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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.

5 places to visit using what3words

What3words has created a simple way to talk about location. The world is divided into 3 metre squares each given a unique combination. We’ve teamed up with them to show you some of the fantastic places to visit on our network.

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Look To The Stars This October: 4 places for World Space Week

Expand your horizons (and your knowledge of the solar system) this World Space Week by visiting top science attractions and discovery centres across our network.

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4 of the best Spooky Halloween Days Out

Whether you like to go all-out with costumes and decorations or a simple pumpkin patch is more your thing, there are so many ways to celebrate Halloween in 2021.

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6 of The Top Places For Pasta

Pasta has to be the ultimate comfort food and you'll find loads of places across our network which serve up mouth-watering dishes. Check out 6 of our favourites.

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Instagrammers take a trip with TransPennine Express

Some well-known Instagrammers have recently been out and about with TransPennine Express, enjoying days out and short breaks across the north of England and Scotland.

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Getting Back on Track

Now is the time to get back on track again and do all those things you’ve been dreaming about over the past year. Discover seven reasons to travel by train again.

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Five Ideas for Fun in the Sun

Extend your summer into September by planning some amazing trips across the North of England and Scotland for plenty of fun in the sun.

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Flexi Season Ticket 101

Embrace splitting up your working week between the office and home when you discover more about our fantastic Flexi Season tickets.

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6 of Our Favourite Bakeries in the North of England and Scotland

Fill your belly with some of the best sweet and savoury baked treats in the North of England and Scotland with our round-up of amazing independent bakeries.

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Explore Heritage Sites This September

Explore some of Northern England’s most intriguing landmarks and enjoy one-off guided tours with experts as part of September’s fantastic Heritage Open Days.

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