Cleethorpes, Grimsby, Immingham ...and the Lincolnshire Wolds
Visitor Guide 2022/23 WWW.DISCOVERNORTHEASTLINCOLNSHIRE.CO.UK
Events................................................ 4 Instagrammable locations...... 5 Seaside Delights........................... 6 Our Beaches................................... 7 Family Fun....................................... 8 Waggie Tails Welcome........... 10 Attractions for all...................... 11 The Great Outdoors................ 12 Nature and Wildlife................. 16 Heritage highlights.................. 18 Feeling peckish?........................ 20 After hours................................... 21 Shopping....................................... 22 Explore nearby.......................... 23 Our Towns.................................... 24 Information Page...................... 26 Grimsby Map.............................. 28 Cleethorpes Map...................... 29
Welcome to our guide to Cleethorpes, Grimsby, Immingham and the Lincolnshire Wolds.
Whether you’re looking for a short break away, or a long staycation, there’s something for everyone on our doorstep. Sea and sand four miles of sandy beaches and stunning views. Nature abounds nature reserves, woodland, and an AONB. Active traveller paddle boarding, walking and cycling heaven. Shoppers delight home to independent shops, local artists and producers. Amazing events check out our website for all upcoming events. www.discovernortheastlincolnshire/events Great food fish and chips or smoked fish anyone? All that, along with our fantastic B&Bs, hotels and guesthouses make for a great place to visit.
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North East Lincolnshire plays host to many events throughout the year from arts and culture to sporting events and music festivals. Meridian Showground Arena is a dedicated events arena in Cleethorpes and hosts many exciting events throughout the year, from music events such as the annual Fake Festival and Gathering Fest to sporting activities, outdoor cinemas and family favourites such as the fair and circus. To find out more information on what events are taking place and when, then head to our website at www.discovernortheastlincolnshire.co.uk/events or look out for the ‘What’s on’ guide available throughout the year.
Instagrammable locations ...in North East Lincolnshire
Check out our amazing Instagrammers for their beautiful photos and top tips to prepare you for your visit to Cleethorpes but remember it’s not just Cleethorpes which is an Instagrammable location, we have many in North East Lincolnshire. #lovecleethorpes is the hashtag if you want your Insta feed filled with lovely coastal pictures. Here’s some of our favourite places. Cleethorpes Beach Try and see a sunrise at high tide together, it’ll be a beautiful memory. The kite surfers beach is great for dog walks all year round – you’ll get some great photos of dogs playing in the water. Paddle boarding on the Humber at sunrise is an amazing experience, worth getting up early for if the weather’s right Cleethorpes Country Park If you’re looking for places to visit in Cleethorpes, then the Country Park has to be on your list. It’s a great walk offering some great views, and it’s a perfect place for your pooch to tag along too. Humberston Fitties A walk around Humberston Fitties is always interesting with lots of different buildings and chalets – it’s quite a small village in its own right. Lincolnshire Wolds The cycling in the Lincolnshire Wolds on deserted roads is to die for compared to other areas of the country…sssshhh don’t tell everybody! It’s no wonder Cleethorpes is on the most Instagrammable UK place list 5
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Our coastal town of Cleethorpes, with its miles of sandy beach is a great place to take it easy, relax and take time out in the fresh air. For those who like a little more action on their break then have no fear as our coast plays host to many activities on the water including paddle boarding, sea kayaking or kite boarding. With places to hire out equipment and take taster sessions, there is no reason not to give it a go. If you prefer to stay on dry land, there are many pastimes to keep you occupied. Why not... •
enjoy a game of crazy golf
amuse yourself in the arcades
take a trip on the road train or hire a bike and travel from one end of the resort to the other
head to the boating lake and feed the ducks - you can also hire a rowing boat (seasonal) whilst you are there.
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To stretch the legs, walk south from the leisure centre and explore the sand dunes. This part of the beach is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is an excellent place for bird watching – make sure you have your binoculars! Keep going and you’ll find a lovely stretch of sand enjoyed by many including dog walkers, kite boarders and horse riders. From water sports to rest and relaxation, Cleethorpes has something to offer visitors of all ages. Our dedicated Resort team operates throughout the year keeping you safe whenever you visit. From their offices on the Central Promenade, opposite the pier entrance, you can hire specially designed beach wheelchairs. Whilst you’re there our resort information team will happily answer any questions you have. Finally, when you’re out of breath, relax, stop and refuel, there are plenty of fantastic eateries – from fine dining to award-winning fish and chips, Cleethorpes has it all!
The long stretch of coastline is split into four areas, North and Central Proms, Marine Embankment and Humberston Fitties with an area of the saltmarsh providing the perfect spot for bird and nature watching. The promenade, road and a footpath run the entire length of the beaches. The area adjacent to the main beaches is a traditional style promenade, which runs from the North Prom beach via Central Prom to Cleethorpes Leisure Centre. It then becomes a public bridal way with cycle, walking and land train lanes. Much of the beach in Cleethorpes is soft sand. However, there are mud warnings in force all year round along the length of the beach. Visitors are advised to check the tide times for advice on incoming tides. Find out more about our beaches on our website.
Family Fun The North East Lincolnshire coastline and the beautiful coastal town of Cleethorpes has plenty of traditional seaside family fun. Fly kites, build sandcastles, collect shells, take a dip in the water, or have a ride on one of the infamous donkeys. With a variety of attractions from the Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway to the Fishing Heritage Centre in Grimsby, there is something for everyone. Keep the family entertained by taking a trip to the Jungle Zoo and visiting the Furry Favourites. Catch the latest blockbuster at Parkway Cinema or make it a strike at Cleethorpes Ten Pin Bowling Centre. If you enjoy history than take a journey back in time to see the old prison cells at Grimsby’s Time Trap Museum and uncover the town’s colourful past. The Fishing Heritage Centre in Grimsby is a multiaward-winning attraction which is great for the whole family. The centre will take you back in time and the hands-on interactive museum will give you an experience of a bygone era. As well as being home to a range of attractions, North East Lincolnshire’s natural landscape is a major attraction in itself. From the stunning sandy beaches to the rolling hills of the Lincolnshire Wolds, it presents us with the perfect outdoor playground.
Waggie Tails Welcome!
Holidays and days out should include all members of the family, especially those fourlegged ones and North East Lincolnshire is a great place to spend some quality time with your best friend. Rest your weary paws at one of our many dogfriendly places to stay. From quality hotels who go the extra mile for you and your pooch to boutique bed and breakfast accommodation, coastal cottages, caravans and camp sites, you’ll be sure to find something to suit your budget and needs. Whether it’s exploring our beautiful beaches in Cleethorpes, or walking in our parks and woodlands, you’re sure to find the perfect route for walkies that pleases both you and your pooch. We’re right on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds too so you have lots of choice for countryside walks. Don’t forget to stop for refuelling at one of our many dog-friendly pubs, cafes and restaurants. If your pooch loves the beach, you’ll be glad to hear they are most welcome on our beaches throughout the year. There are restrictions in place during the key tourism season but not everywhere. Your loveable hound can still feel the sand between his toes on our south end beaches from Cleethorpes Leisure Centre towards Humberston Fitties all year round. If you are unsure of your dog’s recall abilities then please keep them on a lead, especially near bird nesting areas.
Attractions for all !
Fun for all the family is guaranteed in North East Lincolnshire. We’ve got lots of places to visit, whatever the weather. Alongside our beaches, we have traditional seaside amusement arcades, mini golf and outdoor activities such as stand up paddleboarding. Culture and heritage lovers will enjoy walking our beautiful Victorian pier in Cleethorpes, uncovering the toils of fishermen at the award-winning Fishing Heritage Centre in Grimsby or the story of the Mayflower Pilgrims and the development of the docks at Immingham Museum. Families will love indoor play areas, particularly in Cleethorpes - discovering animals at the Jungle Zoo and riding on the oldest seaside miniature train at Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway. Entertainment and events feature heavily in our calendar, from outdoor festivals and live music, there’s something for all genres. For those seeking the natural coastline, discover over four miles of sandy beaches, parks and woodlands suited for walking or cycling. We are on the edge of the rolling Lincolnshire Wolds and within easy access to the cities of Hull and Lincoln.
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The Great Outdoors 15 minutes from our towns lies our beautiful countryside. Country walks and cycle routes are in abundance which will suit all abilities. Our coast also plays host to some great water activities throughout the year. Walking We have beautiful open countryside within minutes of our coast, featuring miles of walks and several attractive villages. A great reason to grab your walking boots and enjoy a day out in the great outdoors. Discover nature reserves, woods, parks, coastal villages, and countryside tracks. Enjoy strolls through our various parks, woodland trails, and beachfront meanders. For those who enjoy a longer ramble in the countryside, why not experience the 20-mile circular walk ‘The Wanderlust Way’. Visit our website to download one of our walking guides.
Running Whatever your running route of choice is – whether its urban, countryside, coastal or park – North East Lincolnshire has it all. Why not combine a visit to our lovely area and have a go at one of our running events. Head to the website to find out more. Cycling North East Lincolnshire is perfect for cycling. Large open skies, quiet country lanes and across stunning ridge-tops with stunning vistas will make the journey more enjoyable. Don’t forget to stop off at one of the many cosy village pubs along the way. The Cycle Hub in Grimsby and Cleethorpes have a range of cycles and equipment to hire for adults and children and with many maps with the various routes to try, from the child friendly ‘Ice cream on the prom’ route to the very challenging and hilly 26-mile route ‘Hint of the Wolds’ there is no stopping you.
On the Water We have many great opportunities to get out on the water, after all Cleethorpes was known in the 19th century for becoming a fashionable place to ‘take to its medicinal waters’. Try Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) or kayaking, with taster sessions and courses for all ages. Kite boarding is another fun adrenaline fuelled activity on the water. A more relaxing activity would be hiring a boat at Cleethorpes boating lake or book a trip to try your hand at some deep-sea fishing in the North Sea. Parks and open spaces With more than 50 parks and open spaces to enjoy in North East Lincolnshire, it’s a great place to enjoy the great outdoors. The wonderful Victorian People’s Park has 23 acres of grounds with a central lake, a lovely spot for a picnic. Cleethorpes Country Park has 158 acres of natural parkland with a lake for fishing, surrounded by an accessible footpath suitable for wheelchair users and pushchairs. Our four-legged friends are not forgotten as the lake has a dedicated dog swimming area. The weekly ParkRun take place here. If you prefer woodland then Weelsby Woods is an open space which contains natural areas as well as open grassland, large play facilities and car parking. In 2010 Weelsby Woods was designated a Local Nature Reserve. Bradley and Dixon Woods together make up a Local Nature Reserve on the south side of Grimsby. There has been woodland on this site for more than 1000 years and it is even mentioned in the Domesday Book (1086) as the village of Bradley and the ‘broad-wood’. Mayflower Wood in Immingham is a 120 acre woodland as well as family picnic areas, nature trails and a looped walkway connecting local villages.
Take a stroll through the Pier Gardens in Cleethorpes and say hello to Dudley the Donkey – a statue marking the significance of our seaside donkeys. Wander through the gardens past trees, shrubs and flower beds to the waterfall cascading from the top of the gardens down onto Central Promenade. A little further on, you will approach Ross Castle, a Victorian folly dating to around 1885 when the Pier Gardens were first built. Further along the coast you will find Donna Nook nature reserve, a 10km stretch which the grey seals make their home in the salt marsh to give birth to their pups. The Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that is the Lincolnshire Wolds is the highest land in eastern England between Kent and Yorkshire. The landscape consists of woodland, grassland and abandoned chalk pits and is some of Britain’s finest countryside.
Nature and... Birds are an important part of this landscape, particularly in winter. The North East Lincolnshire coastline is the gateway of the Humber Estuary. Ornithologists regard it as one of the top 10 estuaries in Europe.
The birdlife along our coast changes throughout the year due to the annual migrations and breeding cycles. Cleethorpes is a great place to see wading birds out on the mudflats and saltmarsh which provides essential food for the 150,000 birds that visit each year during the winter months. Spot Knot, Dunlin, Oystercatchers, Bar-tailed Godwits, Brent Geese, Redshanks, Curlew and more along the sandbanks. There is a hard surface footpath and cycleway stretching some four and a half kilometres along Marine Walk and Promenade giving views along the length of the Special Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Local Nature Reserve. The whole area is an important place for Larks, Snow Buntings, Reed Buntings, Yellow Hammers and flocks of Twite and Linnet to wade in the high tide to feed.
Cleethorpes Boating lake lies at the southern end of the resort and consists of two lakes with a connecting channel. The grassed area surrounding the lake is ideal for picnics. Many Barnacle and Greylag geese and ducks have made this their home, so why not take the opportunity to feed our feathered friends. The Lincolnshire Wolds which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty consists of woodland, grassland and chalk pits providing important habitats for rare flowers and wildlife. With many walking routes and trails throughout this area, it makes for a lovely day out, don’t forget to bring your binoculars to spot the wildlife. Donna Nook Nature Reserve is a short drive along the coast and is a fantastic spot to get up close to the area’s grey seals. Every winter the seals make the 10k stretch their home to give birth to their pups in the salt marsh.
Our vibrant past dates back to the Danes, with the legend of Grim, links to the Pilgrim Fathers, and more recent history involving everything from being home to an RAF base in World War Two to the Cod Wars in the 1970s. Grimsby pioneered the first successful steam trawlers in the 1880’s and became the “World’s Premier Fishing Port”. Fresh fish was available nationwide, and thanks to the expansion of the railway system, the national dish of Fish and Chips became possible. A visit to the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre will tell the story of Grimsby’s trading past and the dangers trawler men had to endeavour to bring fish home to Grimsby. Visit the “Ross Tiger” which is moored behind the centre, for a guided tour to experience conditions of life aboard a traditional side-trawler. A trip to Immingham Museum will explain the tale of the Pilgrim Families and the connection to the 1620 voyage on the Mayflower ship to America and more recently how it grew to become one of the largest ports in the UK by tonnage.
Waltham Windmill is an iconic historic building situated just a short drive out of town. The sixsailed working mill was built between 1878 and 1880 by John Saunderson of Louth. Whilst you’re there, take a trip to see the Museum of Rural Life which incorporates the RAF Grimsby Exhibition. Grimsby Minster is one of the iconic buildings in the heart of Grimsby Town and hosts events throughout the year. Whilst in Grimsby visit the Town Hall and the Time Trap Museum to discover the town’s colourful past as you venture into the depths of the prison cells. For more history and heritage ideas within North East Lincolnshire visit our website.
Love Exploring heritage trails Discover the local history through the Love Exploring app. Download the app to your mobile phone and walk the Cleethorpes Heritage Trail and the Great Grimsby Heritage Trail and learn about the history of the buildings in each of the town centres.
We have many restaurants, cocktail bars and cafes in North East Lincolnshire serving cuisine from many cultures. From Italian to Indian, Moroccan to Greek, vegan and vegetarian specialists, and not forgetting British food favourites such as fish and chips, there’s something to suit all tastes and budgets. Café culture is booming in Cleethorpes with plenty of places to stop for your favourite skinny latte or to indulge in a traditional cream tea. We have many fine dining options on offer too. With such a wonderful choice of local produce available in Lincolnshire it’s hardly surprising the food in our restaurants is so impressive.
From international cuisine to tasty snacks, trendy bars to nightclubs, you are guaranteed to have the perfect night out in North East Lincolnshire. Visit the Grimsby Auditorium to see a variety of live acts from some of the country’s top comedians, to ballets and West End touring shows. There is also Caxton’s Theatre in Grimsby where you can see local theatre productions. Meridian Point in Cleethorpes hosts a selection of activities from our seven screen cinema complex, ten pin bowling alley, soft play areas and a selection of food outlets. If you’re looking for places which will take you into the early hours, then the Cleethorpes resort has a vast choice of bars and clubs offering a great selection of drinks from cocktails to craft beers with resident DJ’s and live acts to party the night away.
Shopping North East Lincolnshire has a diverse range of shopping options including high street brands, independent stores and traditional markets.
In the resort of Cleethorpes, enjoy browsing a whole host of independent stores and boutiques nestled amongst some high street favourites. Sea View Quarter is a lovely coastal location where you will find bars and cafes nestled between independent boutiques and specialist shops. Nearby, St Peter’s Avenue is a bustling high street with a mix of independent and high street favourites. Grimsby Town Centre is home to Freshney Place, Lincolnshire’s largest indoor shopping centre and home to many well-known brands. A short walk away is Abbeygate Shopping Centre, a lovely retail arcade with an eclectic mix of independent boutiques stocking designer wear alongside unique gifts and eateries. Enjoy the buzz of market trading at Grimsby Top Town Market and Freeman Street Market, both located in Grimsby featuring a variety of retailers including local food produce, gifts, services and more. Those seeking artists and craft products should look no further. We have several retail collectives hosting handmade artisan products from local makers and artists including local artwork.
Explore nearby Discover beyond North East Lincolnshire and enjoy tranquil countryside, market towns and the historic city of Lincoln. Our nearby market towns of Louth, Market Rasen and Horncastle are bursting with independent shops and charming eateries. With many family fun attractions such as Wolds Wildlife Park and Go Ape only a short drive away. For those who love delving into history, then a trip to the historic city of Lincoln is a must visit including the iconic Cathedral and Lincoln Castle where you will find only one of the four remaining original copies of the Magna Carta. Take a trip over the iconic Humber Bridge, once the longest suspension bridge in the world, to Kingston upon Hull and explore the city’s rich heritage. For the historically minded, you could visit one of the many halls and gardens in our neighbouring North Lincolnshire such as Scawby Hall or Elsham Hall. If you prefer wildlife spotting, take a trip to Donna Nook National Nature Reserve and if you visit during the seal season (October to December) you will witness hundreds of grey seals and their newly born pups, a wildlife spectacle which attracts many visitors from all over the UK.
Our Towns Grimsby
According to legend, Grimsby was founded by a Danish fisherman called Grim who heroically saved the infant Prince Havelok of Denmark from being drown in the sea and brought him to Lincolnshire where he grew up. A poem composed around 1280-1310 is written about the tale. Once the world’s largest fishing port, Grimsby is today a thriving modern town at the heart of the offshore wind industry. Famous landmarks and rich history characterise the town. Proudly dominating the local skyline in celebration of the town’s fishing heritage is the 309 feet tall Dock Tower which follows the style of the Palazzo Publico in Siena, Italy. Grimsby is synonymous with the food industry employing thousands of people in the 500+ foodrelated businesses. Currently undergoing radical transformation as part of a 25-year vision, exciting leisure developments are taking place in the town centre and beyond. Cleethorpes Once a small fishing village famous for its oysters, Cleethorpes is well known for its golden sandy beaches and historic pier. The advent of the railways in 1863 brought visitors to enjoy bathing in the sea and the “taking of medicinal waters”. This Victorian era created the resort that you’ll see much of when you visit from its promenades, pier gardens and Cleethorpes Pier itself. A host of activities and experiences await. Enjoy being out on the water, meander through the sand dunes along the coastline and enjoy the coastal nature reserve, a haven for migratory birds and much more.
The resort features several hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation along with camping and caravanning options. Shopping and family fun are key to the town of Cleethorpes. A bustling high street featuring local, independent businesses and a range of attractions awaits for holiday memories to be made. Immingham Once a key role in the story of the Mayflower Pilgrims who fled England in 1620 to begin one of the first colonies in America, Immingham has existed as a small settlement since the medieval period. You can spend an afternoon exploring the town’s link to Pilgrims with a visit to Immingham Museum and following the Pilgrims Heritage Trail which can also be extended with a walk in Mayflower Woods. Enjoy coffee and cake at one of the tea rooms in the town. In the early 1900s, construction of Immingham dock began. Built to cope with the ever-increasing coal traffic at Grimsby port, thousands of labourers were employed to create the new dock and hundreds of houses, shops and pubs and even a hospital were created to support this new community which became known as “Tin Town”. The dock was officially opened by King George V in 1912. You can learn about the town’s rich heritage at Immingham Museum. The one remaining building of Tin Town stands today. The Tin Bungalow has undergone renovations to transform it back into the early 1900s dwelling it once was, and you can now visit and look around.
Information Page Tourist Information The Resort Hub 139 Central Promenade Cleethorpes DN35 8SE Tel: 01472 323356
Grimsby Tourist Information is situated in the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre. Alexandra Dock, Grimsby, DN31 1UZ. 01472 326286 option 2, option 3
Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital Scartho Road, Grimsby, DN33 2BA. 01472 874111
Tourist Information Opening Times: High Season: 1 April - 30 September Monday - Sunday 9am - 6pm Low Season: 1 October - 31 March Monday - Sunday 9am - 4pm Beach Safety and First Aid 139 Central Promenade Cleethorpes DN35 8SE Tel: 01472 323453 Cleethorpes Lifeboat Station Central Promenade, Cleethorpes, DN35 8SE. 01472 690857
NHS helpline 111 Train Services: Grimsby & Cleethorpes Transpennine Express www.tpexpress.co.uk Northern Railway www.northernrailway.co.uk East Midlands Trains www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk Bus Services Stagecoach www.stagecoach.com Open Door GP, health care and social support – Albion Street, Grimsby, DN32 7DL 01472 722000 Emergency Services You can contact the police, ambulance service, fire brigade, coastguard and any other emergency service by dialling 999. You can also reach the police for nonemergencies by dialling 101.
TRAVEL INFORMATION Getting to Cleethorpes, Grimsby & Immingham is easy. We’re just over an hour away from South Yorkshire and little further if you’re from Leeds or York. By Road We’re easily accessible by road, being served by a comprehensive road network. The Humber Bridge and M62 motorway provides access from the North and West Yorkshire. Major routes include the M1 through to the M18 & M180 and the A1 and the A46 (from Lincoln, Newark and London). By Train A regular train service operates from all parts of the country directly into both Grimsby and Cleethorpes train stations. A direct service from Manchester via TransPennine Express with other routes from the south or north via Doncaster or Newark stations. By Air Humberside International Airport is around 15 miles away offering frequent flights to the UK and European centres including Amsterdam (Schipol) Airport. Other airports close by include Doncaster Sheffield (1 hour away) and East Midlands (2 hours away).
• Cleethorpes Mobility, 271-275 Grimsby Road,Cleethorpes, DN35 7HE Tel: 01472 600055 www.cleethorpesmobility.com/rental • Freshney Place Shopping Centre has both wheelchairs and self-drive scooters available to hire, subject to availability. Visit the Shopmobility at the Customer Service Desk on Baxtergate Mall. More details can be found at www.freshneyplace.co.uk Cycle Hire Grimsby and Cleethorpes Cycle Hubs hire bikes out by the hour, day or week for adults and children. They also have a number of tandems and specialists bikes. Go to www.cyclehublincs.org.uk for more info. They can be found at Grimsby and Cleethorpes railway stations. You can even ‘park’ your bike there for safe indoor parking. COACH PARKING Parking for coaches is simple in North East Lincolnshire. Please refer to the Discover North East Lincolnshire website for up to date information on all our car parks for cars, coaches and HGVs.
By Sea A ferry service operates from Hull to the continent via P&O Ferries. GETTING AROUND Mobility Hire Mobility scooters are available to hire by the day or week from several outlets, including:
Free Wifi is available across North East Lincolnshire and the council have created this handy map showing all the hotspots https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/ free-wifi
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An award winning celebration of the heritage of Great Grimsby Climb aboard the historic ROSS TIGER trawler to find out more about our most dangerous peacetime occupation!
ALEXANDRA DOCK, GREAT GRIMSBY, DN31 1UZ
Free coach parking with bookings | Guided tours available Café and Gift Shop | Open all year round
Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the
‘WORLD’S PREMIER FISHING PORT’ www.fishingheritage.com
Tel: 01472 323345
Ross Tiger painting ©Steve Farrow
VISIT THE PRISON CELLS OF GRIMSBY’S TOWN HALL AND UNCOVER THE TOWN’S COLOURFUL PAST. OPENING HOURS:Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm (apart from Bank Holidays) Admission: £3 Adults, £2 Children (under 16). Group Discounts available. Grimsby Town Hall Gaol, Town Hall Square, Grimsby. Take your Time Trap ticket to the Fishing Heritage Centre to receive 10% discount on entry price.
Grimsby Town Hall Gaol
T: 01472 324109 www.nelincs.gov.uk/timetrap
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How to get here We’re set in the heart of the UK with direct access to Europe.
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