You'll find plenty of things to do in Cleethorpes throughout your stay, from its seafront activities along the town’s central promenade to the range of entertainment venues for all ages. Find all the best places to eat in Cleethorpes and best nights out in Cleethorpes. However you choose to spend your UK coastal break, book one of our hotels in Cleethorpes and stay close to all the best things to do.
Things to do in Cleethorpes
If you’re visiting Cleethorpes and fancy some serious shopping action, your best bet is to head over to Freshney Place in nearby Grimsby. With more than 100 shops, Freshney Place employs more than 2,000 people and attracts 14 million shoppers each year. Familiar High Street names include Marks and Spencer, Next, Primark and Game, making it by far the biggest shopping centre in the area.
Alternatively, you could try the Abbeygate, also in Grimsby, an independent shopping venue which prides itself on offering an alternative to what you might find in larger chain stores.
Cleethorpes itself doesn’t have any major shopping centres, but the town does have a bustling shopping area around St Peter’s Avenue and Cleethorpes Market Place, with the latter hosting outdoor markets all year round, with a particular reputation for its displays of flowers and plants. And you could also try Seaview Street, a shopping gem which boasts a number of independent fashion and interior design boutiques.
The east of England isn’t always easily accessible, but getting to Cleethorpes is relatively straightforward. If you’re driving, our Cleethorpes hotel is only half an hour’s drive from the M180 motorway and the nearby Humberside Airport, which has domestic flights to and from other UK airports including Aberdeen and Durham Tees Valley.
Cleethorpes train station offers regulars services to neighbouring Grimsby and from there you can catch trains to further afield destinations like Manchester Airport (via Doncaster and Sheffield), Hull (via a bus connection from Barton-upon-Humber), Lincoln and Newark. Cleethorpes buses are run by Stagecoach and connect passengers with Grimsby, Louth, Skegness and many surrounding villages.