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  • Play Avenue

    Children can let their imagination run wild when at Play Avenue. This purpose-built venue features 15 areas designed to inspire, stimulate, and entertain little minds. Children can tread the boards as an actor in a theatre, be a firefighter battling imaginary blazes, or treat animals as a vet. They can also hand out treats from […]
  • Scawby Gardens

    The walled garden at Scawby Hall offers a glimpse of what an original Victorian walled garden was like in the 1860s. The fruit and vegetables grown today are available for sale through the shop. Availability depends on the season and includes mulberries, figs and locally produced honey. A selection of plants and shrubs are also for sale. The garden also features a lavender maze and a giant chequerboard of grasses and plants.
  • Shepherds Place Farm

    Visit our new petting zoo and rare breeds centre and get up close to llamas and alpacas, rheas and emus, wallabies, deer, goats, pigs and rabbits. There is a play area and bouncy castle for little ones and a café and ice cream parlour with a picnic area for you to enjoy a spot of lunch, fun for all the family.
  • St Peter's Church

    St Peter’s Church is an archaeological treasure-trove and one of the most studied churches in England. It has a remarkably complete Anglo-Saxon tower and baptistery and the large medieval nave and chancel displays a range architectural styles. The church now has an interactive exhibition featuring reconstructed skeletons and details of lifestyles in the past, giving […]
  • Steam Railtours

    On selected summer weekends, the Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society runs Railtours around the Tata Steel Scunthorpe site. With guides on hand, you’ll learn all about iron and steel making and glimpse red hot steel.
  • The Old Tile Works

    The Old Tile Works is a fully restored, operational tile works and one of the last in Europe which still makes pantiles using traditional methods. Situated in 17 acres of stunning rural land on the banks of the River Humber, we have an Artisan Village, Potters’ Workshop, Visitors’ Centre, Reclamation Yard and shop with a range of flowerpots, reclaimed garden furniture and much more.
  • Thornton Abbey & Gatehouse

    The ornate fortified gatehouse of Thornton Abbey is among the finest in Britain. There are remains of monastic buildings and an exhibition on the abbey’s history. Extensive restoration of the crumbling monastery and a new exterior staircase gives visitors easier access to the gatehouse and its haunting passageways and hidden alleys. The abbey offers a […]