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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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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.

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.

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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.

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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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.

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)

 

Grange Park Golf Course - Messingham Grange

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Grange Park, with its testing water hazards, manicured lawns and lush fairways offers any player the ultimate golf experience. Visitors and new members are always welcome at the club and society packages are available throughout the year. An excellent clubhouse provides the perfect venue for your wedding, birthday or any other special occasion. Open daily 8am to 5pm.

https://www.messinghamgrange.com/golf

Messingham Grange – Book a Golf break, Holiday Lodge, Touring and motorhome break or business/temporary accommodation. With plenty of on-site facilities, including a golf course and driving range, the TWENTY04 Bar & Restaurant, tennis courts and fishing lake.

https://www.messinghamgrange.com/stay-at-messingham-grange

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.