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Waters' Edge Country Park & Visitor Centre

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Waters Edge Geese Humber Bridge at sunset

 

For a free family day out packed with wildlife and nature don’t miss Waters’ Edge Country Park and Visitor Centre. Explore 110 acres of country park and nature reserve, discover how green you are with our interactive displays or just chill out by the ponds and feed the ducks. Little ones will love our reading corner and giant games and can burn off energy in our outdoor areas.

In the Visitor Centre you will find the gift shop which stocks a variety of locally crafted gifts including jewellery, toys and games, handbags, scarves, books, stationery and wildlife surveillance equipment.

Enjoy quality coffee and food, whilst taking in the spectacular views over the Humber Estuary at Honey Pot Café located within the centre, with outside decked seating area in the summer. The Honey Pot Café is a privately owned and managed café within the Visitor Centre.

Please note – only guide dogs are allowed in the centre.

Follow Waters’ Edge on Facebook and find out what’s on in the centre and country park. Please check opening times on Facebook before you visit, as the centre closes at different times throughout the seasons and on Bank Holidays.

  • South Bank Scavenger hunt, Tuesday 28th MayScavenger Hunt
  • Wildlife Day, Sunday 28th July 10am-4pm
  • Find out more about upcoming Adult workshops & Events in 2024 Adult Booklet
  • Find out more about upcoming Children’s events and activities in 2024 – Kids activities and Workshops

The visitor centre is also the local Tourist Information point,
please visit the reception desk for help, or call/email any enquires.

Waters' Edge Visitor centre seen from the Humber Bridge  Photo of Waters' Edge Visitor Centre in front of the Humber Bridge

Waters’ Edge have received their accreditation to ‘Become Cycle Friendly’! You can now take a cycle friendly trip to this attraction. Cycling – Visit North Lincolnshire

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The Old Parsonage, Scawby

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Jo and Bruce offer you a warm and cheerful welcome, a great breakfast and secure off road parking at the newly opened Old Parsonage bed and breakfast, situated in the pretty North Lincolnshire village of Scawby. We offer you two very spacious bedrooms and one modern bedroom, all en suite, as well as a self-catering cottage with 2 double bedrooms available for short and long stays.

Conveniently located, just one mile from M180 J4 with easy access to Brigg, Scunthorpe, Hull, Grimsby, Lincoln and a wide variety of attractions and days out, the Old Parsonage is the ideal place to stay for business or leisure in the Lincolnshire area.

This Property has passed our Quality North Lincolnshire accommodation assessment scheme which means it is legal, safe and clean accredited by VisitEngland. 

Black Bull

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The newly opened Black Bull has an amazing new look and serves a fantastic new draught range including local cask ales and craft beers! Black Bull’s team have enjoyed pulling together a eclectic range of wines and spirits including an extensive gin selection and the team have been doing lots of training to make sure your coffee and teas are served perfectly.

On the food front you can find some wonderful juicy burgers alongside pub classics such as fish and chips, salads, steaks and of course Sunday roasts – they all go brilliantly with a beer! Not that hungry? choose from a delicious snacks and sharing range.

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Crowle Moors

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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 nocturnal nightjar and is the only site in Lincolnshire to support the large heath butterfly. Other important plants found on the moors include bog rosemary, sphagnum moss and the carnivorous sundew.

Download Crowle Moor information and map

Air Kings Scunthorpe

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Air Kings Scunthorpe is home to wall to wall trampolines, slam dunk lanes, dodge ball courts, giant AirBags and much more, including our cafe serving up delicious food and drink 7 days a week.

Ancholme Valley Way

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Boats on the River AncholmeThe 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 third stage of the project has improved the riverside path between County Bridge and Broughton Bridge.

The first two stages of the project saw improvement works carried out along the river path through Brigg up to County Bridge and has already been used by thousands of cyclists, dog walkers, walkers and runners.

Ancholme Valley Way map

 

Arial Trail

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Arialtrail is a high rope adventure course consisting of 18 elements with 5 zip wires, and 2x100m zips to finish. The course is situated in the woodland area of Holme Lane Bottesford.

Prices: £17.00 per person. Book online here to secure your place as availability is limited.

Open weekends and school holidays.

Treetops Cottages and Spa, Grasby

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Set in the picturesque, peaceful village of Grasby on the beautiful and unspoilt Lincolnshire Wolds. Ash, Elm & Oak (private hot tub available) cottages each provide 4* gold self-catering accommodation with spacious, modern and well equipped facilities. All our guests have free use of the indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, outdoor hot tub & free wifi.

We are open 365 days a year. Spa treatments or a spa pampering day can be arranged with or without accommodation.

The perfect retreat for a peaceful, relaxing break.

*** Take a look at their website www.treetopscottages.com for the latest up to date offers***

 

Scawby Gardens

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The walled garden at Scawby Hall offers a glimpse of what an original Victorian walled garden was like in the 1860s. The fruit and vegetables grown today are available for sale through the shop. Availability depends on the season and includes mulberries, figs and locally produced honey. A selection of plants and shrubs are also for sale. The garden also features a lavender maze and a giant chequerboard of grasses and plants. Usually open weekdays 9am-4pm. Weekend opening will depend on the dates the Hall is open, please see website for details.

Normanby Hall Country Park Victorian Walled Garden

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The Victorian Walled Garden is a treat for any garden lover. Originally built in 1817 and restored in 1997, the garden is a nostalgic journey to the heyday of Victorian gardening. The kitchen garden contains a wealth of 19th century fruit and vegetable varieties, many of which are available to buy at harvesting time. Colourful herbaceous borders in the Sunken Garden and naturalised springtime bulbs and rhododendrons in the parkland complete the seasonal interest.