Barton upon Humber Tourism
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Welcome to Barton upon Humber

This charming town on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds in the shadow of the Humber Bridge has a lot to offer the visitor. In medieval times Barton was the most important port on the Humber and has many fine merchants' houses. Today the town centre is home to a wide range of friendly independent shops, welcoming eateries and museums. Regular events and performances are held through out the year.

Barton News

Rex Russell : 1916 – 2014 Exhibition at Baysgarth House Museum

An remarkable commemorative exhibition for local historian, teacher and artist Rex Russell, looking at his life and achievements opens today, Saturday, May 20.

This exhibition reveals his passion for exploring and unveiling the past, covering subjects as broad as local education provision, Parliamentary Enclosure, Methodism, Village Life, Friendly Societies, Deserted Medieval Villages, the Temperance Movement and much more!

A keen researcher and determined tutor, this remarkable man shaped our knowledge of the history of Barton upon Humber and the surrounding areas.

Come and discover more at the free exhibition, telling the tale of a man’s life work, as remembered by his friends.

The Museum is open every Thursday to Sunday as well as Bank Holidays  from 12 noon to 4pm.

The River Hull – Friend or Enemy? – Barton Civic Society

Linking with Hull’s City of Culture “Roots & Routes” Season, Richard Clarke explores the landscape, history and importance of one of the principal rivers flowing into the Humber Estuary. The talk features images taken by Richard as he walked the river bank from source to mouth.

The talk takes place at the Joseph Wright Hall, Queen Street, starting at 7.30pm. For up to date information visit:

Admission for Civic Society members is free. Non-members £2.

Contact Details

Tourist Information
Telephone: 01652 631500

Barton Town Council
Telephone: 01652 633598

Barton-upon-Humber Tourism Partnership
Telephone: 01652 660380