Things to do in Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire
The historic town of Barton-upon-Humber, once a thriving port, it is now an attractive red brick town with many fine houses. Here you can see Europe's longest single span suspension bridge proudly spanning the Humber Estuary.
Thornton Abbey - a ruined Augustinian priory dating from the 12th century, has a magnificent brick gatehouse and chapter house still remaining.
St. Peter's church a jewel of Anglo-Saxon architecture, and St. Mary's which was built in the 14th century are both worth visiting; as is the notable collection in Baysgarth House Museum.
Clay Pits Nature Reserve, is a wildlife haven, which stretches for five miles along the Humber Bank.