Welcome to Visit Flixborough Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Flixborough

Visit Flixborough PlacesVisit Flixborough places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Flixborough places to visit. A unique way to experience Flixborough’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Flixborough as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 1,664. It is situated near to the River Trent, approximately 3 miles (5 km) north-west from Scunthorpe. The village is noted for the 1974 Flixborough disaster. When you visit Flixborough, Walkfo brings Flixborough places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Flixborough Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Flixborough

Visit Flixborough – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 14 audio plaques & Flixborough places for you to explore in the Flixborough area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Flixborough places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Flixborough history

Flixborough has had many different spellings through the centuries, from “Flichesburg” in the Domesday Book to Flikesburg, Flyxburgh and Flixburrow. The original settlement stood on a sloping cliff overlooking the River Trent, the village’s name can be translated as “fortified dwelling on the cliff slope”

Flixborough explosion

Flixborough was at the centre of the UK’s worst industrial accident. The Nypro Works chemical plant was devastated by an explosion in 1974. Escaping cyclohexane formed a flammable vapour cloud and ignited. Twenty-eight people died and more than 100 were injured.

Why visit Flixborough with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Flixborough PlacesYou can visit Flixborough places with Walkfo Flixborough to hear history at Flixborough’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Flixborough has 14 places to visit in our interactive Flixborough map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Flixborough, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Flixborough places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Flixborough & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 14 audio facts unique to Flixborough places in an interactive Flixborough map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Flixborough Places Map
14 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Flixborough historic spots

  Flixborough tourist destinations

  Flixborough plaques

  Flixborough geographic features

Walkfo Flixborough tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Flixborough


Best Flixborough places to visit

Flixborough has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Flixborough’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Flixborough’s information audio spots:

Flixborough photo Flixborough disaster
The Flixborough disaster was an explosion at a chemical plant in 1974. It killed 28 people and seriously injured 36 out of a total of 72 people on site at the time. The disaster led to a widespread public outcry over process safety.


Visit Flixborough plaques

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Flixborough has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Flixborough plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Flixborough using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Flixborough plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.