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Scunthorpe is a town in Lincolnshire.


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  • 1 Normanby Hall (Near Scunthorpe). An English mansion built for Sir Robert Sheffield to replace a previous 17th-century property. Samantha Cameron, the wife of David Cameron, British Prime Minister 2010-16, also grew up on this site. The 350-acre estate is now in the care of North Lincolnshire Council and has become a country park which contains a number of lakes and gardens amongst other features. The Hall and museum are open every day from April to September, with the park being open throughout the year. Normanby Hall (Q7052999) on Wikidata Normanby Hall on Wikipedia
  • 2 Gainsthorpe Medieval Village, Brigg. One of the best preserved deserted villages in the country, its outlines still being clearly visible. Accessible at any reasonable time. Free. Gainsthorpe medieval rural settlement, including village remains, paddocks and a manorial complex with a fishpond and two doveco (Q17644061) on Wikidata Gainsthorpe on Wikipedia
  • 3 The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, Sandtoft. houses the world's largest collection of historic trolleybuses, together with a number of other vehicles including period motor buses. The Museum offers a fascinating day out for all the family. Open to the public on specific event days, generally between Easter and November, when visitors can ride on a selection of trolleybuses under the specially-erected overhead. A free conducted tour in one of a number of vintage motor buses is also available. There are a number of other attractions including a 5-star-rated cafe, children's play area, 1950s and 1960s shop displays, a 1950s Prefab home and a cycle and lawnmower shop display. Many event days also feature themes and additional visiting attractions. The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft (Q1129300) on Wikidata The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft on Wikipedia


  • Watch football (i.e. soccer) at Scunthorpe FC. They were relegated in 2019 and now play in League Two, the fourth tier of English football. The stadium is a mile west of the centre at the junction of M181 and A18.





  • [dead link] Grange Park, Messingham. offers accommodation in lodges which benefit from sports facilities as well as a restaurant and bar.
  • Premier Inn, Gadwall Way.
  • Travelodge, Doncaster Road.


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Routes through Scunthorpe
SheffieldDoncaster  W UK-Motorway-M180.svg E  → merges with UK road A15.svg/UK road A180.svgHull (via UK road A15.svg) / Grimsby (via UK road A180.svg)
HullBarton-upon-Humber  N UK road A15.svg S  Lincoln
Doncaster  W UK road A18.svg E  Humberside AirportGrimsby

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