Travel Inspiration

With so many destinations on offer, sometimes it’s hard to choose. Check out these handy guides for a little extra inspiration.

Choose a destination

With so many amazing destinations around the UK, especially along the East Coast Main Line, it can be hard to choose where to go.

Don't worry, we're here to help. We've searched up and down the country from London to Aberdeen, to find the best places to go.

Choose from our inspiration guides for ideas across our route or visit our destination guides to see everything there is to do at each destination.

Get inspired

Top 5 places you wouldn’t believe are in the UK

Get inspired by our pick of places you wouldn’t believe are in the UK and take the family on a weekend break this October half term.

Your guide to Valentine's Day

Looking to make this Valentine’s truly special? Grab your partner, a Two Together Railcard and head to one of these exciting destinations… 

Make the most of our small groups’ discount.

Alternative Valentine's Day

The lovey-dovey feelings of Valentine’s Day aren’t for everyone. So why not grab your mates for a great day out, making the most of our small groups’ discount.

Weekend trips with LNER

Weekend trips

Let LNER take you away for an exciting weekend break. We’ll deliver you right to the heart of the action so you don’t miss a minute.

Days out that won’t break the bank.

Days out for under a tenner

Want a day out but aren’t feeling too flush? There’s great fun to be had that won’t break the bank.

Coastal destinations for a weekend break

5 great coastal destinations

Explore these Great British coastal delights all year round from Alnmouth and Lindisfarne to Berwick-upon-Tweed and Portobello.

Our guide to free days out

Family trips that won’t break the bank

Family days out don’t have to be spend, spend, spend. Show them culture, history and the great outdoors with our savvy guide to days out that cost nowt….

Staycation ideas by train

There's so much to see and do along the East Coast mainline. Get inspired for your next trip.

Half Term days out

From castles and country houses to trampoline parks and bouldering, you're sure to find inspiration for an exciting day out this Half Term. 

Book an LNER family return ticket

Days out with a difference

The summer holidays are here! Book an LNER Family Return and experience a day out with a difference.

Beautiful places to walk along the East Coast mainline

Walking the East Coast

There are some beautiful places along the East Coast Mainline. So leave the car at home, hop and a train and stretch your legs with an exhilarating walk?

Royal attractions along the East Coast

Must-see royal attractions

With the impending nuptials of Harry and Megham, the nation is going mad for all things regal. So we thought we’d inspire you with some right royal attractions along the east coast.

London's best markets

London’s best markets – from food to fashion

From vintage fashion and pop culture artefacts to furniture, thingamajigs and fine food - London’s markets have plenty to offer.

England's best real ale pubs

Take a real ale tour of England

What could be better than a pint of hand-pulled real ale in a cosy pub? Read on for our round-up of England's top real ale pubs – as voted by the Campaign for Real Ale.