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Hull City guide, including Hull Hotels
Once known for its fishing fleet the city of Hull has in recent years
aquarium has seen in excess of two million visitors. Thousands of
schools have logged visits as well. Thirty exhibits examine life in the
water from streams to the ocean depths. Hundreds of varieties of sea
creatures including fourteen species of shark are on display via the
deepest marine viewing bay in Europe. With its metal and glass clad
point jutting into the harbour, The Deep is unlikely to be overlooked
and impossible to forget. Admission is reasonable with family tickets
provinces, Ferens houses a large collection of Old Masters in addition
to a well regarded overview of contemporary British Art. Families will
be interested in its childrenís gallery. The best of the art worldís
travelling exhibits make it here as well.
of all ages, this museum is a fine introduction to Victorian times with
a specific emphasis on the homes and lives of the people of Hull.
Quarter on High Street. Travel through two centuries of Hull
transportation in this museum whose mission is to document the
evolution of Hull transport. Realistic climb about exhibits will both
entertain and educate. Wilberforce House, birthplace and home to Hull
son, slavery opponent and member of Parliament William Wilberforce,
sits adjacent to the Streetlife Museum. Currently undergoing a massive
renovation, it will re-open in 2007.
Corsair is the last of a proud tradition of fishing vessels that for
centuries were the lifeblood of Hullís economy. Known as a side winder,
this proud ship was opened for visitation in 1999 and has logged
thousands of eager boarders. Kept as she was when a working fishing
trawler, the Artic Corsair is not suitable for disabled visitors or
small children. Contact in advance for a guided tour.
After a day of museum exploration a little shopping, easy going sight
seeing and just plain relaxation may be in order.
centre has a multitude of shops and entertainment spanning three decks.
Dining is also available on the quay proper as well as in dockside
this fair trade market. Its wide eclectic range of imported goods based
on the concept of fair trade offers many one-of-a-kind items.
bridge in the world, The Humber Bridge toll way is travelled by more
than 100,000 cars a week.
Christmas entertainment, the Hull New Theatre has served the area since
public gardens throughout the city which offer personal recreation,
picnic areas, floral exhibits, animal parks and water sports.
Hull offers a fine mix of traditional and modern pubs and restaurants
for both the family oriented and the young, single traveller or couple.
century sits hidden in an alley at the juncture of Bowlalley Lane and
Silver Street. Legendary amongst locals the White Hart has undergone a
recent rejuvenation with an eye to preserving its roots. A popular
addition is the area billed as the cityís first all weather beer garden.
traditional British pub and hotel offers Tetley cask, other name brand
ales and a rotating menu of discriminating brew. Cribbage, dominoes,
and big screen sports television make this a pleasant place to while
away a few hours. The well served traditional British food, view of the
river and family friendly atmosphere are additional reasons to put The
Minerva on a visitorís agenda.
fish restaurant which is a Michelin Guide favourite. Reservations
along with a large and very serviceable wine list are served at this
distinctive food and drink coupled with a revolving schedule of live
music from jazz to salsa.
Hull Hotels & accommodation
Pub side hotels, self cater establishments, fine lodgings and estate
accommodations are abundant in the area. As is increasingly true
throughout the island it is best not to arrive without reservations.
Students, business people and world travellers gobble up available
rooming spaces well in advance.
Sport fans and music enthusiasts will not be disappointed in Hull. Hull
Arena is the home ice of the Hullís ice hockey team the Stingrays and
also plays host to a variety of world name music acts. The 25,000 seat
Kingston Communications Centre houses both the League 1 Champion Hull
City Football Club and the rugby league club Hull FC as well as
numerous other sporting and entertainment events. A second excellent
rugby league team, Hull Kingston Rovers, calls Craven Park Home.
True to its history of energy and resilience, Hull has rebounded from
the difficult demise of its fishing industry to become a lively port
and a thriving centre of commerce and tourism. Take an unusual break
from the everyday holiday, visit Hull.
Name: Maria Williams
Biography: Maria writes for Sleep UK - providers of hotels in Hull.
About the Author: Biography