Things to do in Cantley

British Sugar Factory

Cantley is well-known for its sugar beet factory which was constructed in 1912

Today, it is owned by British Sugar, and it is one of only four factories responsible for processing all of the UK’s sugar beet crop.

In the past, the factory has run tours for visitors which provide a fascinating insight into its industrial heritage and Cantley’s history. Watch the video below for a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the factory. The factory supports the local community with many projects; it has provided part of the funding for reconstruction of the village staithe and moorings on the river.

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Browse days out that you can access across the Wherry Lines.