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  • click image to view Alkborough Flats

    Alkborough Flats

    In a superb natural setting, where the rivers Trent and Ouse join to form the Humber, Alkborough Flats is an exciting project, which helps prevent thousands of homes from flooding. The site is perfect for lovers of wildlife. By breaching the river defences new habitats have been created, which are a haven for wading birds and wildfowl, making the site an ideal area for bird watching and leisurely walks.
  • click image to view Ancholme Valley Way

    Ancholme Valley Way

    The Ancholme Valley Way is a multi-user path that runs along the River Ancholme and will eventually link Brigg to South Ferriby. Along the pathway you can find information boards with lots of interesting facts about the Ancholme Valley and the River Ancholme: from history, common wildlife and nearby attractions. Work has finished on the […]
  • click image to view Cafe Natura - Bottesford & Yaddlethorpe Visitors Centre

    Cafe Natura - Bottesford & Yaddlethorpe Visitors Centre

    The coffee shop and visitor centre is a perfect welcome rest stop for those out exploring the Beck or for those taking on the 10-mile Ironstone Walk around Scunthorpe. The centre is home to information boards about the local area and the wildlife that call the Beck home. The Natura Coffee Shop welcomes visitors and […]
  • click image to view Cleatham Trout Fishery

    Cleatham Trout Fishery

    Our deep, clear 4 acre lake offers quality fly fishing for trout in the peaceful Lincolnshire countryside and is well stocked with blue, brown and rainbow trout. Close to Scunthorpe and Lincoln, the lake offers an excellent day’s trout fishing in a relaxed, friendly environment with easy access for disabled anglers.
  • click image to view Crowle Moors

    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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    Experience Bottesford

    Bottesford is a picturesque Anglo – Saxon village to the south of Scunthorpe. Bottesford was named as ‘Bulesforde’ in the Domesday book which means‘ The Ford by the House’ Bottesford is steeped in archaeology from the Romans onwards. It is the start to the Bottesford Beck Linear Park Walk which runs for 3 miles alongside the Beck to […]
  • click image to view Hunters Lodge Fishery

    Hunters Lodge Fishery

    Hunters Lodge Fishery offers three specimen carp lakes stocked with carp 30lb+. We also offer one well stocked silver fish lake. All lakes can be fished 24 hours and are set in outstanding countryside and peaceful surroundings. Toilets, including disabled, are available on site. We have a well stocked bait and tackle shop and a café, both open 7 days a week. The café offers hot and cold drinks and food, including Italian coffee and home baking.
  • click image to view Lindholme Lakes

    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.
  • click image to view Messingham Zoo

    Messingham Zoo

    Messingham Zoo is a family run businesses. The primary aim is to offer something different to larger zoos and wildlife parks by focussing on close up encounters with smaller, friendlier animals. Education forms a big part of what Messingham Zoo delivers teaching about animals, care and welfare. With an onsite tearoom selling a range of […]
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    Parks are a perfect and cost effective way to spend some time with your family and friends or even some well earned alone time. You can catch some shade, read your favourite book or bring along a picnic with your loved ones. Discover something different and explore a park in North Lincolnshire. Six parks in […]