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Looking for a family day at the beach? Look no further than Coalville by the Sea!

Published: Fri 19 July, 2019


Firm summer holiday favourite Coalville by the Sea will be returning to the town on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 August. 

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) will transform Needhams Walk into the popular giant sandpit loved by children every year. It offers families a chance for a day on the beach without having to take the long journey to the coast. 

A plentiful supply of buckets and spades will be provided and, for the first time ever, donkey rides will be on offer for yo


ungsters. The free family event also features entertainment, music, games, crafts, refreshments and of course plenty of ice cream. 

All of the sand has been generously donated by Coalville-based builders merchant P&R Building Supplies. 

Visitors are encouraged to use town centre car parks. Remember to bring something to sit on and be prepared for the weather. 

Councillor Tony Gillard, Portfolio Holder for Business and Regeneration at North West Leicestershire District Council, said “Why spend hours sitting in the car when you can visit the beach right here in Coalville? We’re really proud to be bringing this free event back to the town again as we know it’s incredibly popular with families.  

“A big thank you to P&R Building Supplies who will once again supply the all-important sandpit. Get the dates in your diary and don’t miss this fantastic event – and keep your fingers crossed for plenty of sunshine!”

Lee Glover, Managing Director at P&R Building Supplies, said: “We’re also happy to support Coalville by the Sea. As a business we are made to feel very welcome in Coalville, and supplying the sand one way of saying thank you! 

“It’s a fantastic, popular and well-organised event and we hope lots of you head down to Needhams Walk to enjoy the event.” 

Needhams Walk can be found between Belvoir Road and the town centre car park off High Street, Coalville. 

Looking for a family day at the beach? Look no further than Coalville by the Sea!

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