10 Surprising Facts About Grimsby

The Lincolnshire fishing port has quite a story tell, it has seen the visitation of royalty and is also the home to a successful X-factor contestant.

Without further ado, here are 10 facts about the little Lincolnshire fishing port called Grimsby that you may not have known:

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Cleethorpes Winter Wonderland

The new Cleethorpes Winter Wonderland organisers are expecting over 2,000 visitors a day.

Starting as of yesterday, the event is everything that you’d expect in a festive extravaganza. It continues to run today, Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th December.

The festival is for all of the family and you’ll be able to enjoy Christmas markets, an outdoor ice skating rink, fairground rides and Father Christmas.

Other attractions at the Winter Wonderland include a Bavarian-style food hall, a bar, a Victorian tea room as well as entertainment with singing choirs and groups that have been invited to come along and perform.

Today’s opening times: 1pm to 8pm
Saturday 12th December: 10am to 8pm
Sunday 13th December: 10am to 8pm

The Beeches Hotel is an ideal base for when you’ve finish enjoying your festive fun around Cleethorpes and Grimsby!

Cleethorpes Pier’s Events in October

There has been a long wait for Cleethorpes Pier to open, and the time has finally come!

Not only that but the Pier has also opened an incredible entertainment venue.

The Pier has a line up of amazing shows, proving to become the one-stop night out. Did we mention it includes a delicious dinner?

Some of the shows have already sold out, unfortunately, however, there are plenty more to feast your eyes on!

Thursday 8th October, 7pm & Sunday 18th October, 6pm: Faulty Towers – The Dining Experience

Tickets: £49.50pp

Be prepared to be waited upon by Sybil, Manuel and Basil during this fully immersive, highly improvised and site-specific comedic performance and tuck into your three-course dinner.

Saturday 31st October, 7:30pm: Michael Jackson Tribute

Tickets: £40pp

Fancy dressing up in, well, fancy dress? Entirely optional but why not join in with the fun on Halloween! Included in your MJ Tribute package is a three-course dinner!

Are you beginning to see a pattern here?

Cleethorpes Pier’s events for November and December can be found here.

If you are looking for a base hotel near Cleethorpes and Grimsby, look no further than the Beeches!

Things to do in Grimsby and Cleethorpes for all the family

If you’re stuck for activities in Grimsby and Cleethorpes, look no further as we recommend some great things all the family can enjoy…

National Fishing Heritage Centre

The Heritage Centre is not only a museum, it allows visitors to take a look into the history of Grimsby’s fishing industry. Discover what the area was like in the 1950s and indulge yourself in the sights, smells and sounds of the past through interactive displays. Read more about the National Fishing Heritage Centre…

Weelsby Park Riding School

This attraction offers a selection of mounts for lessons that are available for 5-year-olds and upwards. The school has both indoor and outdoor facilities for family fun! Read more about the Weelsby Park Riding School…

Fuzzy Ed’s at the Cricketers

Formerly known as the Wacky Warehouse, Fuzzy Ed’s holds onto an indoor play structure to keep the kids entertained for hours on end. Read more about Fuzzy Ed’s…

Grimsby Pool

Grimsby’s swimming pool has the choice of a main pool that is 25m long as well as another teaching pool and a diving bay! Test your aquatic skills or have fun on the inflatable slides at your leisure. Read more about Grimsby Swimming Pool…

Cleethorpes Bowling

Nothing screams family fun than a game of ten pin bowling. Children have access to the ramps and can put up guards to help them. Read more about Cleethorpes Ten Pin Bowling…

If you’re looking for a hotel in Grimsby and Cleethorpes, we can help you out!