Barton upon Humber is a small attractive town located along the bank of the Humber estuary, being the southern access point for the Humber Bridge. The town has a good range of local amenities and facilities, and is surrounded by open countryside. Barton has the usual range of town centre facilities, shopping, parking, banking etc. Services include Doctors, Dentists, Baysgarth Park, Baysgarth museum, swimming pool, and sports hall. Also junior and secondary schools. The Baysgarth High school has recently been awarded Technology College status. Barton is ideally placed for local and distance travel to the Humber bank and the factories, the adjoining towns of Scunthorpe, Brigg, Grimsby, Immingham as well as the Humberside international airport. It is also conveniently located next to the Humber bridge with links to the city of Hull, the M62 and the M180. The town has regular bus and rail services. Barton offers a wealth of history. Archaeological evidence suggests that the towns’ early settlements date back to Roman and Saxon times, and was recorded in the doomsday book in 1086 with a population of 900. It unusually has two very large and impressive churches, one with Saxon work still evident which is now in the care of English Heritage. The town also boasts a large conservation area containing many attractive street scapes.