Kingston upon Hull (or Hull as it is commonly referred to) is a University City situated on the banks of the River Humber. Visitors will immediately notice the relaxed atmosphere along the waterfront and the balanced mix of culture that makes Hull a great place to visit. There are so many green areas and parks including the East, West and Pickering Parks not to mention the River Humber. Caravan hire UK holidays are popular in and around Hull with thousands of holidaymakers and tourist visiting every year.
Whether you are looking for a city break or a longer stay to explore the Yorkshire Wolds caravan hire is the most affordable accommodation, giving you the freedom to come and go as you please.
Things to do
Bird watching – If you are an avid twitcher you can see a variety of sea birds, and in particular sea puffins, at RSPB Bempton on the cliffs overlooking the Yorkshire coast. You can take a guided tour at a cost of £3 per adult (half price for children) organised by the RSPB to see where the puffins are nesting. There are also organised day trips as well as classes and workshops at Bempton. For more information visit the RSPB Bempton website
Museums and Galleries
There are no admission fees in any of Hull’s art galleries or museums so you can immerse yourself in the city’s history and art absolutely free of charge.
The Ferens Gallery holds a wealth of sculpture and painting dating back from Medieval to modern time. The work of such artists as Canaletto, Hals and Hockney can be found there among many other masterpieces. The gallery provides family resource packs to keep children entertained and to give them an opportunity to exercise their creativity. There is also a café with a comprehensive range of refreshments.
The Maritime Museum is the place to go if you have an interest in Hull’s rich maritime history. You can explore whaling boats, models of ships, relics from fishing activities through the ages and there is even a reconstructed whale skeleton there.
One of the largest parks in the North of England set in around 130 acres, East Park is a joy to visit for a day out. If you have children they will love it because there are so many things to see and do. You can take an exhilarating ride on a splash boat if you are feeling brave or you can just quietly walk around the park at a leisurely pace.
Animal Education Centre – at East Park you will find all creatures great and small including deer, goats, sheep, alpacas, wallabies, guinea pigs and rheas; as well as beetles, bugs, snakes and tarantulas to name but a few. There’s also a huge aviary with many species of birds plus lots of colourful peacocks wander around freely.
There is an adventure playground where children can jump up and down on the trampolines or take a zip wire ride.
Snacks and drinks are available in the café. For more information on all the activities at East Park click here
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