A woman and a man giving a guided tour

Explore the maritime heritage of the city centre with our White Badge accredited volunteers.

Discover 800 years of maritime heritage through the buildings, stories and people of Kingston upon Hull.

Created and delivered by volunteers who have completed the Institute of Tourism Guiding Level 2 accreditation.

The Route and Times:

Thursday and Saturday at 10.30am and Sunday at 11.30am - long tour

Starting at the Museum Quarter gardens, the tours that run in the morning last up to 2 .5 hours and take in the future location of the Arctic Corsair at North End Shipyard, Queens Gardens, the exterior of the Maritime Museum and the new location of the Spurn Lightship in Hull Marina. Other key landmarks include Blaydes House, Trinity House and Hull Marina.

Length: 2.4 km

Sunday at 1.30pm - short tour

The shorter tour will run on a Sunday afternoon at 1.30pm, it lasts up to 1.5 hours and covers half of the full tour route.

Length: 1.4 km

Supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Hull City Council.

Accessibility & Health and Safety: The tour uses public pavements and crosses roads. A section is along the unfenced board walk next to the River Hull. There is no shelter from the elements along most of the route and limited or no seating at stopping points. The route is level and across some sections of heritage paving that has been levelled. The boardwalk has gaps of approximately 2 cm between the planks. We will vary the route on the day if wheelchair users request it.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Date: 6th June 2023 - 5th November 2023 Recurs weekly on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Location: Hull and East Riding Museum 36 High Street
Kingston upon Hull

Cost: Free