Whether it’s exciting history, shopping or entertaining nightlife you are after, Hull has it all. The city has reinvented itself in recent years with attractions and a lively social scene making it a popular travel destination within East Yorkshire.
Regardless of budget and taste, there is a wide variety of accommodation in East Riding of Yorkshire to suit all needs. From coastal retreats to countryside bed and breakfast cottages, Hull City also has a wide range of hotels from spa boutique to budget.
Hull has an abundance of museums in what is now known as its museum quarter. Explore the city’s history in the Hull and East Riding Museum for archaeology and local history. Lovers of art should stop by the Ferns Art Gallery.
Hulls rich fishing heritage is celebrated in the city’s Maritime Museum. Interactive displays and life sized polar bears all contribute to make the museum an enjoyable experience for children as well.
Rugby league is the city’s number one sport, with Hull boasting two top flight teams. Traditionally those people from the east of Hull are Hull KR fans whilst those in the west support Hull FC. If you get the opportunity take in a match, do it; the atmosphere in the city on match day is electric.
Hull takes great pride in the city Humber Bridge, a beautiful piece of engineering. The bridge held the record for the world’s longest suspension bridge for 16 years helping connect East Riding of Yorkshire with North Lincolnshire.
If it is a day at the beach you seek there is a selection of beaches in East Riding of Yorkshire to choose from, Fraisthorpe Beach in Bridlington is a real hidden gem. With miles of golden sandy beach for children to enjoy, it’s perfect for spending a sunny afternoon with the family. The coastal town of Bridlington is steeped in history with a 900 year old working harbour and an award winning promenade.
Explore wider Yorkshire. The Yorkshire Wolds is considered one of the UK’s most popular rambling spots, thanks to its gorgeous walking trails that run through beautiful valleys and villages in the Yorkshire countryside.
Many of the walks take you through the bustling market towns that dot the landscape. One of the most popular trails is eighty miles long, the famous Yorkshire Wolds National Trail. You can choose your own starting and end point, where you will be assured of wooded valleys and sunny hilltops.
Alternatively Beverley Minster is one of Britain’s finest examples of medieval gothic architecture, not to be missed if you are visiting or passing through this area of Yorkshire. It is worth spending some time in enjoying its demon carvings and other amazing gargoyles. The staff are passionate about Beverley Minster and are on hand to share stories of the building with visitors.