This seaside town in Lincolnshire has some lovely walks with sand dunes, a fine beach and attractive coastal gardens to explore.
This walk from the town follows the promenade south to the neighbouring village of Sutton on Sea. It's about a 2.5 mile walk along the pleasant flat path with nice views of the beach and sea for the duration.
The route starts on the sea front in Mablethorpe and follows the paths south to Trusthorpe before coming to Sutton. On the way you'll pass the pretty Queen's Park where there are some lovely gardens and a large boating lake to see.
To continue your walking around the town head north to visit the Saltfleetby - Theddlethorpe Dunes Nature Reserve. The attractive reserve contains tidal sand and mudflats, salt and freshwater marshes and sand dunes. It's a great place for wildlife spotting and located just north of the town at postcode LN11 7TS for your sat navs. Just beyond the reserve is Saltfleet where there are nice views of Saltfleet Haven. Donna Nook Nature Reserve is also located in this area and another prime area for wildlife and walks near the town.
Mablethorpe Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Mablethorpe Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Mablethorpe OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Mablethorpe Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
The Beck is a good choice for some refreshments in the town. They are located close to the beach and have a large car park, a carvery and a nice patio area to sit out on in the summer months. You can find them at postcode LN12 1LU for your sat navs.
The promenade walk is a nice one to do with your dog and the Beck mentioned above is dog friendly in the outdoor section where fresh water is provided.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
If you continue south along the coast you will soon come to the popular resort of Skegness.
A few miles to the south west is the market town of Alford. Here you can see Alford Manor House, a 13th century church and the five sailed Alford Windmill.
Head a few miles inland and you will come to the town of Louth where you can pick up the Louth Canal Walk.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Lincolnshire Walks page.