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?

  • 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.
  • 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 North Lincolnshire Museum is a great place to learn about the area's history and culture. The museum houses a variety of exhibits, including a replica of a Victorian ironstone quarry, a model of a blast furnace, and a range of artifacts from the area's industrial past.