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Brilliant guide, knows, what he is talking about

Go and visit, absolutely worth it. Gives you an idea, what life at sea is all about. Work, work and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
george17666
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Well worth a visit if you're interested in the history of the fishing industry in Hull and what the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andy B
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Come aboard Hull's last sidewinder trawler the Arctic Corsair and let the crew take you on a guided tour (access is limited). You'll hear all about life at sea and the dangers deep sea trawlermen faced in the Icelandic fishing grounds. Our free...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
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+44 1482 300300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Go and visit, absolutely worth it. Gives you an idea, what life at sea is all about. Work, work and work again for those lads.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank george17666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit if you're interested in the history of the fishing industry in Hull and what the fishermen went through

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hull and fish are enmeshed in history. Arctic trawling was the world's most dangerous job - sometimes describes as 'an extreme occupation'. The volunteers are marvellous and dedicated. Obviously, it is not suitable for people in wheelchairs because of the design of the ship. Involves...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank hulltrawl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

well worth a visit brilliant will visit again with my grandchildren they would benefit a lot learning about the life on trawlers

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kerridgl
Reviewed 20 January 2019

A Heads Up. The Artic Corsair has moved to the lower marina wall, and cannot be visited. A local trader suggested it was going to be refitted and put back into service. I can't see it myself, the old tub looks like it's about to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank grahamhH8833QR
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Very interesting whether you know anything about the deep sea trawling industry or not. Informative guide explained each area of the ship and the very basic conditions in which the trawlermen had to live and work. Video shown before the tour to highlight the difficult...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John_CQ4891KQ
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Visited the Arctic Corsair a couple of years ago and whilst my expectations were not that high it turned out to be a highlight of that visit to Hull. Learned a lot about life on a trawler. Our guide was a former fisherman himself and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank froggy45500
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We went on the Corsair recently and had a guide doing his first tour. He was an ex trawlerman and was very good with his fishing and fishing condition knowledge and kept everyone interested. It was a very good tour and probably the best hour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jonjan2016
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We arrived on 23 October to find entrance denied and no information regarding re opening. Disappointing. Surely Hull can do better!o

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Royvenables
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to visit, even though the ship has been stripped down inside ready for its move to a new location our guide provided us with a fascinating tour full of knowledge and really brought the ship and the work the trawler men did to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank StuartR619
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579Mike
22 October 2018|
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Response from Alan B | Reviewed this property |
the trawler as gone into a secure location for major restoration to secure its long-term future it closed in September.
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LinniR
20 February 2015|
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Response from barnabyHull |
As a ex guide as far as l am aware arctic corsaire is open on a Wednesday and Saturday from 10 o clock to 4oclock and on a Sunday 1 o clock to 3 o'clock this can be confirmed by ringing hull city council on 01482 300300
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