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  • click image to view 20-21 Visual Arts Centre
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    20-21 Visual Arts Centre

    Visit North Lincolnshire’s lively contemporary visual arts centre offering a regularly changing programme of contemporary art and craft exhibitions, as well as related events and free creative activities for all ages. Located in a Grade II* listed building 20-21 also offers a shop stocking artist made goods and a cafe rated 5 stars for food hygiene. Admission free.
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    Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society – Railtours around the Steelworks

    On selected summer weekends, AFRPS run Railtours around the Scunthorpe Steelworks site. With guides on hand, you’ll learn all about Iron and Steel Making with glimpses of red hot steel. The afternoon tours are suitable for all the family and on selected Saturday evenings Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation run adult only brake van tours.
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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 […]
  • click image to view Baysgarth House Museum
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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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    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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    Church of Holy Trinity

    The Church of Holy Trinity is the much loved parish church of Barrow upon Humber and is home to the new Harrison exhibition. This striking Norman church is suspected to pre-date the 11th Century and has many stages of construction boasting an impressive limestone ashlar tower amongst many architectural features. The church houses the new […]
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    Elsham Hall Gardens & Country Park

    The park is a perfect place for a family day out. Set in the beautiful lakeside gardens of Elsham Hall, the park offers carp lakes where you can feed the fish, an adventure playground, an animal farm, an art gallery and a café. Within contemporary gardens there are aviaries, animal paddocks, a sensory garden and a guinea pig village.
  • click image to view Epworth Old Rectory
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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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    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 […]