Another hidden page

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It looks like you've found the second hidden page on Roads.org.uk.

It's a bit like turning off the motorway between junctions and finding there's actually something there. There are three, so if you haven't found the others yet you might want to start looking now.

What's here? This time, you clicked on an octopus, so let's visit the enormous octopus junction at M74 junction 6. These pictures were taken on a grim day from a moving car, so they aren't the best - but it's good enough for some hidden fun.

My eight-tentacled friend

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Published9 September 2018

Last updated9 September 2018