historic docks, fresh produce markets, delicious food & fantastic entertainment

Grimsby has a rich heritage - its recorded history dates back to 866AD when thousands of Norse invaders passed through the town on their way to inland cities.

Grimsby has been associated in more recent years with fantastic fish trade – with record catches in the historic docks over many years.

The town of Grimsby itself is serviced by a central railway station, with easy access to boutique and high street stores, two fresh produce markets and plenty of choice when it comes to places to eat and drink.

museums & galleries

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

Be transported back to the 1950’s heyday of this famous port. Carefully crafted sets and original preserved trawler interiors capture the atmosphere and essence of a remarkable way of life in one of the most dangerous occupations in living memory.

tourist information centre

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

The Grimsby Tourist Information Point is located in the main foyer at the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre. The helpful tourist information assistants are on hand to assist visitors should you require it.

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

food & drink highlight

The Pig & Whistle

Award-winning pub attached to Healing Manor Hotel, serving delicious food, a wide selection of drinks, and Sunday Lunch menu. Open for takeaway service.

entertainment venues

Grimsby Auditorium

Grimsby Auditorium has hosted some of the best loved performers and international touring acts and shows, including Starlight Express, Blood Brothers and Calendar Girls, through renowned comedians such as Jimmy Carr, Peter Kay and Sarah Millican, and international rock acts - Morrissey, Kasabian and The Stereophonics, the list goes on.

more about North East Lincolnshire

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