Let’s go there!
Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do in Hull & East Yorkshire.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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
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.
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 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!
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. An insightful experience.