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Looking for a new home in Cottingham?

Cottingham is on the northern outskirts of Hull, in an ideal location for commuting into the city. It's a popular residential option with easy access to the other towns of the East Riding of Yorkshire. Hull, the Humber Estuary, and the countryside of the Yorkshire Wolds, each add to the advantage of a new home here, for family and professional life. The M62 will take you all the way to liverpool via Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester and the A614 takes you to Flamborough Head on the East Coast.



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Living in Cottingham

Travel and transport

There is easy access from Cottingham into Hull city centre just 5 miles away. The A1079 is the York to Hull road and the  A164 is the direct route that skims the west of the city, starting in Beverley and crossing the Humber at Hessle. For out-of-town journeys, the A63 joins the M62 while the A165 takes you northeast and up the coast to Scarborough. Cottingham Station is on the Yorkshire Coast Line for trains into Hull, with York, Sheffield, Doncaster, and Scarborough among its destinations. There’s a direct train to London King’s Cross from Hull. 

Local information

Hallgate and King Street are the main local shopping areas, offering a good range of shops, a fantastic local market, supermarkets, convenience stores, cafés and places to eat out. The Cottingham Parks Golf & Leisure Club includes a swimming pool and a health club and there are a couple of golf clubs. The King George V Playing Fields and the Millbeck Wildlife Area add to the green space that the town provides. With Hull’s city centre only 5 miles away, you have access to high street shopping, culture, entertainment and nightlife. Hull’s Old Town is the city’s historic quarter, where you’ll find pubs, restaurants and museums. Queen Victoria Square, at the heart of the city, is home to City Hall, the Maritime Museum and the Ferens Art Gallery. The Deep is a huge aquarium and sealife centre in a spectacular quayside setting.

Local schools

Cottingham has four primary schools to choose from; Hallgate, Westfield, Bacon Garth and Croxby.  Cottingham High School & Sixth Form College is the local secondary school.