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County - East Yorkshire | Map
Tel code: 01430 | code search
Postcode: DN14 | code search
Population: 3800
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Birthplace of:
Henry Kettlewell
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Folk Customs:
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Howden is an ancient Market town set close to the Ouse River, in the eastern reaches of Yorkshire, which is home to over three thousand eight hundred people. This quiet town is full of charm, with narrow lanes and hidden alleyways close to historic Market Place which was a centre of activity during Medieval times. It has a fascinating history of Pilgrims, Miracles, Air Ships, and Horse Fairs, that's easy to uncover, with the magnificent ruins of Howden Minster which was built by the Monks of Durham in the 12th Century whose impressive tower dominates the skyline rising some 135', the remains of an ancient Bishops Palace, together with elegant Georgian, and Victorian houses and buildings which line the roads. Walkers and cyclists will always be tempted to this rural location with its beautiful surrounding countryside, and Howden Marsh which stretches for seventeen acres. There is a superb choice of shops and restaurants in the Market Place and Bridge Gate, together with a choice of cafes, pubs and bars extending a warm welcome, there's a colourful market to browse and, as it is only seventeen miles or so from the historic cathedral city of York it really is perfectly placed.

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Barnes Wallis

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Blackbird Gallery

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Minster View Country Hotel (0.17 miles)

Minster View Country Hotel

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This family-run hotel offers clean, comfortable accommodation at great-value rates in a convenient location, opposite the historic Howden Minster and less than a mile from junction 37 of the M62. The hotelís ... More

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Briarcroft Hotel (2.75 miles)

Briarcroft Hotel
The Briarcroft Hotel is situated on the edge of the historic Port and Town of Goole, just minutes from junction 36 of the M62 making an ideal base for touring or business in Yorkshire. ... More | visit website
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North Eastern Hotel (3.00 miles)

North Eastern Hotel
The North Eastern Hotel is a family run public house situated in the town centre of Goole. It was built in 1869. Until about 3 years ago the Hotel was run down so the Landlords ... More | visit website
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The Lowther Hotel (3.18 miles)

The Lowther is a Grade II* listed hotel, located alongside Goole docks, just 10-minutesí walk from the town centre. Boutique-style bedrooms each feature a flat-screen TV and iPod docking station.

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Premier Inn Goole (3.52 miles)

Premier Inn Goole
Ideally located within easy reach of the M62. Conveniently located for Goole train station. For shops and local amenities Goole town centre is only 2 miles away. Our Goole Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly ... More | visit website
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The Bay Horse (6.91 miles)

The Bay Horse
The recently fully refurbished Bay Horse pub/restaurant is in the heart of the rural countryside of east yorkshire. Only a few miles away are the towns of Thorne, Goole and Selby. The Bay Horse offers ... More | visit website
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Carlton Towers (8.00 miles)

Carlton Towers
Carlton Towers is a magnificent stately home, first recorded in the Domesday Book. Set in acres of parkland, this historic country house offers superb luxury accommodation with 13 double bedrooms, 2 twins and a single. ... More | visit website
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New Country Inns Selby (8.36 miles)

New Country Inns Selby

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A modern friendly hotel, located on the A63 Selby Bypass, only 3/4 of a mile from the town centre. Our hotel also has a bar and family restaurant with a children's ... More

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The River Don Tavern & Lodge (8.36 miles)

The River Don Tavern & Lodge
The River Don Tavern & Lodge is a delightful village inn with self-contained ground floor en-suite rooms, next to the beer garden / orchard, with ample parking. Pets are allowed in some rooms, and disabled ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Hull South Cave (8.50 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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