About Cleethorpes

Cleethorpes is a seaside resort on the estuary of the Humber in North East Lincolnshire with a population of nearly 40,000 in 2011. It has been permanently occupied since the 6th century, with fishing as a primary industry, while developing as a resort since the 19th century.The town lies on the Greenwich meridian and its average annual rainfall is amongst the lowest in the British Isles.HistoryThe name Cleethorpes is thought to come from joining the words clee, an old word for clay, and ...

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