Staycation ideas from London to Edinburgh

There might not be much jetting off this year, but that doesn't mean you can't explore.


We've partnered with Decathlon to highlight some of the best staycation ideas along the LNER route, plus a 30% discount on LNER tickets when you buy your supplies at Decathlon.

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Get inspired for a staycation

5 out-of-the-city campsites

We’ve pulled together a list of campsites along our route that you should definitely consider.

5 wonderful walking routes

The East Coast offers unbeatable walking adventures for you to choose from. You’ll just need to make sure you have the right footwear, clothing and plenty of snacks to keep you going!

Hidden Gems

We want you to uncover these hidden gems, so we’ve pulled together some of the best the east coast has to offer – but let’s just keep it between ourselves.

5 lovely lakes to visit

Did you know that some of the best lakes are just a short journey from our route along the east coast?

Save 30% off your travel to top staycation spots

Our friends at Decathlon love it when you travel responsibly for your staycation. Get 30% off LNER train tickets with every Decathlon purchase, booking window open until 31 October for travel by 30 November

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Win the ultimate outdoor bundle

Together with Decathlon, we’re offering you the chance to win one of three fantastic prizes including return First Class train tickets to an LNER destination of your choice and a top tier Decathlon camping & travel bundle for your trip. 

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30% Discount Terms and Conditions 

  1. The 30% discount is available on our lower tier First Class and Standard LNER Advance fares and valid only on trains operated by LNER.
  2. Tickets are available for booking online from 14 September 2020 until 31 October 2020, for travel between 15 September 2020 and 30 November 2020, excluding Friday, Saturday & Sundays. Please ensure the booking window is open and valid for the date you intend to travel. If your chosen travel date isn’t yet available, sign up for a ticket alert or check back at a later date.
  3. Your discount code can be used for one transaction per customer, up to 6 return tickets.
  4. Sorry, you can’t use this discount in conjunction with any other offers, discounts or Railcards (if you are booking for between three and nine people the discount will show as small groups booking discount).
  5. Advance tickets are subject to availability, and there is very limited availability at peak times.
  6. The usual Advance terms and conditions apply.
  7. Discount code only distributed with an in-store or online purchase from from 14 September to 18 October.