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Enjoy family days out with big National Rail discounts!

Enjoy HUGE savings on your next day out when you travel by train with the National Rail discount scheme. Discover great family friendly attractions and activities across the North of England with 2 for 1 tickets, 1/3 off savings and big discounts. Plus, they’re all easily accessible by train.

It’s simple…

  1. Buy your train tickets.
  2. Book your attraction through the National Rail website
  3. Show your ticket and train ticket at your chosen attraction and enjoy!  

Manchester offers

Manchester isn’t just home to great bars, restaurants and shopping, there are lots of great things to do for all the family, and what’s more – you can do them for less with amazing National Rail discounts!

Legoland Discovery Centre

Head to the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground in Manchester! With indoor rides, LEGO® themed build zones, LEGO® soft play and an amazing 4D cinema – there’s so much to enjoy. Visit MINILAND, with famous landmarks recreated from over 5 MILLION LEGO® bricks. Get 1/3 off entry with National Rail.

SEA LIFE 

Let SEA LIFE transport you to the exciting underwater world – explore the ocean tunnel and huge tanks, home to more than 5,000 sea creatures. Plus, get up close to sharks exploring the shipwreck at SEA LIFE! Enjoy 1/3 off entry with National Rail discount. 

Book your tickets with Northern in advance to save up to 65%!

York offers

Discover the secrets of this ancient city for less with 2 for 1 and 1/3 off National Rail days out offers! Rich in heritage and things to explore, you're sure to find someone for the whole family to enjoy.

York minster and surrounding buildings on a sunny day

The York Dungeon 

The York Dungeon offers an exhilarating experience in the depths of the dungeon as you are taken through 2,000 years of York’s dark history! Discover live actors, gruesome storytelling and much more! Enjoy 1/3 off entry.

City Cruises

Sit back and relax as you take in the sights of York by city cruise! Discover the history of York as you take an informative tour through the heart of York along the river Ouse. Get 2 for 1 on York City Cruises with National Rail. 

York's Chocolate Story

Are you a chocolate fan? Learn about the famous history of York’s biggest chocolate brands as you’re taken back to the very beginning and discover 3,000 years of the art of chocolatier. Complete the journey with a live demonstration and samples to be had on the way! Enjoy 2 for 1 on entry at York’s Chocolate Story. 

Historical Gems Tour & a Taste of York Chocolate

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind walking tour with hidden discoveries. Discover the history, heritage and culture of York. Learn about York’s historical past, from Guy Fawkes and Dick Turpin to Betty’s and York Minster. Don’t forget the yummy taster included at York’s Chocolate Story! Get 2 for 1 tickets on this tour with National Rail discount. 

What's more, kids go half price on all Northern trains, so you can save even more on a great day out!

Blackpool offers

Blackpool doesn’t just offer great amusements and beaches, there’s plenty of fun-packed activities and attractions to discover, all for discounted prices with up to 1/3 off Blackpool’s best attractions!  

Blackpool Tower

Madame Tussauds 

Get up close to your favourite celebrities, film characters, movie stars and much, much more at the world-famous Madame Tussauds. Just off the main promenade and a short walk from Blackpool North station. Enjoy 1/3 off entry with National Rail discount. 

SEA LIFE Blackpool

Immerse yourself in the underwater world at SEA LIFE Blackpool, home to 2,500 aquatic creatures. This attraction offers a fun experience for all the family with a host of sea animals including reef fish, octopus, sting ray and tropical sharks! Get 1/3 off entry with National Rail discount.  

The Blackpool Tower Circus

If you’re looking for a family-friendly day out in Blackpool, it doesn’t’ get much better than The Blackpool Tower Circus. Experience the dazzling acrobats and legendary comedians and belly-laugh away your afternoon with the family! Get 1/3 off entry with National Rail discount. 

The Blackpool Tower Eye

View Blackpool from the top of the most iconic landmark. Standing 518ft above ground level, discover the break-taking views across Blackpool and the Irish Sea. For those who are brave enough, the glass floor offers a peek down to the promenade below.

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon 

View Blackpool from the top of the most iconic landmark. Standing 518ft above ground level, discover the break-taking views across Blackpool and the Irish Sea. For those who are brave enough, the glass floor offers a peek down to the promenade below. Enjoy 1/3 off entry with National Rail discount.

Book a family ticket with Northern and enjoy a day out to remember in Blackpool!

Liverpool offers

Although famous for its iconic music scene, there's more to discover in Liverpool than you might think! Discover this cultural city for less with fantastic National Rail discounts. 

Liverpool city

World Museum Tour

Are museums your thing? Explore the largest museum in Liverpool with plenty of collections including antiques, world cultures, physical sciences, natural history and much more! Entry is free! 

British Music Experience

Maybe music is your thing? Discover the ultimate history of British Pop and Rock music at Liverpool’s very own British Music experience. The museum offers a fantastic experience for all the family which includes, galleries, audio visual experiences, interactive zones and hologram performances. Located just a short walk from Liverpool Lime Street station. Get 2 for 1 on the British Music Experience with National Rail discount! 

Beatles Liverpool Walking Tour

Discover the famous Beatles Liverpool walking tour and learn about the world-famous band from the 1960’s. Enjoy 10% off tickets for the Beatles Liverpool Walking Tour with National Rail discount. 

Walker Art Gallery

If you prefer art, then why not discover the Walker Art Gallery, home to famous paintings, sculptures and decorative art pieces? Located just a short walk from Liverpool Lime Street station, the gallery will be a hit with the whole family. Entry to the Walker Art Gallery is free. 

Travel together and save up to 25% with our Duo tickets!

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