Be in.. Hull

2017 named Hull the UK City of Culture, the award shows that the city demonstrates the belief in the transformational power of culture. There is so much to discover around the city!

2017 named Hull the UK City of Culture, the award shows that the city demonstrates the belief in the transformational power of culture. There is so much to discover around the city!

For a quick and simple to follow tour around the city have a look for a Curious about Hull self-guided tour. This treasure hunt style heritage walk takes you across the city and gives you lots of insightful facts and suggestions for things to see and do on the way around. It takes 1-2 hours to complete and is suitable for adults and children ages 6 and above, perfect for a warm summer’s day!

Close by, the Yorkshire Wolds is a picturesque area of rolling chalky countryside. It is an area that is perfect to escape to for a day, weekend, or even a week break. A wonderful active holiday in the beautiful English countryside for a family, couple or friends there is plenty of great views and food to be had!

After a long stroll around the city if you fancy a bite to eat there is plenty to choose from. For notable eats, it’s worth checking out 1884 Dock Street for European and British cuisine. Located on the Humber Marina and voted one of the best restaurants in Hull on Trip Advisor, it has excellent reviews! In the Princes Quay multi-purpose shopping centre in the heart of the city holds eateries such as Italian Pizza Express, Afro-Portuguese Nando’s to Greek Blue Water.

For a family friendly day out you can visit East Park, 130 acres of parkland and fun. From indoor collections of snakes to aviaries of feathered friends there are a variety of animals for everyone to see! It also bodes an adventure play area with trampolines and zip-wires! If you’re an animal lover, take a trip to The Deep, one of the world’s most spectacular aquariums. The Deep has become an internationally recognised landmark and has even been featured on a Royal Mail stamp.

If arts and cultural sector interests you, the Freedom Festival is a worthwhile trip with an annually full programme and variety of music, comedy and poetry. For a contemporary art space, take a look at the newly opened Humber Street Gallery in the city centre. This is holding a variety of engaging exhibitions throughout 2017 to celebrate the City of Culture.

The average house price is £133,000 according to Zoopla. In April of 2017, Kingston-Upon-Hull has been named the most affordable city in the UK. According to This is Money, 92% of properties here sell for less than UK average house price, so if you’re looking to get your first steps on the property ladder this is a great place to start.

If you feel like you could belong in the City of Culture, why not get in touch with the Belvoir Hull office today and see what we have to offer?

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