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The best things to do in Leeds!

When deciding on a city break in the UK, people often miss out the North of England – usually heading to cities like London and Birmingham. The North of England is seriously underrated, with cheaper pints, cheap train tickets and a friendlier...

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Places to Go – Beverley

Places to go is a regular feature on our NationalRail.com site. The feature sends our stationmaster Alex Nelson to UK tourist destinations via train. The aim is to promote train tourism with cheap train tickets, of course! I spent 24 hours in the...

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Free things to do in Newcastle Upon Tyne

A trip out can start to become expensive after travel, food and paying into attractions. Newcastle Upon Tyne has a selection of free attractions so you can enjoy a day out without breaking the bank. With the seven bridges across the iconic...

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Places to Go – Yarm in the Tees Valley

Places to go is a monthly feature on NationalRail.com, our stationmaster Alex Nelson visits UK locations via train. Alex’s aim is to promote train tourism with cheap train tickets, of course! Yarm, on a peninsula almost surrounded by the River Tees, is...

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