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Barton-upon-Humber - North Lincolnshire
    Discover Barton - North Lincolnshire

Barton-upon-Humber is uniquely located on the northern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds where they meet the River Humber. Barton lies approximately mid way between York & Lincoln, approx 10 miles N.E. of Scunthorpe & 16 miles N.W. of Grimsby.

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    Barton Today
Barton-upon-Humber lies in the shadow of the magnificent Humber Bridge which spans the River Humber to Hessle. Barton boasts many impressive & historic buildings which can be seen as you wander through the town. These buildings enforce how important this historic town has been through the ages and include Baysgarth House Museum, St Peter's Church, Bardney and Tyrwhitt Halls and St Mary's Church.

Barton is still a vibrant town with a traditional shopping area & a thriving waterfront which includes the Barton Clay Pits, Far Ings Nature Reserve & the new Watersedge Nature Reserve which cover 5 miles of coastline to the north of the town.

If you like the outdoors then Barton is a perfect place to visit, ideal for Walkers, Ramblers, Watersport Enthusiasts, Anglers & those with a keen interest in Wildlife.

The clay pits are the remains of the brick and tile industry which have been flooded providing a haven for wildlife, each area have their unique charm & brilliant view of the Humber Bridge.

The Viking Way starts from Barton & is a favourite for walkers & ramblers who follow the trail for 14 miles into the heart of North Lincolnshire. In addition, there are many town walks & nature trails which can be followed.
The town provides visitors with a wide range of facilities with a number of hotels, caravan & camp sites and several restaurants and public houses.
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    Discover Barton's History - [more]
Barton was developed due to its prime position by the banks of the River Humber. In the 11th Century Barton was the most important port & trading centre in the region. Through the years Barton continued to be an important town with thriving brick, tile and ropemaking industries. As a result of the wealth of the town many Georgian and Victorian buildings were constructed.

    Places of Interest - [more]
Baysgarth House Museum & Park
Saint Peter's Church
Saint Mary's Church
Waters Edge Country Park
Ropewalk - Contemporary art and craft gallery




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