The Area

Living in Hull and East Yorkshire

Hull is a thriving university city with excellent shopping, leisure facilities and dining experiences. It is surrounded by attractive villages and countryside, and is in easy reach of the East Yorkshire coastline and the Yorkshire Wolds. The minster towns of Beverley and York are both within easy travelling distance. Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire offer a diverse and impressive range of housing choices, offering great value for money as house prices are generally cheaper than other parts of the UK.

The area provides a broad range of educational opportunities close to the University, including a number of Further and Higher Education Colleges. A number of schools and academies in Hull and the East Riding have been rated Outstanding by Ofsted, and the area also offers a good choice of independent schools with boarding and day school options.

There are an increasing number of direct inter-city trains to London and regular services to other major centres. The M62 motorway provides fast communications within Yorkshire and links up directly with the A1 and M1 North/South motor routes. Humberside Airport provides a reliable service to several European cities.


Living in North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire is a great place to live, work and unwind.

Blessed with a wealth of cultural opportunities including art galleries and the Baths Hall £14m entertainment centre, the jewel in the crown is Normanby Hall Country Park, with 300 acres of parkland and gardens.

Thornton Abbey, with its ornate fortified gatehouse, is among the finest surviving in Europe. Visitors from across the world come to Epworth to follow in the footsteps of the town’s famous sons, John and Charles Wesley, the founders of world Methodism, whilst the nearby market town of Brigg is famous for its markets and fairs.

North Lincolnshire’s landscape is a rich haven for wildlife. The area includes 28 Sites of Special Scientific Interest and a number of nature reserves. The Waters’ Edge Visitor Centre at Barton, one of the UK’s ‘greenest’ buildings, is set in an 86-acre parkland. Outdoor activities are plentiful, including walking and cycling with miles of quiet country lanes. A national cycle network and numerous cycle routes provide ideal opportunities for anyone that wants to enjoy the fresh air.

Good food is one of North Lincolnshire’s biggest attractions with a growing reputation for a wide range of restaurants and cooking styles. It is home to the area’s spectacularly successful restaurant, Winteringham Fields, a fine-dining establishment that has received nationwide attention.


Living in North East Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire has a rich diversity of historic towns, quaint villages, wildlife sanctuaries, rolling hills and sandy beaches. The surrounding countryside is known for its beauty, with the Lincolnshire Wolds being designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. English country pubs, historic churches and quaint villages are just a few miles from the main town of Grimsby.

North East Lincolnshire is situated in lovely countryside on the south coast of the Humber Estuary, a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The area includes: Grimsby – the world-famous port and Europe’s Food Town, Cleethorpes – the popular Blue Flag seaside holiday resort and Wolds Villages – an area of outstanding natural beauty.

There is a wide choice of housing in the area from modern apartments with sea views and traditional townhouses through to rural properties in the peaceful countryside.