GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Hull Walks - Near and Around

6 miles (10 km)

This Yorkshire port city has some fine riverside trails and pictureque local parks to explore on foot.
This walk from the Paragon train station follows a section of the Trans Pennine Trail along the docks on the River Humber. On the way you'll cross the River Hull and visit the Victoria Docks and the adjacent Victoria Park. The route then continues to Alexandra Dock.
Walk highlights include The Deep, a huge aquarium with over 3500 fish. You can find them at Sammy's Point, at the confluence of theRiver Hulland theHumber Estuary just after you cross the River Hull.
See the video below for a virtual walk taking you to the historic buildings and landmarks in this fascinating city.

Postcode

HU1 3QX - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Hull OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Hull Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Hull

  • Hessle Foreshore Walk - This walk takes you along a section of the Trans Pennine Trail from Hessle to Hull in East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Beverley Beck - Enjoy a short stroll along the Beverley Beck on this easy walk in the Yorkshire town
  • Beverley Twenty - This 20 mile walk runs from Hessle to Beverley through the Yorkshire wolds.
    The walk starts near Hull in Hessle, at Humber Bridge Country Park and takes you to the Humber Estuary with fine views of the Humber Bridge
  • River Hull - Enjoy a walk along the Beverley Beck and the River Hull on this pleasant waterside walk in Beverley
  • Humber Bridge - Follow the footpath across the Humber Bridge and enjoy fine views over the River Humber and the city of Hull in East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Humber Bridge Country Park - This Country Park and Local Nature Reserve consists of woods, meadows, ponds and cliffs
  • Beverley Beck - Enjoy a short stroll along the Beverley Beck on this easy walk in the Yorkshire town
  • Welton Dale - A circular walk around Welton Dale in East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Blacktoft Sands - Enjoy a circular walk around this pretty RSPB nature reserve
  • Burton Constable - Explore the extensive parks and gardens of this Elizabethan country house near Hull
  • Hornsea Mere - Enjoy a walk along this lovely freshwater lake in the seaside town of Hornsea
  • Market Weighton Canal - Follow the Market Weighton Canal from the town of Market Weighton to the Humber Estuary on this waterside walk in theEast Riding of Yorkshire.
    Starting in the town centre follow the Weighton Beck south west for about 1.5 miles and you will join with the canal
  • Market Weighton Circular Walk - This circular walk around Market Weighton makes use of the Yorkshire Wolds Way to take you on a tour of the countryside, woodland, lakes and parkland surrounding the East Riding town
  • Londesborough Park - Enjoy a lovely stroll through the Londesborough Estate on this short walk near Pocklington, in theEast Riding of Yorkshire
  • Normanby Hall Country Park - Explore the three hundred acres of parkland and woodland surrounding the 19th century Normanby Hall
  • Scunthorpe - The industrial Lincolnshire town of Scunthorpe has some nice local parks and woodland to explore on foot.
  • Keadby Canal - This circular walk takes you along a section of the Stainforth and Keadby Canal in Crowle, Lincolnshire
  • Spurn Point - This walk explores the splendid Spurn Point National Nature Reserve on the tip of the coast of theEast Riding of Yorkshire
  • Cottingham - This village is located in East Riding of Yorkshire on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds near Hull
  • Barton Upon Humber - This Lincolnshire based market town sits in a nice location for waterside walks on the banks of theHumber Estuary.

Pubs/Cafes

The Humber Dock is in a great location with fine views across the marina. They serve good food at reasonable prices. You can find them at 9 Humber Dock Street with postcode HU1 1TB for your sat navs.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To continue your walking in the area follow the river trail west to Hessle on the popular Hessle Foreshore Walk. Here you can visit the iconic Humber Bridge and the adjacent Humber Bridge Country Park. On the opposite side of the river there's a similar walk along the Humber foreshore at Barton Upon Humber.

Photos

On the Bank of the River Humber - geograph.org.uk - 803336

On the Bank of the River Humber. This footpath runs eastwards from Hull City's 'Old Town'. Hull's eastern docks and the chemical works at Saltend can be seen in the distance.

Victoria Park - geograph.org.uk - 424478

Victoria Park. This pretty park sits just north of the river and includes the impressive sundial shown in the photo.

River Hull - South of Drypool Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 664501

River Hull

Victoria Dock Half Tide Basin - geograph.org.uk - 488791

Victoria Dock Half Tide Basin. This basin was originally the intermediate link for ships and boats between the River Humber and Victoria Dock. The dock was filled in many years ago and the basin now serves as an attractive feature in the Victoria Dock housing development.

The Deep - geograph.org.uk - 377013

The Deep. This massive aquarium is one of the major tourist attractions in the city. There's over 3000 creatures, including sharks and sawfish, plus an evening restaurant. In 2013, the aquarium was voted the best family place to visit in Hull.

The Outer Basin - geograph.org.uk - 808121

The Outer Basin. The photograph looks roughly north towards the lock gates of the Half Tide Basin. The Half Tide Basin was a cunning arrangement to enable greater numbers of ships to access the docks by efficient use of the tides.

The Humber River Frontage - geograph.org.uk - 581810

The Humber River Frontage. View of the riverside footpath.

Alexandra Dock - geograph.org.uk - 808292

Alexandra Dock. Only two gates of the three gate lock are closed, the middle gate being open. A ship is anchored against the far side of the dock, and over the ship one can see the green roof of Hull Gaol. The blue and yellow crane looks as if it might have been made using lego bricks.

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Hull.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Hull.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)