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Your Northern Wish List

We asked - and you answered! You sent us a fantastic list of your favourite trips, days out and things to do across the North. 

We've collected all of your great ideas to create the ultimate Northern wish list for inspiration. There's a mixture of activities to choose from - with low-cost and free activities included. We're here to help you plan your next adventure, so you can go do your thing for less. 

1) "A trip to Robin Hood's Bay to stay in the famous seaside port and to walk the coast. Of course, have fish and chips at the renowned Magpie restaurant in Whitby". 

View of Whitby harbour on a sunny day

2) "A long weekend in Harrogate with tea at Betty's Tea Rooms". 

Woman having afternoon tea

3) "A visit to Arnside and Silverdale to watch the sunset over Morecambe Bay". 

Sunset on Morecambe beach

4) "A leisurely weekend at the Spa Hotel, Saltburn". 

Funicular railway at Saltburn

5)  "Going to the Super League Grand Final". 

Rugby league action shot

6) "A family day out at Blackpool Pleasure Beach - my kids love rollercoasters!". 

Blackpool pleasure beach with a view of Blackpool Tower

7) "My wife and I spent our honeymoon in the beautiful city of Chester. We would stay in one of the many haunted inns in Chester, take a boat trip on the river, have a meal and a drink in an atmospheric city centre pub. Do a little clothes and treats shopping before spending the evening back in the warmth and comfort of our hotel bar". 

Busy shopping street in Chester

8) "A cruise up Lake Windermere with my family and grandchildren with a call in to Wray Castle where I spent my childhood". 

Sunset over lake Windermere

9) "Newcastle Quayside". 

Early morning view over the river in Newcastle

10) "A weekend break in Scarborough, taking in a show at the Stephen Joseph and a walk along Marine Drive to Peasholm Park, with Fish and Chips at the Chippy!". 

Scarborough harbour

11) "A family trip to York visiting the Railway Museum and Castle Museum". 

York Minster and gardens

12) "Journey along Ribblehead route". 

Ribblehead viaduct

13)  "The Baltic museum in Gateshead. The viewing platform at Baltic shows you some breath-taking sights along the river". 

 Early morning view over the river in Newcastle

14) "Head out for a Spa Day in Harrogate". 

Empty sauna in a Harrogate spa

15) "Discovering the sights of Malham Cove near Gargrave". 

Windswept woman looking over the hills in Malham

16) "A climb up to the top of Scafell Pike!". 

Misty view up to the top of Scafell

17)  "A trip to Ilkley for Afternoon Tea and a walk up to the Cow and Calf rocks with my two boys for a clamber on the rocks and lots of fresh air". 

Ilkley moor

18) "A weekend in Liverpool to follow in the footsteps of the fabulous four - the Beatles tour!". 

Beatles statue in Liverpool

19) "Giggin' in Manchester". 

View of a music gig from the dancefloor

20) "Star-gazing in Northumberland". 

Starry sky


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