The ultimate family destination
Butlins Family Entertainment Resort makes for the ultimate family destination. And you’ll soon discover why. The infamous Billy Butlin arrived in Skegness in 1925 bringing amusements model cars and haunted houses. A few years later he introduced the very first dodgem cars in the UK. By 1939, Billy Butlin opened the UK’s first ever holiday camp and it is just as popular now as it has always been! Today you’ll find lots of its original elements combined with modern century facilities. Undoubtedly, it’s the perfect place to enjoy bucket loads of fun with the family.
The holiday park couldn’t possibly be any more family friendly. With facilities on offer for all members of the family what’s not to love! Holidays at Butlins can be spent splashing in the pool. Kids can have the ultimate fun as they slip down slides and flume whilst parents can enjoy the slower pace of life in the lazy river. Renovated in 2018, the pool features nearly 3000 square metres of fun including a winding vortex slide that sends you into a giant bowl! Oh, and for those younger members of the family, head to the tiny tots pool for some splashing fun! Unquestionably, there is something for the whole family! So grab your swimsuit and towel. After a good old splash around in the pool, head to the fairgrounds. Here, you can expect to find traditional fairground, plus an array of vintage stall games. Go round, up, down, spin and whizz through the air. Its fairgrounds pay homage to its heritage. So, jump on a horse or carriage and whirl around on a classic carousel tide. For those more daring members o the family, head to the waltzers and watch everything whizz by as you speed round. Moreover, you’ll find an array of family rides, vintage stools and plenty of classic funfair treats. If your holiday with the little ones, you’ll be pleased to hear that there is a little starts fairground to keep them amused. From teacups to mini planes, your little ones can laugh and giggles till their hearts are content. Without a doubt, all the family can be kept entertained at Butlins fairground.
When the suns shining, making the most of Butlins thrilling outdoor activities. Embrace your inner Lewis Hamilton and go for a spin around the go kart track, fly through the straights and whizz around the hairpins on the custom racetrack. Alternatively, enjoy a bit of friendly competition with the family on the adventure golf course. Let the kids test their balance on the ariel adventures. If your unfortunate enough to be graced with typical British rain on your holidays, please be assured they’re plenty of great inside activities to enjoy too! Bring the family together with a friendly game of bowling, laser tag, arts and craft and of course the splash water world.
Sweet treats for the sweet toothed
The resort has plenty of seaside treats to satisfy those with a sweet tooth. You’ll find mini doughnuts, hot waffles and freshly spun candy floss, all essential seaside treats. A trip to the fabulous ice cream parlour Scoop is a must do! Or sit back and relax inside the Soho Coffee Co and enjoy a frothy coffee. Furthermore, there’s an endless choice in buffet venues as well as a mix of restaurants from classic pub food to authentic Italian, it’ll be full bellies and smiles all round. A new addition to Butlins 2021 is The Diner. Here, you’ll be spoilt for choice is this American theme diner, from brilliant burgers, mouth-watering ribs and morish American flavours that everyone loves. Moreover, there’s thick shakes and desserts that you’ll be snaping as soon as they hit the table. It’s the perfect place to enjoy some good food with great company bringing all the family together. Alternatively, grab yourself a traditional bag of fish ‘n’ chips at the Rock & Sole. This chippy offers an eat in and takeaway service meaning you can enjoy real traditional seaside food from the comfort of your own accommodation. Besides, no trip to the seaside would be complete without fish and chips.
In the evenings, immerse yourself in an incredible live show. Be prepared for lots of smiles, giggles and laughter with the whole family! Your bound to get that Saturday night fever every night of the week. With a line up full of the best including Britain’s Got Talent Winners Twist & Pulse and Jon Courtenay. Not to forget X-factors starts Fleur East and Max & Harvey. Furthermore, the street dance group known as Diversity are guaranteed to light up the stage along with the Electric Circus. For any morning risers, you’ll be squealing as Pepper Pig and George hit the stage. Without a doubt, its spectacular entertainment schedule will not disappoint!
Blue flag beach
Butlins Family Entertainment Resort is undoubtedly in a great location. With direct access to the blue flag beach just opposite, what more could you need from a seaside break! You can truly build the ultimate sandcastle to your hearts content! The bustling seaside town of Skegness with its golden sands and multitude of attractions offers everything a family could possibly need for an action-packed visit to the seaside. Skegness is alive all day every day and doesn’t go to sleep when the sun goes down. With a variety of exciting night-time entertainment including Embassy Theatre or the Tower Cinema and a whole range of choice restaurants and bars. Along the sea front of Skegness has a scope for show-bars presenting much loved karaoke and cabaret, family entertainment centres, arcades and bingo halls!
Loads to do nearby
Further afield, there is plenty to see and do nearby the holiday resort. Including Lincolnshire Coast and Light Railway, Hardy’s Animal Farm, Fantasy Island as well as Natureland Seal Sanctuary. One firm family favourite nearby to Butlins has to be Skegness Aquarium. Discover the aquatic universe of beautiful yet dangerous and mesmerizing sea life and creepy crawlies. Learn fun facts about the aquatic life from your Captain, crew and shipmates. Don’t forget to head to the aqua theatre where you will find the best views in the aquarium. You’ll see an amazing array of sea creatures including black tip reef sharks, sting rays and even a zebra shark. Stroll along the tunnel where you can explore amazing sea life in their caves including jellies, lionfish and eels. For those brave members of the family, take a dive into the depths of Skegness aquarium. It is a truly unforgettable experience! Meet the sharks, rays and tropical fish with the dive team as you get ready to embark on an adventure of a lifetime. You can even throw your kids to the sharks! Not quite literally, the shark snorkelling ranger experience is suitable for kids aged 6-11 years old. Youngsters can get up close to the sharks of the lost lagoon whilst learning more about these amazing animals. Kids aged 10 upwards can test their nerves with a education shark dive. Here, you can scuba dive in the coral ocean display. This is home to numerous sharks and rays as well as hundreds of other fish. Moreover, there is no barriers between you and the inhabitants. Unquestionably, it is a truly once in a lifetime experience. Besides aquatic life, Skegness aquarium is also home to the brand-new must-see outdoor family attractions for all ages at Jurassic Falls. Without a doubt, this roarsome outdoor attraction is as educational as it is entertaining. Moreover, it’s the perfect attraction for any dino lovers, that include you adults too. On arrival, you walk through a perilous path through the woodland area before coming face to face with snarling, roaring and hissing dinosaurs amongst the trees. You may recognise some of the dinosaurs from a classic movie. These include a giant 14-metre high T-Rex, 8 metre Triceratops, and a 7-metre Spinosaurus plus all their babies. Not to forget the incubator area. Jurassic Falls also offers the chance to become your very own Palaeontologist. Go ahead and get in the pit and begin your search for fossils and guess the species.
Great family friendly holiday
There’s no better way to round off the day than heading back to Butlins Family Entertainment Resort for a relaxing drink at the bar or grabbing a tasty bite to eat before taking your seats at the entertainment centre. If you’re looking for a great family friendly holiday, then look no further than Butlins Family Entertainment Resort. Undoubtedly, it’s the perfect place to create magical family memories by the great British seaside of Skegness. Overall, Butlins Family Entertainment Resort makes for a fantastic seaside holiday.