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Ingoldmells is a village on the Lincolnshiremarker coastline in East Lindseymarker 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 Skegnessmarker. 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 Addlethorpemarker. There are fish and chip shops near the beach.


During World War II, RAF Ingoldmells was a Chain Home Low radar station, providing low-altitude short-range warning, with a rotating antenna. RAF Stenigotmarker on the Lincolnshire Woldsmarker provided longer-range warning for the area. RAF Skendleby was the other Chain Home Low station in Lincolnshire near Skendlebymarker, Spilsbymarker.

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.

Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island is a family Amusement Park in Ingoldmells. The park opened in 1995 and has since built up a wide variety of rides, attractions and entertainment. Whilst entry to the park is free, guests either pay per ride or purchase an unlimited ride wristband. There is a large open air market situated within the park, as well as an indoor market.

Many facilities have become available to accommodate the tourists including some shops and caravan parks.


  1. St Peter and Paul
  2. primary school
  3. Butlins Memories

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