Hull and East Yorkshire Historic and Architectural Properties and Gardens

Castles, Abbeys, Churches, Houses, Estates and Gardens, Industrial Heritage attractions and museums (English Heritage / National Trust / others)

Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the East Yorkshire Attractions and Nature pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.


Beverley Minster - fine example of medieval gothic architecture, 68 16th-century misericords, Saxon sanctuary chair, Percy tomb canopy and a large collection of medieval musician carvings in stone and wood - disabled access / facilities, please see the website


Burnby Hall, Gardens & Museum - Pocklington - 8 acres of gardens, 2 lakes which are home to the National Collection of Hardy Water Lilies, rockery, shrubbery, formal beds, secret garden, Victorian garden & stumpery, museum - disabled access, facilities, baby changing, viewing platforms over lakes, please see the website


Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens - Burton Agnes, Driffield - Elizabethan house filled with treasures collected over four centuries, award winning gardens, maze, giant games, plants galore. Café, ice-cream, shops, plant sales, children’s corner - the grounds and ground floor of the house are all wheelchair accessible, disabled toilet and baby change facilities, please see the website


Burton Constable Hall - Skirlaugh, nr Hull- historic grounds, woodland and parkland walks, wildlife trail, House Tour, grand rooms filled with fine art and furniture collections - accessible toilets and baby changing facilities at the Stables Courtyard, The Hall has an ambulant stair lift to first floor, wheelchair loan available, please see the website


Ferens Art Gallery -  Children's Gallery, collection of paintings and sculptures, café, family resource packs, events, guided tours and changing exhibitions, permanent collection of paintings and sculpture includes European Old Masters, portraiture, marine paintings, and modern and contemporary British art, masterpieces by Frans Hals, Antonio Canaletto, Stanley Spencer, David Hockney, Helen Chadwick and Gillian Wearing - disabled access / facilities, lift, a sensory tour of selected artworks is available, please see the website


Guildhall Hull - historic building, oak and walnut panelling, marble floors and the city’s old courts and cells, collections includes fine art, sculpture, furniture and the Hull Tapestry which shows the history and achievements of the city of Hull over the past 700 years - disabled access / facilities, lift,  please see the website


Hands on History Museum - in the old Grammar School where William Wilberforce studied, glimpse into Victorian Hull, Egyptian Gallery with a 2,600-year-old mummy and replicas of King Tutankhamun’s treasures - Hull - disabled access with some restrictions, please see the website


Hull & East Riding Museum of Archaeology - wander through an Iron Age village, see a horde of Viking treasure, walk through an Iron Age village, enter a Roman bath house and see a majestic mammoth - Hull - disabled access / facilities, lift,  please see the website


Hull Maritime Museum - in the old Dock Offices of Hull, the Museum of Hull's maritime heritage. Discover the whaler’s craft of Scrimshaw, see a full sized whale skeleton, ship models and artefacts - Hull - "wheelchair access is available to almost all of the displays, with a lift to the first floor"


Scampston Walled Garden - Hall with its spendid regency interior opens for guided tours, contemporary design and striking modern planting Piet Oudolf garden, set within magnifi cent ‘Capability Brown’ parkland, children’s play area, Cascade Circuit Walk, restaurant - Malton - disabled access / facilities, "good access for wheelchairs and mobility scooters", please see the website


Sewerby Hall & Gardens - Sewerby, Bridlington - cliff top location with views over the coast, 50 acres of 19th century parkland, hall, children's zoo, adventure playground, pitch and put, putting green, tea room - "Due to conservation issues motorised wheelchairs, buggies or scooters are not permitted in the house or the first floor of the Old Laundry Block...Disabled access to the house itself is at the rear of the building through the courtyard and there is a lift to all floors", in the grounds the access routes are clearly sign-posted, accessible toilets including a "Changing Places" accessible toilet (RADAR key req)changing-places-icon /


Skidby Mill & Museum - A working early 19th century 4 sailed working windmill, Museum of East Riding Rural Life, over an acre of land with views over the Yorkshire Wolds, activities for children, cafe, picnic area and garden - Skidby, Cottingham - "ground floor is accessible by wheelchair, and there is a dedicated toilet. There is a lift up to the Education Room, but the mill tower and flour-bagging area are not accessible for wheelchairs", please see the website


Treasure House and Beverley Art Gallery - heritage centre with museum, library and archive facilities, with adjoining Edwardian exhibition spaces of the Beverley Art Gallery, art collection, exhibitions, coffee lounge, childrens activities - disabled access & lift, please see the website


Wassand Hall - Seaton, Hull -  Regency House, built in 1815 by Thomas Cundy the Elder, fine collection of 18/19th century paintings, English and continental silver, furniture and porcelain, restored walled gardens, woodland walks, parks, Victorian carriage rides on certain Sundays, views of Hornsea Mere - disabled access / facilities, some restrictions, please see the website



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