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Things to do in Scunthorpe

Large industrial town with a strong connection still to the steel industry

Are you looking for things to do in Scunthorpe? We've got plenty of great ideas for you and places to go in your leisure time.




 

  Attractions

Appleby Frodingham Railway

Railtours around the Scunthorpe site of Tata Steel.
Tata Steel Scunthorpe Steelworks
Scunthorpe
Lincolnshire
DN16 1BP

 

20 21 Visual Arts Centre

A contemporary visual arts centre hosting a regularly changing programme of temporary exhibitions and events.
St Johns Church
Church Square
DN15 6TB

01724297070

 

Gainsthorpe Medieval Village

English Heritage - A deserted medieval village, one of the best-preserved examples in England.
near Hibaldstow
Humberside
DN21 4JH

 

Howden Minster

English Heritage - The elaborately decorated ruins of a 14th-century chancel and chapter house (viewable only from the outside).
Howden
East Riding of Yorkshire
DN14 7SZ

 

Pink Pig Farm

Working farm and a fun, educational day out for children and adults alike.
Holme Hall
Holme
Scunthorpe
DN16 3RE

01724844466

Recommended by Wendy Smith, Scunthorpe

 

Normanby Hall Country Park

Stunning 300 acre country park makes for a perfect family day out.
Normanby
Scunthorpe
DN15 9HU

 
 

  Children's Activities

FunForest

Brigg's Fantastic Children's Indoor Adventure Play Centre.
Europa Way
Brigg
North Lincolnshire
DN20 8UN

01652657370

 
 

  Museums

North Lincolnshire Museum

Discover the story of North Lincolnshire through interactive exhibits.
Oswald Road
Scunthorpe
DN15 7BD

01724843533

 

The Trolleybus Museum At Sandtoft

The World's largest collection of historic trolleybuses.
Belton Road, Sandtoft
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
DN8 5SX

Recommended by James Ball, Doncaster
“Loads of old electric buses to see, check dates as not always open ”

 

Goole Museum And Art Gallery FREE

Goole Museum is on the 1st floor above Goole Library in the town centre. The permanent exhibition interprets the local history.
Carlisle Street
Goole
DN14 5DR

01482392777

 
 

  Parks

Saltmarshe Delph Nature Reserve FREE

There are a remarkable number of habitats to be discovered at this small nature reserve, including open water, reedbeds.
Moorfields Lane
Howden
East Yorkshire
DN14 7RX

 
 

  Bowling

1st Bowl Scunthorpe

Tenpin bowling and entertainment venue.
Warren Road
Scunthorpe
DN15 6XH

Recommended by Katie Field, Scunthorpe

 
 

  Cinema

Vue Cinema Scunthorpe

Modern multi-screen cinema complex.
1 Fenton Street
Scunthorpe
DN15 6QX

03453084620

Recommended by Greg Murphy, Scunthorpe

 
 

  Theatre

Plowright Theatre

Popular town centre theatre offering an eclectic programme of drama, music, comedy and more.
Laneham Street
Scunthorpe
DN15 6JP

Recommended by Ann Davies, Scunthorpe

 

Baths Hall

Modern theatre with an eclectic programme in the heart of Scunthorpe.
Doncaster Road
Scunthorpe
DN15 7RG

Recommended by John McCloud

 

The Plowright Theatre

Popular local theatre with live music, drama and comedy events.
Laneham Street
Scunthorpe
DN15 6JP

0172427773

 

Plowright Theatre

Popular local theatre.
Lanceham Street
Scunthorpe
DN15 6JP

01724277733

 
 

  Golf

Ashby Decoy Golf Club

Golf Club.
Burringham Road
Scunthorpe
Lincolnshire
DN17 2AB

 

Holme Hall Golf Club

Golf Club.
Holme Lane
Bottesford
Scunthorpe
Lincolnshire
DN16 3RF

 

Elsham Golf Club

Golf Club.
Barton Road
Elsham
Brigg
Lincolnshire
DN20 0LS

 
 

  Leisure centres

The Pods

Modern leisure centre offering a wide range of wet and dry facilities providing activities for all the family.
Ashby Road
Scunthorpe
DN16 1AA

Recommended by Levi Booth, Scunthorpe

 

Club Fitness

Quality gym and fitness centre.
40 Wells Street
Scunthorpe
DN15 6HJ

01724848414

 
 

  Water sports

The Pods

Indoor 8-lane 25m swimming pool, fitness centre and more.
Ashby Road
Scunthorpe
DN16 1AA

01724291900

 

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