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Normanby Hall Country Park

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Normanby Hall Country Park, an idyllic estate set in the heart of North Lincolnshire. Open to the public every day of the year, the park offers the perfect backdrop to your day out. 2018 is set to be a really exciting year at the Park, with the region’s first Go Ape swinging into action on 24 March, new membership packages and a brand new calendar of events to keep you entertained all year round. As well as the Hall and Farming Museum, enjoy our historical woodland and a leisurely stroll around our award-winning 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. Normanby and their much loved peacocks and deer look forward to welcoming you.

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FunForest is situated in the historic market town of Brigg. Created for children aged 11 and under and featuring a huge four level soft play frame including slides, sports area and separate baby and toddler area. We provide Toddler Time each school day Monday-Friday 9.30am – 3.00pm where you are able to relax with a FREE Tea or Coffee whilst your children enjoy a run around. Why not join us for a Play and Eat session after school 3.00pm-5.30pm. The perfect place for the kids to play whilst you enjoy homemade food made fresh to order. FunForest is an excellent, hassle free choice for your child’s birthday party, it includes plenty of time to play and a hot or cold buffet served in the party room. We also supply a range of party bag goodies. Open 7 days a week 9.30am-6.30pm

The Ropewalk

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The Ropewalk is a regionally acclaimed centre for the arts that opened in 2000. It houses galleries, Sculpture Garden, the Ropewalk Museum, Ropery Coffee Shop, and Ropery Hall – a venue for live music, theatre and cinema. Previously a rope factory, The Ropewalk quickly achieved regional acclaim with its constantly changing regional and national exhibitions in the four galleries of this Grade II listed building which stretches for a quarter of a mile towards the Humber bank.

The Ropewalk have received their accreditation to ‘Become Cycle Friendly’! Take a cycle friendly visit today. Cycling – Visit North Lincolnshire

The Plowright Theatre

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Enjoy the best in professional and community theatre in the intimate atmosphere of The Plowright Theatre’s auditorium. This inviting theatre hosts a varied programme of national touring and local productions including drama, music, comedy and children’s shows.  A number of hugely famous acts have performed at the theatre over the years, including Hollywood actor and popular comedian Lee Evans who, as part of the theatre’s 50th anniversary in 2008, performed a low-key warm-up show for his arena tour. The gig sold out in less than an hour, a record that still stands today.

The Baths Hall

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The Baths Hall is an entertainment venue in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. It hosts many types of entertainment, including live music, dance and comedy. The Scunthorpe building is a former public bath house dating from 1931. It has served as an entertainment venue since the 1970s. It was renovated and reopened in 2005 but closed to undergo a major re-build. It re-opened on the 11 November 2011 with comedian Bill Bailey and guests performing on the opening evening. It can cater for up to 1,000 people seated and 1,800 people with a mixture of seats and standing. Since 2011 the likes of Arcade Fire, Florence and the Machine, Paul Weller, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Kooks, Enter Shikari and Jimmy Carr have performed at the venue.

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The Scunthorpe Theatres team have earned their Welcome Host Gold Award 2022 – Committing to customer service excellence.

Wrawby Postmill

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The last postmill in the North of England. The postmill at Wrawby is open each year on Easter Monday, both May Bank Holidays, August Bank Holiday and the last Sunday in June and July.

A souvenir shop and refreshments are available on open days. The mill is open from 2 till 5 pm each day.

Admission is FREE

Wilderspin National School Museum

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Explore this Victorian school with unique links to Samuel Wilderspin, one of the founding fathers of modern schooling and pioneer of infant schools across Britain. Explore Wilderspin’s schoolroom and playground of 1845 and the adjoining National School Classroom. Check online for information about our School Visits & Events Programmes with details of school holiday activities. Group tours are available and include refreshments in our coffee shop.

Thornton Abbey & Gatehouse

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The ornate fortified gatehouse of Thornton Abbey is among the finest in Britain. There are remains of monastic buildings and an exhibition on the abbey’s history. Extensive restoration of the crumbling monastery and a new exterior staircase gives visitors easier access to the gatehouse and its haunting passageways and hidden alleys. The abbey offers a fantastic chance to experience history first-hand, and the grounds are a haven for wildlife and the ideal place to get away from it all.

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The Ropewalk

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The Ropewalk Museum pays tribute to the history of the rope making factory, Hall’s Barton Ropery, which opened in 1767 and its workers. Housed in the Grade II listed building which stretches a quarter of a mile along the length of Barton Haven, the Museum Corridor contains displays, artefacts and other memorabilia associated with the history of the factory and its workforce. Admission free. Open Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday and Bank Holidays 10am to 4pm