Sit back, relax and watch the beautiful countryside go by as you travel along the Pilgrim Line.
Travelling along the line, Kirton in Lindsey is an ideal place to explore on foot and boasts amazing views of Lincolnshire. Continue on the train and you’ll soon reach the charming market town of Brigg. The line comes to an end at the seaside resort of Cleethorpes, where the beach is so close to the station you can see it from the train.
Explore Gainsborough Old Hall, one of the best preserved medieval manor houses in England
Experience a traditional Farmers Market in Brigg (4th Saturday of each month)
Walk along the sandy beach at Cleethorpes
Find out more
Parking is available at Sheffield, Worksop, Retford, Gainsborough Central, Kirton in Lindsey, Brigg stations.
Retford is on the East Coast Main Line and is served by trains from London Kings Cross, Leeds and Hull. Sheffield is a major railway interchange with trains arriving from all directions. Look up times.
Sheffield Interchange bus station is across the road from the railway station. Look up bus times by planning your journey on the Traveline website.
Barnetby station is less than one hour’s flying time from Amsterdam - fly into Humberside Airport and the Brigg Line is just 10 minutes by taxi.
Time from London
Plan your trip
Take the train from London Kings Cross to Retford. Trains leave regularly throughout the day (look up times) and the journey takes approximately 1 hour 21 minutes.
Attractions along the Pilgrims Line include:
Marshall’s Yard Shopping Centre
Whether you want to shop until you drop, enjoy a leisurely meal or simply sit and watch the world go by, Marshall's Yard is the place to be.
Journey time – 9 minute walk from Gainsborough Central station
Over 500 years old and one of the best-preserved timber framed medieval manor houses in England.
Journey time – 12 minute walk from Gainsborough Central station