Heritage Open Days 2019 With more than 80 events at 16 different historic venues in Barton upon Humber, the Heritage Open Days festival takes place from Friday 13 - Sunday 22 September 2019. PLEASE NOTE: most events are free of charge - a booking fee applies for online/telephone reservations (free for in-person bookings). Heritage Open Days 2019

Welcome to Barton upon Humber

Whether you’re visiting for a morning or a whole month, Barton upon Humber is a charming market town with a fascinating history, offering museums and historic buildings, independent shops and restaurants, and a gateway to the stunning Lincolnshire Wolds.

With miles of countryside walks and cycle paths to explore, pebble beaches and nature reserves on your doorstep, lace up your walking boots and take a stroll through the town and beyond. Plan your visit with our ideas on heritage destinations to discover, or browse our What’s On guide for the latest events and activities for all the family.

Let our Lincolnshire landscape be your inspiration – we can’t wait to meet you.


Heritage Open Days Tours 2019

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Local News

Up Close and Personal with John French MBE

May 13th, 2019

The President of Barton Civic Society, John French MBE, was born in the town...

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Barton Car Show and Family Fun Day

May 11th, 2019

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Easter Craft Fair at Water’s Edge

April 16th, 2019

The Visitor Centre at Water’s Edge is hosting its traditional Easter Craft Fair on...

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Barton and Dr Beeching

April 12th, 2019

Rail historian Stephen Gay is the latest speaker in the Civic Society’s programme celebrating...

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Hidden History

Hidden History tells of Barton upon Humber's fascinating history through a collection of media including original and authentic photographs, video clips, narration and text.