Cleethorpes Light Railway


The seaside town of Cleethorpes welcomes holidaymakers and families 12 months of the year, whether you are staying for the week, overnight or just visiting for the day.

Cleethorpes is a clean and modern resort with traditional appeal. It is the perfect getaway, offering breath-taking scenery, fabulous sandy beaches, mouth-watering food, top attractions and fascinating history. 

In and around Cleethorpes you will find a great choice of places to stay to suit all budgets, including hotels, bed and breakfasts and guesthouses, holiday cottages and self-catering accommodation. If you’re looking for stunning sea views and fresh air, head to Cleethorpes where you’ll find accommodation close to the beach. Or if you prefer self-catering, you have the option of holiday cottages and caravans with sites scattered in and around the area.

A day at Cleethorpes beach is a day well spent with everything you can imagine in this traditional seaside town. With four-and-a-half miles of golden sands, visitors are spoilt for choice in this popular beach resort. Bring your bucket and spade and spend a day building sandcastles, or use the beach as a makeshift football or cricket pitch. Why not paddle in the sea or just have a relaxing picnic while you enjoy the sunshine. The beautiful clean beach is there for everyone to enjoy. The beach also remains home to a favourite traditional seaside pursuit – donkey rides along the sands.

Come onto dry land and try for a hole-in-one at Cleethorpes crazy golf course. Bring along your penny jar and find your winning streak in one of the many arcades or sit back, relax and enjoy the costal views while taking a ride on the Lollipop Express land train. Cleethorpes is also home to lots of annual festivals which take place in and around the resort, including the Carnival, the 1940s Weekend, the Armed Forces Weekend and the Scooter Rally.

Want to explore some more? Then why not hire a bicycle from the Cycle Hub at Grimsby Town Railway Station and visit some favourite haunts in and around Cleethorpes or explore the stunning Lincolnshire Wolds. The resort offers a surprising selection of quality specialty restaurants, bistros, carveries as well as our traditional famous fish and chips. Don’t forget the ice-cream and of course a stick of Cleethorpes rock.

For more information contact the Cleethorpes Tourist Information Centre on 01472 323111, email