Attractions

Top Choice Area in Hull

Old Town

Hull's Old Town is where a grand minster and cobbled streets flush with Georgian townhouses give a flashback to the prosperity the town once knew. It occupies the thumb of land between the River Hull to the east and…
Top Choice Aquarium in Hull

The Deep

Hull's biggest tourist attraction is The Deep, Britain's most spectacular aquarium, housed in a colossal angular building that appears to lunge above the muddy waters of the Humber like a giant shark's head. Inside,…
Top Choice Museum in Hull

Wilberforce House

The wealth that Britain amassed as the world's first industrial nation was directly aided by the transatlantic slave trade and this important museum ensures that the facts are told, detailing the part that Britain p…
Church in Beverley

Beverley Minster

One of the great glories of English religious architecture, Beverley Minster is the most impressive church in the country that is not a cathedral. The soaring lines of the exterior are imposing, but it is inside tha…
Museum in Hull

Humber St Gallery

This slick three-storey contemporary gallery in a former banana-ripening warehouse anchors Hull's revamped Fruit Market. Rotating exhibitions celebrate international and local visual art, design, photography and fil…
Museum in Hull

Maritime Museum

In the early 19th century Hull had the largest whaling fleet in Britain, providing the whale oil that greased the wheels of the country's industrial revolution. This interesting museum is stuffed to the gills with s…
Park in Beverley

Beverley Westwood

The western edge of Beverley is bounded by this large area of common pasture studded with mature trees, which has been used as grazing for local livestock for centuries. The land, owned 'in common' by the community …
Gallery in Hull

Ferens Art Gallery

Following extensive renovations, the Ferens Art Gallery reopened in 2017 as part of Hull's City of Culture celebrations. The permanent art collection ranges from old masters like Frans Hals to modern works by Lucian…
Museum in Hull

Streetlife Museum

This fascinating museum contains re-created street scenes from Georgian and Victorian times and from the 1930s, with all sorts of historic vehicles to explore (kids are allowed to clamber inside), from stagecoaches …
Bridge in Hull

Humber Bridge

Opened in 1981, the Humber Bridge swoops gracefully across the broad estuary of the River Humber. Its 1410m span made it the world's longest single-span suspension bridge – until 1998 when it lost the title to Japan…