The Deep: One of the most spectacular aquariums in the world. This award-winning Yorkshire family attraction is home to 40 sharks and over 3,500 fish. A recent addition is a colony of Gentoo penguins. The dramatic building designed by Sir Terry Farrell is located in Hull, on the bank of the Humber Estuary, just an hour from York. The Deep is operated as a charity dedicated to increasing enjoyment and understanding of the world's oceans.
Hull's Ferens Art Gallery: The gallery first opened in 1927. This award winning Yorkshire art gallery is one of the region's best. The impressive collection includes a fine selection of old European masters, particularly Dutch works by the likes of Jacob van Ruisdael (1628-82) renowned for his landscapes. Frans Halls' Portrait of a Young Woman is the gallery's particular hightlight within Galleries 1 and 2 housing the old masters. Victorian and Edwardian art on display in Galleries 5 and 6 includes gems by artists such as Newlyn School notable Walter Langley and find pieces by
Hull's most acclaimed marine artist John Ward (1798-1849) in Gallery 10. For showcases on contemporary 20th century art move to gallery 7. This splendid permanent collection is further enhanced by consistent changing temporary displays, workshops and events.
KC Stadium (Kingston Communications Stadium): The fabulous £43.5m Kingston Communications Stadium opened its doors on Wednesday December 18 2002 and is the home of Hull City Football Club (The Tigers) and Hull Rugby League Football Club.
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The Humber Bridge: The Humber Bridge is the fifth-largest single-span suspension bridge in the world, near Kingston upon Hull in England. It spans the Humber (the estuary formed by the rivers Trent and Ouse) between Barton-upon-Humber on the south bank and Hessle on the north bank, connecting the East Riding of Yorkshire to North Lincolnshire. The bridge carries an average of over 140,000 vehicles per week, which pay a toll of £1.50 each way for cars (higher for commercial vehicles).
Hull Ice arena: The Hull Ice Arena is the most versatile venue in the area offering something for everyone including:
- Olympic-sized ice rink
- family only skating sessions
- children's birthday parties
- learn to skate courses
- learn to play ice hockey courses
- ice hockey, figure skating and lots more
- private function hires
- trade shows and exhibitions
Restaurants / Pubs: Dozens of eateries of every ethnic taste together with lots of public houses all within walking distance.
EARLSMERE Guesthouse Facilities
En-suite facilities available
Free Wi-Fi access
Ground floor rooms available
Tea & coffee all rooms
TV in all rooms
Hairdryer in all en-suite
Full non-smoking premises
Guest TV lounge
Debit/Credit cards accepted (check if charges apply)
Dry, secure cycle storage
Free parking permit (returnable deposit)
Fluent Thai spoken