Humber Bridge

Type:Architectural Interest

An image of the humber bridge taken from the foreshores looking out across water.

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The Humber Bridge, one of the world's longest single span suspension bridges is a masterpiece of British engineering and a major attraction in its own right.

Before the arrival of the railways, water transportation was the most efficient means of moving heavy or bulk freight and the Humber, situated at the heart of the waterway system associated with the Trent and the Ouse, was one of the chief highways of England. To cater for local and, as time progressed, wider needs ferries were provided across many of the creeks along both banks of the river and in 1315 a ferry between Hull and Lincolnshire was established. By 1800 the ferry had become fully integrated into the overland transport system. The ferry service between Hull and New Holland ended with the opening of the Humber Bridge on 24th June 1981.

Guide Prices

Bridge tolls apply for vehicles crossing the bridge. Free to cross on bike or foot.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Accessible by Public Transport: Hessle station is 1 mile away.

Ferriby Road, Hessle, HU13 0LN
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Tel01482 647161

Opening Times

* Open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

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An image of a shopping bag logoHumber Bridge Farmers Market, HessleFeaturing in excess of 100 stalls, take of pick from some of the best seasonal and regional or even some crafting produce. This event has rapidly become one of the largest in the region and is nestled within the beautiful Humber Bridge Country Park.  Held on the 1st Sunday of each month. 

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