Looking for inspiration to get out of the house and keep the kids occupied, whatever the weather, this half term? Then we’ve done the leg work for you, finding some of the best activities and events from across the region easily accessible on a Northern train, to make this half term one to remember.

A rainy day provides the perfect opportunity to explore some of the best indoor activities Sheffield has to offer.  Hop on the train and spend a day getting to know the South Yorkshire city a little better.   Explore the cities museums and galleries Sheffield museums and galleries are not to be missed and Graves Gallery above the city’s central library needs to be at the top of your list. The...

A rainy day in Newcastle is certainly not a day wasted, with plenty of things to do to pass a few hours taking in culture or learning something new. Hop on a train to Tyneside and discover what Newcastle has to offer.   Newcastle’s culture and arts Some of the best indoor activities Newcastle has to offer can be found at the many Newcastle art galleries and museums, which can be counted among some...

A trip to Leeds is worth it, no matter the weather. There are plenty of things to do in Leeds on a rainy day, with lots of indoor activities for all the family.   Sit back and relax Fancy a cosy day catching up on all the latest blockbusters? Get yourself to the top floor of Leeds Trinity Shopping Centre and experience a cinematic delight at Everyman Leeds. The plushest cinema in the city, you can...

A day in Hull will never be dull, even if the weather is. There are plenty of Hull attractions to keep you occupied, even on the greyest day, so hop on a train and see what the city has to offer.   Explore Hull Marina A list of things to do in Hull wouldn’t be complete without a mention of The Deep Hull. One of the UK’s largest aquariums, The Deep, located in Hull’ Marina, allows you to submerge below...

Discover the port city of Hull by taking a train towards the North Sea and enjoying what East Yorkshire has to offer. There are plenty of outdoor activities that Hull has on its doorstep, all close to the train station so what better way to spend a sunny day than exploring this historic, maritime city.   Discover Hull’s Seven Seas Fish Trail A great way to start your day in Hull is by following the...

If you’re wondering what to do in Leeds on a nice day, the city boasts a wide range of relaxing or adventurous things to do outdoors, all easily accessible from the train station. There are always things to do in Leeds, from exploring the city centre by foot or visiting a nearby suburb on the Northern line, so make the most of this buzzing city and plan your trip.   For the walkers Directly behind...

Newcastle has an interesting industrial past and its sprawling surrounds are the perfect place to spend a sunny day exploring. Located on the River Tyne and just off the North Sea, there are plenty of outdoor activities in Newcastle, all within walking distance of the train station.   Take in Newcastle’s ancient past Take a walk along Hadrian’s way, heading east towards the sea or west inland and...