TF5085 : Mablethorpe: the town-centre stretch of beach

taken 10 months ago, near to Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Mablethorpe: the town-centre stretch of beach
Mablethorpe: the town-centre stretch of beach
Mablethorpe is perhaps not the most well-known of seaside resorts, but is surely one of the best. It has everything that a beach resort should have, and despite not being overrun with visitors like a Skegness or a Bournemouth, it has a lively, busy feel.

The main shopping street that leads down to the point just ahead of us is full of traditional arcades and sweet and rock shops - lots of yummy fudges etc., in quirky stripy beach-hut shaped boxes, that sort of thing. There are plenty of very good ice cream shops, fish and chip shops and seafront cafés.

Plus of course, this wonderful, wide sandy beach which widens considerably at low tide, and features donkey rides and, behind us, TF5085 : Mablethorpe: the Sand Train.

There is no wooden structure projecting out to sea - but Mablethorpe, if pierless, is peerless as a traditional seaside town.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 September, 2018   (more nearby)
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Friday, 21 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Beach 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 5086 8531 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.5906N 0:15.8751E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 5082 8539
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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