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  • click image to view Epworth Old Rectory

    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 […]
  • click image to view Kirton In Lindsey

    Kirton In Lindsey

    Kirton in Lindsey, also abbreviated to Kirton Lindsey, is a market town and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, Straddling the Lincoln Cliff between Scunthorpe and Lincoln.
  • click image to view Kirton in Lindsey 'Diamond Jubilee' Town Hall

    Kirton in Lindsey 'Diamond Jubilee' Town Hall

    The Diamond Jubilee Town Hall was built on the site of the Greyhound Inn in 1897 from material which was originally the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Kirton in Lindsey House of Correction. Today Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall is owned by the people of Kirton. It is not a civic building and has […]
  • click image to view Normanby Hall Country Park

    Normanby Hall Country Park

    Normanby Hall Country Park is a beautiful 300 acre estate set in the heart of North Lincolnshire. Open to the public every day of the year, the park offers the perfect backdrop to your day out. The Hall and the Farming Museum are only open throughout the summer months, but with award winning gardens, ample wildlife, exciting events, or just a relaxing environment to enjoy a day out, there is plenty to keep you entertained all year round. All year, 9am to dusk.
  • click image to view North Lincolnshire Museum

    North Lincolnshire Museum

    The early and later history of North Lincolnshire is explored through visual displays of geology, natural history, archaeology and social history.
  • click image to view Scawby Hall

    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.
  • click image to view Spider T Humber Super Sloop and HMS Pickle

    Spider T Humber Super Sloop and HMS Pickle

    Part of the upcoming project HMS (Historic, Motor and Sail) these historic vessels are living museums and offer visitors a rare and memorable experience. Catering for corporate parties and with many other visiting opportunities available this is a must for every North Lincolnshire visitor. The upcoming HMS project is in development, with these two national treasures […]
  • click image to view St Andrew's Church

    St Andrew's Church

    Overlooking the town it provides an ideal base from which to explore the built and cultural history of Epworth. Both the church and the town have strong connections to the Wesley family; the Reverend Samuel Wesley was rector here from 1695 to 1735. His sons were born and brought up in Epworth.