Scunthorpe is a town within North Lincolnshire, England. It is the administrative centre of the North Lincolnshire unitary authority, and has an estimated total resident population of 72,514.  A predominantly industrial town, Scunthorpe, the United Kingdom's largest steel processing centre, is also known as the 'Industrial Garden Town'.  It is the third largest settlement in Lincolnshire after Grimsby and Lincoln, Lincolnshire.
 

Why visit?

  • Scunthorpe is home to the Ironstone Heritage Trail, a unique and fascinating journey through the area's industrial past. The trail takes visitors through the area's ironstone quarries, blast furnaces, and other industrial sites, giving them a unique insight into the area's history.
  • The Scunthorpe Market is a great place to pick up some local produce and crafts. The market is held every Thursday and Saturday, and features a range of stalls selling everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to handmade crafts.
  • Normanby Hall Country Park is a great place to spend a day out. The park is home to a range of attractions, including a Victorian walled garden, a deer park, and a range of woodland walks.