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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.

The centre is also the local Tourist Information Centre, please visit the reception desk for help.

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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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

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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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.

The Pods

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Come and spend a relaxing day at the Pods where you can try out the 25m pool or help little ones learn to swim in the teaching pool. Relax and enjoy a coffee and a snack in the café. The 85 station gym and choice of more 50 classes per week are perfect for those who want to work up a sweat. Situated next to Central Park in Scunthorpe, The Pods is the largest sports and fitness facility in North Lincolnshire.

The Hub Café is open:
Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4pm
Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 3.30pm
The Hub serves snacks, sandwiches and paninis, salads, fruit granola pots, jacket potatoes, and cakes. It also serves Lavazza coffee, speciality teas, hot chocolate and soft drinks.

Our further NL Active centres include:  Leisure, sport and physical activity – North Lincolnshire Council (northlincs.gov.uk)

 

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.

Holme Hall Golf Club

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Located just south of the town of Scunthorpe, Holme Hall Golf Club offers a warm and friendly welcome. The excellent 18 hole, par 71 course boasts the most superb greens in the area and the free draining soil allows for year-round play. It is an ideal venue for a host of special events and celebrations – you can always rely on courteous, excellent service and the very best value.

Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort

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Our 27 hole golf course is a challenge for even lower handicapped golfers. Winding through majestic pines and undulating heath land, the course is so picturesque you might struggle with your swing! After a round of golf, ease those aching muscles with a dip in the pool or a relaxing treatment in our spa, or call for a bite to eat and have a drink in the Pines Bar.