Barton & South Humber Collection

On the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds nestles the charming town of Barton upon Humber. In the shadow of the magnificent Humber Bridge the town dates back to the Medieval times when it was one of the most important ports in the area. Today, Barton is a gateway to the Humber and vibrant cultural hub for the for area with art galleries, museums, inns & cafes and independent shopping. It is a great place to stop over for business or pleasure with many quality visitor attractions on the doorstep.

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    Ropery Coffee Shop

    The Ropery Coffee Shop is the perfect place to enjoy home cooked food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Fresh local and Fairtrade produce is used to create a wide variety of mainly vegetarian snacks and light lunches in a weekly changing menu.

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    Thornton Hunt Inn

    Family run Grade II listed building serving traditional homemade meals, including homemade pies, Lincolnshire sausage and mash in contrast to original dishes, healthy salads, fresh sandwiches, steaks and omelettes as well as a selection of homemade desserts.

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    Winteringham Fields

    You will always enjoy discreet & understated service from attentive, knowledgeable staff and a range of superb dishes to satisfy the most discerning palate. Local produce is featured very strongly in our menu, and we are proud to use herbs and vegetables grown in Winteringham Fields gardens.

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    Barton Ghost Walks

    As day becomes night and there’s a chill hanging in the winter air, dare you take the Barton Ghost Walk and discover what life was really like in days gone by?

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    Baysgarth House Museum

    Set in 30 acres of parkland, this Grade II listed building is a beautiful example of Georgian architecture and the perfect setting for a family day out.

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    The Ropewalk

    The Ropewalk Museum pays tribute to the history of the rope making factory, Hall’s Barton Ropery, which opened in 1767 and its workers.

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    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 […]

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    St Peter's Church

    The church now has an interactive exhibition featuring reconstructed skeletons and details of lifestyles in the past, giving remarkable insight into medieval diets and diseases. All this makes St Peter’s one of the best places in the country to learn and marvel at the past. See website for opening times and admission.

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    Wilderspin National School Museum

    Explore this Victorian school with unique links to Samuel Wilderspin, one of the founding fathers of modern schooling and pioneer of infant schools across Britain. Explore Wilderspin’s schoolroom and playground of 1845 and the adjoining National School Classroom.

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    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.