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7 events worth travelling for in Leeds this summer

Leeds is a city that loves to entertain. We’ve rounded up 7 events worth travelling for that you’ll only find in Leeds this summer.

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Affordable May half term ideas for families

Looking for affordable options for May half term activities? If you’re after an adventure in the great-outdoors we’ve got the perfect locations for your family bike ride or picnic.

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How the UK could have looked: 6 historic landmarks reimagined

We’ve reimagined some of the North’s and Scotland’s most iconic buildings to understand how the UK could have looked.

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Malton Food Lovers Festival

Malton’s three day family foodie extravaganza is a festival like no other, a real celebration of Yorkshire's finest produce & cooking. It’s free to enter too!

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Guide to Blooming Flowers Across the North

Discover the vibrant colours of spring in the North of the UK. Our guide showcases the stunning array of blooming flowers, from crocuses and daffodils to bluebells and cherry blossoms. Explore the beauty of the season with us!

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May Bank Holiday Ideas

With the May bank holidays coming up, we’ve taken a look at some of the best things to see and do across the North and Scotland this year. Jump on the train to discover the history of chocolate in York, take a Harry Potter tour in Edinburgh or enjoy a food or music festival.

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Nothing beats musical routes

The rail industry has teamed up with Jo Whiley to create a series of short audio guides telling the stories of British music scenes, past and present. Train passengers will get geo-targeted stories about the music of the places they’re passing through, with Jo covering everything from the origins of genres to uncovering lesser-known spots.

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Discover Manchester with the Visit Manchester Pass

The new sightseeing pass for Manchester makes sure your trip is as hassle free as possible. You'll get exclusive experiences, potential savings and the convenience of having the pass on your mobile phone.

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Instagram-worthy getaways

At TransPennine Express we’ve got some seriously Instagram-worthy stops on our network. You don’t have to take our word for it though! We sent a few travel bloggers who love the North and Scotland on a mini trip

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Dates for your diary for 2024 | Visit Tees Valley

Check out some events in Tees Valley worth adding to your calendar!

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