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Skegness is known to be affordable and a lot of fun.

Hundreds of people flock to the Lincolnshire seaside resort each year to enjoy the beautiful beach and fun arcades.

Many choose to stay in a trailer park.

Costs for a caravan stay here are more reasonable than other places in the UK and there is plenty to do in the area.

In fact, if you’re looking for some ideas to keep you busy during your stay, check out this list of the best things to do in Skegness.

Because there are so many caravan parks to choose from in the beach town, we have selected the top 10 based on customer reviews on TripAdvisor.

But if you think we missed a hidden gem, please leave a comment below.

Please keep in mind that coronavirus restrictions have impacted the hours of operation of many businesses, so contact each business to confirm availability before you go.

11. Walsh Holiday Park

Roman Bank, Skegness PE25 1QP England

The site at the heart of Skegness is a hit with many.

It is close to a number of pubs and restaurants and also close to the sea.

A satisfied reviewer wrote: “Well what can I say about this beautiful place the staff are helpful, kind and considerate.

“I have had the absolute privilege of having a trailer on this site for five years and it is one of the best decisions I have ever made.

“The site is well maintained and spotlessly clean, the cafe offers excellent value for money meals and the fact that there is no club on site is the appeal as you don’t have to. no heckling late at night.

“If you want a good pint at a reasonable price, there are a few good pubs a short walk away.”

10. The Chase Trailer Park

Anchor Lane, Skegness, PE25 1LZ England

This park has an on-site bar as well as an indoor play area and shop for all the essentials you will need during your stay.

The pub, named Woody’s, was particularly popular with visitors.

One reviewer, with the unique nickname Spongebob Squarepants, said: “The onsite pub is superb, while the onsite shop is well stocked and not a rip off in terms of price. I will definitely be back.”

9. Top Farm Yard Camp Site

Top Yard Farm, Croft Bank, Skegness, PE24 4RL

Top Farm Yard is a family campsite with toilets and showers, taps, sinks for washing dishes and clothes, and a pub called The Crewe Yard.

Several critics were keen to stress how clean the site was.

Emma S wrote: “The atmosphere here is so welcoming and everyone is so friendly.

“The small clubhouse / bar is nice and comfortable. The events are inexpensive so ideal if you are on a budget and the kids want to participate.”

8. Southview Holiday Park

Burgh Road, Skegness, PE25 2LA

Southview has an impressive offering of an indoor swimming pool, two fishing lakes and a nine hole golf course.

There is also a bar and a gym to keep you occupied.

Nicola A wrote: “We went there for a weekend and the place was amazing.

“The caravan was clean and had everything we needed for our stay, check-in was easy and the staff were very nice and very helpful.”

Some caravan parks have their own swimming pools as well as fishing lakes and pubs.

7. Country Meadows Holiday Park

Country Meadows Holiday Park, Anchor Lane, Skegness PE25 1LZ

This campsite is for families only, so nighttime evenings are unlikely to prevent you from sleeping until the early hours of the morning.

There is also a fully stocked fishing lake and two children’s play areas to keep everyone entertained.

Rebecca G wrote: “We have come to this one and I can tell you it has top notch service and the staff are so genuine and will help you the best they can.

“The site itself is always kept clean and tidy and the facilities, such as toilets and showers, are amazing.”

6. Sycamore farm park

Sycamore Farm, Chalk Lane, Burgh le Marsh, Skegness, PE24 5HN

Another spot for fishing enthusiasts, Sycamore Farm Park has two fishing lakes filled with carp, tench, barbel and roach.

Several guests who have stayed here have praised the campsite for its tranquility.

Alison V wrote: “The view of the lake was just beautiful and the tranquil setting was perfect.

“My granddaughter loved to watch ducks, rabbits, robins and woodpeckers, while my husband – a very avid fisherman – wished he had brought his fishing gear.”

5. Crooked Willow campsite

Route d’Orby, Burgh le Marsh, Skegness, PE24 5JD

Crooked Willow prides itself on its ecological credentials and offers a glamping experience.

Visitors to the site said it was a quiet place and praised the friendliness of the staff.

Weenjoydining wrote: “The site was very clean and the facilities were also clean.

“We camped in a glamping tent roomy enough for our family of five and a dog – the kids loved it.”

4. Wind farm

High lane left, Burgh le Marsh, Skegness, PE24 4SH

This well-behaved dog campsite is located on a 140-acre farm and has a fully-stocked fishing lake as well as several scenic walks.

Skegness Beach is four miles away, so you’ll probably want to drive to see the top attractions.

Chris W said: “Parents can feel comfortable letting the kids walk around the park while they relax.

“Lots of shops and places to eat all within a ten minute drive. Friendly and very quiet owners.”

A family getaway to a trailer park in Skegness is an affordable way to vacation.

3. Skegness Water Park

Walls Lane, Ingoldmells, Skegness, PE25 1JF

Fishing enthusiasts need look no further than Skegness Water Park, which has three fishing lakes stocked with carp, bream, rudd, roach, perch and tench.

The site also includes a tackle shop, general store, cafe, bar and lounge, as well as a heritage light railroad and airstrip.

Amy L said: “The second night the weather changed dramatically and the wind made it impossible to camp another night.

“After talking to a member of staff, they helped us change to the wooden camping pods available on site. Without their help we would have had to pack our bags and come home. They saved our vacation!”

2. Groobys Pit Caravan Park

Steeping Road, Thorpe St Peter, Skegness, PE24 4QT

Described by its owners as a ‘bird watching haven’, this peaceful countryside location is about 7 miles west of Skegness.

This is an adults-only site, so not suitable for young families, and there is a two-acre fishing lake on-site.

Sue B wrote: “It’s so relaxing, so calm and so beautiful.

“Tracy and Neil are so wonderful. Nothing is too much trouble, the site is spotless, and there wasn’t a blade of grass out of place.”

1. Richmond Holiday Center

Richmond Drive, Skegness, PE25 3TQ

According to Tripadvisor reviews, the Richmond Holiday Center is the # 1 choice for caravan sites in Skegness, with an impressive 4.5 / 5 rating.

The site is packed with a lot more facilities than any other participant on our top 10 list.

There is a restaurant, several bars, a supermarket, a gift shop, a newsagent, a fish and chips, a barber shop, arcades, a swimming pool and more.

Kenneth S wrote: “Excellent caravan site – it’s clean and well run with very good quality entertainment. Just what I needed in these tough times.

“I will definitely be back in the future when I hope everything is back to some kind of normalcy.”