Market Towns & Low Lying Villages of North Lincolnshire
Barton-upon-Humber lies in the shadow of the magnificent Humber Bridge which spans the River Humber to Hessle.
It's also the official start point of the The Viking Way
Barton upon Humber boasts many impressive & historic buildings which can be seen as you wander through the town. These buildings enforce how important this historic town has been through the ages. Barton is still a vibrant town with a traditional shopping area & a thriving waterfront. Explore 86 acres of Country Park at Waters Edge Visitors Centre. Come and experience the visitor centre's interactive displays about the Humber Estuary and caring for the environment. With children's play areas and a café there's something for everyone. Ropewalk Contemporary Art & Craft houses four gallery spaces including a continually changing exhibition of quality craftwork from over 80 regionally and nationally acclaimed makers.
The low lying villages along the Ancholme Valley are situated at the foothills of the Wolds. The landscape is diverse; from the riverbank and carrs to historic woodlands, all provide the perfect habitats for wildlife. A new pathway has been installed including interactive trail boards creating a gateway to the history and heritage of these low lying villages. Worlaby, Saxby All Saints, Bonby and Horkstow are all accessible by impressive bridges and visitors can drift along from place to place, villiage to villiage.
The market town of Brigg welcomes a monthly farmers' market. This popular market is known for local and fresh produce making it one of the finest markets in Lincolnshire. Brigg has a real community feel with lots of independant shops, boutiques and stores lining the historic streets and courtyards. Home to the Brigg Heritage Centre, The Angel is the perfect place to stop and grab some refreshments. Behind The Angel is a helpful Bike Hub for cyclists to repair thier cycles. You can download your own pdf maps by visiting www.visitnorthlincolnshire.com
For more information about visiting North Lincolnshire contact a Tourist Information Centre:
Brigg Tourist Information Centre Waters’ Edge Visitor Centre
The Buttercross Maltkiln Road
Market Place, Brigg Barton upon Humber
DN20 8ER DN18 5JR
t: 01652 657053 t: 01652 631500
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