The North of England

The North of England Travel Tips

3 Days in York: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 26 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With an abundance of medieval architecture and historic landmarks to admire during the day and a lively bar and restaurant scene to enjoy once the sun goes down, there’s plenty to keep you busy in ...  Read more

The Beatles

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 332 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Whether you take a self-guided tour, book an in-depth tour with a local music fan or see the sights as part of a city overview, Liverpool is a musical mecca for Beatles fans. The city is filled with ...  Read more

3 Days in Manchester: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There is more to the United Kingdom than just London. About 160 miles from London is the city of Manchester, a gorgeous town filled with stunning architecture, chic restaurants and cafes, arts and ...  Read more

Manchester United Football

By Viator, April 2014

Tours & Tickets

No experience in Manchester is complete without checking out a football game (that’s soccer if you’re American). Manchester United, or ManU as the team is affectionately dubbed, is considered one of ...  Read more

Family Friendly Activities in York

By Viator, March 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Whether posing for photos on the quirky medieval street of The Shambles or enjoying a scenic boat cruise along the River Ouse, many of York’s top attractions appeal to the whole family. Children of ...  Read more

Best Off the Beaten Path Spots in York

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 23 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Once you’ve walked around the famous City Walls, climbed Clifford’s Tower and snapped your picture at The Shambles, you might think you’ve seen all of York’s top attractions, but there are plenty of ...  Read more

York's Top Historic Sites

By Viator, March 2014

Founded in AD71 as the ancient Roman capital of Northern England and falling prey to Viking, Saxon and Scottish invasions over the years, York has a long and tumultuous history. Today, the city is ...  Read more

Canal Boat Tours from Manchester

By Viator, February 2014

Tours & Tickets

With the slow travel trend still reigning strong and more and more travelers opting to take the scenic route, England’s vast canal network has undergone a tourism revival. One of the most unique ways ...  Read more

Visiting Manchester from London

By Viator, June 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Rating

There’s a lot more to see in England besides London and once you’ve finished exploring the historic towns and picturesque countryside of the south, it’s time to head north and discover what ...  Read more

Liverpool Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, March 2011

4.5 star rating: Recommended 76 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Gritty, historic and down-to-earth, Liverpool is one of England’s most important port cities. There’s maritime history to discover, cultural history in museums and galleries throughout the city, the ...  Read more

The Beatles: Northern England's Fab Four

By Viator, August 2010

4.5 star rating: Recommended 203 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

For a band that broke up 40 years ago, The Beatles’ popularity is as stratospheric as ever. Reissues and anthologies of their recordings continue to bombard the charts, while feature films and the ...  Read more

3 Days in the North of England: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2010

4.5 star rating: Recommended 134 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The north of England's diversity promises good times for every kind of traveler. Music fanatic? Northwestern cities Manchester and Liverpool boast enviable rock 'n' roll pedigrees. Untamed nature ...  Read more

Things to Do in Leeds

By Philippa Burne , UK, July 2012

Once a heart of England’s textile industry, Leeds has updated itself to become one of the most vibrant cities in the north of England . Whether it’s history, shopping, sport, or nightlife you’re ...  Read more

Things to See and Do in Manchester, England

By Philippa Burne , UK, June 2012

Yes, the weather’s often not great in Manchester but don’t let that put you off, Manchester is a lively, historic northern city which has spawned some excellent music (Oasis, The Smiths, Manchester’s ...  Read more

Roman Ruins in England

By Philippa Burne , UK, May 2012

One of the most significant Roman ruins in England and one of the most visited tourist sites in northern England, Hadrian’s Wall bisects the country from the North Sea in the east to the Irish Sea ...  Read more

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