Discover the port city of Hull by taking a train towards the North Sea and enjoying what East Yorkshire has to offer. There are plenty of outdoor activities that Hull has on its doorstep, all close to the train station so what better way to spend a sunny day than exploring this historic, maritime city.
Discover Hull’s Seven Seas Fish Trail
A great way to start your day in Hull is by following the Seven Seas Fish Trail, a three-mile-long walking trail that encompasses the city. Pop into the tourist information office on Queen Victoria Square and pick up the map that points you in the direction of your first ‘fish’ clue. Follow them around the city and mark them off while you go, taking in the sights and sounds of Hull along the way. If you’re feeling peckish, you can always stop for a famous Hull fish and chips at one of the many chip shops the city has to offer. Alternatively, you could pop into Kitchenette No.6, a Hull hotspot that is famous for its mouth-watering deli boards.
Hull’s new hipster hangout
For a range of cool things to do in Hull, check out the new, vibrant side of the city at the Fruit Market Quarter, which is a burgeoning hipster hangout full of quirky cafés selling Yorkshire’s finest coffees, artisan food and local designer goods. Just a short stroll from the city centre, the Fruit Market is the place to be seen and is sure to have something for everyone. Check out Thieving Harry’s for a hipster brunch that will leave you wanting more – our favourite is the cauliflower brunch bowl.
Enjoy a stroll in the park
If you fancy a relaxing day and you’re willing to travel slightly further afield, hop on the bus at the train station and take the ten-minute bus ride to East Park, an impressive 130 acre Victorian park on the outskirts of the city. Keep the kids entertained at some of the best Hull attractions, including an onsite animal park, which is home to everything from alpacas to tarantulas or take a wild ride on the Wicksteed splash boat. There is plenty of room to stroll, spread out for a picnic or enjoy afternoon tea in the park café.