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  • Green Tourism Gold Award
  • White Rose Award Winner
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Animal Event, Sat 22 Jul - Sun 3 Sep 2017

WHITE ROSE AWARD WINNER LARGE VISITOR ATTRACTION OF THE YEAR 2014

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Details

We are challenging you to show off your creative skills in craft corner (open from 11am each day) to help us create a giant montage showcasing your favourite things about The Deep. But first, you have to have to explore the attraction to remind yourself of which exhibits you love, as well as discovering some of our newest additions.
Where to begin? From the very start of time of course! Make your way through prehistoric seas, past tropical lagoons, into the vast open oceans, down to the darkest depths, through the chilly Kingdom of ice and into the future.
Be sure to stop and marvel at the variety of amazing marine life including our newest arrivals, the Loggerhead sea turtles and discover more about them from our guiding team. Enjoy their daily presentations about the animals that live at The Deep throughout the day.
Don’t forget to wave hello to our Aquarists too! You will see them feeding the penguins at 11.30am and 3.30pm, as well as carrying out our daily dive show to feed the animals or give the tanks a good spruce up at 2pm.
So will you accept the challenge? Come on down and show us your jaw-some talents!

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedVenue approved for civil marriageFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

*Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2014 - Welcome to Yorkshire *Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2012, 2013 and 2014 *Gold Access for All Award 2011 - Visit England *Yorkshire Tourist Board Award for the sustainable tourism 2008 Literature available in large print, braille, Polish, Chinese and audio guides also available.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 22 Jul - Sun 3 Sep 2017 10:00 to 18:00

Prices

From £12.50 per adult
Under 3's FREE
Save 10% when booking online. See website for full pricing.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 1 Jul Marine Art: Nick Hunt
Sat 22 Jul - Sun 3 Sep I Heart The Deep
Tue 25 Jul Junior Experience Day
Wed 26 Jul Junior Experience Day
Fri 1 Sep Marine Art: Ernst Haekel
Tue 12 Sep Home Educators' Day

Reviews

    Address

    Tower Street,
    Hull,
    HU1 4DP

    Location

    Directions

    See location of The Deep on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: TA 102282  Lat: 53.73855 Long: -0.33072

    By Road:

    From the South & South West: Follow the signs for Hull & Humber Bridge then for A63 and Hull City Centre. Continue into Hull following the signs for the Ferry. This route will take you straight over two sets of traffic lights past Princes Quay Shopping Centre (on the left) and the Marina (on the right) and over Myton Bridge. At the first roundabout turn left - signposted City Centre North. Almost immediately turn left into Citadel Way (opposite Victoria Dock Tavern). Continue to the end of the road to a T-junction. Turn left and follow the signs for The Deep.

    From the North: Take the A1079 towards Beverley then follow signs for the Humber Bridge and the A164. Take the A63 signposted Hull City Centre. Continue into Hull following the signs for the ""Ferry"". This route will take you over two sets of traffic lights past Princes Quay Shopping Centre (on the left) and the Marina (on the right) and over Myton Bridge. At the first roundabout turn left - signposted ""City Centre North"". Almost immediately turn left into Citadel Way (opposite Victoria Dock Tavern). Continue to the end of the road to a T-junction. Turn left and follow the signs for The Deep.

    From the East: The A165 approaches Hull from the East Coast and onto Holderness Road. Follow signs for A63/M62 Leeds. At second roundabout turn right - signposted City Centre North. Almost immediately turn left into Citadel Way (opposite Victoria Dock Tavern). Continue to the end of the road to a T-junction. Turn left and follow the signs for The Deep.

    From the East & Hull Dock: Proceed along the A1033 towards Hull. At second roundabout turn right - signposted City Centre North. Almost immediately turn left into Citadel Way (opposite Victoria Dock Tavern). Continue to the end of the road to a T-junction. Turn left and follow the signs for The Deep.

    By Public Transport:

    Buses/rail - For up to date information on bus timetables from Hull Interchange to The Deep please call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 open daily from 8am - 8pm (calls to Traveline cost 10p per minute, plus any charges your network provider makes). Train times into Hull can be found via National Rail. To walk to The Deep from the station, exit the station and cross the road towards House of Fraser department store and then follow the pedestrian signs to The Deep.

    There is a Park and Ride facility from Priory Park, Hessle. This is 5 miles west of Hull on the A63 approach road into the city. It is signposted from the A15, A63 and the Humber Bridge.

    Taxis are available from outside the station for approximately £5.00 single fare.
    To walk to The Deep from the station, exit the station and cross the road towards Hammonds department store and then follow the pedestrian signs to The Deep.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Hull Interchange station

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Cash PointCash Point
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
    • Venue approved for civil marriageVenue approved for civil marriage
    • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
    • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

    *Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2014 - Welcome to Yorkshire *Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2012, 2013 and 2014 *Gold Access for All Award 2011 - Visit England *Yorkshire Tourist Board Award for the sustainable tourism 2008 Literature available in large print, braille, Polish, Chinese and audio guides also available.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

    Parking

    • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
      • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
      • Yesis solid
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

    Public Areas

    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
      • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
      • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
      • YesTo the gift shop
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
    • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
    • YesBaby changing facilities
    • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
    • YesVisitor information available in audio format
    • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

    General

    • YesHearing loop system
    • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
    • YesClear signage
    • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
    • YesWheelchairs provided
      • YesFree
    • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
    • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
    • YesAudible alarm system

    Entrance

    • YesEntrance is well lit
    • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

    Food

    • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
      • YesSugar free (diabetic)
      • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
      • YesLactose free (dairy free)
      • YesLow sodium
      • YesNut free
      • YesOrganic
      • YesVegetarian
      • YesVegan
    • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
    • YesHigh chairs for children
    • YesChildren's menu