Travel inspiration

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

On yer bike!

There’s only one cycle race we care about this year. Move over France, we’re off to the Tour de Yorkshire. Come along too...

Walking the East Coast

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

Relax, its Mother’s Day

All along the East Coast you’ll find some brilliant spas perfect for relaxing. So find the perfect day to treat your Mum...

Winter sports along the East Coast route

Get those woollies on for winter sports. Whether you want to soar down a mountain on skis, stumble round an ice rink or have a crack at curling, take your pick from our exciting selection.

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.


Let Virgin Trains East Coast trains whisk you off for some retail therapy. We can drop you off in the heart of cities from London to Glasgow and our luggage racks are made for bulging bags.

Eating and drinking

Virgin Trains East Coast will take you up and down Britain to discover some of this island’s most extraordinary food and drink. 

Weekend trips

Let Virgin Trains East Coast 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.