Days out

Let’s go there!

Let’s go there!

Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do in Hull & East Yorkshire.

Ampleforth Abbey

Ampleforth Abbey

Spend the day at Ampleforth Abbey and enjoy the Abbey Tea Room with a fantastic selection of food and drink, the Abbey Shop and the visitor centre, providing a comprehensive insight into the history of Ampleforth.

Arctic Corsair

Arctic Corsair

Come aboard Hull’s last sidewinder trawler the Arctic Corsair and let the crew take you on a guided tour. You’ll hear all about life at sea and the dangers deep sea trawler-men faced in the Icelandic fishing grounds.

Bempton Cliffs

Bempton Cliffs

Bempton Cliffs is the best place to see, hear and smell seabirds! Each year over 250,000 of them flock to the cliffs between Bempton and Flamborough, many to find a mate and raise their young.

Beverley Boat Hire

Beverley Boat Hire

With Beverley Boat Hire you can hire a boat and explore the upper tidal river towards Hempholme passing nature reserves on both side of the river, why not stretch your legs and have a picnic at Hempholme Lock?

Beverley Minster

Beverley Minster

Beverley Minster is one of Britain’s finest examples of medieval Gothic architecture, the church has been place of pilgrimage for visitors since the Middle Ages. It continues to be a place of prayer at the heart of the community.

Beverley Town Council

Beverley Town Council

Beverley is a wonderful town in which to visit. From the gothic majesty of the Minster and the rolling grasslands of the Westwood, to the regeneration of old industrial areas and the community spirit that is evident throughout.

Blue Kangaroo

Blue Kangaroo

Blue Kangaroo is a fantastic indoor children’s adventure play and party centre based in the hear of the village of Nottingham. It is a great, fun, safe and friendly environment to bring your children to play and develop new skills.

Bondville Model Village

Bondville Model Village

Bondville Model Village is set in beautiful grounds hidden behind trees on the top of Sewerby Cliffs, it is a magical little kingdom just waiting to be explored. There is also have a quaint tea room serving scones and cakes.

Bridlington Priory

Bridlington Priory

Bridlington Priory has beautiful soaring columns and impressive stained glass windows, visitors can learn about its history through a fascinating series of appliquéd pictures. Children can also dress up as an Augustinian canon.

Burnby Hall

Burnby Hall

Burnby Hall is set in the town of Pocklington, these unique gardens have been described as “a jewel in Yorkshire’s crown”. The Stewart Museum within the gardens is dedicated to the life of Major Percy Marlborough Stewart.

Burton Agnes Hall

Burton Agnes Hall

Burton Agnes Hall is an Elizabethan stately home where 15 generations have filled the Hall with treasures, from magnificent carvings to French Impressionist paintings, contemporary furniture, tapestries and modern artwork.

Burton Constable Hall

Burton Constable Hall

Everyday is a great day out at Burton Constable Hall – there’s so much to enjoy and discover for all ages. Explore the historic grounds with their woodland and parkland walks or the evocative grand rooms filled with fine art.

Clip ‘n Climb

Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb offers a stunning series of climbing based activities that provide healthy, challenging fun for everyone – perfect for ages 4 to 84. Take the speed climbing challenge or light up the board on the checkerplate.

Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest is the great Yorkshire Forest. Explore miles of footpaths, world-class bike trails, Go Ape and Tree Top Junior, Forest Segway, Dalby Bike Barn, play areas, picnic sites, cafes, fantastic scenery and Dalby Activity Centre.

Dinostar

Dinostar

Located in the Fruit Market area of Hull’s Old Town, Dinostar is Hull’s dinosaur experience. Highlights include a full size t-rex skull, genuine triceratops bones you can touch and the unique dinosaur sound box.

East Hull Community Farm

East Hull Community Farm

East Hull Community Farm is a real working farm and open to the public, visitors are welcome too come and have a look around. If you are lucky you may get to see lambs being born in the springtime or sheep sheared in June.

Eden Camp

Eden Camp

Visit Eden Camp and experience the sights, sounds and smells of World War II, on the Home Front and Front Line, all set in an original prisoner of war camp. It is one of the largest museums of British military and social history.

Elwell Trail

Elwell Trail

Discover the paintings of Fred and Mary Elwell as you follow the Elwell Trail and walk through the centre of Beverley. High quality replica paintings can now been seen in settings that proved so inspirational to the artists.

Experience Hull

Experience Hull

Experience Hull and all it has to offer! Pick one of the fantastic restaurants around the marina and enjoy a meal with a spectacular view, explore its eight museums, follow the Fish Trail or the Ale Trail, there’s so much to do!

Ferens Art Gallery

Ferens Art Gallery

The Ferens Art Gallery has a magnificent collection of paintings and sculptures, including works by European Old Masters, portraiture, marine painting, and modern and contemporary British art. Admission to the gallery is free.

Fort Paull

Fort Paull

Fort Paull is Yorkshires only remaining Napoleonic Fortress and a fantastic day out for all the family. Explore 500 years of history within the walls of this fortress, set in 10 acres with magnificent views over the Humber estuary.

Goole Museum & Art Gallery

Goole Museum & Art Gallery

Goole Museum & Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the Goole Library building, and explores the history of the historic port town of Goole through permanent displays and a temporary exhibition programme.

Hands on History Museum

Hands on History Museum

The Hands on History Museum offers a fascinating glimpse into Victorian times, the story of Hull and also features the Egyptian gallery. This gallery is also home to a genuine 2,600 year old mummy and entry is free.

Hornsea Museum

Hornsea Museum

​A visit to Hornsea Museum is a step back into the past where you can enjoy the informal displays and relax in the garden. The museum is situated on Newbegin, for nearly 300 years it was tenanted by the Burn family.

Hull & East Riding Museum

Hull & East Riding Museum

Visit the Hull & East Riding Museum and enter a world where 235 million years of history is brought to life. From majestic mammoths to Saxon invaders, visitors can look forward to an experience that is unique, educational and fun.

Hull History Centre

Hull History Centre

The Hull History Centre brings together the material held by the city archives and local studies library with those held by the University of Hull. Staff at the centre also run regular events and activities throughout the year.

Hull Maritime Museum

Hull Maritime Museum

At the Hull Maritime Museum you can discover the whaler’s craft of Scrimshaw and see a full sized whale skeleton, alongside superb ship models and stunning artefacts from Hull’s whaling, fishing and merchant trade.

Humber Bridge Country Park

Humber Bridge Country Park

Humber Bridge Country Park is a 48-acre wood with meadows and wildlife ponds. The distinctive chalk cliffs that surround the park and look like they are snow covered give rise to the park’s local name of Little Switzerland!

Jorvik Viking Centre

Jorvik Viking Centre

Jorvik Viking Centre has been built on the very site where the Viking-age city of Jorvik as it stood nearly 1,000 years ago. Take a journey through the reconstruction of the streets and experience life as it would have been in 10th-century York.

Mother Shipton’s Cave

Mother Shipton’s Cave

Mother Shipton’s Cave is a unique, unspoilt remnant of the Royal Forest of Knaresborough. The Petrifying Well, nestled within beautiful parkland, is a unique geological phenomenon that turns everyday items into stone.

Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary

Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary

Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary will take you on a fascinating journey from the coastline to the depths of the ocean through 12 themed zones. Discover a magical underwater world filled with a dazzling array of amazing creatures.

Seven Seas Fish Trail

Seven Seas Fish Trail

Find the fish and explore the city with the Seven Seas Fish Trail. Follow Hull’s unique pavement of fish, creating a tour of the historic Old Town. Sculpture made from traditional materials make up this impressive piece of art.

Sewerby Hall

Sewerby Hall

Uniquely situated in a dramatic clifftop position and set in 50 acres of 19th century parkland, Sewerby Hall offers something for everyone from the magnificent award-winning gardens to the deep rooted heritage of the house.

Skipsea Castle

Skipsea Castle

Skipsea Castle is an impressive Norman motte and bailey castle, dating from before 1086 and among the first raised in Yorkshire. The castle was the residence and administrative centre of the lords of Holderness.

Splash Zone

Splash Zone

Get ready for Splash Zone – home of two state of the art waterslides, Aqua Smash and Slide Champ, and an interactive water play structure, suitable for all the family from toddlers right through to adults.

Spurn National Nature Reserve

Spurn National Nature Reserve

Spurn National Nature Reserve is truly a site for all seasons, one of its best wildlife highlights is the spring and autumn spectacle of bird migration. Due to the exposed and recognisable coastal location it can often be seen.

Streetlife Museum of Transport

Streetlife Museum of Transport

Climb aboard at the Streetlife Museum of Transport and enjoy all the sights, sounds and smells of the past. Step back in time with 200 years of transport history as you walk down a 1940s high street, entry is free.

Thackray Medical Museum

Thackray Medical Museum

Travel back in time to Victorian Leeds and walk through the dirty streets of 1842. Explore the fascinating world of surgery past and present, and discover how scientific breakthroughs have changed all our lives for the better.

The Bayle Museum

The Bayle Museum

The Bayle Museum is a Grade 1 listed scheduled monument situated in the Old Town of Bridlington, it houses a museum dedicated to the history of the town of Bridlington and includes life size figures and interactive games.

The Deep

The Deep

The Deep is Hull’s award-winning aquarium, where the dramatic story of the world’s oceans is brought to life through magnificent aquatic exhibits, a range of interactive displays and fact-filled presentations.

The Larkin Trail

The Larkin Trail

Take The Larkin Trail to follow in Philip Larkin’s tracks is to take not only a literary journey, but also journeys through diverse landscapes and rich architecture, seeing the city through the poet’s eyes.

Wharram Percy

Wharram Percy

Wharram Percy is one of the largest and best preserved of Britain’s 3,000 or so known deserted medieval villages. The village was continuously occupied for six centuries before it was abandoned soon after 1500.

White Scar Caves

White Scar Caves

Deep beneath Ingleborough hill, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, lies White Scar Cave, a hidden world which has been sculpted by nature over thousands of years. The guided tour covers one mile and takes 80 minutes.

Wilberforce House

Wilberforce House

Wilberforce House is the birthplace of William Wilberforce, famous campaigner against the slave trade. The museum tells the story of the transatlantic slave trade and its abolition, as well as contemporary slavery.

Wolds Way

Wolds Way

You can explore and discover the Yorkshire Wolds by simply travelling along them. One way of doing this is to walk the Wolds Way, a 79-mile (127 km) walking route in the chalk landscape of the Yorkshire Wolds.

Xscape

Xscape

Xscape Yorkshire is the ultimate entertainment destination, packed with a variety of fun-filled activities, plenty of places to eat and stores to shop. The centre boasts a huge indoor real snow slope and so much more!

York Dungeon

York Dungeon

York Dungeon is a uniquely thrilling attraction that will take you back to the city’s darkest history. See, hear, smell and feel York’s stories come to life before your eyes as frighteningly funny characters transport you through time.

Yorkshire Air Museum

Yorkshire Air Museum

Yorkshire Air Museum is a living memorial to all allied air forces personnel particularly those during the Second World War, and especially the tens of thousands of young people who gave their lives in that conflict.

Yorkshire Belle

Yorkshire Belle

Gain a different perspective of East Yorkshire’s Heritage Coast with spectacular views from the 30-minute cruise with the Yorkshire Belle, around the Bridlington Harbour to a 3.5-hour cruise along the coast to Filey Bay.

Yorkshire Waterways Museum

Yorkshire Waterways Museum

The Yorkshire Waterways Museum explores the unique story of Goole Docks, the Aire and Calder Navigation. Boat trips around Goole Docks run at weekends, bank holidays and school holidays.