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Spider T Humber Super Sloop and HMS Pickle

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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 as their flagships. Keep up to date with this exciting new project by following their facebook page The Chronicles of H.M. Schooner Pickle.

For opening times, bookings and other visiting opportunities please call Mal Nicholson on the contact details below

Skyers Farm Riding School

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Why not visit Skyers Farm riding school and livery yard. We are a small, family run Pony Club approved Centre situated in Epworth. Come and learn in a friendly, safe environment. We welcome everybody of all ages and all abilities from the age of 4 years.

Steam Railtours

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On selected summer Saturdays, the Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society runs Railtours around the Tata Steel Scunthorpe site. With guides on hand, you’ll learn all about iron and steel making and glimpse red hot steel. Our afternoon tours are suitable for all the family and after these tours, on a few Saturdays we run adult only brake van tours. You can also enjoy a coffee in a restored carriage when you make a short stop at the loco sheds. Book in advance with Brigg Tourist Information Centre.

Humber Keel & Sloop Preservation Society

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The Humber Keel and Sloop Preservation Society are the proud owners of two historic ships that sail on the River Humber. Amy Howson and Comrade are available for sailing trips on the river from May through to September, as well as attending waterways venues. Booking details are on the website. Members of the Society are available to give talks and slide shows to groups.

Epworth Old Rectory

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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. Here, at the Old Rectory, you will see their childhood home. This house brings 18th century history alive and is a place where you can learn about the huge influence the Wesleys had on British religious, cultural & social life.

For opening days, seasonal openings and times, please visit the website.

Brigg Ghost Walks

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Let our guides take you on a journey through the historic town of Brigg. Listen to the tales of its many ghosts and hauntings. Hear tales of Cavaliers and Roundheads during the English Civil War, of John Wesley preaching to turbulent crowds and discover who haunts the room behind the balcony at The Angel. Organised around Halloween by BASH, a local history group in Brigg. For tickets and further information call Brigg Tourist Information Centre or visit the website.

Baysgarth House Museum

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Located in the heart of historic Barton upon Humber, Baysgarth House is the ancestral home of the prominent Nelthorpe family. 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. With a variety of exhibitions held throughout the year, the museum displays reflect the local significance of the house.

Baysgarth House Museum has been brought back under the management of North Lincolnshire Council and is currently closed to the public while the future of the museum is determined.