is a seaside town and civil parish in the East Lindsey
district of Lincolnshire, England. Located on the Lincolnshire coast of the
North Sea, 43 miles (69 km) east of the city of Lincoln it has a resident
population of 18,910.
The first Butlins holiday resort was opened
in Skegness in 1936. Partially owing to this, the resort is one of the better
known seaside resorts in the United Kingdom