Coach Holiday, the Journey Awaits
Are you having difficulties finding the best coach holidays? Worry not because here at Zeelo we got you! We offer the best coach services for your holiday across the UK and we can organize a fully planned holiday – just for you! All you have to do is hire our coaches and get to our pick-up points near you, board our coaches, sit back, relax and enjoy your ride as you experience a coach holiday adventure of your lifetime.
Here are 10 of the best places around the UK you might have to consider visiting while on a coach holiday, or in fact, on any sort of holiday.
When looking at the many places to take a coach holiday, Devon is the first on the list and deservedly is! It is one of the favourite British holiday destinations and has beautiful beaches, seaside resorts, ancient castles, and historic houses. In the northern part of Devon, there are attractive beaches of Woolacombe and Ilfracombe whereas on the south side there are exciting places like Plymouth, Exeter, Salcombe, and the Blackpool Sands. This is the place to be if you are looking forward to having a 3-4 days coach holiday of your life!
Ladram Bay Holiday Park offers a perfect adventure for a family seaside coach holiday. With reasonable accommodation, first-class entertainment, and superb facilities, this is one of the best places to visit while at Devon. It offers excellent outdoor activities like horse riding and golf. The bay at the coast with its sand-washed rock pools is safe for bathing and watersports. It is also a perfect fishing spot at night. The park has amazing indoor room activities like the gym, Jacuzzi, steam room, and an ideal playing ground for children.
Where to Stay
There are plenty of places to stay while at Devon but we recommend the Moors House. It is an 18-century self-catering house located in South Zeal village in the northern part of Dartmoor National park. The luxurious residence is just a short walk to the Devonshire village of South Zeal and has friendly dwellings, serving food stores, and coffee shop. It is situated in an outdoor position, and one can explore Dartmoor National park as well as the Tarka Trail passing through the next village.
With dales, peaks, national parks, moors, and a beautiful coastline, Yorkshire is one of the best destinations to visit not only across the UK but also across the whole world. Scarborough found in the North of Yorkshire is a lovely place for couples and families. The place boasts of a beautiful Scarborough beach and parks. Carry along your swimming costume as the Alpine water park is packed with swimmers as well as some heated outdoor pool and a spa region. If you are planning a 2 – 3 day coach holiday, then you do not want to miss out on Yorkshire.
The place is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts as well, with walks from doorstep to the amazing neighbourhood of Malham Tarn, Gordale Scar, and Janet’s Foss. There is a leisurely boat trip to Leeds and Liverpool Canal with narrated ghost walk around the town’s backwaters. Families with kids should be happy the place is toddler-friendly.
There is also The Byre located in the heart of Yorkshire Dales National Park giving the perfect chance of having a glance at the panoramic views over the rolling countryside. The park is designed with beautiful stonework, beams, and arches which makes it eye-catching. Travelling in a group has never been easier than using Zeelo for Coach or Minibus hire for the perfect tour.
Where to Stay
Blue Dolphin Holiday Park and restaurant offer gorgeous views of the beautiful countryside from the clifftop. It has a fantastic swimming pool where friends and families can hang out well while spending their day. The revellers should be excited as the place offers evening entertainment from the bars and the restaurant with delicious meals to stage shows, pantomimes, and live music. For accommodation, the area is well equipped with caravans with a different layout to suit family budgets.
There is also a standard and deluxe model rooms available with extra features like central heating, double-glazing, and TV set if you like watching. For the individuals with the love of camping, this is the place for you! There are basic tents, electric pitches, Euro pitches, extra-large pitches for tents, and the extra-large pitches for tourers offering a wide range to choose from.
3. Lake District
Lake District is located north of England and hiking lovers should consider visiting here as it offers beautiful scenery for some cool photography session. The place has lovely lakes, breathtaking mountain, cosy pubs, and it is famous for poets.
The Lake District Mountains also called Cumbrian Mountains are the highlight of this place. A hike through the mountains leaves you with a beautiful scenery for an adventure that you will never forget.
The place is also characterized by beautiful valleys like Duddon, Eskdale, and Wasdale not forgetting the woodlands formed by the European native oaks and completes The Lake District as a habitat for English Wildlife. It is here that you might actually have a chance to see the red squirrel.
The Lake District is perfect for your week or so coach holiday and you might be left craving for more.
Where to Stay
When heading on a coach holiday, Crossthwaite Cottage is a traditional cottage near Hawkshead village design. A visit will enable traveller’s view of Lake District. The cottage offers comfortable holiday accommodation with the essentials amenities needed to enjoy the rustic Lakeland cottage.
There is also the Mell Fell View, which is a traditional terraced Lake District Cottage on the edge of Penruddock village. The cottage provides a warm and welcoming accommodation to visitors as it boasts a spacious sitting room, a dining area, with delicious meals services with two delightful bedrooms and a cosy wood-burning stove. The premise has a wonderful garden where one can take a stroll on the footpath throughout the region. The area is pet-friendly, and this is the reason pet lovers should consider going out with them. The home is miles away from Ullswater and is ideal for exploring, enjoying, and relaxing in the lakes with amazing scenery. Penruddock is ideally placed for exploring and fun activities like; fishing, golfing, fell walking and photography can be enjoyed.
You are never going to mention the UK, without London coming to your mind. It is one of the most popular cities across the UK and the world. London is an exciting place to visit. Being the capital city of England, among other things to be discussed below, the City has all the reasons to be in the top four of the ten in our list.
While in London for your 1-2 days coach holiday, there are a lot more places you can pay a visit. There are huge infrastructure projects – the best the UK has ever seen like the St Pancras, King’s Cross and Crossrail. There are new beautiful skyscrapers and entirely new built areas like the Battersea Power Station found south of the river and Embassy Quarter that are worth a visit.
Additionally, there is the Big Ben –London’s most iconic timepiece, the London Eye– an iconic riverside wheel, the Tower of London, and Buckingham Palace – the British Queen and State Rooms among many others.
Where to Stay
There are plenty of places to stay and have meals while in London. At Leman Locke, Shoreditch London, you will find accommodation that offers free Wi-Fi, delicious meals and a good welcoming staff. Leman Locke is located 900m away from Brick Lane and the Tower of London. The hotel boasts of nice city views, a refreshing/relaxing seating area with well-arranged furniture plus a TV and an Apple TV Box for the visitors’ comfortability.
You may also opt to stay at Park Plaza, which is a ten-minute walk to the London Eye. The rooms at Park Plaza include Elemis bathroom amenities, signature beds, complimentary Wi-Fi, and Smart LED TVs (48inch). Park Plaza also offers nice meals throughout the day and is good for your coach holiday around London. Additionally, if you are planning to visit Big Ben or House of Parliament, Park Plaza should be the hotel of your choice as they are both 800m away.
5. Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight is located at the south of England and it is a 2-hour journey from London and via the ferry. With beautiful landscapes, gorgeous beach, astonishing seafood, and numerous outdoor adventures, Isle of Wight are among the top destinations to visit in England.
At the Isle of Wight you will find a Dinosaur Island where you will find a great range of dinosaur activities and attractions and if you are a fossil enthusiast, there are more enjoyable activities that you can do here. Some of the activities include; fossil hunts and award-winning Dinosaur Isle.
The place also offers walking and cycling opportunity for the activity lovers. Night ravers do not need to worry as the area has cool restaurants offering delicious meals and pubs where one can relax after all the activity at the beach. Your coach holiday will be extremely exciting for a whole weekend here.
There is the Thorness Bay Holiday Park situated at the northern side of Isle of Wight. This is the perfect getaway place for families. There is a variety of family fun to be enjoyed in the park. Kids can enjoy the different sporting activities in the park including football and basketball. With caravan ownership, camping holidays and touring individuals can create an ideal break in style, as it is a fun activity for families.
Where to Stay
Bodwen Corner Cottage is a lovely old Victorian hotel set within a nine-acre estate surrounded by woodland and the coast. The place is designed for both families and small groups as there are a cosy living room and three bedrooms with coordinated interiors furnishings. It has a spacious and open kitchen with an open door leading out to the gardens and patio where people can enjoy the fantastic surroundings. There is an outdoor tap for washing the bikes and the walking boots. You will find Free to view TV, electric cooker, dishwasher, DVD, central electric heating, Wi-Fi, cycle store among others.
Northumberland is one of the best getaway places in the UK. With pleasant countryside and quaint villages, long stretches of beaches, a fantastic plethora of fresh seafood makes the site visitors’ favourite destination. Depending on whether you love a stroll or a full hike, there is a beautiful surrounding like the Dunstanburgh Castle a few meters from Alnwick.
Across the beach, there are Farne islands, and a boat ride will enable one view the beautiful creatures like the seals, puffins and the seabirds. Alnwick Castle is another fascinating place to have been played in some of the scenes of the Harry Potter movie. This this is a beautiful place to be and those who have watched the film will recognize as they approach the place. There is also the Bamburgh, Berwick-upon-Tweed, and the Northumberland National Park which are ideal for a coach holiday for an entire weekend. As we told you, taking a Zeelo is not like taking a coach, it is bringing coach travel into the modern age.
Where to Stay
Seashell Cottage is in the seaside town of Amble, 18 kilometres from Alnwick. It is located about 400 yards from the shores in the fishing port of Amble. It has comfortable well-decorated rooms, well-equipped kitchen, plus a spacious room with open fire and a rear yard offering an ideal spot for relaxing.
Houghton Castle Farm, the castle offers a spectacular view across the land with River North Tyne a stone throw distance away. The castle is an ideal home for Northumberland visitors. Visitors can walk on the estate land along the two miles of North Tyne River which is part of the estate will provide beautiful scenery to nature lovers.
Pembrokeshire is the home of the Coastal National Park in the UK. It has excellent scenery to watch making it the perfect coach holiday destination for families and friends. Its attractive features include; the Pembrokeshire Coast Path – a cliff for hiking, the Pembroke Castle – a fortress where Henry VII was born and Caldey Island – an island with historic Catholic monastery. The place generally is characterized by the rocky cliffs, beautiful beach, crashing waves, flora and fauna making it an ideal place to spot walk dolphins and seal viewing as well. You do not want to miss out on Pembrokeshire if you are planning your 3-4 day coach holiday!
Where to Stay
Kiln Park is based at the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is one of the cool places to stay while at Pembrokeshire for your holiday. It is a short walk from Tenby south beach, and Kiln Park has its own conservation lake that host to lots of activities with their own Park Ranger who to fully appreciate the beauty of the region. Other places are easily accessible from the park including the colourful Tenby’s historic harbour, South Wales Mountains, watersports and the Caldey Island boat trips.
Glenvale is an excellent property for beach holidays and relaxing spring and autumn coastal escapes. The property is very spacious and comfortable to enjoy a good residential setting right on the on the coastal path. There are various activities to enjoy at Glenvale. Some of these activities include; evening entertainment, Tenby and Caldey islands boat trips, fishing, sailing, sand, and rocky pools at low tides, seaside delights of popular Saundersfoot at a walking distance and many other activities.
Clydey Cottages is a family resort located in the North of Pembrokeshire, it has beautiful views over the woodlands, meadows, hills, and close to sandy beaches. It has excellent service on their luxurious holiday cottages, and it is a dream place to visit.
Norfolk located in East Anglia and it borders Lincolnshire to the west. The place is blessed with traditional resorts giving an abundance platform for the growth of seafood, and the beautiful beach making it a perfect gateway place for families and friends.
At Norfolk, you will find British’s fines beaches like the Great Yarmouth, Holkam and Cromer. If you are a person who loves natural shoreline beauty and wild bird sanctuary, then it is time to plan your 3-day coach holiday and visit Norfolk. You will love the national parks and the Norfolk Coast AONB as well.
Where to Stay
You can choose to stay at Oystercatcher while at Norfolk. The hotel has a Victorian walled garden where one can hang out during the day. It is also a good for children as it offers an ideal playing ground. It also has an enclosed garden to enjoy the scene such as oystercatchers, curlew, barnacle geese, and pheasants.
You can also opt to stay Tide Cottage – an attractive hotel just ten-minute away from the sandy beach. It has a spacious room, good breakfast room, airy sitting room with comfortable seating. Pet lovers should not worry, as there is an enclosed garden ideal for their playing time.
Thorpe Forest Lodge is another place you can opt to stay when you visit Norfolk. The bubbling and hot tub retreats nested. The beautiful cottage has a stunning barn, and the lovers will be amazed at the lodge.
Cornwall is located South West of England and the place is blessed with breathtaking coastline, beautiful land ends, St Michaels’s Mount, family-friendly beaches, and The Minack open-air theatre. As you enjoy your 2-3 days coach holiday in Cornwall you will have a chance to visit Newquay, a town in Cornwall where you will find the beautiful Fistral Beach and Newquay Zoo. You can also visit St Ives Barbara and find the amazing surfing beaches as well as the Hepworth Museum. you can also visit Penzance a place with a harbour, beautiful museums, and music theatres.
At the end of your Cornwall tour, you can visit Hayle too. It is just a few miles from the beach and they offer surfing lessons for those interested in acquiring surfing skills. People can also enjoy exploring the shallows water as well as the rock pooling. Cornwall is also a foodie’s paradise for lovers as it has cream teas, ice cream, and pasties.
Where to Stay
The ark Cottage is perfectly located for touring the significant parts of Cornwall and is only one mile from the famous Eden Project. It has a spacious room with comfortable sofas to relax in front of the wood burner. It also has a small kitchen with a breakfast bar within the open plan of the living room area. Restaurants and pubs are available and, lovers can enjoy their evening in the place. It offers amenities like electric storage heaters with wood burner among other many things.
The Mackerel is situated on the southern coastline of Cornwall and is close to St Austell and the Eden Project. This cosy house is in a quiet area in the heart of Georgian village and Charlestown Port. It has an excellent pub and restaurant where people can spend their night and enjoy their favourite meals. If you love nature walks, the stunning South West path and trails offers just that. Additionally, there are social amenities such as central gas heating, fuel, and power in rent, travel cot among other activities.
Cotswolds is a beautiful place located in South Central England and it has the Cotswold Hills, which rise from Upper Thames to the Cotswolds Edge escarpment. If you are planning to have a 1-2 days coach holiday, then this is the place to visit.
The place has a number of places to visit and you will count it among the best places you have been to in the UK at the end of your holiday. The Roman Baths, the Blenheim Palace, the Bath Abbey, and the Pulteney Bridge are just but a few among the amazing places to visit at Costwolds.
The Roman Baths is a beautiful well-preserved historical Roman site once used for public bathing. The Blenheim Palace is a monumental country house located in Bleinheim town and it is the only non-episcopal & non-royal house in England that holds the ‘palace’ title. The Bath Abbey is a gothic architectural Anglican Parish church established in the 10th Century and rebuilt in the 12th century. The Pulteney Bridge even having been built in 1777 is one of the beautiful places you can visit while at Costwolds.
Where to Stay
You can stay at the Old Swan and Minster Mill located a mile or so from River Windrush. The place has acres of grounds and it is a good place for children as they can run around. Aside from that, there are sports activities like football, table tennis, and badminton that children can enjoy playing and there are horse riding and fishing activities that a family can enjoy doing together.
Wherever you choose to go, Zeelo is the perfect option when booking for friends or a tour group. Simply contact us for more info.