St Peter’s Church
St Peter’s is one of the most studied parish churches in England. The Church features a remarkably complete Anglo-Saxon tower and baptistry, dating mainly from the 10th century. There is also a large medieval nave and chancel that displays a range of architectural styles.
Ropewalk Contemporary Art & Craftis a regionally acclaimed centre for the visual arts housing three galleries within a Grade II listed former rope factory. Facilities include artists studios, Garden Gallery, Coffee Shop & Ropery Hall, a venue for live music, theatre & cinema.
Waters’ Edge Country Park
The Waters’ Edge Country Park and visitor centre is set in an 86-acre park and celebrates the wildlife and unique environment of the Humber estuary. These are explored through interactive displays, live images and games activities, designed to appeal to all ages.
Set in over 30 acres of grounds, this once ancestral home of the Nelthorpe family. Although the house and museum are currently closed the surrounding Baysgarth Park is thought to be the last remnant of the extensive ‘vivarium’ mentioned in a mid 11th century charter and has facilities for all the family – and a Green Flag Award!
Places to eat and drink in the area
The Old School Canteen has ceased trading and is closed. Visitors are welcome to use the Playground Garden for picnics. There is seating and tables.
Places to eat in Barton
The Barton-upon-Humber Tourism website (see link below) has a useful list of other places to eat around Barton – click on the above link to see what is available.
Also worth a visit:
Opened in 1981 this spectacular bridge was once the largest single span suspension bridge in the world. From the walk and cycle ways there are panoramic views of East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. The best views of the Bridge are from the south bank viewing area where there are toilets and a children’s play area at the nearby Waters’ Edge County Park and Visitor Centre.
More information about visitor attractions and places to eat in Barton and further afield in North Lincolnshire: