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County - East Yorkshire | Map
Tel code: 01482 | code search
Postcode: HU16 | code search
Population: 17500
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Birthplace of:
Brian Rix
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Folk Customs:
Kiplingcotes Derby

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Lazaat Restaurant Bar Hotel
"The staff at the hotel are a curious mix of the wonderfully attentive, to the quite rude bordering on ignorant. 3 members of staff watched the bride (who stayed ..." More

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Lazaat Restaurant Bar Hotel
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With a population of 17,263 at the last census, it might be expected that Cottingham would be a market town, but though there is a market this is the largest village in the country (or at least claims to be – others dispute the title). The market is held on the village green every Thursday, continuing a tradition dating back at least to 1200, when King John granted the settlement permission to hold markets. Cottingham is mentioned in the Domesday Book, and the area was inhabited as early as the Bronze Age. Perhaps the architectural highlight of the village is the church of St Mary the Virgin, parts of which date from the 13th century, and it has roots before then – a church in the village is mentioned in documents of 1160. This is a solid and yet elegant building, the nave constructed in the Decorated style in 1320 being particularly impressive. Cottingham is just to the north west of Hull, and that city’s university is of great importance to the place. There are several student residences, helping to enliven the entertainment scene in this most substantial village. University staff members have been attracted to the elegant older houses in the place. And one of Hull’s most famous residents, the poet Philip Larkin, is buried in the Victorian cemetery there. Cottingham has two high streets, King Street and Hallgate, which cross one another. Fittingly for a place with such an ancient history allied to a vibrant modern existence, the village can offer accommodation in a country house hotel of the grand old style – Rowley Manor Hotel – and in a super-modern establishment, the Lazaat. And the visitor will be bound to find a pub to his or her taste in Cottingham, with old and new establishments seemingly on every street in the centre.

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Attraction

Skidby Windmill Museum of East Riding Rural Life

Camping

Croft Park
Louvain

Classes

Yoga - 121 coaching

Dentist

Castle Park Dental Care
Dental Surgery

Doctor

The Surgery

Golf Club

Cottingham Parks Golf & Country Club
Hessle Golf Club

Holiday Park

Raywell Hall Country Lodges

Market

Cottingham Market

School

Hallgate Junior School
Westfield Primary School

Solicitor

Gwendoline Drury

Taxi

East Riding Cars
National Cars

Vet

Kingston Veterinary Group

Sports Clubs

Cottingham LTC (Tennis)
Cottingham Tigers ARLFC (Rugby League)

Shops

Barbara Johnson
Wright
John Ford
Hallmark Cards

Activities

Cottingham Coureurs CRT(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Cottingham

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Lazaat Restaurant Bar Hotel (1.53 miles)

Lazaat Restaurant Bar Hotel

The term Lazaat originates from the combination of two Eastern cultures’ expression for an omni-sensual experience. Stemming from Farsi, the Persian and to a lesser extent, Urdu word, Lazaat fully encompasses the unique feeling that ... More

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Innkeepers Lodge (1.56 miles)

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The Innkeeper's Lodge Hull is 4 miles from Hull city centre on the A164, this lodge is next to the Willerby Village Toby Carvery, opposite Willerby Shopping Park. All 32 ... More

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Willerby Manor Hotel (1.81 miles)

Willerby Manor Hotel

Set within 3 acres of attractive landscaped gardens, only 4 miles from the vibrant city of Hull, you can enjoy a stay at one of the highest rated AA hotels in the area.
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Westfield House (2.57 miles)

Westfield House

Westfield is an Edwardian Townhouse in a secluded and leafy conservation area in Hull, close to the city centre and Hull University, and within walking distance of an Avenue of restaurants, bistros, pubs, cafes and take-aways.

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Premier Inn Hull North (2.71 miles)

Conveniently located for Hull train station. For shops and local amenities Hull city centre is only 4 miles away. Situated on Kingswood retail and leisure park with facilities such as a bowling alley and cinema ... More | visit website
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Earlsmere Hotel (2.87 miles)

Earlsmere Hotel
We are located approximately 1 mile from the city centre. The City of Hull is a thriving commercial centre and has first class links to the continent with daily sailings from Hull to Europe. ... More
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Pearson Park Hotel (2.94 miles)

Pearson Park Hotel
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Quite simply, the Pearson Park Hotel enjoys the best outlook of any Hotel within the City of Kingston upon Hull.

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Vale Hotel (3.46 miles)

Vale Hotel

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The Hotel is ideally situated approximately 1 mile from the Hull city centre and only a few minutes walk away from Hull's new 43 million pound Kingston Communications Super Stadium, an ... More

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Campanile Hotel - Hull (3.54 miles)

Campanile Hotel - Hull

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The Hotel Campanile is in the city centre and has rooms in chalet block style, each with an individual entrance to outside. So for those wanting maximum privacy there's no dealings ... More

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Royal Hotel (3.78 miles)

Royal Hotel

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Mixing the feel of the Victorian era with the comforts of modern living, this welcoming hotel is in the heart of the city, next to Hull train station. Built in 1851, Royal ... More

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