Visit Hull - Cultural Capital, Alongside Humber Estuary

Hull is a maritime city next to the Humber estuary in East Yorkshire, United Kingdom. This page describes some of the sights and sounds, things to do and places to stay in this, one of Yorkshire’s cultural hotbeds.

Discover Hull – Yorkshire’s only maritime city

Exciting, eclectic and entertaining. Over the last few years, Hull has transformed itself into a real gem in Yorkshire’s crown offering the perfect mix of museums, shopping and nightlife. There’s so many great places to stay and things to do in Hull… scroll down to dive in.

This up-and-coming city is the ideal location for a city break to remember.

Take a crossing over the magnificent Humber Bridge and spend a while in Hull. You will find much to see and do. See also our page on free things to do in Hull.

Enter Yorkshire by Sea

Hull also offers an entry point to Yorkshire, with ferry crossings to the Netherlands and Belgium. Those arriving by ferry are encouraged to stay in the city; it represents a perfect starting point, or final few days, for any adventure into Yorkshire.

Accommodation in Hull

Spirit of Prince Street Hull Old Town

3 Prince Street, Hull, HU1 2LJ, United Kingdom

Doubletree By Hilton Hull

Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8NH, United Kingdom

Village Hotel Hull

Henry Boot Way, Priory Park, Hull, HU4 7DY, United Kingdom

Innkeeper’s Lodge Hull, Willerby

Willerby Village Toby Carvery, Beverley Road, Hull, HU10 6NT, United Kingdom

Caravan & Camping/Glamping at Burton Constable Holiday Park

The Old Lodges, Coniston Road, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU11 4PG, United Kingdom

Lodges at Burton Constable Holiday Park

The Old Lodges, Coniston Road, Sproatley, Whitedale HU11 4PG

Green Ginger House

4 Land of Green Ginger, Hull, HU1 2EB, United Kingdom

The Burlington Hotel Hull City Centre

11a Manor Street, Hull, HU1 1YP, United Kingdom

Park Hotel & Apartments

Park Street, Hull, HU2 8RR, United Kingdom

ibis Hull City Centre

Osbourne Street, Hull, HU1 2NL, United Kingdom

Admiral of the Humber Wetherspoon

1 Anlaby Road, Hull, HU1 2NR, United Kingdom

Campanile Hotel Hull

Beverley Rd, Freetown Way, Hull, HU2 9AN, United Kingdom


North Church Side, Hull, HU1 1RP, United Kingdom

The Embassy Hotel

367 Hedon Road, Hull, HU9 1RA, United Kingdom

Hull Humber View Hotel, BW Signature Collection

Ferriby High Road, Hull, HU14 3LG, United Kingdom

Holiday Inn Hull Marina, an IHG Hotel

Castle Street, Hull, HU1 2BX, United Kingdom

Holiday Inn Express Hull City Centre, an IHG Hotel

80 Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LN, United Kingdom

Cornmill Hotel

Mount Pleasant, Hull, HU9 1LA, United Kingdom

Mayfair Hotel

333 – 335 Beverley Road, Hull, HU5 1LD, United Kingdom

Remarkable 3-Bed House in Hull

Southfield Lane, Hull, HU12 0JF, United Kingdom

The Royal Hotel Hull

170 Ferensway, Hull, HU1 3UF, United Kingdom

Beverley House

436 Beverley Road, Hull, HU5 1LP, United Kingdom

Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel

Grange Park Lane, Willerby, Hull, HU10 6EB, United Kingdom

The Dorchester Hotel

273-277 Beverley Road, Hull, HU5 2TH, United Kingdom

Endsleigh Park

481 Beverley Road, Hull, HU6 7LJ, United Kingdom

Park View

127 Princes Avenue, Hull, HU5 3HH, United Kingdom

Cosy caravan

Tunstall hull, Hull, HU12 0JN, United Kingdom

Ahenfie Plaza By Jesouth

107 Boulevard, Hull, United Kingdom

Other accommodation includes apartments to book in Hull, hotels in Hull, and B&Bs in Hull.

Events in Hull

Pet Needs at Polar Bear Music Club, Hull

229 Spring Bank, Hull, HU3 1LR

Date & Time:

December 11th, 2023 7:30pm

James Arthur at Connexin Live, Hull

Myton Street, Hull, HU1 2PS

Date & Time:

March 10th, 2024 6:30pm

Sarah Millican at Connexin Live, Hull

Myton Street, Hull, HU1 2PS

Date & Time:

March 22nd, 2024 6:30pm

Latest about Hull

Hull on the map

Fact Pack

  1. Hull is a city in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
  2. It is located on the northern bank of the Humber estuary, close to the North Sea.
  3. Hull has a population of around 260,000 people, making it the fourth largest city in Yorkshire and the Humber region.
  4. The city is famous for its maritime heritage, having been an important port since the Middle Ages.
  5. Hull’s Old Town is home to many historic buildings, including the Hull City Hall, the Hull Maritime Museum, and the Hull New Theatre.
  6. The city has two universities: the University of Hull and Hull York Medical School.
  7. Hull is known for its distinctive local accent, which is sometimes referred to as “Hullish”.
  8. Hull is home to several sports teams, including Hull City Football Club, Hull Kingston Rovers Rugby League Club, and Hull FC Rugby League Club.
  9. The city has a long history of fishing and whaling, and the Hull Maritime Museum has a collection of artifacts related to this industry.
  10. Hull was heavily bombed during World War II, and many of its historic buildings were destroyed or damaged.
  11. The city’s economy is diverse, with a mix of manufacturing, retail, and service industries.
  12. Hull has a vibrant arts scene, with several theaters, galleries, and museums.
  13. The city is home to the Hull Truck Theatre, which is known for producing new and innovative plays.
  14. Hull is also famous for its annual Hull Fair, which is one of the largest traveling fairs in Europe.
  15. The city is located close to several nature reserves, including the Humber Bridge Country Park and the Spurn National Nature Reserve.
  16. Hull has a strong tradition of political activism, and was a center of support for the Chartists in the 19th century.
  17. The city has a number of parks and green spaces, including East Park, Pearson Park, and Queens Gardens.
  18. Hull has a rich cultural heritage, with a mix of English, Scottish, Irish, and Welsh influences.
  19. The city is home to several famous people, including actress Maureen Lipman, poet Philip Larkin, and musician Mick Ronson.
  20. Hull is served by the Humberside Airport, which offers flights to several European destinations.
  21. The city has a number of iconic landmarks, including the Humber Bridge, which was the longest single-span suspension bridge in the world when it was completed in 1981.

Where Next?

From Hull, you can make the most of your visit to East Yorkshire, by checking in at Goole and Beverley, from where you can take in the magnificent Yorkshire Wolds.