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I N S P I R AT I O N

Images clockwise: Hull Old Town. Skidby Windmill in the Yorkshire Wolds. Shining Stars above Malham. York Racecourse.

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W H AT ’ S U P D O C K ?

Visit Hull UK City Of Culture. Be entertained at the Bonus Arena with its colourful collection of worldclass acts and top theatre productions with packed programmes at the city’s multi-award-winning venues Hull New Theatre and Hull Truck Theatre, presenting inspiring productions that reflect the diversity of modern Britain. Maritime history is abundant in Hull and a wander on the Fish Trail is a fun way to discover a unique piece of public art and to trawl the city centre catching sight of 41 fish, taking in the picturesque Old Town and thriving Fruit Market en route. Grab a map at the Hull City Hall ticket office trail start. You can’t miss The Deep, an incredible piece of aquarium architecture on the water’s edge. Dine at 1884 Wine and Tapas for a taste of the Mediterranean on the Humber and stay at Hideout Apartment Hotel, beautiful boutique accommodation located in the heart of the historic Old Town and only a five minute mooch to Hull’s hot spots. Escape the city and discover the rolling landscapes of the Yorkshire Wolds. A short drive from Hull, David Hockney fans will recognise the chalk downs, rich farmland, beautiful trees and leafy country lanes. Escape the crowds and enjoy a ramble in picturesque valleys and through beautiful woods.

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S TA R G A Z I N G

The National Parks Dark Skies Festival may be an ideal star-studded break that’s simply out of this world. It’s all about discovering, learning and enjoying the darkness under an impressive display of spectacular shining stars. Take part in cycling, walking, running or caving long after the sun has set, attend a stargazing party or get involved in a daytime event, discovering the facts behind star constellations or even make a rocket.

M A R V E L AT A T R U LY S P E C TA C U L A R D I S P L AY O F S H I N I N G S TA R S . Families, first-time stargazers and anyone wishing to enhance their astrophotography skills can get in on the astronomy action or maybe you just want to marvel at a truly remarkable natural phenomenon. National Parks remain some of the darkest places in Great Britain and an ideal setting to appreciate starry skies and over 100 events - the sky’s the limit. North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales (14 February - 1 March 2020).

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R AC I N G T I M E S

Be part of the oldest, richest, fastest and most famous horse racing event at The Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival. Dating back to 1843, witness sporting excellence combined with fashion and fun over four fabulous days in York. Stay at the neighbouring and multi-award-winning Middlethorpe Hall & Spa, a magnificent William lll country house in 20 acres of gardens and parkland, only two miles, five minutes by car, from York’s historic city centre, packed full of fantastic restaurants and bars and fascinating heritage locations. Stop for a shop at York Designer Outlet, home to over 120 leading UK and international designer and high street brands. The Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival (19th to 22nd August 2020).

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