EXPLORE HULL WITH HULL TRAINS

Hull is a hub of activity with shopping, museums, and dining to suit all tastes. Hull's extensive history makes it an unmissable destination, from the city's experience during the Second World War to being the home of the notable MP, William Wilberforce. Explore the characteristic Old Town taking in the views over the marina, delve into Hull’s past in the Museums Quarter, or head for the city’s trendy cafe bars and nightlife. Multiple leisure centres such as St Stephens and Princes Quay offer great locations for shopping and entertainment and there are plenty of green outdoor spaces to enjoy around the city.

Hull Attractions

Entertainment venue Hull Arena

Connexin Live Hull

Myton Street, Hull HU1 2PS

Connexin Live is Hull’s largest indoor entertainment venue hosting a wide range of events all year round. It has a capacity of 3,500 people and is a brilliant location for live music, corporate events, sport and comedy. Many well-known artists and bands have performed at Connexin Live with many more scheduled. 

Connexin Live Information
The Deep Hull

The Deep

Tower Street, Hull HU1 4DP Tel: 01482 381000

As the world’s only ‘submarium’, The Deep is one of Hull’s most popular attractions. The whole family will enjoy getting up close to the 5,000 animals who call the aquarium home. See the Lagoon of Light filled with tropical species of fish, the Kingdom of Ice home to the resident Gentoo penguins, and get up close and personal with sharks and stingrays in the underwater viewing tunnel.

The Deep Information
Hull Marina at sunset

Hull Marina and Old Town

Humber Street, Hull HU1 1TG

Take a gentle stroll by the impressive boats moored at Hull Marina. Follow the cobblestone streets past waterfront bars and restaurants towards the vibrant Humber Street - one of the many attractions of Hull's Old Town. Here you'll find a mixture of bars, restaurants and shops to enjoy.

Hull Old Town Information
Hull Minster

Hull Minster

Hull Minster, S Church Side, Hull HU1 2JJ Tel: 01482 224460

Hull Minster is located in the heart of Hull's Old Town. This fantastic building is Grade I listed and is over 700 years old, dating back to the 13th Century. Step back in time and marvel at its extraordinary historic features, from the stained glass windows to its incredible architecture.

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Hull Truck Exterior Ferensway

Hull Truck Theatre

50 Ferensway, Hull HU2 8LB Tel: 01482 323638

This independent theatre is home to one of Britain’s most innovative theatre companies, well known for their ground-breaking, contemporary productions, as well as hosting nationally acclaimed touring productions. Come early and enjoy a bite to eat and drink in the theatre bar before taking a seat in one of its two theatre spaces, and you’re sure to experience something truly special.

Hull Truck Theatre Information
East Park Hull

East Park

Holderness Road, Hull HU8 8JU Tel: 01482 300300

Grade II listed, East Park is Hull's largest outdoor park which originally opened in 1887 in celebration of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. It's a fantastic day out providing fun for all the family and why not visit the Animal Education Centre within the park?

East Park Information

Hull Restaurants

Hull Trains restaurants

Bert’s Pizza & Gelato

Queen Street, Hull HU1 1UU Tel: 01482 326113

Enjoy authentic wood fired pizza and artisan gelato at Bert’s Pizzeria. You can expect high quality ingredients, freshly prepared pizzas, and a relaxing, family-friendly experience. Bert’s is located right by the river, a walk away from Humber Street in Hull’s Old Town, making it a convenient spot to enjoy tasty food.

Bert’s Pizzeria Information
Hull Trains restaurants

Butler Whites

2-3 Humber Street, Hull HU1 1TG Tel: 01482 493557

Located in the recently regenerated fruit market of Hull, this vibrant area has been revived with restaurants, galleries, and independent retailers nestled right on the marina. Butler Whites offers classic British fare with a twist, and in its modern industrial surroundings (think black & white tiled walls and giant antique chandeliers) is the perfect place for a relaxed after-work drink to a full three-course meal.

Butler Whites Information
Hull Trains Two Gingers coffee

Still. by Two Gingers Coffee

21 Posterngate, Hull HU1 2JN 

Independent coffee shop specialising in fresh, locally roasted speciality coffee and desserts, including vegan baked goods. Formerly Two Gingers Coffee, Still operates as a coffee & a wine bar in its unique and modern space.

Still Information
Hull Trains Trinity indoor food market

Trinity Market

Trinity House Lane, Hull HU1 2JH

Situated in Hull’s characteristic Old Town next to the magnificent medieval Hull Minster, this indoor market has undergone extensive regeneration to offer a foodie haven of local street food and coffee stalls, as well as the more traditional market stalls including a butchers and a greengrocer. Food and drink stalls offer a diverse range of cuisines and flavours. A great spot to pick up some lunch or a treat to take home, you'll find everything under one roof. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available.

Trinity Market Information

Hotels in Hull

Doubletree by Hilton hotel Hull room

DoubleTree by Hilton Hull

24 Ferensway, Hull HU2 8NH Tel: 01482 755500

Once the site of the Lexington Avenue nightclub, this contemporary hotel is just a stone's throw away from Hull Paragon station and features Marco Pierre White restaurant, vibrant lounge, The Lexington rooftop bar, gym and 24-hour room service. Featuring 165 modern guest rooms all with complimentary WiFi, it's the perfect location to explore the city.

Doubletree Hilton Hull Information
Hull Trains Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn Express

80 Ferensway, Hull HU2 8LN Tel: 01482 485700

Located above the St. Stephen’s Shopping Centre and particularly popular with business travellers, guests will find that this inviting hotel offers free wireless internet, cosy rooms and access to great value city centre parking.

Holiday Inn Express Information
Hull Travelodge hotel room

Travelodge

You'll be surrounded by an abundance of activities and attractions, including the likes of Humber Bridge and the Streetlife Museum of Transport. Wilberforce House is also close by situated just a nine-minute walk from our Hull Central hotel. Other must-visit cultural hotspots include Hull Maritime Museum, a great option for those wishing to learn a little more about the seafaring heritage of the city.

Travelodge Hull Information

Shopping in Hull

St Stephens Shopping Centre Hull

St. Stephen's Shopping Centre

110 Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LN Tel: 01482 313960

This popular shopping complex is home to big name high street stores like Next, Topshop, H&M, Superdry, and TK Maxx. You’ll also discover a cinema, rock climbing centre, and trampoline park, plus lots of tempting eateries like Nando’s and Prezzo – plenty to keep you entertained, all day long.

St Stephen's Information
Princes Quay shopping centre Hull

Princes Quay Shopping Centre

Princes Quay Shopping Centre, Hull, HU1 2PQ Tel: 01482 586622

Located right in the centre of Hull on Princes Dock, Princes Quay Shopping Centre provides everything from popular retail outlets, a range of restaurants and family entertainment options including a 10-screen Vue Cinema and Superbowl tenpin bowling. You can also find Humber Street and Hull's Old Town a short walk away.

Princes Quay Information

Free Things

Museums in Hull

FREE THINGS TO DO IN HULL

A blue plaque on a building in Hull

Blue Plaque Trail

Want to learn more about Hull's heritage and history? Why not explore the Blue Plaque Trail and find the 30 different plaques across the city. Download a guide below.

Blue Plaque Trail
Wilberforce House Museum in Hulls Museum Quarter

Museums Quarter

Entry to the many museums in Hull is free. The Museums Quarter has 3 museums to choose from, making it easy to spend a day visiting different ones.

Museums Quarter
The famous fish trail in Hull city centre

Fish Trail

The Fish Trail celebrates the Hull's fishing history, taking you on a trail from the City Hall ticket office to Whitefriargate. Download a map below.

Fish Trail

MUSEUMS IN HULL

Inside the Hull and East Riding Museum

Hull and East Riding Museum

Step back in time and experience different time periods including the Bronze Age, Romans, Saxons, Vikings and more! It's free to enter and it promises a unique and educational day out.

Hull and East Riding Museum
Ferens Art Gallery in Hull

Ferens Art Gallery

Ferens Art Gallery is located in the heart of Hull city centre in Queen Victoria Square. It is open daily and entry is free. They have a fantastic collection of paintings and sculptures to explore. 

Ferens Art Gallery
Inside the Streetlife Museum in Hull

Streetlife Museum

Walk down a 1940s high street with shop fronts and public transport at the Streetlife Museum. It's a brilliant activity for kids, entry is free and it is open 7 days a week.

Streetlife Museum

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