Car hire in Hull
Car hire in Hull
Hull, or Kingston upon Hull to give it its full name, lies on the east coast of England in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Situated near the mouth of the River Humber, the city lies within easy reach of Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) and the M62 motorway provides links to Leeds and Manchester.
What I need to know
There are many options to choose from when looking for Hull car rental, so choose Holiday Autos to make sure you get the best deal. Not only can you compare car hire from all the big operators, there are no credit card or cancellation fees to worry about.
Where to pick up my car
You can find Hull car hire outlets close to the centre of the city, just outside the Hull Paragon Interchange station, which is the city's main public transport hub, while thre are many other options within easy reach.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
Hull offers a great mix of arts, heritage and nightlife, and is the UK City of Culture for 2017. The Old Town has a fascinating collection of museums, while the city has a great tradition of music and theatre that you can enjoy at one of its many live venues.
Take a drive to the Humber Bridge Country Park nature reserve, which is a haven for wildlife such as birds, and where you can also enjoy views over the estuary and the iconic Humber Bridge - once the world's longest suspension bridge.
You can't come to Yorkshire and not experience the beautiful countryside, and the North York Moors National Parks is located some 50 miles to the north of Hull. Meanwhile, the stunning city of York is around an hour-and-a-half's drive away.
Eating and drinking
Hull's Old Town offers visitors a wide range of traditional pubs serving classic real ales in a cosy atmosphere. And if you're looking for a taste of the sea, why not head to the waterfront to enjoy fish and chips, freshly caught from the North Sea?
Things to do
One of the biggest attractions in Hull is The Deep, which is far more than just an aquarium. Located in a spectacular angular building on the bank of the river, this tells the story of the world's oceans, with thousands of marine creatures, including seven species of shark, housed within its huge tanks.
Hull's Old Town and Museums Quarter is one of the most interesting parts of the city, filled with narrow cobbled streets and Georgian buildings to explore, where you can find museums dedicated to subjects such as the city's transport history, anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce and Hull's Victorian street life.