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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Complementary Therapies Fair at Water’s Edge Visitor Centre

Water’s Edge Visitor Centre is once again hosting its popular Complementary Therapies Fair on Sunday, May 27 from 10am to 4pm.

Go along to the centre and discover a wide range of alternative and complementary therapies as well as finding out about natural healing and wellbeing and watch demonstrations by qualified practioners.

There is free admission.


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.



Contact Details

Tourist Information
Telephone: 01652 631500

Barton Town Council
Telephone: 01652 633598

Barton-upon-Humber Tourism Partnership
Telephone: 01652 660380