Hull and Beverley

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Beverley

Leave Blue Rose Site at Brandesburton travel 10 miles north pick up the A1035 arriving at Beverley.

A market town in East Riding of Yorkshire dating back to the Norman and Middle Ages, being noted for the Minster, Newbegin House and the Beverley Race Course. The town has a large open air market with several stalls selling a variety of goods. The town has many narrow cobbled streets, the market being situated in one of them.

Beverley Bar

Beverley Bar

Beverley Market

Beverley Market

Beverley Beck

Beverley Beck

Resume trip travel 3 miles northeast via A1174 for 2 miles onto A1079 for 1 mile into Bishop Burton.

Bishop Burton

A small village with quant old cottages and a couple of small ponds, one at each side of the main road. Have a stroll and you will be greeted by lots of hungry ducks and geese.

Resume trip travel 2 miles east A1079 and turn right onto the b1230 into Walkington.

Walkington

Walk around this small pleasant village with a fine church surrounded by attractive houses. There is a large village pond containing swans and ducks. Stroll around and soak up the relaxing atmosphere or have a drink at one of the pubs.

Bishop Burton

Bishop Burton

Walkington

Walkington

Walkington

Walkington

Resume trip travel 4 miles west following local road signs into Skidby.

Skidby

Near the village is a working windmill where you can go inside for a small fee. Discover the workings and exhibitions which are very interesting and which take you back to the past.

Resume trip travel 6 miles east on the A164 into Swanland.

Swanland

A larger village surrounded by several large expensive houses with a pond at its heart. Sit and let time pass you while watching the ducks other birds.

Skidby Mill

Skidby Mill

Skidby Mill

Skidby Mill

Swanland

Swanland

Resume trip and travel 9 miles east, turn left B1231 for 1 mile at roundabout take 3td exit A164 for 1 mile at roundabout 3rd exit A15 for 1 mile merge A63 travel for 6 miles into Hull.

Kingston upon Hull

In the East Riding of Yorkshire, situated on the River Hull and the Humber Estuary, being 25 miles inland from the North Sea. Hull has a historic town and museum quarter with the Queens Gardens, Maritime Museum, City Hall, Guildhall, Holy Trinity Church and the statue of William Wilberforce.

The river and docks have the features of the River Hull Tidal Barrier, Hull Marina, Ferry Port to Zeebrugge and Rotterdam, The Deep and the famous Humber Bridge.

Hull used to be famous for its fishing industry which is sadly long gone but there is a trawler, the Arctic Corsair, turned museum which can be explored.

Hull is home to 2 famous Rugby Clubs, Hull Kingston Rovers and Hull FC, a Ice Hockley team and Hull City AFC. Annually there is a traveling fun fair which is one of the biggest in Europe. There are cream telephone boxes located in Hull as they are independent to the national phone line service. A little piece of history in the World War II 95% of the houses were either destroyed or damaged in the Hull Blitz.

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