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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.

wildlife day
  • Wildlife Day, Sunday 28th July 10am-4pm
  • Summer holiday activities in July & August 2024
  • Summer pop up shop Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th August
  • Classic car show – August bank holiday
  • Heritage Open Days – Friday, 6 – Sunday, 15 September
    Plus many more activities and workshops…
  • 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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UKPaintball Scunthorpe, Elsham

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Situated just off the A180, in a fantastic woodland setting, the Paintball site is ideally located for players travelling from Scunthorpe, Hull or Grimsby. Paintball is the perfect activity for all events, and our marshals are fully trained to tailor your session to you. Whether you are planning a birthday party of a Stag / Hen do, or just fancy coming with a few friends or work colleagues, we can make sure you have a day to remember.

There is over 100 different types of paintball games out there, and the game zones at Paintball Scunthorpe have been designed to provide you with a superb setting to get immersed in the experience. Use the man-made and natural barricades to your advantage and sneak up on the enemy team. Each player goes through a full safety briefing and short training session at the start of the day, so if you are a newcomer, by the end of this, you will know how everything works. And if you do encounter any issues, the marshals are on hand at all times to help out.

Check availability today, to ensure we have spaces for your session, and if you have any questions, please give us a call.

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.

Holmes and Gardens Centre

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Trading for the thirty years, Holmes & Garden Centre is the place for all your gardening essentials. From plants to wild bird care the centre has it all. Stop and have something to eat at the well-established restaurant which takes pride in their homemade dishes and cakes. You can also pick up a gift in the whop such as a fragrant candle or collectable teddy bear.

Jack’s Patch Garden Centre, Kirton in Lindsey

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Your local, family friendly garden centre for nearly 50 Years!

Established nearly 50 years ago, based in Kirton in Lindsey, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, we are proud to call ourselves a traditional British garden centre and house one of the largest selections of home-grown plants in the area. Dogs are welcome! Free ample parking.

The garden centre is also home to the The Willow Tree Restaurant & Tea Room. Serving a variety of delicious meals/cakes and lots more. RESTAURANT 01652 648631 option 1. The Potting Shed Café & Ice Cream bar.

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.

The George Inn, Barton upon Humber

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Situated in the centre of Barton upon Humber, The George Inn is an eight bedroomed inn and restaurant. Independently owned with personal touches The George Inn is a great place to stop over, close to all the amenities and the impressive Humber Bridge.

Four in a bed signWinners of Channel 4’s Four In A Bed 2022.

Normanby Hall Caravan Site, Normanby

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Situated within the award-winning grounds of Normanby Hall Country Park. The park offers the perfect backdrop to your overnight stay. 2018 is set to be a really exciting year at the Park, with the region’s first Go Ape swinging into action. As well as the Hall and Farming Museum, enjoy our historical woodland or a leisurely stroll around the beautiful gardens. Whether you want a treetop adventure or a relaxing day out in a glorious setting, there is plenty to enjoy for all the family. We and our much loved peacocks and deer look forward to welcoming you.

Brookside Caravan Park, Burton upon Stather

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Set in an area of outstanding beauty with views over the River Trent and woodland. Our family run, superbly equipped park is the ideal location to visit North Lincolnshire. As always a warm welcome awaits you. Dedicated disabled pitch and facilities on site. No extra charge for wi-fi, awnings or dogs. Adults only.


The Jolly Miller, Wrawby

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Contemporary refurbished guest rooms available in our 19th Century building all with en-suite shower rooms. Stylishly decorated throughout and complete with quality white bed linen and fluffy towels, we assure you an excellent level of comfort and a good night’s sleep’. All rooms have air-conditioning, free wi-fi, flat screen TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities with cereals and milk.

Ideally suited for a weekend break and attractively prices for longer stays.

Price Per Room Per Night: £50 to £60