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Grimsby: Exploring the water connection

In this short walk we focus on Grimsby’s connection with the water. Exploring The Haven, and Alexandra Dock, and how these helped shape the economy of the town from the early settlers to present day. Learning about early medieval trades, ship building and the rise to the premier fishing port in the world.


Emma has been leading guided history walks around Lincolnshire for 12+ years. An author, historian and broadcaster she is often called upon for her historic knowledge on local history.

The author of Grimsby Streets, published in 2017 by Pen and Sword Books, Emma’s tours give an insight into the history of a location.