Epworth & The Isle of Axholme

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A centre for history lovers and shoppers. A diverse and fertile landscape awaits you with breath-taking views of what was once an area of marshland. Epworth is the birthplace of the Methodist leaders - the Wesleys. The historic and picturesque Market Place is lined with Independent boutiques and historic attractions such as The Old Rectory and St Andrew's Church. On the outskirts, you can visit the popular Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft or the awe-inspiring natural landscape of Crowle Moors.

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    Aviation Heritage

    Discover the area’s aviation heritage across eight former RAF sites. RAF Elsham Wolds The First World War airfield closed in June 1919 but as the Second World War beckoned a second site was needed and built to the west of the site. RAF Goxhill Goxhill airfield was used for storage by the RAF and MOD […]

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    Crowle Moors

    Presently the tract of Thorne, Goole, Hatfield and Crowle Moors is but a remnant of the vast complex of bog, fen and moor that once surrounded the head of the Humber estuary including much of North Lincolnshire’s Isle of Axholme. Crowle Moors supports various habitats including lowland raised bog. It is internationally important for the […]

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    Epworth

    Find this town and discover a hidden gem with a great choice of independent shops  – you will be spoilt for choice.  Discover quaint boutiques, antique shops and quirky stores to find those one of trendy pieces no-one else will have. As a centre for culture and heritage, Epworth is rich in traditions and history. Lining the […]

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    Epworth Mechanics’ Institute Library

    Founded in 1837 by William Read, the Library is located in the Manor Court House, a grade 2 listed building. The Library is operated by volunteers housing over 12,000 books, a reference section and the Houghton Local Archive.

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    Epworth Old Rectory

    Epworth Old Rectory (built 1709) will transport you back to the early 18th century. This is the home where Samuel Wesley (Rector of Epworth) & his wife brought up their family. Their remarkable sons, John & Charles Wesley went on to develop the Methodist movement.

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    Epworth Tap

    Here at the Epworth Tap we pride ourselves not on fine dining, but on quality dining. With a rustic bistro style and a passion for homecooked, freshly served produce it’s no wonder our tagline is “Good food, Good Wine, Good Company”. We source local ingredients where possible and hand-pick all our fresh fish  to ensure […]

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    Heritage & Church Trails

    Explore the hidden churches of North Lincolnshire by following one of the Heritage Church Trails.  Discover the varied styles of church architecture and cross boundaries into North East Lincolnshire as the trails continue. ·         St Oswald Church ·         St Mary’s Church ·         Belton All Saints Church ·         Cadney All Saints Church ·         All Saints, Elsham […]

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    Lindholme Lakes

    Spread over 90 acres with 60 acres of water, Lindholme Lakes is the north’s finest 500+ peg fishery. Well stocked with barbel, bream, carp, trout and more, you’re guaranteed a good days fishing whether you are an experienced angler or just beginning. Each of the lakes have their own character from the flagship ‘Bonsai Lake’ stocked with 15 tonnes of fish, to the smaller pleasure lakes.

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    North Lincolnshire Shopping Park

    At North Lincolnshire Shopping Park you will find the latest retail experience. Stores include Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, Boots, Subway and Costa Coffee and you will guarantee a fantastic day out for you and the family. Free Parking. We have ample car parking spaces, all areas are well lit and we also have reserved spaces […]

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    River Don Tavern and Lodge, Eastoft

    A traditional village inn with evening meals, real ales, log fires and a warm welcome. The recently built lodge offers high quality ground floor accommodation next to the pub’s orchard approx 50 yards from the main building. One room has a wet room and is suitable for disabled guests. Set in good dog walking countryside […]