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.

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The Ropewalk’s Grand Gardening Day – Sunday, May 20

Join us at The Ropewalk for a Grand Gardening Day. Whether you are a novice or have a full set of green fingers there will be something for you.  There’s stalls with professional growers and garden related art, practical garden essential refreshments and talks.

Talks in Ropery Hall start at 10.30am with  Pam Tatum giving ideas and tips on getting the best plant combinations to work for you followed at 11.30am with Gail Summerfield of Westshores Nurseries demonstrating some low tech methods for propagating plants.  Both these talks are free.

At 2pm Nick Hamilton, son of Geoff Hamilton who was the BBC’s Gardeners’ World presenter for many years, will be talking about ‘Must Have Summer Perennials’. He is a garden designer in his own right and owner of Barnsdale Gardens in Rutland. Well-respected throughout the horticultural world after many years of medals at RHS Chelsea Flower Show Nick and his team struck Chelsea Gold in 2016 with Barnsdale Gardens – Past, Present and Future.  Admission to his talk is £7.



Dale Mackie: Land – Steel – Sea

Poster_PW_DaleMackieThis free exhibition at Baysgarth House Museum features work by the prize winning Grimsby-based artist Dale Mackie. With specially-created artworks of historic Barton scenes alongside pictures of Scunthorpe Steelworks, Grimsby & Hull Fish Docks and agricultural scenes from 1940s Lincolnshire, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Dale has been an artist for 30 years and is based in Grimsby. He works from historical photographs, rendering the images in his own very unique and colourful way to marry the sense of history with the present. He has won several prizes for his work, making this exhibition one not to miss!

Thursday – Sunday & Bank Holidays        12pm – 4pm

Free Admission

Contact Details

Tourist Information
Telephone: 01652 631500

Barton Town Council
Telephone: 01652 633598

Barton-upon-Humber Tourism Partnership
Telephone: 01652 660380