The North of England

The North of England Travel Tips

The Beatles: Northern England's Fab Four

By Viator, August 2010

4.5 star rating: Recommended 215 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 142 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

The Beatles

By Viator, October 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 345 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

Liverpool Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, October 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 81 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

3 Days in York: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, October 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 31 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

Best Off the Beaten Path Spots in York

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 25 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

Family Friendly Activities in York

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 6 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

3 Days in Manchester: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, October 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 4 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

Visiting Manchester from London

By Viator, June 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 2 Ratings

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

Yorkshire

By Zoe Smith , United Kingdom, February 2013

From the eerie wilderness of the Yorkshire moors as brought to life by the Bronte sisters’ novels, to the medieval architecture lining the cobbled streets of York, the northern England county of ...  Read more

How to Get Around in Liverpool

By Zoe Smith , United Kingdom, October 2012

2008’s European Capital of Culture, Liverpool, still reigns strong as one of Northern England’s most visited cities. Whether you’re looking to discover the music scene that gave birth to The Beatles, ...  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

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

Stonehenge and Salisbury

By Philippa Burne , UK, April 2012

Just over two hours from London by train, Salisbury has two claims for our attention: its cathedral and Stonehenge. The area is said to sit over important energy lines in the earth and whether you ...  Read more

Blackpool Tower

By Philippa Burne , UK, February 2012

Blackpool is one of England’s most famous seaside towns. Or should that be infamous? Nearly everyone English has a story about Blackpool and it’s seaside theme park attractions. This famous town ...  Read more

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