Food glorious food
Yorkshire is well known for its incredible produce and artisan goods. Our Trust covers a diverse range of locations to please even the most discerning foodie.
From tasting international street food in Trinity Market, to casual dining in cafes and bistros down the bohemian Avenues or enjoying a selection of craft beers in the Old Town; Hull has everything you need when it comes to delicious drinking and dining experiences.
Our market towns are foodie destinations with Michelin starred haunts like the Pipe and Glass near Beverley and our food capital, Malton, which welcomes visitors from across the UK to experience the local markets and celebrate Yorkshire’s best produce and cooking.
With so many coastal locations, we can’t forget to mention the amazing seafood. Some of the world’s best crab and lobster is fished here, making it a real treat to buy and eat locally caught, fresh produce.
It’s never dull in Hull
It’s no surprise that Hull was awarded City of Culture in 2017. With a diverse array of cultural hotspots including galleries, museums and theatres and annual cultural festivals like Freedom, you’re spoilt for choice when looking for something to do.
When working near Hull, you don’t have to travel far to experience something unique. Being home to places like Humber Street, with the old Fruit Market at its heart, you’ll to find a wealth of independent retailers all in one place. From boutique clothing stores, to plant shops, jewellery makers and even gin schools, there’s a huge selection to choose from. These hotspots seamlessly encompass the arts, culture, food, bars and other activities, meaning you don’t have to go very far for a great day out.
Hull and the East Riding are also rich with history, and living near the coastline means the strong maritime roots are evident in the area’s offerings. Marvel at the remarkable architecture that lines the local cities and towns, spot England’s smallest window in Hull City Centre, or even travel out to York to explore the city’s famous Roman roots and Viking past.
Music to your ears
Proudly overlooking the beach and harbour, Bridlington Spa hosts a range of events from live music to cabaret, comedy and of course pantomimes! Its Royal Hall, magnificent Art Deco ballroom and ornate Edwardian theatre are the perfect settings for all kinds of entertainment.
The award-winning Pocklington Arts Centre (PAC) offers a varied and dynamic programme of live events, with some of the world’s best musicians, comedians and actions having performed on its stage.
A match made in heaven
The impressive KCOM Stadium, located in Hull, is a hotspot for sports fans as home to Hull City Football Club and the Hull FC rugby league team. But the fun doesn’t stop there! Hull is home to not one, but two local rugby teams, with Hull KR located at Craven Park in the East of the city.
Scarborough Cricket Club hosts a regular schedule of games at their grounds near the sea including
Yorkshire County Cricket Club fixtures.
A breath of fresh air
If you like to spend time in the great outdoors, there really is no better place to be.
Located in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds with rolling countryside in every direction, East Yorkshire is a hotspot for nature lovers. Pack up a picnic or hop on your bike and enjoy the nature trails and parks which can be found just 15 minutes from the city. For those looking for a little more adventure, you can find hiking trails with breath-taking scenery nearby in the North Yorkshire Moors, the Yorkshire Dales, the Peak District or the Lincolnshire Wolds.
In the summertime, spend your afternoons on one of the many beaches we’re lucky to have on our doorstep. Travel to the historic seaside town of Whitby and explore the monastic ruins of Whitby Abbey followed by a delicious fish and chips, or head over to Robin Hood’s Bay, a small and scenic fishing village sprinkled with small independent shops and eateries for everyone to enjoy.