is an incredibly important port for Britain, with a Museum in the town dedicated to the fishing heritage. A number of exhibits sit inside the museum, offering video look backs at the history of the town and its role in Britain’s history. A host of smells, sights and sounds are to be had, bringing history to life in a fantastic manner. The museum is located just outside of the town, with a small admission fee for visitors.

Fuzzy Ed

Be situated just a 10 minute walk from the centre of the town, the Fuzzy Ed Indoor Soft Play Area offers a wonderful hour of fun for your children. Entrance is a minimal £2.50 per child, a small price to pay for what’s on offer! The massive two storey playground has ball pit, tunnels, slides, climbing equipment and even zip wires! Luckily, Fuzzy Ed run a ‘toddler time’, which allows your little ones to go in and have massive amounts of fun without the fear of being knocked over! There’s a sizeable amount of desks and chairs where the adults can sit and chat, read a magazine or two and have a cup of tea.

Fuzzy Ed's has fun for all of the family

Fuzzy Ed’s has fun for all of the family

Elsham Hall

A few miles out of Grimsby, you’ll find the beautiful Elsham Hall which is full of wonderful country gardens. Planted with some of nature’s most beautiful plants, Elsham Hall has a wide range of wonderful flowers for everybody to see. Children can come too, as a playground sits in the gardens, next to a butterfly garden, historic cottages and even a mini farm that has goats and chickens! Just remember to bring a picnic!

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City escapes to countryside hotels in Britain

Do you live in the City and feel like you need a short or long weekend city escape? Get away from all the noise and stress in the city? Sometimes a short break to the countryside is maybe just what you need, but what will you be looking for?

What to look for when finding that perfect countryside escape?

 

The Beeches

Grimsby beach escapes

Maybe you’re someone who prefers to visit  a location with a nice beech? It isn’t uncommon to want nice sandy beeches and hope that the weather stays clear but sadly in England this is sometimes hard to come by, With only the summer time to enjoy our coastal beeches there isn’t many choices but this beech based in Grimsby would be the perfect walk when you wish to clear your head.

 

Luxury Hotel Rooms

luxury hotel room escapes

You can’t beat a luxury hotel room to stay in just to help relax yourself more, if you’re one of them people who like to escape the city and book a luxury hotel room to never come out of then this is common too, thousands of people per year visit hotels to escape the city and say they never usually go out even to explore the wonderful towns around.

 

Attractions in the areaNational Fishing Heritage Centre Grimsby

If you’re not one of them people who prefer to sit in the hotel room when escaping the stress of life then maybe you’re the one to visit as many attractions as you can, if you want to escape the city life then you’ll be willing to travel to a destination packed of historical or breath taking attractions.

 

cheap hotel escapesLast but not least would of course the cost of city escapes, in today’s world paying top prices to get away isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, resulting in everyone trying to find the best deals or cheapest hotels.. please don’t be fooled to book a sham of a stay! But also don’t over pay for a stay you could of got cheaper, the only way to do this is to just keep looking & scanning the internet.