Grimsby is a lively town where you’ll find a range of leisure facilities and attractions. The town’s entertainment could include shows such as music, comedy, ballet and family shows at the Grimsby Auditorium, and drama at the Caxton Theatre. If you’re having a meal out, the town has a great selection of restaurants, and nightlife is lively with a range of pubs and clubs.
The town has a large choice for shopping, with many independent retailers along with high street stores and you’ll find the Freshney Place Shopping Centre here. Business conference venues in the town include those at the Humber Royal Hotel and the Tollbar Conference Centre, Tollbar Academy, and the nearest major airport is Humberside Airport.
Grimsby Car Hire
Wherever you are in Grimsby, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Grimsby car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Some of the places you could visit in Grimsby are:
Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre
At this Centre you can learn about the fishing heritage of Grimsby, and through interactive exhibits experience what it was like working as a trawlerman in the 1950’s, with a deck that moves. You can also explore the Tiger Ross trawler where the guides will tell you all about fishing life.
Pleasure Island Family Theme Park, Cleethorpes
Very close to Grimsby is this large Theme Park where all the family can come and enjoy a large range of rides and attractions ranging from white knuckle rides to more gentle rides. There are also a number of shows to enjoy such as sea lion shows and bird shows, as well as farm animals to meet.
A short distance from Grimsby, you can visit this restored 19th century working tower windmill which has six stories. Also here you can see the Museum of Rural Life, which is set in a former WAAF hut, and you can see displays including a kitchen and office from the 30’s and 40’s, and a range of farming exhibits, and also at the Mill you can enjoy the miniature railway.
Grimsby Leisure Centre
This Leisure has a wide range of sports and leisure activities to take part in and include an ice rink where you can come enjoy skating, indoor green for bowling and a swimming pool. Other activities include sports such as roller skating, squash and table tennis in the sports hall.
The Jungle Zoo, Cleethorpes
This is a lovely family outing where you can see a range of creatures such as capuchin monkeys, marmosets, meerkats, chameleons and lemurs. You can also learn more about the creatures while enjoying regular talks and demonstrations at the Zoo.
You can relax in the peaceful surroundings here with tranquil woodlands, which is also a Local Nature Reserve, and also take part in the guided walk. There is also plenty of open green space in the Park to enjoy along with a children’s play area.
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