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June’s Top Trips ☀️


   
Discover our June Holiday Selection below! ☀️
These curated experiences and destinations are tailored for the Summer season!   ­ 30th May 2024, 4 Nights !!!! From £543 Per Person !!!! ­
A must-do tour that we love!!!  
Devon is bursting with unique food and drink experiences, and we’ll get to try a few on our new tour based in Plymouth. Indulge in a Devon Cream Tea on a scenic cruise, savor traditional fish and chips, tour a vineyard, and taste the finest at Plymouth Gin Distillery.

The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth – The grand 19th-century Duke of Cornwall Hotel is ideally located on the fringe of Plymouth’s vibrant city center, a short stroll away from Plymouth Hoe promenade.
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights bed & full English breakfast
Dinner on 3 nights in Plymouth
Scenic cruise on the River Exe with a Devon Cream Tea  Tour of Alder Vineyard
Enjoy a tour and tasting at Plymouth Gin Distillery
Visit to Paignton
Traditional fish & chips in Paignton
Scenic drive through Dartmoor National Park
Free time in resort


CHATSWORTH & SHUGBOROUGH
6th June 2024, 4 Nights From £459 Per Person ­
Discover two fantastic stately homes as we first enjoy a visit to breath-taking Chatsworth House, referred to as the ‘Palace of the Peaks’ as well as the Shugborough Estate, a spectacular Georgian estate and the charming towns of Bakewell and Stafford. ­
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast accommodation near Derby
Entrance to Chatsworth House & Gardens
Visit Bakewell, famous for its tart
Discover Shugborough Estate
Explore the market town of Stafford
Free time in resort

  EASTBOURNE ­
10th June 2024, 4 Nights – From £407 Per Person  
The elegant seaside resort of Eastbourne has five miles of unspoilt beaches and palm tree lined promenade with exquisite floral and garden displays.  
Afton Hotel – The welcoming Afton Hotel is situated opposite the pier and carpet gardens with the promenades and shopping centre a short, level walk away.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast 
Entertainment on some evenings at selected hotels
Excursion to elegant Brighton
Visit the ancient town of Rye
Free time to explore Eastbourne at leisure   ­

  REGAL SCOTLAND ­
13th June 2024, 4 Nights From £677 Per Person ­
Explore some of Scotland’s great castles, lochs, gardens and ships on our tour staying near Loch Lomond. We’ll step aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh as well as visiting Inveraray Castle.  
Winnock Hotel, Drymen – The award-winning  Winnock Hotel is an 18th century Inn near Loch Lomond, perfectly placed for exploring the surrounding Trossachs countryside and many castle and city attractions within easy reach.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast 
Porterage
Tea / coffee with dinner
Live entertainment on two evenings
Visit capital Edinburgh
Explore the majestic Royal Yacht Britannia
Discover the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Entrance to Inveraray Castle
Tour and tasting at Glengoyne Distillery
Excursion to majestic Stirling Castle
Cruise on Loch Katrine with cream tea

  BLACKPOOL
17th June 2024, 4 Nights From £312 Per Person ­
NEW TOUR & HOTEL FOR 2024
Enjoy a great value winter break to Blackpool and Tiffany’s Hotel where there is never a dull moment with fantastic cabaret acts and entertainment every day of the year guaranteed to have you laughing and singing along. By day we’ll visit Fleetwood and Southport with plenty time to see the sights in Blackpool as well!  
Tiffany’s Hotel, Blackpool – Tiffany’s Hotel is renowned as one of the best hotels in Blackpool with entertainment every night and a fantastic location on the North Promenade with the main attractions close by and a tram stop outside the hotel.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast 
Fantastic live cabaret entertainment every night
Porterage
Tea/coffee & treats on arrival at the hotel
Visit to the traditional town of Fleetwood on market day
Discover the Victorian resort of Southport
Free time to explore Blackpool at leisure ­


TORQUAY – NETHWAY  ­
17th June 2024, 4 Nights From £345 Per Person ­
Indulge in a serene getaway amidst the picturesque English Riviera in Torquay, where the Nethway Hotel awaits.This family-run gem boasts tranquil gardens and breathtaking sea views, providing the perfect backdrop for relaxation.  ­
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast accommodation in Torquay
Entertainment on 2 nights
Visit the traditional resort of Paignton
Explore the colourful fishing port of Brixham
Discover the attractive city of Exeter
Free time to explore Torquay at leisure

    SPAIN COSTA BRAVA ­
21st June 2024, 9 Nights £999 Per Person ­
Join us on this relaxing holiday to the charming resort of Calella, offering so much to the visitor with a bustling sea front promenade filled with colourful shops, bars and pavement cafés and a long golden beach. From here we’ll explore other towns on the Costa Brava as well as the city of Barcelona.  

Hotel Kaktus Playa, Calella – The Kaktus Playa is a modern 5 star hotel close to the beach within easy walking distance of the resort centre.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast 
Welcome cocktail at main stay hotel
Porterage
Wine and water with evening meals at mainstay hotel
Farewell appetiser (sangria & tapas) on last evening
Trip to the market town of Girona
Discover the medieval town of Besalú
Excursion to Barcelona
Trip to the resorts of Lloret and Tossa de Mar
Free time in resort ­

  TRALEE & RING OF KERRY ­
23rd June 2024, 6 Nights £779 Per Person ­
The Kingdom of Kerry is renowned for its natural beauty, combining a rugged coastline with wonderful landscapes, dramatic mountain scenery and miles of golden beaches. On this new tour staying in lively Tralee we’ll tour the dramatic Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula.  
Benners Hotel, Tralee – Benners Hotel is a family run hotel situated in Tralee town centre, backing onto the towns famous park ideal for a stroll.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Irish Sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed and full Irish breakfast (could be grab and go breakfast or breakfast on board ferry on last night)
4 nights dinner, bed & full Irish breakfast 
Porterage
Guided tour of the Ring of Kerry
Visit Blarney, famous for its castle
Scenic trip to the Dingle Peninsula
Visit to Waterford Crystal
Free time at leisure in Tralee

­ LAKES & DALES
23rd June 2024, 4 Nights From £479 Per Person ­
The captivating Lake District and picturesque Yorkshire Dales boast outstanding natural beauty and form some of the most scenic parts of England. From our base in the quiet seaside retreat of Grange-over-Sands, we’ll enjoy a scenic drive through the Lake District and a jaunt through the Yorkshire Dales.  
Cumbria Grand Hotel – Built in 1880, the hotel is set in 20 acres of private gardens and woodlands, overlooking Morecambe Bay.   Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast 
Excursion to the breath-taking Lake District
Scenic drive around the Yorkshire Dales
Trip to historic Lancaster

  ­ LIVERPOOL CITY BREAK
28th June 2024, 2 Nights From £247 Per Person ­
Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the magnificent city of Liverpool, a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its stunning Waterfront and spectacular architecture. Why not explore the Albert Dock, or one of the two iconic Cathedrals? For football fans, a visit to either Anfield or Goodison Park is a must, and shopaholics will have so much choice!  
Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower Hotel, Liverpool – The hotel enjoys a fantastic location on the historic dock front, overlooking the River Mersey and the opposite the Liver Building.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
2 nights bed & full English breakfast 
Free time in Liverpool ­

TORQUAY – BELGRAVE SANDS
28th June 2024, 3 Nights From £343 Per Person  
Torquay, in the heart of the English Riviera, is a stylish resort with a real continental atmosphere. Its elegant Victorian terraces, white villas and seven hills provide the backdrop to many popular amenities such as the Riviera Centre, Princess Theatre and shopping malls.  
Belgrave Sands Hotel 4* – The four-star Belgrave Sands Hotel and Spa enjoys a central location next to the seafront and the Abbey Crescent complex with spectacular views out to sea.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel 
3 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast 
Porterage
Entertainment on some evenings in summer
Discover the beautiful town of Dartmouth
Free time to explore Torquay at leisure  

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Summer Specials

­     Check out our Summer Specials below! ☀️
These amazing deals and prices aren’t in our brochure, so don’t miss out!  


HOME COUNTIES EXPLORER
1st July 2024, 4 Nights
From £379 Per Person
Enjoy a great midweek break visiting charming destinations in Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey on our new tour. Spend time in the unspoilt city of Winchester, bustling Windsor and vibrant Guildford and enjoy relaxing at your hotel in 121 acres of Grade II listed gardens.
Warbrook House Heritage Hotel is a Grade I listed hotel set in 121 acres of Grade II listed gardens complete with its very own Versailles style canal and Waterloo Bridge.
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast accommodation
Discover the historic city of Winchester
Explore the bustling market town of Windsor
Visit Guildford, the vibrant county town of Surrey ­

    NEWQUAY SUMMER SPECIAL ­
7th July 2024, 3 Nights – From £294 Per Person
28th July 2024, 3 Nights – From £304 Per Person
22nd September 2024, 3 Nights – From £289 Per Person ­
Enjoy a fantastic short break to Newquay, Cornwall’s premier holiday destination which boasts some of the finest coastline and beaches in the UK. Explore the old harbour, enjoy wonderful cliff top walks or simply enjoy one of the eleven magnificent sandy beaches.  
Kilbirnie Hotel, Newquay – The Kilbirnie Hotel enjoys breath-taking views over the Atlantic Ocean and is just a short stroll into town, to the coast path or the golden sands of Newquay’s famous beaches.   Highlights:
Executive coach travel
3 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast 
Free time to explore Newquay at leisure ­

    MANCHESTER, LIVERPOOL & CHESTER ­
8th July 2024, 4 Nights
From £349 Per Person ­
Enjoy a fantastic break to the North West of England with visits to not one but three great cities. We’ll visit the ancient city of Chester, dynamic Liverpool, a city steeped in history & culture and bustling Manchester.  
Best Western Everglades Park Hotel, Widnes – The Best Western Everglades Park Hotel is a contemporary hotel ideally situated for exploring the beautiful Cheshire countryside.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast accommodation in Widnes 
Visit the ancient city of Chester
Explore the magnificent city of Liverpool
Discover vibrant Manchester ­

  STRATFORD & WARWICK
12th July 2024, 2 Nights
From £224 Per Person ­
Enjoy a great summer weekend break visiting two of the most charming towns in the heart of England, medieval Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon. We’ll also enjoy a scenic drive through the Cotswolds on our journey home.  
Mercure Walton Hall Hotel & Spa, Wellesbourne near Warwick – Located just a stones throw away from Stratford-upon-Avon, the 4 star Mercure Walton Hall Hotel & Spa is a 16th century Grade II listed building with a wealth of character situated in 65 acres of private grounds  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
2 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast  
Discover medieval Warwick
Explore charming Stratford-upon-Avon
Scenic drive through the Cotswolds ­


HIGHCLERE CASTLE
8th July 2024, 1 Night
From £154 Per Person
Experience the architectural splendour and beautiful landscaped gardens of Highclere Castle, where the popular drama series Downton Abbey was filmed. Follow in the footsteps of the aristocratic Crawley family and the servants who work with them in Edwardian England.
The Ibis Reading Centre is a modern hotel ideally located in the heart of the town centre with many shops and restaurants nearby.
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
1 night dinner, bed & full English breakfast accommodation
Discover beautiful Highclere Castle
Explore historic Bath

­   HAMPTON COURT FLOWER SHOW – DAY TRIP
4th July 2024, Day Trip £69 Per Person ­
The worlds largest and most vibrant annual flower show welcomes you with an explosion of colour and fragrance. The idyllic setting in the parkland of King Henry VIII’s favourite palace is transformed as the spacious grounds showcase an exciting range of flowers, plants and gardening accessories. ­

  ROYAL WELSH SHOW – DAY TRIP
24th & 25th July 2024,
Day Trip£25 Per Person ­
Is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, and brings together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British agriculture with a unique and very special ‘Welsh’ flavour. ­

  ­ NEW TOUR – AUSTRIAN ALL INCLUSIVE
31st July 2024, 7 Nights
From £999 Per Person
Our new summer tour to Zell am Ziller offers great value with unlimited drinks, a packed lunch and coffee & cake daily with visits to Innsbruck, Rattenberg and Kitzbűhel as well as a scenic boat cruise on Lake Achen and tastings of local delicacies.
Hotel Kirchenwirt, Zell am Ziller – The welcoming Hotel Kirchenwirt is located in the centre of Zell am Ziller, a picturesque town in the Ziller Valley, with amenities close by.
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry  crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast  accommodation in Zell am Ziller
Packed lunch from the breakfast buffet daily
Unlimited drinks from 10am – 10pm  (non alcoholic drinks, draft beer, red & white wine)
Coffee & cake each afternoon in Zell am Ziller
Guided tour of Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol
Visit to the Swarovski Worlds Store in Innsbruck with small gift
Discover the medieval town of Rattenberg
Enjoy an apple strudel demonstration in Rattenberg
Scenic boat cruise on Lake Achen
Enjoy a traditional Kaiserchmarrn, a light traditional caramelized pancake
Scenic drive through the Wilder Kaiser mountains
Discover the famous alpine ski resort of Kitzbűhel
Visit to a Tyrolean organic farm with tasting of cheese & schnapps ­


   

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­     SPAIN COSTA BRAVA 
21st June 2024, 9 Nights
From £999 Per Person  
Join us on this relaxing holiday to the charming resort of Calella, offering so much to the visitor with a bustling sea front promenade filled with colourful shops, bars and pavement cafés and a long golden beach. From here we’ll explore other towns on the Costa Brava as well as the city of Barcelona.  
Hotel Kaktus Playa, Calella  – The Kaktus Playa is a modern 5 star hotel close to the beach within easy walking distance of the resort centre.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation in Calella
Welcome cocktail at main stay hotel
Porterage
Wine and water with evening meals at mainstay hotel
Farewell appetiser (sangria & tapas) on last evening
Trip to the market town of Girona
Discover the medieval town of Besalú
Excursion to Barcelona
Trip to the resorts of Lloret and Tossa de Mar
Free time in resort

­ MAJESTIC MAGGIORE & MOUNTAIN RAILWAYS
21st July 2024, 7 Nights
From £1249 Per Person
Majestic Lake Maggiore straddles both Italy and Switzerland and basks elegantly against the backdrop of the Swiss Alps. Our holiday resort of Stresa, ideally positioned by the beautiful lakeside is the perfect base from which to explore this stunning region.  
Hotel Astoria, Stresa – The Hotel Astoria is a historic four star hotel located directly on the lakeside in Stresa enjoying fantastic view across Lake Maggiore.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast   (4 course meal and set menu on first evening)
Porterage at main hotel
Welcome glass of spumante on arrival in resort
Tea/coffee after dinner
Scenic boat trip to the stunning Borromean Islands
Visit beautiful Palazzo Borromeo and its elegant gardens
Excursion to Lake Orta
Scenic journey on the Lake Maggiore Express from Stresa
Journey on the Centovalli Railway to Locarno
Boat trip from Locarno to Stresa
Scenic Three Lakes tour
Discover the stylish city of Lugarno
Spend time in Como
Free time in Stresa

FLORENCE, PISA & LUCCA
27th July 2024, 9 Nights
From £1099 Per Person  
The region of Tuscany is known for it’s breath-taking landscapes, history and is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Staying in the spa town of Montecatini Terme we’ll discover enchanting Florence, Pisa, medieval Lucca, historic San Gimignano and Volterra.  
Hotel Tuscany Inn, Montecatini Terme – The modern Hotel Tuscany Inn is a welcoming hotel located just a stones throw from Montecatini Centro, with the highlights of Tuscany within easy reach.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short Sea ferry crossings
4 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
5 nights dinner, bed and buffet breakfast   (choice of starter & main course, set menu on arrival day)
Welcome drink
Traditional Tuscan evening meal on one evening
Salad buffet with all evening meals
Return train ticket to Florence
3 hour guided tour of Florence
Admire the iconic landmarks in Florence
Guided tour of Pisa
See the famous Leaning Tower
Guided tour of Lucca
Marvel at well preserved Lucca
Full day escort to San Gimignano & Volterra
Visit to a traditional alabaster workshop
Headsets throughout the tour in Italy
Free time in resort

BRUGES – HOTEL OLYMPIA
27th May 2024 or 15th July 2024, 4 Nights
From £499 Per Person  
Bruges has the distinction of being Europe’s best preserved medieval city boasting enchanting narrow streets and picturesque canals. It is a compact city with lots of character and charm and is inviting for exploration by foot, horse-drawn carriage or boat.  
Hotel Olympia, Bruges – The welcoming family run Hotel Olympia enjoys a peaceful location in a quiet location within walking distance of the historic city centre of Bruges.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
4 nights bed & continental breakfast 
City tax in Bruges
Visit to the cosmopolitan seaside resort of Ostend
Trip to Ypres with time to witness the ‘Last Post’
Excursion to the medieval city of Ghent
Free time to explore Bruges at leisure

OSTEND – ROAYL ASTRID HOTEL
7th June 2024, 3 Nights
From £366 Per Person  
One of Belgium’s most popular resorts, Ostend offers visitors a beautiful promenade to stroll along by the wide sandy beach, and colourful landscaped gardens to discover – a true home away from home.  
Hotel Royal Astrid, Ostend – The welcoming Hotel Royal Astrid enjoys a great location just 100m from the beautiful sandy beach in Ostend  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry / shuttle crossings
3 nights bed & continental breakfast
City tax in Ostend
Excursion to the charming medieval city of Bruges
Visit to Ypres
Free time to explore Ostend at leisure ­

RUDESHEIM & MAJESTIC RHINE VALLEY
17th June 2024, 5 Nights
From £649 Per Person  
Enjoy a wonderful break to Germany staying in the popular town of Rűdesheim in the majestic Rhine Valley. During our time here we’ll cruise on the River Rhine, take in the views of the famous Lorelei Rock and enjoy visits to Koblenz and Mainz as well as a wine tasting of delicious wines.  
Hotel Rűdesheimer Hof, Rűdesheim – The welcoming, family run Hotel Rűdesheimer Hof is located in the heart of charming Rűdesheim, close to the many attractions  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
4 nights dinner, bed and buffet breakfast 
1 overnight dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation
En route visit to Ahrweiler with wine tasting
Scenic cruise on the majestic River Rhine
Explore the charming town of Bacharach
Discover the historic city of Koblenz
Stop at the Lorelei Viewpoint
Visit the picturesque town of Boppard
Explore the medieval town centre of St Goar
Free time to explore Rűdesheim at leisure ­

TRALEE, RING OF KERRY AND  DINGLE PENINSULA
23rd June 2024, 6 Nights
From £779 Per Person  
The Kingdom of Kerry is renowned for its natural beauty, combining a rugged coastline with wonderful landscapes, dramatic mountain scenery and miles of golden beaches. On this new tour staying in lively Tralee we’ll tour the dramatic Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula.  
Benners Hotel, Tralee – Benners Hotel is a family run hotel situated in Tralee town centre, backing onto the towns famous park ideal for a stroll.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Irish Sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed and full Irish breakfast  (could be grab and go breakfast or breakfast on board ferry on last night)
4 nights dinner, bed & full Irish breakfast 
Porterage
Guided tour of the Ring of Kerry
Visit Blarney, famous for its castle
Scenic trip to the Dingle Peninsula
Visit to Waterford Crystal
Free time at leisure in Tralee ­

AMSTERDAM CITY BREAK
12th July 2024, 3 Nights
From £449 Per Person  
Enjoy a fabulous short break to Amsterdam, an amazing city to visit at any time of the year. From 17th century canals to stunning architecture, the compact Dutch capital city is overflowing with world-class attractions and plenty of character..  
NH Amsterdam Zuid – The NH Amsterdam Zuid is located in Amsterdam’s Jewish quarter, a trendy neighbourhood packed with shops, restaurants and cafés with the city centre an easy tram ride away.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry / shuttle crossings
3 nights bed & continental breakfast
City tax in Amsterdam
Free time to explore Amsterdam at leisure ­

COUNTY CLARE, GALWAY & CLIFFS OF MOHER
21st July 2024, 6 Nights 
From £761 Per Person   
County Clare is home to some of the most spectacular and rugged coastlines in Ireland. Join us on wondeful tour staying in Ennis as we discover the dramatic Cliffs of Moher and the vibrant city of Galway as well as benefitting from inclusive drinks at our hotel.  
Treacy’s West County Hotel, Ennis – The family run West County Hotel is located on the edge of the town of Ennis and is a gateway to the Wild Atlantic Way.
 
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Irish Sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed and breakfast 
4 nights dinner, bed and full Irish breakfast accommodation in Ennis
Inclusive drinks from 6pm – 8pm each night in Ennis (as advertised locally)
Marvel at the magnificent Cliffs of Moher
Entrance to the award-winning Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre
Tour and tasting of Irish salmon at the Burren Smokehouse
Discover the vibrant city of Galway
Explore the quaint town of Bunratty
Free day at leisure in Enni ­­ ­
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Your Perfect June Getaway Awaits! 🔆

­     Still time to book a June trip!  
Experience the magic of Summer with some of our favorite destinations!

 
Italian Dolomites ­
2nd June 2024, 7 Nights
From £909 Per Person ­
Our new tour to the spectacular Dolomites mountain range includes a scenic drive to take in the breath-taking scenery, guided tour of Trento and visits to several wine cellars with tastings as well as an unforgettable journey on the famous Bernina Express  from Tirano to St Moritz in Switzerland.

  York & Castle Howard ­
2nd June 2024, 4 Nights
From £377 Per Person ­

The superbly preserved walled city of York remains today one of the UK’s most popular heritage cities. During our stay, we’ll also visit magnificent Castle Howard the small cathedral city of Ripon and charming Thirsk.  
Burn Hall Hotel – Set in 8 acres of parkland, approximately 10 miles out of the centre of York is the Burn Hall Hotel, renowned for its warm Yorkshire welcome.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast 
Porterage
Entrance to magnificent Castle Howard and Gardens
Admire the stunning array of lavender flower at Yorkshire Lavender (April – July departures only)
Explore the small cathedral city of Ripon
Visit Thirsk
Transfer into York with free time to explore ­

  Ilfracombe – Devon ­
3rd June 2024, 4 Nights
From £419 Per Person

The stunning North Devon Coast is a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering a combination of golden sandy beaches, precipitous cliffs and dramatic seascapes. The largest town on the coast is Ilfracombe, blessed with a beautiful natural harbour.  
The Carlton Hotel – The Carlton Hotel is located by the Tunnels Beaches in Ilfracombe, one of the most picturesque towns in North Devon, and is a 10 minute walk from the maritime harbour and quay.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast 
Entertainment on some evenings
North Devon Coastal tour visiting Lynton & Lynmouth
Visit to Barnstaple & Woolacombe
Free time to explore Ilfracombe at leisure ­

  Legends Of The Loch
6th June 2024, 4 Nights
From £639 Per Person ­
Delve into the mysteries of Scotland’s watery depths as we explore some of its finest waterways as well as some of the most charming towns and historic cities in central Scotland, as well as a ride on the fantastic Falkirk Wheel.  
Winnock Hotel, Drymen – The award-winning  Winnock Hotel is an 18th century Inn near Loch Lomond, perfectly placed for exploring the surrounding Trossachs countryside and many castle and city attractions within easy reach.  

Hightlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast (choice menu)
Porterage
Tea/coffee with dinner
Live entertainment on two evenings
Weaponry display on one night
Full Scottish Show on one night
Scenic Trossachs National Park
Visit to the Woollen Mill in Aberfoyle
Storytelling cruise on Loch Katrine
Included lunch at the Lochside Restaurant at Loch Katrine
Scenic drive to charming Inveraray
Visit to Glengoyne Whisky Distillery
Ride the Falkirk Wheel, the world’s first rotating boat lift
Discover the historic city of Stirling

 

Ostend ­
7th June 2024,
3 Nights From £366 Per Person ­
One of Belgium’s most popular resorts, Ostend offers visitors a beautiful promenade to stroll along by the wide sandy beach, and colourful landscaped gardens to discover – a true home away from home. ­

    Bristol & Bath City Break ­
8th June 2024, 1 Night
From £108 Per Person ­
Looking for a weekend escape with friends or loved ones? Bristol awaits with its diverse offerings—charming cafes, historic landmarks, artsy waterfronts and fantastic shopping. Wrap up your day with vibrant nightlife and exquisite dining. 
Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, enchants with architectural marvels like the Roman Baths and the Royal Crescent. Beyond its historical allure, it’s a contemporary city with a lively cultural scene and upscale shops.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
1 night bed & full English breakfast accommodation in Bristol Discounted bar throughout (10%)
Discover the vibrant city of Bristol
Visit charming Bath, known for its Roman Baths ­

  Regal Scotland ­
13th June 2024, 4 Nights
From £677 Per Person ­
Explore some of Scotland’s great castles, lochs, gardens and ships on our tour staying near Loch Lomond. We’ll step aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh as well as visiting Inveraray Castle.  
Winnock Hotel, Drymen – The award-winning  Winnock Hotel is an 18th century Inn near Loch Lomond, perfectly placed for exploring the surrounding Trossachs countryside and many castle and city attractions within easy reach  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast (choice menu)
Porterage
Tea / coffee with dinner
Live entertainment on two evenings
Visit capital Edinburgh
Explore the majestic Royal Yacht Britannia
Discover the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Entrance to Inveraray Castle
Tour and tasting at Glengoyne Distillery
Excursion to majestic Stirling Castle
Cruise on Loch Katrine with cream tea ­

­ Spain Costa Brava
21st June 2024, 9 Nights
From £999 Per Person ­
Join us on this relaxing holiday to the charming resort of Calella, offering so much to the visitor with a bustling sea front promenade filled with colourful shops, bars and pavement cafés and a long golden beach. From here we’ll explore other towns on the Costa Brava as well as the city of Barcelona.  
Hotel Kaktus Playa, Calella – The Kaktus Playa is a modern 5 star hotel close to the beach within easy walking distance of the resort centre.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast 
Welcome cocktail at main stay hotel
Porterage
Wine and water with evening meals at mainstay hotel
Farewell appetiser (sangria & tapas) on last evening
Trip to the market town of Girona
Discover the medieval town of Besalú
Excursion to Barcelona
Trip to the resorts of Lloret and Tossa de Mar
Free time in resort ­



 
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Ready for some Sun?

  Sick of this rain? We are too! Don’t let the gloomy weather get you down. Book your next continental getaway with us and have something sunny to look forward to!   

Check out some of our favorites below.
BARCELONA & THE COAST
3rd May 2024, 9 Nights From £939 Per Person  

NEW TOUR FOR 2024
Our fantastic new holiday explores the vibrant city of Barcelona including Montjuic and the Botanical Gardens of Marimurtra as well as visits to the Benedictine Monastery in Montserrat, the Dalí Museum in Figueres and the beautiful Botanical Gardens of Marimurtra.    

Hotel Luna Club, Santa Susanna – The stylish Hotel Luna Club is part of the Lunas Hotels complex and is set in a quiet area 250 metres from the beach.  

Highlights: Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast
7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation 
Welcome drink at mainstay hotel
Table drinks with dinner (¼ ltr wine & ¼ ltr water)
Tourist tax in resort
Guided tour of Barcelona including Montjuic and the Old Town
Entrance to Parc Gűell, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Excursion to Montserrat
Entrance to the Benedictine Monastery in Montserrat
Visit to a cava producer with tour & tasting
Excursion to Figureres, home of Salvador Dalí
Entrance to the Dalí Museum
Discover the Old Town in Gerona
Trip to the resort of Tossa de Mar
Admire the Botanical Gardens of Marimurtra in Blanes
Free time in resort

LAKE GARDA – HOTEL CRISTINA
21st May 2024, 8 Nights From £1069 Per Person  
From our base in the wonderful resort of Limone sul Garda we will visit the romantic city of Verona and the hidden gem of Bergamo as well as enjoying a full day circular tour of Lake Garda by boat, to take in the spectacular scenery of the most popular of all the Italian Lakes.  

Hotel Cristina, Limone sul Garda – The Hotel Cristina enjoys a unique location on Lake Garda, surrounded by gardens and terraces where you can enjoy a magnificent panorama of the lake, with the centre of Limone 15 minutes walk away.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
6 nights dinner, bed & international buffet breakfast 
Excursion to the romantic city of Verona
Scenic Lake Garda tour by boat
Discover Sirmione with a dramatic setting on the end of a peninsula Spend time in Bardolino
Explore Bergamo, a hidden gem in the Lombardy region of Italy
Enjoy two days free in resort at leisure ­

SPAIN COSTA BRAVA 
21st June 2024, 9 Nights From £999 Per Person  
Join us on this relaxing holiday to the charming resort of Calella, offering so much to the visitor with a bustling sea front promenade filled with colourful shops, bars and pavement cafés and a long golden beach. From here we’ll explore other towns on the Costa Brava as well as the city of Barcelona.  

Hotel Kaktus Playa, Calella  – The Kaktus Playa is a modern 5 star hotel close to the beach within easy walking distance of the resort centre.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation in Calella
Welcome cocktail at main stay hotel
Porterage
Wine and water with evening meals at mainstay hotel
Farewell appetiser (sangria & tapas) on last evening
Trip to the market town of Girona
Discover the medieval town of Besalú
Excursion to Barcelona
Trip to the resorts of Lloret and Tossa de Mar
Free time in resort

MAJESTIC MAGGIORE & MOUNTAIN RAILWAYS
21st July 2024, 7 Nights From £1249 Per Person  
Majestic Lake Maggiore straddles both Italy and Switzerland and basks elegantly against the backdrop of the Swiss Alps.
Our holiday resort of Stresa, ideally positioned by the beautiful lakeside is the perfect base from which to explore this stunning region.  

Hotel Astoria, Stresa – The Hotel Astoria is a historic four star hotel located directly on the lakeside in Stresa enjoying fantastic view across Lake Maggiore.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast (4 course meal and set menu on first evening)
Porterage at main hotel
Welcome glass of spumante on arrival in resort
Tea/coffee after dinner
Scenic boat trip to the stunning Borromean Islands
Visit beautiful Palazzo Borromeo and its elegant gardens
Excursion to Lake Orta
Scenic journey on the Lake Maggiore Express from Stresa
Journey on the Centovalli Railway to Locarno
Boat trip from Locarno to Stresa
Scenic Three Lakes tour
Discover the stylish city of Lugarno
Spend time in Como
Free time in Stresa ­

­ FLORENCE, PISA & LUCCA
27th July 2024, 9 Nights From £1099 Per Person  
The region of Tuscany is known for it’s breath-taking landscapes, history and is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Staying in the spa town of Montecatini Terme we’ll discover enchanting Florence, Pisa, medieval Lucca, historic San Gimignano and Volterra.  

Hotel Tuscany Inn, Montecatini Terme – The modern Hotel Tuscany Inn is a welcoming hotel located just a stones throw from Montecatini Centro, with the highlights of Tuscany within easy reach.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short Sea ferry crossings
4 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
5 nights dinner, bed and buffet breakfast (choice of starter & main course, set menu on arrival day)
Welcome drink
Traditional Tuscan evening meal on one evening
Salad buffet with all evening meals
Return train ticket to Florence
3 hour guided tour of Florence
Admire the iconic landmarks in Florence
Guided tour of Pisa
See the famous Leaning Tower
Guided tour of Lucca
Marvel at well preserved Lucca
Full day escort to San Gimignano & Volterra
Visit to a traditional alabaster workshop
Headsets throughout the tour in Italy
Free time in resort

SCENIC SWITZERLAND
3rd August 2024, 7 Nights From £1295 Per Person  
Staying in the charming resort of Leysin, enjoy wonderful authentic Swiss excursions including cheese, chocolate,  a paddle steamer cruise, a ride on a cable car and journey aboard the Belle Epoque Train with spectacular lake and mountain views.  

Hotel Central-Residence, Leysin – The modern exterior of the Hotel Central-Residence belies a traditional Swiss interior of wooden features and furnishings  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed and breakfast
Welcome glass of wine at the overnight (each way)
5 nights dinner, bed and buffet breakfast (3 course buffet with 3 choices per course)
Tea/coffee after dinner in Leysin
Porterage at mainstay hotel
Welcome aperitif
Guided our of Chaplin’s World
Scenic paddle steamer cruise to Montreux (2nd class)
Discover how Gruyère cheese is made
Tour and tasting at the Cailler-Nestlé chocolate factory
Glacier 3000 cable car ride
Journey aboard the Belle Epoque Train with glass of local wine
Free time in resort at leisure
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­ PARISIAN CHATEAUX & GARDENS
22nd August 2024, 7 Nights From £745 Per Person  
Admire two magnificent châteaux on our wonderful tour: the Palace and Gardens of Versailles and a unique visit to Château de Vaux-Le-Vicomte by candlelight, as well as visiting Monet’s House and Gardens and enjoying a cruise on the River Seine.  

Novotel Paris Saclay, Saclay Nr Paris – The modern Novotel Paris Saclay has been built around a renovated farmhouse and courtyard and is located in the countryside south of Paris.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
4 nights bed & buffet breakfast 
3 dinners at our hotel (set menu on day of arrival)
1 lunch at our hotel
Porterage
Welcome soft drink on arrival
Tour of the magnificent Palace and Gardens of Versailles
Enjoy a relaxing River Seine Cruise
Spectacular candlelit evening at Château de Vaux-Le-Vicomte
Entry to Monet’s House and Gardens at Giverny
Explore the pretty village of Vernon ­

­ LAKE COMO – HOTEL BAZZONI
12th October 2024, 7 Nights From £935 Per Person  
The beautiful shoreline of Lake Como is a magnet for the rich and famous, and it’s easy to see why – crystal clear lake framed by majestic snow capped peaks and the shoreline dotted with ancient villas and quaint villages.  

Hotel Bazzoni, Tremezzo – The welcoming Hotel Bazzoni is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Como close to the famous Villa Carlotta and offers spectacular views of Bellagio across the lake.   

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short Sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
5 nights dinner, bed and breakfast  (buffet style meals)
Scenic boat cruise on Lake Como
Discover charming Bellagio
Explore the vibrant city of Milan
Visit Como town and market
Free time in resort

­   22nd June 2024, 7 Nights  From £1119 Per Person   
Travel the Tyrol in style on this superb tour featuring a journey on Europe’s oldest cog railway, a relaxing Lake Achen cruise and a cable car ride to the top of Germany’s highest mountain the Zugspitze as well as a fantastic all inclusive package at your hotel.  
Bon Alpina Hotel, Igls – The charming chalet-style Bon Alpina Hotel is located in the village of Igls close to Innsbruck
  Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry  crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
5 nights dinner, bed & cold buffet breakfast with choice menu
Lunch at main hotel (soup from buffet & 1 main course OR packed lunch – excludes arrival & departure day)
Unlimited drinks (tea, coffee, soft drinks, beer & wine)  from 10am – 9pm each day
Afternoon cake from the buffet from 4 – 5pm  (excludes arrival & departure day)
Porterage at main hotel
Welcome drink
Tea/coffee after dinner
3 course Tyrolean Farmers buffet on one evening
3 course Italian buffet on one evening
One way journey on the Achenseebahn, Europe’s oldest cog railway
Explore Pertisau
Enjoy a one way cruise on Lake Achen
Journey to the top of Germany’s highest mountain the Zugspitze
One way cogwheel train to Garmish-Partenkirchen
Free time in the ski resort of Garmish-Partenkirchen
Discover Innsbruck, capital of the Tyrol
Enjoy a day at leisure in resort ­ ­ ­

­  WIN a COACH HOLIDAY for TWO! 
To commemorate our 100th anniversary, we’re offering all our customers the opportunity to win their dream coach holiday.    Is there a dream destination you’ve always wanted to go to? Or a familiar place with your own twist? 
The winner will be showcased in our 2025 Brochure and you will win two complimentary seats. ­
Llantrisant – 01443 202048
Llansamlet – 01792 274444
reservations@edwardscoaches.co.uk
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WIN a COACH HOLIDAY for TWO!

To commemorate our 100th anniversary, we’re offering all our customers the opportunity to win their dream coach holiday.

Is there a dream destination you’ve always wanted to go to? Or a familiar place with your own twist?

We are offering you the opportunity to create your dream coach tour! The winner will be showcased in our 2025 Brochure and you will win two complimentary seats. Start planning today for your shot at making it a reality

Top Tips for Planning Your Dream Coach Holiday!
Look for destinations accessible by coach in the UK or Europe. The duration of your trip is up to you!

Plan Activities: Whether you’re into exploring historic sites, savouring local cuisine, enjoying outdoor adventures, or simply lounging on a sun lounger, tailor your activities to your interests and preferences. The choice is yours!

Check Accommodation Options: Explore hotels, Chateaux’s or even resorts. The possibilities are endless.

What to do next?
Send your planned coach trip details to marketing@edwardscoaches.co.uk along with your full name, date of birth and address.

Let your imagination guide you as you craft the perfect itinerary filled with unforgettable experiences and cherished memories. Get planning!

T&Cs.
The competition is open to individuals of all ages. However, entrants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult to claim the prize or participate in the holiday. Availability and Variation: All holidays are subject to availability, dates and times of the holiday may vary based on factors such as demand and operational considerations. The company reserves the right to make changes to the itinerary, including but not limited to departure times, accommodation and activities as necessary. Competition closes on Wednesday 24th April.  Winners will be notified of any significant changes to their holiday. A winner will be chosen and contacted by 1st May 2024. Two spaces will be available to win on your dream coach holiday

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Discover the Must-See Trips in March! 🌷

Secure your spot on these handpicked March getaways!
Book now to ensure you don’t miss out on the chance to create lasting memories with us, designed to offer you the perfect blend of relaxation and exploration!


BRISTOL & BATH CITY BREAK 
2nd March 2024, 1 Night
From £99 per person

Fancy a little weekend break? Bristol offers a vibrant mix—from chic cafes to historic landmarks, artsy waterfronts to great shopping. End your day with buzzing nightlife and top-notch dining.
Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, dazzles with architectural wonders like the Roman Baths and the Royal Crescent. Beyond its rich history, it’s a modern city with a lively cultural scene and sophisticated shops.
 
Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn, Bristol 4*

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
1 night bed & full English breakfast
Discounted bar throughout (10%)
Discover the vibrant city of Bristol
Visit charming Bath, known for its Roman Baths

INVERNESS DIAMOND – ALL INCLUSIVE
2nd March 2024, 6 Nights
From £729 Per Person
NEW TOUR FOR 2024

Our new all inclusive tour to Inverness really offers great value, with so much included from a free bar each evening to afternoon tea every day. Enjoy time to explore Inverness as well as a scenic drive to Ullapool and a cruise on Loch Ness.

Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa – Dating back to the 1890’s, the Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa combines the best of the past with contemporary style and river and castle views in the heart of Inverness.

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast
4 nights dinner, bed & full Scottish breakfast (54 items on the buffet) 
Welcome cocktail on your first evening
Free bar from 7pm – 10pm each evening at your main hotel
Glass of wine with dinner at your main hotel
Daily packed lunches in Inverness
Afternoon tea each day at your main hotel
Free tea / coffee at any time of the day in Inverness
Use of the superb leisure facilities
Scenic drive to the fishing town of Ullapool
Take in the stunning scenery of Loch Ness
Cruise on Loch Ness
Free time to explore Inverness ‘capital’ of the Highlands

EASTBOURNE – AFTON HOTEL
11th March 2024, 4 nights
From £336 per person

  The elegant seaside resort of Eastbourne has five miles of unspoilt beaches and palm tree lined promenade with exquisite floral and garden displays.  
Afton Hotel – Is situated opposite the pier and carpet gardens with the promenades and shopping centre a short, level walk away.

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast
Entertainment on some evenings at selected hotels
Excursion to elegant Brighton
Visit the ancient town of Rye
Free time to explore Eastbourne at leisure

BLACKPOOL – TIFFANYS HOTEL
18th March 2024, 4 Nights
From £259 Per Person
NEW TOUR & HOTEL FOR 2024

Enjoy a great value winter break to Blackpool and Tiffany’s Hotel where there is never a dull moment with fantastic cabaret acts and entertainment every day of the year guaranteed to have you laughing and singing along. By day we’ll visit Fleetwood and Southport with plenty time to see the sights in Blackpool as well!

Tiffany’s Hotel – Renowned as one of the best hotels in Blackpool with entertainment every night and a fantastic location on the North Promenade with the main attractions close by and a tram stop outside the hotel.

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast (buffet style breakfast and five course evening meals)
Fantastic live cabaret entertainment every night
Porterage
Tea/coffee & treats on arrival at the hotel
Visit to the traditional town of Fleetwood on market day
Discover the Victorian resort of Southport
Free time to explore Blackpool at leisure
Opportunity to upgrade to All Inclusive for a supplement


ISLE OF MAN
18th March 2024, 4 Nights
From £459 Per Person

Known as the ‘Jewel in the Irish Sea’ the Isle of Man boasts over 200 square miles of beautiful countryside and a wonderful coastline of beaches and hidden coves. From our base in the seafront ‘capital’ Douglas, we’ll discover the best that this unique island has to offer.  

Best Western Palace Hotel & Casino, Douglas – This hotel enjoys a superb location on the seafront promenade in the centre of Douglas  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full Manx breakfast
Return ferry crossings
Ride on the Isle of Man Steam Railway
Visit to Cregneash Village Folk Museum
Scenic island drive following the TT course
Entrance to Peel Castle
One day Isle of Man Explorer Pass which includes horse-drawn tram, vintage railway and island bus service

TORQUAY MINI BREAK
22nd March 2024, 2 Nights
From £199 Per Person
 
Enjoy a fantastic short break this winter on one of our new mini cosy breaks to Torquay in the heart of the English Riviera.  

Headland Hotel, Torquay – The elegant Headland Hotel is set in two acres of magnificent grounds and offers stunning views across Torbay.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
2 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast
Porterage
Entertainment every evening
Free time to explore Torquay at leisure

­ HARROGATE – WINTER ALL INCLUSIVE
25th March 2024, 4 Nights
From £397 Per Person

The historic spa town of Harrogate is the perfect base from which to enjoy a holiday in Yorkshire. With the picturesque Yorkshire Dales on its doorstep, and medieval York with its spectacular Minster and quaint Shambles just a short drive away, there is so much to see & do and you’ll enjoy great value on this break with included drinks and lunches at your hotel.

Cairn Hotel, Harrogate – The Cairn Hotel is a grand Victorian hotel, just a short 5 minute walk away from the centre of the spa town of Harrogate.

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast
3 drinks vouchers per person per day (house wines & spirits, excluding deluxe and malts; draught lager and beer; soft drinks; tea & coffee – maximum of 2 vouchers can be used on alcoholic drinks)
1 packed lunch 2 soup & sandwich lunches
Entertainment on minimum 2 nights
Scenic drive through the beautiful Yorkshire Dales
Trip to the medieval city of York
Free time to explore Harrogate

IRISH CRAIC – DRINKS INCLUSIVE
25th March 2024, 4 Nights
From £438 Per Person

Join us for the craic! Discover Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, steeped in Viking history and medieval allure. Don’t forget to explore the Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre and the Waterford Museum of Treasures during your free time. Then, immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance of Dublin, the bustling capital of Ireland. From the legendary Guinness Storehouse and Jameson Distillery to the captivating Epic Ireland museum, Dublin promises a plethora of attractions waiting to be explored.

Treacy’s Hotel, Enniscorthy – Situated on the banks of the River Slaney, the family-run Treacy’s Hotel offers you a warm Irish welcome 

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Irish Sea ferry crossings
4 nights dinner, bed and full Irish breakfast
Porterage
Welcome drink
Tea, coffee after dinner
Free bar each evening from 6pm – 9pm (selected drinks as advertised) Live entertainment in the Temple Bar
Irish coffee and whiskey soda bread demonstration
Quiz and games night
Discover the medieval city of Waterford
Explore cosmopolitan Dublin

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON
26th March 2024, 2 Nights
From £249 Per Person

Enjoy a relaxing short break staying in a wonderful riverside hotel in Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon. There’s so much to see and do here from a visit to the theatre to a relaxing cruise on the River Avon.

Crowne Plaza, Stratford-upon-Avon – The Crowne Plaza Stratford-upon-Avon is a stunning riverside hotel set amidst landscaped gardens beside the River Avon, just a short stroll from the town centre.

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
2 nights bed & full English breakfast
Enjoy free time in Stratford-upon-Avon

LIVERPOOL FOOTBALL STADIUM TOUR
27th March 2024, 1 Night
From £142 Per Person

For fans of Liverpool FC, a visit to Anfield is a must. During the Stadium tour, which you take at your own pace with multimedia audio handsets, you can enjoy epic views of the pitch, visit the state-of-the-art dressing rooms and walk down the players’ tunnel, before finishing your tour in The Kop.

Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower Hotel, Liverpool – The hotel enjoys a fantastic location on the historic dock front, overlooking the River Mersey and the opposite the Liver Building.

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Bed and Full English breakfast
Entry to Liverpool Football Club Stadium Tour

PAIGNTON – COSY BREAK
29th March 2024, 3 Nights
From £244 Per Person
With long sandy beaches, bustling seafront and traditional pier, the resort of Paignton is a great choice for a holiday on the English Riviera.  
Queen’s Hotel – The cosy Queen’s Hotel enjoys a flat position, just 200 yards from Paignton town centre and seafront.

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
3 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast
Tea/coffee on arrival
Welcome cocktail
Tea/coffee & cake on two afternoons
Nightly entertainment
Visit to Plymouth
Explore the elegant resort of Torquay
Free time to explore Paignton at leisure

TORQUAY EASTER
29th March 2024, 3 Nights
From £254 Per Person

Spend Easter weekend in the elegant resort of Torquay in the heart of the English Riviera and enjoy an included Afternoon High Tea, an Easter egg and lunch on Easter Sunday.

Nethway Hotel, Torquay – This a friendly, family run hotel with peaceful gardens and stunning views of the sea, as well as being only 5 minutes walk from the seafront or town centre.

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
3 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast
One Afternoon High Tea
Easter Egg Lunch on Easter Sunday
Entertainment on two nights
Explore Paignton and Brixham
Free time to explore Torquay at leisure

KILLARNEY AND RING OF KERRY
31st March 2024, 6 Nights
From £719 Per Person

The Kingdom of Kerry, situated in southwestern Ireland, is celebrated for its unparalleled natural beauty. This enchanting region seamlessly blends a rugged coastline with awe-inspiring landscapes, dramatic mountain scenery, and expansive stretches of golden beaches.    Explore the diverse terrain, from the majestic mountains to the pristine shores, as you uncover the rich tapestry of Kerry’s captivating landscapes

Killarney Towers Hotel – This luxury hotel is ideally located in the heart of Killarney town centre, with all the amenities on its doorstep.

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Irish Sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed and full Irish breakfast (grab and go breakfast or breakfast on board ferry on last night)
4 nights dinner, bed & full Irish breakfast
Porterage
Welcome drink / tea or coffee on arrival plus a glass of wine, beer or soft drink with dinner (Killarney Towers only)
Guided tour of the Ring of Kerry
Visit Blarney, famous for its castle
Scenic trip to the Dingle Peninsula
Visit to Waterford Crystal
Free time at leisure in Killarney

LAKE GARDA – VENICE AND VERONA
12th April 2024, 7 Nights
From £919 Per Person

Discover the beauty of Italy as we visit the romantic city of Verona from our base on the shores of beautiful Lake Garda, the most popular of the Italian Lakes. Famed for its mild climate and beauty, it is the perfect destination for a holiday in Italy.

Hotel Splendid Sole, Manerba del Garda – The friendly Hotel Splendid Sole is located near the Nature Reserve of Manerba del Garda, 800 metres from the lake shore

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast
5 nights dinner, bed & international buffet breakfast   (3 course dinners with choice of first and second dish plus salad & vegetable buffet every evening meal– set menu on arrival day)
Welcome drink
Gala dinner on one evening
Included drinks at mealtimes (soft drinks, water, draft beer & house wine)
Daily teatime with biscuits from 5pm – 6.30pm
Free use of the wellness centre (beauty treatments extra charge)
Discover the magical city of Venice
Return boat transfer to Venice
Tourist tax in Venice
Scenic tour of Lake Garda
Excursion to the romantic city of Verona
Free time in resort at leisure

Llantrisant – 01443 202048
Llansamlet – 01792 274444
reservations@edwardscoaches.co.uk



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We are adding 86 New Coaches

For Holidays & National Express Routes

Edwards Coaches has announced details of a huge fleet investment plan. It will result in the arrival of 86 new coaches in an investment of over £32 million as the South Wales business observes “a positive outlook in 2024.”

The bulk of that total is accounted for by 68 Caetano Levante 3A models built on tri-axle Scania chassis that will be deployed on Edwards’ National Express services. That represents a spend of £25.7 million. The first Levantes were delivered towards the end of 2023 for use from depots in Llantrisant and Swansea. The remainder will arrive “throughout the course of 2024,” the operator says.

In a notable further development, Edwards has ordered 10 Van Hool Altano overdeck coaches, also for use on National Express work. Such a purchase marks a return to the National Express fold for Van Hool after many years away. Each of the Altanos will cost £480,000 and they are expected to arrive in June.

Separate to Edwards’ National Express work, the business is also enhancing its holiday fleet. That has seen the arrival of four Mercedes-Benz Tourismos with two more on order. Also due are a pair of Neoplan Tourliners.

Among the Tourismos already delivered is a further flagship Red Dragon example, following an earlier such vehicle. The new coach carries a slightly amended livery that remains based around the symbol of Wales.

Edwards Coaches new Red Dragon vehicle
One of the coaches already delivered is a Mercedes-Benz Tourismo that continues the Red Dragon identity

The major investment comes as Edwards Coaches prepares for its centenary in 2025. Speaking about the multiple orders, Proprietor and Chairman Mike Edwards says: “We remain committed to delivering superior travel experiences, combining our heritage and our vast industry experiences with innovation.

“We are investing heavily in new vehicles across our South Wales and Bristol depots. We are proud to be serving our communities as we reach our 100-year anniversary of the start of Edwards Coaches.”

National Express UK Coach Service Delivery Director Ed Rickard said in 2023 that the business expected 2024 to be the biggest year for vehicle deliveries in that company’s history.

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First Tour

This month saw the introduction of our latest acquistion of a
brand new Mercedes Tourismo coach.

Last week it’s first tour saw it in France on our Parisien Chateauxs
with tour driver Richard S.
This week as the photo shows, the coach is out and about on our Hebridean Odyssey tour on the beautiful Isle of Skye.

Next week sees a change of pace as Paul M takes a private tour to Blackpool.

If you see this one on the road, then by all means, give it a wave!

We also have three remaining Mercedes Tourismos on order, but they are currently delayed at the factory
with the possibly two arriving in October, the other in early 2024.

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Express with Edwards

Edwards Coach Holidays are proud to have a 5 page section in Coach & Bus Weekly discussing our role with National Express and the variety of work we carry out, 365 days a year across the UK and into Europe.

In the article, we reveal our origins, our past, present & future and where our journey with National Express is going as well as our Coach Holidays!

We also talk about our relationships with our suppliers and some of the issues we have faced together.

To read the article in PDF from Coach & Bus Weekly, click here – INTERVIEW with CBW

For National Express website, CLICK HERE

For Edwards Coach Holidays Booking site, CLICK HERE

And for Coach & Bus Weekly CLICK HERE