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Tel code: 01482 | code search
Postcode: HU13 | code search
Population: 15000
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Country Park Inn and Lodge
"Good Points: internet booking

Date visited: 2008-06-28 ..." More

Country Park Inn and Lodge
"Good Points: Unique view of the estuary.

Date visited: 2007-11-21 ..." More

Country Park Inn and Lodge
"we had our wedding at the counrty park and hired the hotel rooms aswell,the rooms are very spacious,clean and well equiped nothing was to much trouble for the staff we ..." More

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Though far smaller now than neighbouring Hull, which it abuts, Hessle (locally pronounced Hezzle) predates that city. The Angles called it Hoesellea, the Normans who displaced them Hase, the root of the name being Hazel. Situated on the north bank of the Humber, it is not surprising that the town has historic links to the sea. Shipbuilding was for centuries a major part of the local economy, but that ceased in the last quarter of the 20th century as Far Eastern and East European competitors undercut British yards. A more romantic tie to the oceans lies in the story of Algernon Henry Wilson Barkworth, a local landowner and JP from a shipping family, who survived the sinking of the Titanic, living until 1945 when he was 80. One local legend unrelated to matters nautical is the story of Joan Stuteville, who in medieval days introduced the side-saddle riding method for ladies. With a population of just under 15,000 at the 2001 census, Hessle is big enough to have its own schools, a shopping area in the centre (known as The Square), and it has an ancient church, All Saints, part of which dates from the 13th century, but with the majority much altered and added to in Victorian times. The greatest sight in the town though is surely the magnificent Humber Bridge. Some suggest it was built for political rather than practical reasons, but whatever the case it is a stirring structure, gracefully linking East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. As well as being the end point of the Humber Bridge, Hessle is the start for the Wolds’ Way, one of the lesser known national trails, winding across the Yorkshire Wolds all the way to Filey

Attraction

Humber Bridge Country Park Local Nature Reserve

Classes

Dance - Rhythm & Dreams Dancing Centre

Dentist

Beverley House Dental Practice

Doctor

Hessle Grange Medical Practice

Estate Agent

Marquis Of Granby

Farmers Market

Humber Bridge Farmers Market

Inn

Country Park Inn and Lodge

Pub and Bar

Admiral Hawke
Royal Phoenix
Sam's Bar

Restaurant

Artisan Restaurant
Luciano’s Italian Restaurant
No 1

School

All Saints Infant School

Solicitor

Hamers
Welton Harrison

Taxi

642 Cars
Hessle Cars & Associated Taxis
Lucky 7

Vet

Gables Veterinary Centre

Sports Clubs

Hessle CC (Cricket)
Hessle LTC (Tennis)

Shops

Boots
Specsavers

Places to Stay near Hessle

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Redcliffe House (0.70 miles)

Redcliffe House

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A warm welcome awaits you at our lovely Edwardian family home. This elegant and comfortably luxurious guest house has recently been extended and refurbished to a very high standard. It ... More

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Country Park Inn and Lodge (0.78 miles)

Country Park Inn and Lodge

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Set within the grounds of the Country Park Inn, the lodge provides 8 tastefully decorated guestrooms within the tranquil surroundings of the River Humber, in Hessle, on the outskirts of Hull.

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Premier Inn Hull West (1.02 miles)

An ideal location surrounded by gardens, adjacent to Humber Bridge country park. For shops and local amenities Hull city centre is 5-minutes away. Within easy reach of the M62/A63, 10 miles from Humberside International Airport ... More | visit website
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Village Hotel & Leisure Club Hull (1.06 miles)

Village Hotel & Leisure Club Hull

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Village offers a warm, friendly environment with a real sense of community. The popularity of our hotels is the result of the seamless way that we provide you with everything ... More

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Hallmark Hotel (1.50 miles)

Hallmark Hotel

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Hallmark Hull has panoramic views overlooking the Humber Bridge and is only 7 miles from Hull city centre and KC stadium. The hotel is ideal for business or leisure. Over ... More

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Willerby Manor Hotel (2.48 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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Reeds Country Hotel (2.67 miles)

Reeds Country Hotel

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Best Western Reeds Hotel is situated in exquisite surroundings in the heart of North Lincolnshire. An exclusive yet competitive three star hotel enjoying a truly idyllic setting of ... More

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MJB Abbotts Retreat (2.97 miles)

MJB Abbotts Retreat
Barton upon Humber is a town of over 10,000 population situated on the south bank of the River Humber. The town has a long history which can be traced back well before the 10th century ... More | visit website
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The Haven Inn (2.97 miles)

The Haven Inn
Situated at Barrow Haven in the quiet North Lincolnshire countryside, the Haven Inn was built in 1730 as a Coaching Inn for travellers using the nearby ferry and has remained a place renowned for hospitality, ... More | visit website
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MJB Cottages (3.03 miles)

MJB Cottages
White Cross Street is a 1 bed cottage with double bed, bathroom with shower, lounge and kitchen. All fully furnished. With it's own private courtyard. Just a short trip away from Hull's shopping centre and the ... More | visit website

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