Country and Wildlife
Bees. Lincolnshire Keepers Association N Lincolnshire District. Monthly meetings (usually fourth Monday) at Broughton Village Hall, 59 High Street, Broughton DN20 0JX. www.northlincsbeekeepers.org.uk Secretary Kevin Seddon 01469 53128501469 531285. Registered Charity 500360.
Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE).
Standing up for Rural England. Development Officer Kath Farrell, The Chapel, Deepdale, DN18 6ED. 01652 63392401652 633924.
Far Ings National Nature Reserve (Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust). Far Ings Road,DN18 5RG. 01652 63705501652 637055. firstname.lastname@example.org Resident Warden, Lionel Grooby. Visitor and Education Centre (open weekends and some Wednesday afternoons) in the middle of 200 acres of marsh/wetland/reed beds. Details on www.lincstrust.org.uk and follow the links. Free admission and walks.
Walks. Barton-upon-Humber, villages, Humber Bank andWolds provide excellent walking. www.northlincs.gov.uk (index Barton Walks). Leaflets available from Civic Society Walks round Barton and Far Ings from the Library, Wilderspin National School, Far Ings Visitor Centre, Waters’ Edge, Tourist Information and Barton Town Council. Local Link or download from www.bartoncivicsociety.co.uk
Waters’ Edge Country Park and Visitor Centre. Maltkiln Road DN18 5JR. 01652 631500 01652 631500. Open 7 days a week (tumes vary – please contact for more information). Set against the stunning backdrop of the Humber Bridge and surrounded by 110 acres of wildlife rich parkland. Free car parking and admission. Cafe serving a range of homemade meals. Gift shop, free Kids Corner, two outdoor play areas, regular events and interactive displays and live wildlife cameras. A great free family day out with new Tourist Information Centre recently opened. www.facebook.com/watersedgebarton or visit North Lincolnshire Council website