Why not take a trip by rail, the quickest and easiest way to get from A to B, and enjoy plenty of family-friendly fun this Autumn. With half term fast approaching, get planning your days out to keep the kids entertained. From Autumn walks and wildlife fun to seeing the sights and visiting landmarks, there’s plenty to see and do on the Hull Trains route.

Take advantage of our great value train tickets starting from just £21 from Hull to London King's Cross. Released specially for our 21st anniversary, book yours in advance to avoid disappointment - these fares are limited in number due to their popularity so don't miss out! Book today.
Please note, some of the below attractions require advance bookings.

Hull & Beverley

The Deep
You are guaranteed a brilliant day out with a visit to Hull’s award-winning aquarium, The Deep. With over 5,000 animals amongst 50 displays, including sharks, stingrays, penguins and turtles, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The Deep is located close to Hull’s Old Town and Museums Quarter, so you’ll have plenty to keep you busy on your day out in Hull. Don’t forget to book a time slot in advance.  The Deep in Hull at sunset
Shopping in Hull
With Christmas around the corner, why not get your Christmas gift shopping started early. Hull offers a range of independent shops and well-known high street brands across multiple shopping venues in the city centre including St Stephens, Princes Quay and Prospect Centre. If you’re looking for a bite to eat, definitely visit Trinity Market where you’ll find an abundance of street foods – a real foodie haven. Whether you’re buying gifts for others or treating yourself, Hull is a great destination to find it all.

Beverley Pumpkin Patch at Butt Farm
Take a trip to the Beverley Pumpkin Patch at Butt Farm, a fantastic day out for all the family. Pick your own pumpkins and choose from a range of shapes, sizes and variety of pumpkins. Open 10am until 4pm throughout October and during the half term (Friday 22nd October - Sunday 31st October 2021). No pre-booking is required, and refreshments and pumpkin carving kits are available to purchase. Perfect for the half term, you can keep the kids busy with some Halloween fun.
Halloween pumpkins


Tower of London
A 1000-year old fortress, the Tower of London is an iconic landmark in our capital and is home of the Crown Jewels. Discover the history of this royal palace, prison and fortress and meet the Beefeaters sharing fascinating tales from years ago. This Halloween 2021, you don’t want to miss the Ghost Raiders event which is perfect for children ages 8 to 14 and their families. Solve spooky mysteries and investigate history at the Tower. Included in the admission price, book your tickets here.
 Tower of London with blue skies
Natural History Museum
Museums always make for a fascinating day out with so much to see and learn. The Natural History Museum, located in South Kensington, is free to enter and offers a vast variety of galleries and collections displaying around 80 million items! With reduced visitor numbers, you can explore the museum safely - just don’t forget to book your time slot here

Morden Hall Park
Visit the picturesque surroundings of Morden Hall Park, a National Trust park located in South London, a tube journey away from London King’s Cross station and nearby to Wimbledon. Popular with families, there’s 125 acres of parkland to discover with the River Wandle meandering throughout making for a peaceful Autumn stroll. From Saturday 23 October to Sunday 21 November 2021 between 10am and 3pm, explore the Autumn Trail - The Mystery of Morden Hall: whodunnit? Follow the map to find the trees with the clues and travel back in time to solve the mystery of Mr. Hatfeild’s cake. Trail guides are £3.

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 Family running outdoors in Autumn 
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