Food fair helping to boost tourism

Events such as the highly popular Epworth Food Fair are helping to boost North Lincolnshire’s visitor numbers, and bucking the national trend.

The area covering the Isle and beyond has seen a 3.4 per cent increase in visitors with 2,618,517 day visitors last year, against figures that show national visitor numbers to have fallen by seven per cent.

North Lincolnshire has over 75 places to visit and 1,335 quality inspected bed spaces.