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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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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.

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.

Elsham Hall Gardens & Country Park

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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, secret garden, art gallery and the Secret Garden Tea Room . Within contemporary gardens there are aviaries, animal paddocks, a sensory garden and a guinea pig village.

The Secret Garden Tea Room – Serving fresh, handmade sandwiches, cakes and light meals alongside freshly ground coffee. 01652 682763 / The Secret Garden Tea Room Facebook

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Reduced rates of admission during out of season. Always check social media for live updates on opening/closing. 

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Skydive Hibaldstow

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Ever fancied jumping out of a plane?

You can – and here in North Lincolnshire too! Skydive Hibaldstow offers you the chance to skydive from up to 15,000 feet, which is the highest in the country! After your briefing, you will make the jump securely attached to one of our highly experienced instructors and free-fall at 120mph for up to a minute! The instructor opens the parachute about a mile above the ground and you fly back to the drop zone over the beautiful North Lincolnshire countryside. The most exhilarating experience for miles! We also offer solo ‘learn to skydive’ training courses. Gift certificates available for any occasion. Mid-week and group discounts. Some age, weight and medical restrictions apply.

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Booking Office Tel: 01652 648837 open 7 days a week – 9am to 4pm
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Normanby Hall Golf Course

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A superb course set in 117 acres of mature woodland and parkland which provides challenging play for members, green fee players and societies alike. This beautiful 18 hole, par 72 course is widely considered to be one of the best municipal courses in the country, and offers excellent value for money along with greens of a quality you’ll find hard to match anywhere. The comfortable fully licensed clubhouse, with its stunning views of the course, offers both a warm welcome and an impressive range of snacks and restaurant meals.

Lindholme Lakes

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Spread over 90 acres with 60 acres of water, Lindholme Lakes is the north’s finest 500+ peg fishery. Well stocked with barbel, bream, carp, trout and more, you’re guaranteed a good days fishing whether you are an experienced angler or just beginning. Each of the lakes have their own character from the flagship ‘Bonsai Lake’ stocked with 15 tonnes of fish, to the smaller pleasure lakes. You can find a huge range of Garbolino tackle and bait for sale and the site has a 150 seater café, licende bar, shower rooms and disabled toilets.

Humber Airsoft Club

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The areas largest dedicated outdoor airsoft venue. Airsoft is similar to paintball but without the mess and being more realistic makes it one of the most fun sports you will do. We are open all year round every Sunday 10am – 5pm. New members always welcome. Hire equipment packages available from £35pp or bring your own equipment and walk on from just £15pp. Just off the A1077 between South Ferriby and Barton-Upon-Humber. Check our facebook or the website for more information.

Hunters Lodge Fishery

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Hunters Lodge Fishery offers three specimen carp lakes stocked with carp 30lb+. We also offer one well stocked silver fish lake. All lakes can be fished 24 hours and are set in outstanding countryside and peaceful surroundings. Toilets, including disabled, are available on site. We have a well stocked bait and tackle shop and a café, both open 7 days a week. The café offers hot and cold drinks and food, including Italian coffee and home baking.