Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Accessibility:

There are several car parks and street parking in Hull. Most of the city is wheelchair accessible, however this is dependent on individual venues that you visit, so it is advisable to check accessibility before each visit. There are public toilets in Hull, including wheelchair accessible and baby changing facilities.


Brief Description:

Kingston Upon Hull, abbreviated to Hull was founded in the 12th Century when the monks of Meaux Abbey needed a port to export their wools from. It is situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire at the Humber estuary, on the River Hull. It suffered heavy damage during the Hull Blitz of the Second World War. Tourist attractions include the historic Old Town and Museum Quarter and Hull Marina and The Deep aquarium. Hull was named the 2017 City of Culture.

 

Further Information


Address:

Hull City Council, The Guildhall, Alfred Gelder Street, Hull HU1 2AA


Email:

mailto:info@hullcc.gov.uk

 

Phone:

01482 300300


Website:

http://www.hull.gov.uk/


Opening Hours:

Open at all times.


Directions:

From Liverpool, Manchester or Leeds in the west, just get onto the M62 and keep on going until it turns into the A63. That will take you along the north shore of the Humber.


From London and the south you can take the A1 and come off at Newark-on-Trent,  then head north east. Take the A15 east of Scunthorpe  which will bring you over the Humber Bridge and into Hull from the south. The Humber Bridge is a toll road.


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Transport:

Regular bus routes run throughout the city, and there is also a park and ride service into the city which runs every 10 minutes.  The closest train station is Hull Station at Hull Paragon Interchange. For more travel information go to http://www.traveline.info or call 0871 200 22 33.


Amenities:

Hull has a wealth of attractions including museums, churches, hotels, bars and restaurants, with grocery stores and several shopping centres.