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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.

What’s On at the Start of Spring

Whether you’re keen to tick off some major attractions or you’re after seasonal activities you can only enjoy in March, spring into action with a day trip or staycation in one of the UK’s wonderful Northern cities.

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Enjoy a weekend away by rail this Mother’s Day

It’s almost that time of the year again when we all get ready to celebrate the most special woman in our lives. Yes, we’re talking about our Mums! This year, Mother’s Day falls on March 22nd. Tired of sending flowers and a nice card year after year? Consider treating her to a day trip or weekend away instead at one of the North’s top cities.

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Celebrating St Patrick’s Day in Liverpool

Pints of glossy black Guinness, bright green Shamrocks, cheeky leprechauns – these are all things many of us associate with Ireland’s most famous and fun holiday. Held on the 17th March, St Patrick’s Day is definitely the biggest event on the Irish calendar! If you can’t make it over to the Emerald Isle this year, why not consider a celebration in a city a little closer to home instead?

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8 Great Hotels For A Weekend Away

8 Great Hotels For A Weekend Away: take a break in style

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What's On in January

What’s On in January: a selection of highlights from across the North and Scotland for January 2020

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Kids Design Their Dream Trains

We challenged kids to their imaginations run wild and design their dream trains.

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What's On in December

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

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New Year 2020 Events

Grab 2020 with both hands with our New Year highlights for the North and Scotland

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New Direct Service Between Glasgow and Liverpool

Top 10 reasons to grab a one way ticket between Glasgow and Liverpool

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Scarborough’s seaside wonderland

Scarborough’s seaside wonderland for Christmas shopping

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