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Choice of 2 great walks with the Hull Civic Society

May 12

FREE

Since the 14th century, Kingston-upon-Hull has been Yorkshire’s principal port and gateway to Northern Europe and Scandinavia, and centre for the great North Sea fishing industry.

Enjoy a rare chance to discover more about the city’s great maritime heritage on these two unmissable guided walks with local experts from Hull Civic Society.

IN THE MORNING

1. Hessle Road Walk and Hull Fishing Heritage Centre

10:30am  – Duration 60 mins walk, plus 30-60 mins refreshments and heritage centre visit

Starting and finishing at Hull Fishing Heritage Centre, 255 Hessle Rd, Hull HU3 4BE, you will learn about the centre’s database of all Hull-registered trawlers and trawlermen, going right back into the 19th century.  Led by Jerry Thompson, one of the founders of the HFHC.

Tea and coffee will be provided at the end of the tour and you will have time to look around the collection of memorabilia, shop models etc.

Hull Fishing Heritage Centre is at the south-west corner of the cross-roads of Hessle Road and Boulevard.

FREE (donation to Hull Fishing Heritage Centre requested)

Limited number of places available. Please book early.

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IN THE AFTERNOON

2. Wincolmlee and the River Hull – an Oil Miller’s Tale

2:30pm – Duration 90 mins walk

Starting from Blaydes House, Blaydes Maritime Centre, 6 High St, Hull HU1 1HA and led by Colin Cooper, who is very knowledge about the often-neglected subject of industrial heritage.

His walks have always been popular with Hull Civic Society members and guests.

FREE (donation to Hull Civic Society requested)

Limited number of places available. Please book early.

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These walks are provided by Hull Civic Society as part of the Yorkshire Heritage Summit. Hull Civic Society are members of The Yorkshire Society’s Yorkshire Heritage Guardians network.

Details

Date:
May 12
Cost:
FREE

Organiser

Hull Civic Society

Venue

Hull

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