Hull Tourist Guide

Hull Tourist Information

Hull has been ranked as Britain's fifteenth most popular tourist destination. Tourists love the Yorkshire Wolds, with their fantastic countryside which is home to a rich bird population and stretches all the way to the east coast surrounding the city of Hull. Nearby are the popular coastal resorts of Filey, Bridlington, and Scarborough all make great day trips with plenty of tourist attractions. If you love shopping you'll enjoy Hull's outstanding shopping facilities, from renowned department stores to small, family run posh boutiques and vivid street markets. Savile Street has the reputation as being home to numerous designer labels. The city features a large number of restaurants, pubs the ballet, opera and the Hull New Theatre.

There are also several excellent museums to be found in Hull. The Hull and East Riding Museum, the Maritime Museum, and the Old Grammar School Museum all provide educational fascinating displays and are worth a visit. The Deep is one of the attractions in Hull that is a must-see. The facility has an aquarium which uses an interactive system to explain the history and the future of the oceans on our planet.

The marina complex' has bars and restaurants. It is a haven for tiny sailing boats as well as yachts and the international Jazz and Sea Shanty festivals take place here during summer.

Hotels in Hull

As a cosmopolitan and vibrant city, Hull offers outstanding shops, impressive museums and several traditional and historical pubs. Over one million tourists pass through the Port of Hull every year. Two outstanding hotels which are both situated near the railway station include the three-star Portland Hotel and the three-star Quality Hotel Royal. Positioned less than one mile out of Hull, the two-star Kingston Theatre Hotel, can be found. Hull also has plenty of bed-and-breakfasts, guesthouses, and hostels which are a good option for the tourist on a budget.