Ingoldmells is a village on the Lincolnshire coastline in East Lindsey on the A52.


In terms of villages it is relatively large and it has a population of 3888. The [ village] receives a lot of tourism yearly due its close position to Skegness. Most housing is found in the west of the village in large council complexes near the beautiful ancient [ church] of [ St Peter and Paul] . The [ primary school] is on "Simpson Court".

Close by to the west is Addlethorpe. There are fish and chip shops near the [ beach] . Providing safety to swimmers is the (voluntary) National Coastwatch Institution station at [ Ingoldmells Point] .


During World War Two, [ RAF Ingoldmells] was a Chain Home Low radar station, providing low-altitude short-range warning, with a rotating antenna. RAF Stenigot on the Lincolnshire Wolds provided longer-range warning for the area. RAF Skendleby was the other Chain Home Low [ station] in Lincolnshire near Skendleby, Spilsby.

Holiday parks

Billy Butlin opened the UK's first holiday camp there in 1936, which is a large employer in the area, and attracts many tourists. During World War II the Butlin's camp was used as the site of HMS "Royal Arthur", a Royal Navy shore establishment.

Many facilities have become available to accommodate the tourists including some shops, caravan parks, and a theme park, Fantasy Island UK is being constantly developed.

External links

* [ Butlins]
* [ Butlins Memories]
* [ Parish council]
* [ BBC article on Coastwatch Institution]
* [ Fun Coast]
* [ Lincolnshire seaside]
* [ Visit Lincolnshire]
* [ Hardy's Animal Farm]

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