Cheap Hotels Hull
What to see by foot: Hull
The waterfront in Hull on the banks of the Humber Estuary and River Hull offers
the visitor a full range of attractions. A shopping centre built over water
offers plenty of shopping opportunities. The riverside walkways are fun to stroll
around on and the views across the Humber to Lincolnshire are just stunning.
There are plenty of bars, cafés, restaurants and real ale pubs all along
the waterside. Sailing, speedboats and other waters ports are easily accessible
The Arctic Corsair, berthed on the River Hull between Drypool Bridge and Myton
Bridge, has been fully restored to its original glory. Built in the 1960s, it
is the last remaining side-fishing trawler, once part of the proud Hull distant-water
fishing fleet. Here visitors can relive what life was like for the arctic fishermen.
The award-winning Ferens Art Gallery, which was opened in 1927, houses an internationally
renowned permanent collection of paintings and sculptures, ranging from old
Dutch and European masters as well as contemporary British art. The museum also
has a thriving exhibitions program that changes frequently. Well worth a visit
for any art lover.
Hands-on-History is a treasure trove for children where things can be touched.
The museum is housed in an old grammar school building that was built in 1486.
The ground floor houses a hands-on interactive display called Victorian Britain
illustrating all aspects of Britain in the Victorian. The first floor showcases
Story of Hull and its People, as well as Ancient Egypt displaying the mummy
Located in the Museums Quarter, the Hull and East Riding Museum boasts some
of the most spectacular natural history and archaeology displays in Britain.
Highlights of the collection include the only dinosaur bones to have been found
in East Yorkshire, mysterious Bronze Age warriors and spectacular treasures
from the middle ages. The museum displays an Iron Age village as well as a Roman
The Deep is a stunning marine life and sea life experience, housed in a glass
building shaped like a ship. The museum has an underwater lift, which can take
you 10 feet below the water level. Displays are too numerous to list, but include
corals, arctic life, and Big Bang. Huge aquarium showcases sharks, eels, rays
and more. An experience not to be missed!
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Selection of hotels in this region:
Holiday Inn Hull Marina
Quality Hotel, Kingston-Upon-Hull
Comfort Inn, Kingston-Upon-Hull
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