Travel inspiration

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

7 reasons for a weekend away in 2017

Comeback gigs from 100-million-selling rock stars, Viking festivals with axe-throwing contests and the world’s biggest arts festival. There’s lots of reasons to book a weekend away for 2017…

Win at winter sports along the East Coast route

Get those woollies on with some winter sports. Whether you want to soar down a mountain on skis, stumble round an ice rink on skates or simply watch someone else do all the hard work, there’s something sporty and wintry for you along our route. 

Five great golf courses

Holding a corporate away day, team-building event or entertaining a client? Why not head out for a round of golf?

Romantic breaks

Let Virgin Trains East Coast trains whisk you away on a romantic break this spring.

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. 

Outdoor activities

Let Virgin Trains East Coast trains take you to some of Britain’s finest scenery and outdoor activities.


Whether you have a yen for medieval history, the Queen’s castle or enjoy contemporary art and music, let Virgin Trains East Coast whisk you off to some of Britain’s greatest cultural venues. 


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.

Weekend trips

Let Virgin Trains East Coast trains whisk you off in style for an exciting weekend break.