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Welcome to Inspire!

This blog aims to bring you everything you need to inspire your next big adventure with us. Whether you're looking for free things to do in London or the best beaches to visit in the summer, we think Inspire brings all of our travellers something fun and unique.

Take a look below and find your inspiration today!

Latest blog entries...

Check out our list of some of the best outdoor restaurants in the UK!
Check out our list of Britain's best walks for some staycation inspiration!
It's time for you to plan your next big trip onboard a National Express coach with these great travel ideas and more...

Travel inspiration

Find plenty of blogs to get you excited about your next coach trip here. From Bristol's harbour delights to the hidden gems of Nottingham, you'll find something that gets you raring to go in our Travel inspiration section.

See the UK by coach this year! Find the perfect destination for you with our list of places you may not have thought to visit...
Planning a UK break by coach? Find out about some of our favourites and how to spend your time there...
Manchester is an amazing city packed full of things to do, here's how to make the most of your 24 hours there...


Take a look at our Lifestyle section for plenty of helpful advice and everyday tips. Discover how to crack a day at the races, what you need to see the UK on a budget and even what makes our grandparents so brilliant!

From the Millenium Gallery to the iconic Kelham Island, explore 48 hours in Sheffield with us...
Explore Birmingham in just 48 seconds this Christmas and book coach tickets to the second city today...
From the Royal Albert Dock to The Beatles, discover the heart of Liverpool in this edition of 48 hours in 48 seconds...

News & events

Want the latest news from us? Or got a festival you want to travel with us to see? Check out our blogs on the latest competitions, festivals, races and more, and stay in the know today!

After meeting on one of our coaches 30 years ago, we caught up with the Jones family to take a trip down memory lane...
Not only is it almost the end of the decade but it was ten years ago this month when our Birmingham Coach Station opened! Here are ten fun facts for all you transport buffs
Discover who the winner was in our search to find the next great up-and-coming artists...
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