Explore the Hanseatic city Kingston upon Hull
Kingston upon Hull

A visit to Hull is always the start of a great story. The cobbled streets of the citys Old Town transport visitors back to days gone by. Visit our Museums Quarter, home to some of our free museums, and plot Hull's course through the history books. Take time to explore The Deep as it whisks you down to the bottom of the deep blue sea and introduces you to its many inhabitants.

An Introduction to this Historic Yorkshire Gem

Steeped in history with an exciting nightlife, a visit provides the perfect opportunity to sample all that this great city has to offer.

Hull has won the accolade of UK City of Culture in 2017, this year will be celebration in the city with a program of over 1500 events an 10 festivals attracting artists and performers from across the world.

A City Full of Things To Do

With beautiful historical buildings, lively entertainment, bustling shops and lively bars and restaurants, Yorkshires only waterfront city is a hidden treasure. Visit the Old Town where youll find the free Museums Quarter, including Streetlife Museum the Arctic Corsair and Wilberforce the home of William Wilberforce Hull MP and slavery abolishionist. Explore the atmospheric cobbled streets of the old town and find lots of tempting historic pubs such as Ye Olde White Harte where allegedly the plotting for the Civil War took place, while away the hours at The Deep, one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world or take a wander along the marina enjoying the peaceful sound of the boat masts swaying in the wind. Once you visit Hull youll quickly fall in love and want to visit again and luckily it has much to offer whatever the weather.

A City for Events

Hull is home to many exciting annual events throughout the year including Freedom Festival, YUM Festival and Hull Fair. In addition to these large events we have a packed diary full of events every week so youre sure to find something to see whenever you plan your visit. Whether its outdoor musical events, vintage markets or art exhibitions to name a few, youll find something that appeal. Not forgetting our fantastic theatres who host a variety of entertainment throughout the year from top pop acts, local choirs and ballet to comedy, theatre and, of course, panto they are sure to persuade you to stay!

A Place to Shop

From high street giants to small independent shops, Hull has all you would expect from your shopping experience and more. Why not visit one of our fantastic vintage markets or browse the joke shop which has called Hull home for 180 years! Retail heaven for the discerning shopper, Hull has an abundance of designer stores, glamorous boutiques, quirky independents, vintage arcades and high street stores we all know and love. Hull's latest addition to its retail offer is the Fruitmarket area which includes fantastic jewellery from the Oresome Gallery.

Pictures of the Hanseatic City of Kingston upon Hull

Kingston upon Hull

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