Barton upon Humber Tourism

Author Archives: Jamie Smith

Wildlife Day at the Waters’ Edge Visitor Centre and Country Park

This coming Sunday, July 30, the Waters’ Edge Visitor Centre and Country Park is giving everyone the opportunity to get out and enjoy their local countryside while learning about the wildlife that calls it home.  The park will be hosting its biggest event of the year; a family focused, activity filled Wildlife Day. To get […]

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The ‘Big Daddy‘ of Bike Nights

After 20 years of burning rubber and shining chrome, Barton’s annual Bike Night has become as much a part of the fabric that makes up Barton-upon-Humber as the town’s roads or houses. A gold star day in the diaries of bikers around Lincolnshire and beyond, the night draws more than 15,000 people to town from […]

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Sue Wilsea on The Fathom Writers’ Showcase and the Local Literary Scene

Next Wednesday at 7.30pm, local writers of all levels, ages and backgrounds will be reading their work to the people of Barton in the Ropery Hall bar.  This is all down to the Fathom Writers’ Showcase, a free event organised by Sue Wilsea so that her students can unveil their work to the public. Past […]

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A Big Thank You on National Volunteers’ Week

This National Volunteers’ Week, we want to say thank you to all the volunteers who keep Barton-upon-Humber’s heritage and history institutions running, as well as all of the others who give up their time to keep our town alive and colourful.  Without these people, Barton’s rich and interesting past would remain hidden. From museums like […]

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The History of Tile Making in Barton

Have you ever looked out of an airplane window at the houses below and thought of home?   Maybe on your way to a long business trip you have wished to be back there.  Well if you come from Barton-upon-Humber, the chances are that home is closer than you think, or at least a part of […]

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Barton-upon-Humber’s Victorian History Walk – An Illustrated Guide

It is perhaps not surprising that the parts of Barton with the most vivid histories behind them are the parts which today bustle with life and interest. The Victorian Walk designed by the Barton-upon-Humber Civic Society and made even more interactive by the town’s new Hidden History App takes you through some of the most attractive […]

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Barton’s Hidden History – Family Activity Walk

 Saturday 22 April, 10am-12.30pm, FREE – starting at the Wilderspin National School Museum Wondering what to do with the children this Easter holiday? Maybe you’re just a little bored yourself and you’re looking for something interesting and a little bit different to do with the family?

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The Barton Spring Clean

Like the Bat Signal blazing in the night, a call has gone out around Barton-upon-Humber. This town needs heroes to fight grime. Where Batman fought the likes of The Joker and The Riddler, our heroes need to be prepared to fight a much more insidious enemy: the litter that brings down every town.

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Barton’s Hidden History – Family Activity Walk

FREE ACTIVITY Saturday 22 April, 10am-12.30pm, FREE – starting at the Wilderspin National School Museum. This guided walk for families will show children the town’s historic buildings in an exciting new light with the help of historical characters, a secret garden and short stories, which bring the past to life. Meanwhile, grown-ups will get a new […]

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Tin Tommy Comes to Town

Back in November, we told you of the Barton Living Memorial Trust’s plans to install a metal statue of a World War One era British soldier and a commemorative bench beside him opposite the Cenotaph on Barrow Road in Barton. Now the sculpture, called Tin Tommy, has taken up temporary residence in Castledyke Primary School […]

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Contact Details

Tourist Information
Telephone: 01652 631500

Barton Town Council
Telephone: 01652 633598

Barton-upon-Humber Tourism Partnership
Telephone: 01652 660380

Email: btp@the-ropewalk.co.uk