Hull Leicester Train
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Located at the point where the River Hull joins the Hull estuary is the city of Hull, or Kingston upon Hull to give it its full name. The cobbled streets of the city's Old Town takes visitors back to days gone by. The city's Museums Quarter is home to a number of free museums and tells visitors the story of the city's past.
The city hosts a number of festivals each year. The Humber Mouth literature festival is held annually as is the Hull Jazz Festival which takes place around the Marina for a week at the beginning of August. A recent additional to Hull's festival scene is the 2008 founded Freedom Festival which is an annual free arts and live music event. Performers have included Pixie Lott, JLS and Martha Reeves and the Vandellas.
In October there is the annual Hull Fair which is one of Europe's largest travelling funfairs and is held on land adjacent to the KC Stadium.
As Hull is the largest town in the East Riding of Yorkshire it has developed into a good transport hub and destination for the region's shoppers. The city centre has three main shopping centres: St. Stephen's, Princes Quay and the Prospect Centre.
Located in the county of Leicestershire, the city of Leicester is a modern city, rich in arts, culture, sports and heritage, and offers something of interest for all ages. The city has lots of things to see and do, with state-of-the-art, award-winning venues including Curve, Highcross Shopping Centre and the National Space Centre, a fantastic calendar of events and festivals, renowned museums and galleries, a range of cuisines and areas of natural beauty. Alternatively enjoy a family day out at Twycross Zoo where there are around 500 animals of 150 species to see including many endangered animals and native species. Snibston Discovery Museum at Coalville offers a day out for all the family - look out for the colliery tours and special event days when the trains are running. The Great Central Railway is the United Kingdom’s only double track, main line heritage railway and Teddy Bear Picnics regularly take place throughout the summer along with other special events. Set in the heart of one of England's most attractive counties, the surrounding villages and countryside are easily accessible to explore. Our central location in the Midlands, makes it easy to get to from all directions. Leicester is just an hour away from London by train.