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Epworth - North Lincolnshire


Introduction
The Location -  6 miles South of Crowle & 9 miles South West of Scunthorpe. Epworth is a thriving market town which attracts thousands of tourists each year as it is famous for being the birthplace of John Wesley - founder of Methodism.


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Travel & Tourism
Epworth Today ...has a lot to offer & is well worth a day out to visit the attractions & sites.

Places of Interest

The town has many attractions including:-
The Old Rectory [more]
Wesley Memorial Methodist Church [more]
Wesley Statue
Ghost Walks & Wesley Trail
Traditional inns


Other Local Attractions
Sandtoft - The Trollybus Museum [more]
Owston Ferry - The Old Smithy & Heritage Centre
Stonecrop Herbs

 


Places To Stay
There are plenty of places to stay in & around Epworth. [more]


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Local History
The Doomsday Book (1086) referred to the village as "Epeurde".

Other names - for the village include "Appewrd" and "Epeward" .

The name - can be translated to "Eppe" meaning a side valley and "worth" meaning a farm settlement , "Appewrd" may indicate a Danish influence - "appe" meaning a bog or swamp.



 
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Useful Information

Population : 3734

Visitor Info : Tourist Information - 01652 657053

Parking: Chapel Street, Church Street, Kings Head Croft
 


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Community

There are many Places of Worship, Groups, Clubs & Organisations in Epworth & the surrounding villages. Listed below are just a few:-




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News & Events
Local News & Events will appear here.

Event: Epworth - Wesleyan Pageant & Market
Event: Crowle Agricultural Show

Event: Beltonaires Concert + Picnic in Park
Event: Sandtoft - Tolleybus Museum & Gathering
Event: Epworth Agricultural Show
Event: Epworth - Festival of the Plough
Event: Epworth - Christmas Market

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Entertainment
Eating Out
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Down The Ale

If you are looking for somewhere to sample Good Ale or Good Pub Food, North Lincs.com has its very own Pub Guide .
Please click here to visit www.downtheale.co.uk.


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Shopping
There are many Speciality Shops in and around Epworth.



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