Visitor Economy

The East Lindsey District has a strong and growing visitor economy.

Visitor Economy - WoldsSince 2009 the value of the visitor economy in our area has increased from £438m to £602, with the number of visitor days also increasing year on year.

As well as the Lincolnshire coast with the popular seaside resorts of Skegness, Mablethorpe, Sutton on Sea, Chapel St Leonards and Ingoldmells, we also have the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with rolling landscapes and traditional market towns.

We have a clear commitment to support the visitor economy of the area and in particular extending the season to help create more year-round employment.

We run two visitor websites -Love Lincolnshire Wolds andVisit East Lincolnshire

Key facts (2016 STEAM Report):

  • Employment in the sector - 8,198FTE
  • Value of sector - £602,000,000
  • Visitor days - 11,630,000
  • Visitor numbers 4,450,000