Category Archives: Yorkshire East

18Feb/13

The Deep, Hull, East Yorkshire

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14Feb/13

Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, East Yorkshire

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Ferens Art Gallery in Hull city centre is one of the free museums run by the local council. 
 
It houses a wide variety of permanent galleries of paintings and sculptures, both old and new. It also has a few spaces which are used for temporary exhibits. Recently, these exhibitions have included work by David Hockney, Andy Warhol, and Leonardo Da Vinci. 

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03Nov/12

Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Bridlington, East Yorkshire

Today we visited Sewerby Hall and Gardens just to the north of Bridlington in East Yorkshire. This is a council-owned stately home with a long history over-looking the North Sea. The grounds are huge and incorporate animal paddocks, woodland walks, walled gardens and a pitch and putt golf course. 
 
There is a land train from Bridlington promenade, and a car park on site (though it can get full in the summer). Today, early in November, it was idyllic – lots of orange foliage, and hardly any visitors.

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15Oct/12
Hull Fair with kids

Hull Fair, Hull, East Yorkshire

Dates for 2019 from 5pm Friday 4th October to midnight Saturday 12th October (except Sunday 6th). 

 
 
Hull Fair is an annual event which runs for one week in October. It has a long history and has grown over the years to be the largest travelling fair in Europe. It really is a sight to behold.
 
For any fans of traditional fairgrounds, this place is a must-do. The best time to visit with young families is in the early evening before it gets too busy. Hull Fair is superb in the dark with older children. 
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08Sep/12

Park Rose Bird of Prey and Animal Centre, Carnaby, East Yorkshire

UPDATE – This review has been superseded by this one on Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park.

Park Rose Bird of Prey and Animal Centre is part of the Park Rose village just south of Bridlington in East Yorkshire.
 
The centre is quite small and basically is a collection of animals and birds around a central display field, and an indoor sand-pit play area.

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18Aug/12

Beverley Town Trail, East Yorkshire

The arts trail in Beverley, East Yorkshire is based on the theme of the ancient trade guilds which existed in the town. 
 
It starts at the Tourist Information Centre on Toll Gavel (where you can get a free map) and takes in the main town centre areas as well as lesser-travelled streets, and goes all the way through the old industrial areas to the beck, and back again. The route is split in to four parts, so it’s easy to do it in bits. It takes a couple of hours to do the whole lot.

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