Explore the area

Places to visit near Thorpe Park

You can head to see the seal pups at the Seal Sanctuary in Mablethorpe. You can then head across to the Lincolnshire Wolds in Lincoln and visit the famous cathedral. Or tickle your taste buds at nearby Louth Farmers' Market.A long, calm stretch of easily accessible coastline fringed by endless sandy beaches - no wonder a handful of Britain's most traditional seaside resorts are here.

Lots to see and do

Our top picks

There are lots of fabulous places to visit, using Haven holiday parks as your base. From beautiful beaches and landscapes to places of interest like historical sites and nature trails, or attractions like theme parks and wildlife parks - there are choices to suit the whole family. Check out our top picks.
The sprawling green of Lincolnshire Wolds

Places of interest

Lincolnshire Wolds

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This is a wonderful area of countryside with some of the most beautiful, unspoilt scenery in the East Midlands, full of rolling hills and hidden valleys, gentle streams and nestling villages.

Address:

Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service, Navigation Warehouse, Riverhead Road, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 0DA

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
21 miles from Golden Sands
16 miles from Thorpe Park
Two seals playing on the shore

Attractions

Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary and Wildlife Centre

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Encounter many rescued animals at the fascinating Sanctuary in Mablethorpe

Address:

Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary, North End, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, LN12 1QG

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
Less than a mile from Golden Sands
24 miles from Thorpe Park
Cleethorpes resort at a distance

Places of interest

Cleethorpes

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Enjoy some traditional seaside fun at this great resort. See the beautiful flower beds blooming with colour or wander through the sand dunes along the Humber Estuary.

Address:

Cleethorpes Tourist Information Centre, Alexandra Road, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, DN35 8LG

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
2 miles from Thorpe Park
Elsham Hall Gardens and Country Park

Attractions

Elsham Hall Gardens and Country Park

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The walled garden is a magnificent 4-acre site which has been excitingly re-landscaped. There is a sensory garden, great drifts of bulbs and wild flowers, vistas, a one world garden, paddocks for the little brown sheep, a huge viewing mound, dramatic aviaries, a guinea pig village, sculpture and living willow features.

Address:

Elsham Hall Gardens and Country Park, Brigg, North East Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire, DN20 0QZ

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
22 miles from Thorpe Park
Fishing Heritage Centre

Attractions

Fishing Heritage Centre

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Bring along the whole family and navigate your way around Grimsby's Fishing Heritage Centre to discover what life was like for trawler men in the 1950s. With interactive displays you can experience the sights, smells and sounds. Get dressed up in costume, jump on the moving deck and walk through the ice room.

Address:

Fishing Heritage Centre, Alexandra Dock, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, DN31 1UZ

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
5.5 miles from Thorpe Park
Beach grass, sand and sea

Beaches

Humberston Beach

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A beautiful beach with very impressive views of the boats and ships travelling along the Humber Estuary. Humberston beach is wide, sandy and backed by dunes.

Address:

Humberston Beach, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, DN35 0PW

Open dates: All year round
Restrictions: Dog restrictions apply
Distance from park:
Less than a mile from Thorpe Park
Gothic Architecture of Lincoln Cathedral

Places of interest

Lincoln Cathedral

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Lincoln Cathedral is one of Europe's finest examples of Gothic architecture and one of the most prominent buildings in Lincoln. You can study the intricate stained glass windows up close on a guided tour and learn about its rich and broad history beginning in 1072. The cathedral also owns one of only four remaining original copies of 1215 Magna Carta.

Address:

Lincoln Cathedral, Minster Yard, Lincoln, LN2 1PX 

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
41 miles from Golden Sands
39 miles from Thorpe Park
Seal pup rolling on its side

Places of interest

Donna Nook National Nature Reserve

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Donna Nook National Nature Reserve covers more than 10 km (6.25 miles) of coastline between Grainthorpe Haven in the north and Saltfleet in the south where it borders the Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe National Nature Reserve.

Address:

Donna Nook National Nature Reserve, Marsh Lane, Donna Nook, Louth, LN11 7PD

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
12 miles from Golden Sands
16 miles from Thorpe Park
Lincoln © Gary J Brothwell (flickr)

Places of interest

Lincoln

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England's second largest county is an outstanding area of ever-changing landscapes and exciting scenery, shaped by a rich tapestry of fascinating heritage, passionate people and intriguing traditions. From the iconic towers of Lincoln Cathedral to the beautiful stone town of Stamford, the rolling Lincolnshire Wolds to the breathtaking Skegness coastline, Lincolnshire is a must visit UK holiday destination.

Address: Lincolnshire Tourism, Beech House, Waterside South, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN5 7JH
Open dates: All year round
Distance from park:
41 miles from Golden Sands
41 miles from Thorpe Park