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Tips and advice from our team of travel writers

Whether it’s smart money-saving tips or advice on what to do and where to go our blog has it all – stay up to date with everything that’s happening across the North.

How Northern Cities Got Their Names

Where did Britain’s northern cities get their names? We researched some ancient city names and their meanings to discover the origins of town names in England and Scotland.

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What's On In June

What’s On in June: a selection of highlights from across the North and Scotland for June 2019

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Photo Journey Manchester – York

Take a trip with us across the moors from Manchester and have a look at the sights you’ll see...

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A DUNGEON GUIDE TO HORRIBLE DAYS OUT IN YORK AND EDINBURGH!

York Dungeon’s resident Witch and Edinburgh Dungeon’s Foul Clenger share their tips on the most scary fun things to do in their respective cities.

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5 Brilliant Museums In The North

A short review of some of the best museums in the North and Scotland

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Over 55? Get out and about for next to nowt

Until 4th June, if you’re aged 55 or over, we’re giving you great savings on off peak return tickets all with Club 55.

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What's On In May

What’s On in May: a selection of highlights from across the North and Scotland for May 2019

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48 Hours In Leeds

We’ve rounded up the best things to see and do in Leeds, including where to grab a coffee, the best shopping spots, great places to go for a drink and even a top tip for Sunday lunch. Plan your weekend away in Leeds now.

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8 Amazing Restaurants in the North

A quick list of the some of the greatest restaurants in the North, all accessible by train.

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48 Hours in Glasgow

A quick roundup of what you can get up to with 48 hours to spare in the wonderful city of Glasgow

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