September 23rd

This year Faces & Voices of Recovery UK is excited to host the annual FAVORUK Recovery Walk in Hull. 

The 2023 FAVOR UK Recovery Walk will be held in Hull at 11.00 am on Saturday the 23rd of September bringing together individuals, families, and communities to spread awareness that Recovery is Real. 

Register your interest to stay updated about the Recovery Walk!

Every September, thousands of people in the UK and internationally organise local events to celebrate and raise awareness of the reality of recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. This initiative takes place as part of International Recovery Month, which aims to highlight the achievements and resilience of individuals who have overcome addiction and to promote the importance of support and treatment for those in recovery. 

The Recovery Month tagline, “Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community” reminds people in recovery and those who support them, that recovery belongs to all of us. Access the logos by clicking here. 

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UK Recovery Walk Map 2023 in Hull

UKRW 2023 map

Date and Time:

The event will take place on Saturday, September 23rd 2023. The walk will start at 12:00 pm from Zebedee’s Yard. It is recommended to arrive no later than 11:30 am. We would recommend travelling early to ensure you are parked at your preferred location and arrive at the event in plenty of time and with minimum stress.


Walking Route:

The walking route will take you through Hull City Centre, covering approximately 2 miles. The walk will begin and end at Zebedee’s Yard, with entertainment along the way.


After the walk, there will be a ‘Recovery village’ at Zebedee’s Yard, where you can find information, education, public speakers, and other guests.

A marquee will also be set up, offering advice and information with Music and band acts performing throughout the event.


Register for the Faces and Voices of Recovery UK Annual Conference 2023

Save Your Seat! 

Transforming Lives, and Restoring Communities

Faces & Voices of Recovery UK’s Annual Recovery Walk Conference this year sheds Light on Homelessness, Addiction, and Recovery

We will be exploring the nature and scale of addiction among individuals impacted by homelessness and showcasing new and innovative approaches to to support those to live a life of meaning and purpose.

We will have a range of professional speakers including:

  • Dame Carol Black
  • David Ford, Expert Link
  • Matt Downey, Crisis
  • Hull City Council Homelessness Lead
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Where & When is the Recovery Walk?

The event will take place on Saturday, September 23rd 2023. The walk will start at 12:00pm from Zebedee’s Yard. It is recommended to arrive no later than 11:30am.

What’s the route for the Recovery Walk?

The walking route spans approximately two miles, guiding you through Hull City Centre. The walk starts and concludes at Zebedee’s Yard, featuring entertainment along the way.

Following the walk, a ‘Recovery Village’ will be available at Zebedee’s Yard, providing information, education, public speakers, and special guests. A marquee will be set up, offering advice and information, while music and band acts will perform throughout the event.

How to get to the Recovery Walk by Car?

Access from the West/A63/M62

    • The A63 is a major road in Yorkshire, England between Leeds and Kingston upon Hull. Currently the A63 is undergoing renovations, for more information, please visit national highways or


City Centre Car Parks

    • Please ensure that you arrive with ample time as city centre car parks tend to become heavily occupied, especially on Saturdays. We have listed a variety of Parking options below, for more information please the Hull Gov Website. 
      • Osborne Street Car Park – HU1 2QA – 6-minute walk to the destination, offering 62 spaces.
      • Princes Quay Car Park – HU1 2NL – 2-minute walk to the destination, providing 900 spaces.
      • King William House Car Park – HU1 1RS – 8-minute walk to the destination, with 611 spaces.
      • Marina Car Park – HU1 1UD – 11-minute walk to the destination, featuring 25 spaces.
How to get to the Recovery Walk by Public Transportation:
  • Foot
    • Directions from Hull Paragon station to Zebedee’s Yard roughly takes nine minutes by foot.
  • Train
    • Northern Railway: Take advantage of the excellent value offered by advance tickets, with Northern Railway which can be purchased before your visit. For more information on timetables please visit National Rail. You can plan your journey with National Rail journey planner or call 08457 48 49 50.
    • Leeds: 1 hour and 3 minutes (Direct Train)
    • Manchester: 1 hour and 56 minutes
    • London: 2 hours and 36 minutes. (Some Direct Services)
    • Newcastle Upon Tyne: 2 hours and 20 minutes ( No direct Train – Changes at York)
  • Park and Ride Bus
    • The Park & Ride service has buses running every 20 minutes on weekdays (7:00am – 6:40pm) and Saturdays (7:00am – 6:20pm). Located off Priory Way (postcode HU4 7DY), the Priory Park & Ride Site offers free parking and bus tickets as the only cost.
  • Taxi
    • There is a taxi rank directly outside Paragon Station, alternatively you can call one of these local Hull taxi numbers:
      • Drive UK – 01482 505050
      • Hull cars – 01482 828282
      • 21 Cars – 01482 979797
  • Cycling
    • As one of the flattest cities in the UK, Hull is a great place to travel by bike. Hull City Council has developed a range of information including cycle maps that can be found here.
  • Travelling by Coach
    • If you are travelling by coach on an organised group trip we have identified specific areas for parking for this event where security will be provided throughout the day. This will be done at 2 Myton Street, HU1 2PS. 
  • Travelling by Air (Humberside Airport)
    • You can get from Humberside Airport (HUY) to Hull by driving which takes 25 min. You can also get from Humberside Airport (HUY) to Hull by taxi which costs £40 – £55 and takes 25 minutes.
Looking for Accommodation?

Exciting News! The ButtFarm has kindly offered some deals to enjoy your stay in Hull for the Recovery Walk! 

Explore unique accommodations:

– The 3 Pigs Lodge: Sleeps 3, perfect for a delightful getaway with loved ones.

– x2 Glamping Wagons: Quaint and romantic, each wagon sleeps 2 for couples seeking a special escape.

– Shomans Retreat: Ideal for groups of up to 4, indulge in nature’s tranquility with friends.

Prefer classic camping? Spacious pitches for up to 24 people (expandable upon request). Embrace the great outdoors with fellow adventurers.

Budget-friendly transport options:

– Return Bus Travel: Max £4.40

– Train Travel: £4.70 (scenic route to glamping oasis)

Meals provided for 2-night bookings in glamping accommodations.

Check out these offers: 

– Glamping Package: £130×4

– Camping Package: £58×4

Enjoy unbeatable value at just £12.50 per person per night (based on 30 people) for glamping or tents.


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