Half term is approaching, and now that many local attractions have reopened, there is a wide variety of activities for the whole family to take part in. Here at Peter Ward Homes, we have put together a list of the most popular days out in the North-East Lincolnshire area
A traditional seaside resort with miles of golden sandy beaches, donkey rides and fish and chips. Try water-sport activities such as surfing and sailing, soak up the sun in a deckchair, or visit the nearby Cleethorpes Bowling Alley or 9-screen Parkway Cinema for some indoor family fun.
Elsham Hall, Gardens and Country Park
Explore lakeside gardens, an adventure playground, and a variety of animals and birds against the backdrop of the Grade II listed Elsham Hall. You can also paint pottery at the Mad as a Potter painting studio and enjoy homemade cakes and freshly ground coffee at The Secret Garden Tearoom.
Jungle Zoo Cleethorpes
As a small family run zoo, the keepers at Jungle Zoo Cleethorpes are deeply passionate about their animals, and strongly believe that all children should have physical access to animals to help them better understand wildlife and the world around them. This means that the zoo is one of the newest interactive animal attractions in the UK, and features a wide variety of amphibians, birds, reptiles and mammals.
Chequered Flag Karting Grimsby
This exciting outdoor Go Kart circuit has a range of karts suitable for both children (8+) and adults, meaning all the family can get involved with the action. The track features a bridge and a tunnel to ensure both the look and feel of a proper racing circuit, so you can fully immerse yourself in the experience.
With six different themed escape rooms, ranging from an undercover mission to a gem heist, Escapologist is suitable for all who are up for the challenge. The experience is an excellent way to bond and spend time with your family as you all work together to solve the mysteries of the room and eventually escape.
Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway
The award-winning Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway is one of Britain’s oldest seaside miniature railways. Sit back and relax as you enjoy the journey along the picturesque Humberside Coast, before stopping at Lakeside Station to enjoy a refreshing beverage at The Signal Box Inn, which at eight square feet is the smallest pub in the world.
National Fishing Heritage Centre
This award-winning attraction recreates the maritime heritage of Grimsby by transporting you back in time to the 1950’s to experience life during the height of the fishing industry. Sign on as a crew member and travel to the perilous Arctic fishing grounds, and take the opportunity to explore the Ross Tiger, which is the earliest diesel engine side trawler preserved in the UK.