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June’s Top Trips ☀️
09May

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 […]

Summer Specials
03May

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 EXPLORER1st July 2024, 4 Nights From £379 Per PersonEnjoy a great midweek break visiting charming destinations in Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey on our new tour. Spend time in the […]

Ready for a Summer Escape? ☀️
24Apr

Ready for a Summer Escape? ☀️

­     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 […]

Your Perfect June Getaway Awaits! 🔆
18Apr

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 […]

Ready for some Sun?
05Apr

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 […]

WIN a COACH HOLIDAY for TWO!
07Mar

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 […]

Discover the Must-See Trips in March! 🌷
12Feb

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 NightFrom £99 per person Fancy a little weekend break? Bristol offers a […]

We are adding 86 New Coaches
10Jan

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 […]

First Tour
01Sep

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 […]

Express with Edwards
20Jul

Express with Edwards

Interview on our role with National Express

Coach Holidays Isle of Wight: Discover the Charm and Beauty of this Coastal Paradise
03Jul

Coach Holidays Isle of Wight: Discover the Charm and Beauty of this Coastal Paradise

Are you excited to explore the beautiful Isle of Wight? This enchanting island getaway is a hidden treasure located off the coast of the UK, waiting to be discovered and appreciated. Whether you seek a tranquil escape or an action-packed vacation, the Isle of Wight caters for all. Uncover the Enchantment of the Isle of […]

We’re growing
24Apr

We’re growing

If you are looking for a change of career, then we might just have the opportunity you are looking for.National Express are expanding their routes and we need drivers based in Avonmouth, Llantrisant & Swansea.Our Coach holiday programme is is growing and seats on our brochured tours are selling fast. Coach hire is reaching new […]

ROUTE ONE
18Jan

ROUTE ONE

An excellent article below from Route One, the industries monthly magazine In this, are discussions of optimism for the Year ahead in the Coach Tourism & Travel sector. Contributions from:Edwards Coaches Contracts Manager, Caroline NarlochEdwards Coaches Chairman, Mike Edwards and also includes input from:Parrys Coaches Managing Director, Dave Parry. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

Goodbye 2022, Hello 2023
23Dec

Goodbye 2022, Hello 2023

MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEARFROM ALL AT EDWARDS COACHES 2022As the Year draws to a close, we thought we would reflect on 2022 Coach holidays have overcome some major hurdles since 2020 but it is great to see a future that is definitely looking bright! Despite a large number of hotels increasing their base […]

Flowers in 2023
18Nov

Flowers in 2023

Whether you are looking for a Flower show, a Show Garden or maybe something a little more inclusive, we should have something here for your green fingers (or budding ones!) both at home & away! We have brought back an old favourite with the Southport Flower show. Dates for our regular shows such as 2 […]

2Wish Support
11Oct

2Wish Support

Edwards Coaches are extremely proud to offer our support to the 2Wish foundation. Thank you for your efforts and good luck to all the paticipants in the climb, from the team at Edwards Coaches

Updated Website
04Aug

Updated Website

You may have noticed a few minor changes to our website.. if fact there have been some major changes, but we wanted to make the new site feel like that comfortable pair of slippers for you, our customers. We made pages easier to navigate with clear links to Local Bus, Transport, Recruitment, Blog, Brochures & […]

Are you looking for work?
17May

Are you looking for work?

We have some exciting job opportunities here at Edwards Coaches.We are looking for a Holiday Product Assistant, National Express Drivers, Coach Drivers & bus drivers. You can see our current vacancies on HEREWhy not drop us your CV to recruitment@edwardscoaches.co.uk

Winter Warmers
31Jan

Winter Warmers

We have a number of tours that will give you a reason to leave the hum drum of the kitchen and relax in a friendly hotel with no dishes to wash!We have spaces available for nearly all areas of the map!LondonKentTorquayDevonCornwallNorth WalesWest Wales& Scotland With so much to do & see at a price that […]

Edwards Main Brochure 2022
06Jan

Edwards Main Brochure 2022

HOT OFF THE PRESS *Look at our shiny main brochure for 2022! It started arriving with us this week and we can’t wait to share it all with you. Our customers will be receiving their copies in the post this week Please email or call our Holiday Reservations Team on reservations@edwardscoaches.co.uk, 01443 202048 or 01792 […]

Black Friday
26Nov

Black Friday

Exceptional offers for Black Friday rfom Edwards Coach Holidays!

Looking for a new role?
16Sep

Looking for a new role?

RCT are holding a virtual Jobs Fair of which Edwards Coaches are partaking

“Coach Operator of the Year” – Finalist
09Sep

“Coach Operator of the Year” – Finalist

Edwards Coaches have been shortlisted as a finalist

Thanks To You
06Sep

Thanks To You

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Top o’ the Morning
27Jul

Top o’ the Morning

We had our first “Irish” tour in over a year depart on the 18th July, heading for Belfast & The Antrim Coast.Taking in Downpatrick, Belfast& the Titanic Exhibition, The Antrim Coast & The Giant’s Causeway. We still have availability on our future Irish tours including Kilarney & the Ring of Kerry; Grand Ireland Explorer; Emerald […]

Edwards Coaches sponsors Duke of Edinburgh Awards
14Jul

Edwards Coaches sponsors Duke of Edinburgh Awards

We’re delighted to announce we’ve signed off our partnership agreement with the incredible Duke of Edinburgh Awards scheme. Edwards Coaches are now a ‘Gold Associate Supporter’, and we will work with the DofE in supplying coaches and any support possible to support the Youth of today in the communities we operate in. Edwards Coaches commented: […]

Andre Rieu in Europe
07Jul

Andre Rieu in Europe

We have just released the following dates for Andre Rieu. Don’t miss the chance to see the modern day ‘King of Waltz’, André Rieu perform with his wonderful Johann Strauss Orchestra on this fantastic short break to Holland. His concerts are renowned as being a true musical extravaganza, so it is easy to see why […]

13 Tour Coaches
29Jun

13 Tour Coaches

13 Tours depart from South Wales

Welcome Back
21May

Welcome Back

What a week! The 17th May 2021 marked a momentous day for us as we waved off our first coaches to leave our South Wales depot in 8 months!  We were fortunate to welcome press, journalists and Cabinet Minister Mick Antoniw on site as we marked the occasion alongside our customers. You may have caught us […]

Edwards Coaches Ltd- Restarting holidays after a very long 8 months
14May

Edwards Coaches Ltd- Restarting holidays after a very long 8 months

UK and Welsh award winning company Edwards Coach Holidays is looking forward to restarting their holiday programme on the 17th May 2021 after a long 8 months due to the Covid 19 pandemic. With over 300 coaches parked in the depot and a loss of holiday revenue amounting to approximately £12 million they are really […]

We can’t wait to get away!
24Feb

We can’t wait to get away!

With the buzz of holidays on the horizon once again, we caught up with our driver Damian who’s hoping to get away on some of our breaks in the coming weeks!

Happy Valentines Day
08Feb

Happy Valentines Day

With Valentines Day just around the corner, we’ve been catching up with our driver Chris to give us some top tips on where you can take your loved ones this year!

CALLING ALL TEACHERS AND SCHOOL PUPILS
04Feb

CALLING ALL TEACHERS AND SCHOOL PUPILS

WIN a day out for you and your class on our Welsh Team Coach!

UK Transport Awards
02Feb

UK Transport Awards

We won!🏆 Edwards Coaches have been awarded:Best International Coach Tour Operator – Wales for the 2021 UK Transport AwardsHuge congratulations to all who work Edwards Coaches along with our fantastic suppliers and incredible customers, thank you.The journeys never about one individual, our team is much stronger than that. We are blessed to have some of […]

Red Dragon Tours
02Feb

Red Dragon Tours

Here’s one of our tour drivers, Andrew Martin. Andrew has been with Edwards for many years so he’ll be a familiar face to many of you!

Our journey to 2021 . . .
28Jan

Our journey to 2021 . . .

A great visual on our journey to 2021!

Happy Burns Night!
25Jan

Happy Burns Night!

Here’s an update from one of our drivers Stuart. Stuart often drives our Scotland holidays and has a wealth of experience touring around this fantastic country. Let’s hear what he has to say:

Our Staff
15Jan

Our Staff

Following on from our e-shots

EDWARDS COACHES WINS BEST COACH OPERATOR FOR GROUPS AT THE GROUP TRAVEL AWARDS 2020
07Sep

EDWARDS COACHES WINS BEST COACH OPERATOR FOR GROUPS AT THE GROUP TRAVEL AWARDS 2020

Award winning South Wales based company Edwards Coaches has added another trophy to its cabinet as it wins BEST COACH OPERATOR FOR GROUPS 2020. In different circumstances this year, the awards were broadcast live on YouTube TV. The Group Travel Awards are the highlight of the group travel industry year. Competition was particularly strong but […]

AM Congratulates Students on Green Christmas Card Designs
17Dec

AM Congratulates Students on Green Christmas Card Designs

Mick Antoniw, Assembly Member for Pontypridd has congratulated the winners of the annual Pontypridd AM & MP Christmas card design competition.  The theme of this year’s competition was ‘the environment at Christmas’. The Christmas card competition, which is now in its sixth year, has proved popular with primary schools across the Pontypridd constituency and this […]

Legendary Edwards Coaches Matriarch Sadly Passes Away
07Jun

Legendary Edwards Coaches Matriarch Sadly Passes Away

It is with a very heavy heart that Edwards Coaches announce the passing away of Mrs Jean Edwards, 3rd generation of the family business. Mike Edwards’ mother was fondly known by all as ‘Mrs E’ and peacefully passed away on Monday 27th May at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital with her family at her side. Jean […]

EDWARDS COACHES ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF ITS CHARITY COMPETITION
26Apr

EDWARDS COACHES ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF ITS CHARITY COMPETITION

Award winning South Wales company Edwards Coaches Ltd. has announced ten winners of its recent charity competition despite initially intending to offer the prize to four charities. The competition was launched via Facebook on 1st April 2019 offering charities a free advertising space on the back of one of its brand new local service buses. […]

EDWARDS COACHES PARTNERS WITH ABER VALLEY MALE VOICE CHOIR
16Apr

EDWARDS COACHES PARTNERS WITH ABER VALLEY MALE VOICE CHOIR

Award winning company Edwards Coaches is pleased to announce its partnership with the renowned Aber Valley Male Voice Choir. The partnership builds upon Edwards’ continued support and investment in its local community, including transport for fundraisers at Velindre Cancer Hospital and its competition to offer free advertising for a charity. Aber Valley Male Voice Choir […]

EDWARDS COACHES WINS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR AT NATIONAL EXPRESS AWARDS
11Apr

EDWARDS COACHES WINS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR AT NATIONAL EXPRESS AWARDS

South Wales based company Edwards Coaches adds another award to its arsenal as it scoops ‘Operator of the Year: 21+ Vehicles’ at National Express’ annual Operator Awards. Edwards has operated the National Express service from South Wales as well as Bristol and Avonmouth for 2 years, picking up a number of awards along the way […]

Local Bus Services
01Feb

Local Bus Services

Morning, we have just had confirmation that Yorkdale is now passable so we are resuming a normal operation on Services 100 and 400. As things stand, Service 90 will not operate today

Brexit Announcement
24Jan

Brexit Announcement

In these uncertain times as a result of the UK’s relationship with the European Union, Edwards Holidays are delighted to offer some clarity and certainty. With the 29th March fast approaching, it’s understandable that you may have questions when it comes to booking your next holiday, especially to Europe. That’s why we at Edwards would […]

Edwards Partners with Scarlets
12Sep

Edwards Partners with Scarlets

Award winning travel company Edwards announces partnership with Scarlets. Edwards are delighted to support the famous West Wales regional team for the 2018/2019 season by supplying team transport for their upcoming matches. This follows on from Edwards providing numerous coaches in the past for Scarlets’ away games and fan transport. Managing Director of Edwards Coaches […]