town in North Lincolnshire, England

Barton-upon-Humber is a town and civil parish in North Lincolnshire. It is situated on the south bank of the Humber Estuary, and at the end of the Humber Bridge. It lies 46 miles (74 km) east of Leeds, 6 miles (10 km) south-west of Hull and 31 miles (50 km) north north-east of the county town of Lincoln. Other nearby towns include Scunthorpe to the south-west and Grimsby to the south-east.

Town council building


Get inEdit

  • 1 Barton-on-Humber railway station.    

Get aroundEdit

Map of Barton-upon-Humber


  • 1 St Peters Church, St. Marys Lane, DN18 5EX, +44 1652 632516. is a medieval church with impressive architectural features and great history with over 2,800 burials dating from Anglo-Saxon times. Also includes an interactive exhibition on medieval life. Open weekends April to September. adults £3.70, children £2.20, concessions £3.30.    
  • 2 Thornton Abbey and Gatehouse, Thornton Curtis, Ulceby, DN39 6TU (7 miles east of Barton-upon-Humber), +44 1469 541445. Near Ulceby off the A180, is the site of the ruins of a 12th century abbey as well as a fortified gatehouse which still remains. Open 7 days a week in July and August and at weekends during the remainder of the year. adults £4.50, children £2.70, concessions £4.10.    
  • 3 Humber Bridge. 2,220-metre (7,280 ft) single-span suspension bridge. Opened in 1981 at which time it was the longest of its type in the world, and is now the seventh-longest.    







Go nextEdit

Routes through Barton-upon-Humber
Hull (via Humber Bridge toll)  N   S  → merges with  Grimsby/Scunthorpe

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