British Beaches

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Chapel St Leonards Beach

Skegness, Lincolnshire

A sand and shingle seaside village resort beach just along the coast from Ingoldmells and Skegness. Many seaside and family facilities including crazy golf and children's play areas. The Promenade has cafes, restaurants and the Pullover offers amusement arcades and a bookshop.

Beach Type



Tea by the Sea' cafe on the promenade
'Admiral Benbow' licensed beach bar on the promenade
'Point Cafe' just off the promenade at Chapel Point
Toilets at Chapel Point
Trunch Lane and village centre


Sand castles
Beach walks

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned occasionally. but allowed in designated areas.


Dogs banned from central beach area.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended


Nearest town: Skegness
County: Lincolnshire
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2235, 0.343013
Postcode: PE24 5BQ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Skegness, Lincolnshire at Explore Britain.


Chapel St Leonard can be reached from the A52 from Skegness to Mablethorpe.

Public Transport

Buses run every 10 minutes between Chapel St Leonards / Ingoldmells / Skegness.

Nearest Railway Stations

Skegness (Approx. 6 miles away)
Havenhouse (Approx. 8 miles away)
Wainfleet (Approx. 9 miles away)
Thorpe Culvert (Approx. 9 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


The Well Vale Car park is 3 minutes walk from the beach. pay and display. Alternate parking at the bus station.

Nearby Car Parks

Sea Road, Chapel St Leonards (Short stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Well Vale Drive, Chapel St Leonards (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
St Leonards Drive, Chapel St Leonards (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Queensway, Ingoldmells (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Sea Lane, Ingoldmells (Long stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Jacksons Corner, Winthorpe (Long stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Market Place, Burgh le Marsh (Unknown stay).
About 5.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Skegness