area surrounding Haxey is a delightful mix of culture, history and
3 miles north is the pretty market town of Epworth,
the birthplace of world methodism. With the Old Rectory,
Wesley Trail, and a host of small shops and places of interest
it's well worth a visit. Try some of the following links to find
Epworth Bells link here
Sandtoft you can visit the Trolleybus Museum.
Apart from trolleybuses and transport, the Museum now features 1950/
60's memorabilia. Use the following link for more information:
Epworth Turbary nature reserve is haven for wildlife,
and has a birdwatching hide. Haxey Turbary is a short walk from
the village, and is also home to a variety of plants, birds and
End Coarse Fisheries is a short drive away at Finningley,
which has 2 fishing lakes. Click
here for further information.
are a number of Golf Courses in the area, including
Hirst Priory (6 miles away) and Misterton
Golf Club at Haxey Gate, including a 10 bay driving range (3
Grove House Stables at Misterton is a fully approved Riding School with approximately 35 horses/ponies. They have a team of experienced, well qualified and supportive instructors and staff.
you are visiting in January you may be lucky enough to experience
one of the oldest traditions in England - The famous Haxey
Hood. This a kind of rugby game played by locals, where
a leather tube is slowly walked by a large unorganised rugby scrum
to 1 of 4 pubs, where it remains until the following year's game.
It really is an experience never to be forgotten - for more information
try the following links:
are many footpaths and trails in and around the village making it
excellent walking or cycling territory. So whatever your age or
circumstances you can always find something of interest during your
further information about our local area try visiting www.visitnorthlincolnshire.com