Brigg & Ancholme

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Nestled on the edge of the Ancholme Valley, the historic town of Brigg is must for some retail therapy. Historic streets and courtyards are home to amazing independent stores, boutiques, spas and popular food market. The Ancholme Valley is diverse and awe-inspiring with landscapes and wildlife suited to any cyclist, walker, budding photographer or nature lover to enjoy. Nearby you can find championship golf courses, beautiful open gardens and an award winning garden centre. With many quality attractions ready and waiting for you to visit, why not visit today?

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    Café Courtyard

    Located in the courtyard of the former Angel Inn, this is a perfect place, in the heart of the town and this busy community hub, to meet up with friends for a tea or coffee or spend a relaxing lunch.

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    The Loft Restaurant

    Our superb team of friendly staff and our gorgeous coffee shop means you can sit and watch the world go by, enjoy a chat with friends or simply rest after a hard day’s shopping. Our 66 seater restaurant is set above Granddad’s Shed.

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    China Royal Restaurant

    Our cooking is based on fresh ingredients using less oil with a healthy approach. Our restaurant has a warm and inviting atmosphere, whether you come in for an intimate evening meal for 2 or business event, we cater for all special occasions, including parties of all sizes.

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    Brigg Ghost Walks

    Hear tales of Cavaliers and Roundheads during the English Civil War, of John Wesley preaching to turbulent crowds and discover who haunts the room behind the balcony at The Angel. Organised by BASH, a local history group in Brigg.

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    Brigg Heritage Centre

    A warm welcome awaits you at the Brigg Heritage Centre. Situated on the first floor of The Angel, a former 17th Century coaching inn the Brigg Heritage Centre is a labyrinth of rooms and discoveries. The star exhibit, the Bronze age ‘Raft’ found nearby in the river Ancholme, sets the scene for a fascinating journey, […]

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    Scawby Hall

    Open for 28 days each year, this family-sized gem contains fine portraits and engravings by George Stubbs, the celebrated horse painter, as well as other notable artists.

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    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.

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    The Ancholme Valley

    Riverside paths lead from the marina at South Ferriby to the market town of Brigg, following the lazy river, which is crossed by a series of pedestrian bridges, such as the stone and timber suspension bridge at Horkstow, designed by Sir John Rennie and built in 1844. Walks packs and further information are available from Brigg Tourist Information Centre.

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    Wrawby Postmill

    The last postmill in the north of England. The postmill at Wrawby is open each year on Easter Monday, both May Bank Holidays, August Bank Holiday and the last Sunday in June and July. A souvenir shop and refreshments are available on open days. The mill is open from 2 till 5 pm each day.

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    Kirton Pottery

    Christine and Peter make both domestic earthenware and sculptural stoneware for the garden. Commissions are welcome. Open Thursday – Saturday 10.30am – 4.30pm but to be sure or arrange another time please ring on the telephone number above.