Discover heritage trails on the Love Exploring App
The towns of North East Lincolnshire each have a rich heritage that are ideal to discover when you visit.
Great Grimsby dates back to Viking times and according to legend, was founded by a Danish fisherman called Grim. The town was mentioned in the Doomsday Book, when it had a population of just 200 and a priest, a mill and a ferry, and stands on a river called the Haven which flows into the Humber. There were rich fishing grounds in the North Sea and the Humber was full of fish so it was ideal for fishermen. the Great Grimsby Heritage Trail focuses on Grimsby’s town centre. Learn about the buildings that made it what it is today. The trail has been created in partnership with the Grimsby, Cleethorpes & District Civic Society and you can download the Love Exploring app to your mobile phone and get exploring straightaway.
A jewel in the crown of England’s east coast, millions of holidaymakers have enjoyed the coastline of Cleethorpes since its humble beginnings as a resort in the Victorian era. The Cleethorpes Heritage Trail on the Love Exploring app will help you explore key buildings and locations of Cleethorpes. Learn about the history of specific landmarks such as The Pier and Ross Castle.
Immingham was the last stopping point in England for many of the Mayflower Pilgrims as they fled from the shores of Immingham in 1608, some 12 years prior to boarding the Mayflower ship and starting one of the earliest colonies in America. Explore the Immingham Pilgrims Trail on the Love Exploring app and meander around the town, and discover the story of the Mayflower Pilgrims and their historic journey first to Holland and then on to America on board the Mayflower Ship.