Summer is the best time for day trips away to escape the everyday. There are plenty of destinations along the Hull Trains route that offer something for everyone to enjoy. So, whether you’re planning a family day out or you’re catching up with friends, read on for inspiration for your next summer day trip. Please note, some attractions require pre-booking.

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Sightseeing tour
See London like you’ve never seen it before with a guided tour. Learn interesting facts along the way, whether you’re opting for a hop-on hop-off bus, a walking tour or a City Cruise boat ride. Enjoy scenic tours of the city, stopping by London’s well-known attractions and landmarks.
 london eye river thames and city cruise boat
London’s selection of museums offer unmissable historical experiences with so much to see and learn and are always a popular choice on any trip to London. The Museum of London is a free option and the permanent galleries range from all things Roman London to war, plague and fire. Book your free tickets here. Or walk in the footsteps of Churchill at the Churchill War Rooms and step back in time to the Second World War – buy tickets here.

Sightsee from above
The city centre of London is home to skyscrapers that offer viewing galleries to see the sights from above. The Shard, almost two times higher than any other viewing platform, offers 360° views for up to 40 miles. The Sky Garden is a free option and is London’s highest public garden. Experience London from above and enjoy spectacular birds eye views. Remember to book in advance.
view from above at the shard london
Food markets
A trip to London is incomplete without visiting a food market. There are so many dotted around the city you’ll find it hard to choose just one! From Borough Market and Old Spitalfields Market to Brick Lane Market and Camden Market, the choice of cuisines and street foods are endless. 


East Park 
On a sunny day, a trip to East Park is a brilliant idea for a family day out. As Hull’s largest park, you’ll find a perfect spot for a picnic. Why not visit the Animal Education Centre whilst you’re there? Entry is free but you’ll need to book a timeslot
east park hull

Museums and Galleries
It’s always a great option to explore a museum. Hull has plenty to choose from including the Streetlife Museum and Ferens Art Gallery. Pre-bookings are required to manage social distancing but tickets are free, book your museum visit here.

Hull has a range of entertainment options located in convenience places close by other amenities such as high street retailers and restaurants. You’ll find the Lost City Adventure Golf in St Stephens shopping centre, just a few minutes’ walk away from Hull station. If you want to give an escape room a go, why not try Escape Room Hull where there are four unique rooms to choose from.

Humber Street
Humber Street is an attractive destination for eating, drinking and shopping. You’ll find a fantastic selection of bars, restaurants and cafes whilst being located closely to Hull Marina. It’s a popular location for entertainment in the city. Find out more here.
humber street hull
Tickets for Hull Trains services are available until September. Book yours direct on the website or app today. Our Duo and Family ticket offers can save you 33% on your next trip with Hull Trains, perfect for your summer day trips.

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