Our Choice is designed to further help you find the coach holiday you want. We look at all the deals coming in and then select a handful that we honestly feel represent outstanding value for money.
To do this we have to carefully check out availability as well as use our many years of experience to only choose tours that are likely to delight our customers.
We hope you find this new service both interesting and worthwhile. As the UK’s Number One Coach Holiday ABTA Agent we want you to find the very best deals we have on offer from our outstanding collection of over 80 respected Coach Tour Companies.
1st June 2013 – 8 Days – Brochure Price £359 – Coachholidays Price £319
Weymouth is one of Britain’s oldest seaside resorts, made popular by George III whose statue stands on the promenade.
From Only £319
16th June 2013 – 8 Days – Brochure Price £364 – Coachholidays Price £319
Situated on its own peninsula between the Great Orme and Little Orme Heads, Llandudno boasts two superb beaches. The shingly North Shore (outside our hotel) is the busier of the two with its Victorian Pier, boat trips, donkey rides, Punch and Judy shows and much more.
From Only £319
North East Departure
1st June 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £234 – Coachholidays Price £203
Bognor Regis has been a seaside fishing settlement since Anglo Saxon times. It became a fashionable resort in the reign of George III and has been frequented by royalty on numerous occasions.
From Only £203
Great Yarmouth and The Broads
8th June 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £229 – Coachholidays Price £193
Great Yarmouth is East Anglia’s top seaside venue. It offers a huge range of entertainments, sports, recreational amenities and shopping.
From Only £193
North West Departure
1st June 2013 – 8 Days – Brochure Price £379 – Coachholidays £319
Porthcawl was originally a port for the iron and steel industries and still has some interesting features from that period, including the oldest maritime warehouse in Wales, an attractive harbour and the last coal and gas powered lighthouse in the country.
From Only £319
Highlights of Yorkshire
5th June 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £244 – Coachholidays Price £212
Scarborough, where this holiday is based, is arguably the oldest seaside resort in Britain – a Dr Wittie of Scarborough was advocating sea bathing as long ago as 1660, more than a century before it became popular in Regency Brighton!
From Only £212
Devon and Cornwall
25th May 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £229 – Coachholidays Price £193
Torquay is one of Britain’s most famous resorts, situated at the heart of 22 miles of unspoilt coastline, often referred to as the “English Riviera”. It has a mild climate, sparkling blue waters and in its beautiful public gardens you will see subtropical plants and palm trees.
From Only £193
26th May 2013 – 7 Days – Brochure Price £329 – Coachholidays Price £290
Eastbourne is one of Britain’s more elegant resorts, enjoying a glorious location on the South Coast. Sheltered by Beachy Head and the South Downs it has an excellent sunshine record, always coming around the top of the sunshine league.
From Only £290
Paris – by Eurostar
26th May 2013 – 3 Days – Brochure Price £249 – Coachholidays Price £193
Our three day Paris tour operates every weekend throughout the summer to the most beautiful and romantic city in the world. The quick and efficient Eurostar rail service means plenty of time to make the most of your stay.
From Only £193
Sidmouth – The Belmont Hotel
26th May 2013 – 6 Days – Coachholidays Price £660
A former Victorian summer residence, the Belmont Hotel is a haven of timeless luxury and charm set at the western end of Sidmouth’s elegant esplanade.
From Only £660
Barnstaple – The Park Hotel
9th June 2013 – 6 Days – Coachholidays Price £495
Overlooking manicured Rock Park and the River Taw beyond, the Park Hotel is set in one of the quieter corners of Barnstaple, yet only a short level walk to the town centre.
From Only £495
Trains, Wineries and Treasures of Northern California
9th June 2013 – 10 Days – Brochure Price £2529 – Coachholidays Price £2279
California trains and wineries reveals a wealth of treasures on this 10 day Explorations tour. Experience the city of San Francisco during dinner overlooking the bay. Journey on a splendidly restored Pullman car as you travel through picturesque Napa Valley.
From Only £2279
Gardens of The Loire - RHS
26th July 2013 – 7 Days – Brochure Price £1939 – Coachholidays Price £1595
Set out on this magnificent tour in Paris, where you will experience the “City of Lights.” Spend an afternoon at King Louis XIV’s magnificent Palace and Gardens of Versailles.
From Only £1595
Eternal Gardens of Rome - RHS
23rd July 2013 – 6 Days – Brochure Price £1619 – Coachholidays Price £1291
Begin your garden adventure in Rome with a Vatican garden expert who leads you through the fountains and sculptures dating back to the Renaissance era.
From Only £1291
Best of The Lake District
16th June 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £369 – Coachholidays Price £332
A land of placid lakes in whose waters are mirrored the peaks of England’s tallest mountains, picturesque towns and villages, a wealth of history and heritage, and scenery that has remained largely unchanged since the days of William Wordsworth.
From Only £332
Saxony, Dresden and Colditz
16th June 2013 – 7 Days – Brochure Price £499 – Coachholidays Price £449
Join us on an historic journey into the heart of ‘Cultural Germany’ with included visits to Dresden, Leipzig and Colditz Castle. Our holiday base is Neukirchen, set in Saxony, a unique cultural landscape in the heart of Europe where East meets West.
From Only £449
Ladies Luxury and Shopping Weekend
21st June 2013 – 3 Days – Brochure Price £179 – Coachholidays Price £161
Ladies, why not put all your work behind you and join us for a carefree and luxurious change of pace. Pamper yourself in the luxurious surroundings of our luxury hotel and escape from all those chores for the weekend.
From Only £161
Alnwick Garden, Harry Potter and Northumberland
24th May 2013 – 5 Days – Coachholidays Price £174
Explore Northumberland’s heritage coastline with its quaint fishing villages and golden beaches then discover medieval Alnwick Castle and the acclaimed Alnwick Gardens which features breathtaking fountains.
From Only £174
Belfast and the Titanic – A unique opportunity to experience the birthplace of Titanic!
31st May 2013 – 4 Days – Coachholidays Price £242
Once declared ‘the modern Athens’, Belfast boasts grand architecture including the delightful Custom House, the Grand Opera House and Ulster Hall along with the more contemporary Belfast Waterfront Hall and Odyssey Arena.
From Only £242
The Beautiful Black Forest
16th June 2013 – 8 Days – Coachholidays Price £552
On arrival in this picturesque region of southwest Germany, you’ll feel as though you’ve stepped into a fairytale.
From Only £552
Gold Crest Holidays
27th May 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £299 – Coachholidays Price £260
The quaint city of Ghent, known as the City of Flowers, has more listed buildings than any other Belgian city. You’ll have a full day to make themost of its cobbled streets, canals, gabled houses, two castles and five abbeys.
From Only £260
Best of Holland
24th June 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £299 – Coachholidays Price £251
Your first included excursion is to the picturesque Dutch capital of Amsterdam where you can wander along pretty canals, delve into world-class museums and relax in pavement cafes.
From Only £251
Robbie Williams LIVE in Amsterdam 2013
12th July 2013 – 3 Days – Brochure Price £299 – Coachholidays Price Now Only £179!
Join us on our three-days’ tour to Amsterdam where we include Category-Five tickets to Robbie Williams live on his Take the Crown Tour at the Amsterdam Arena.
From Only £179
South Eastern Departure Points only
Cheshire Treats and a Taste of Wales
3rd June 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £299 – Coachholidays Price £259
Treat yourself to a really fascinating short break with lots of interesting things to do and wonderful places to visit.
From Only £259
Medieval York and the Eden Camp
3rd June 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £319 – Coachholidays Price £273
Often nicknamed ‘God’s Own County’ by its own proud inhabitants, Yorkshire has been one of the most popular coach touring destinations for decades, famed for its glorious coastline, wonderful rolling countryside, sleepy villages, handsome market towns and historic cities.
From Only £273
Rivers and Railways of Rural Norfolk
3rd June 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £309 – Coachholidays Price £264
This five day break brings Norfolk to life as we eplore glorious coastlines and quiet countryside – together with a cruise on the famous Norfolk Broads, and a ride on the historic North Norfolk Steam Railway.
From Only £264
Britain and Ireland Explorer
2nd July 2013 – 13 Days – Brochure Price £1999 – Coachholidays Price £1571
A comprehensive and well paced tour where the longer touring days, moderated by the two separate Irish Sea ferry crossings.
From Only £1571
Amazing Spain and Portugal
6th July 2013 – 9 Days – Brochure Price £1365 – Coachholidays Price £1103
From the cobbled streets of Toledo to the arabesque Alhambra and Manueline Lisbon, this well planned itinerary highlights the culture, art and landscapes of these two ‘amazing’ countries.
From Only £1103
Natural Wonders of Iceland
28th July 2013 – 8 Days – Brochure Price £2050 – Coachholidays Price £1751
This scenic circular tour has magnificent driving days offering frequent stops and fantastic photo opportunities.
From Only £1751
Journeys of Distinction
Croatia and the Dalmatian Coast
10th September 2013 – 9 Days - Coachholidays Price £1525
Croatia’s charm and beauty is timeless, from the glittering Adriatic sea, to the striking natural scenery of Hvar Island and the ancient architecture of Trogir and Dubrovnik which is both impressive and enchanting.
From Only £1525
Adventures in China
14th September 2013 – 11 Days - Coachholidays Price £1795
You’ll really get a sense of China, both ancient and modern, on a tour that fills all the senses and creates a real sense of awe at the sheer scale of human endeavour.
From Only £1795
Peru – Mysteries of the Incas
19th September 2013 – 11 Days - Coachholidays Price £2265
Colourful local cultures, stunning scenery, mysterious history and spell-binding archaeological remains combine to create an experience that can’t fail to enrich your life.
From Only £2265
Lake Garda, Venice and Verona – Silver Service
1st June 2013 – 9 Days – Brochure Price £699 – Coachholidays Price £598
Relax on the shores of beautiful Lake Garda with its lovely lakeside villages and enjoy wonderful excursions to fabulous and historic Venice and Verona.
From Only £598
Arnhem and the Rhine Crossing - Silver Service
3rd June 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £439 – Coachholidays Price £351
This tour looks at the Allied attempts to cross the mighty River Rhine
From Only £351
Italian Sud Tirol and the Dolomites - Silver Service
29th June 2013 – 9 Days – Brochure Price £569 – Coachholidays Price £474
Once a part of Austria but now Italy, the Süd Tirol offers a unique mix of Italian and Austrian cultures in a spectacular Alpine setting.
From Only £474
The Hidden Beauty of Majorca
21st May 2013 – 8 Days – Brochure Price £729 - Coachholidays Price £679
Explore some hidden corners on this island of contrasts. Characteristic towns, sandy coves and rocky inlets are all just waiting to be discovered.
From Only £679
Highlights of Andalucia
21st May 2013 – 8 Days – Brochure Price £799 - Coachholidays Price £749
Explore Andalucia’s magical cities and historical towns, marvel at the Alhambra and feel the spirit of flamenco on this superb touring holiday through Spain’s most beautiful region.
From Only £749
Rome and Sorrento
27th May 2013 – 8 Days – Brochure Price £849 - Coachholidays Price £799
This is one of our most popular holidays to Italy and has something for everyone. Our holiday begins with a three night stay in Fiuggi, which gives time for visits to Rome and the Tivoli Gardens.
From Only £799
Myths and Legends of the Rhine
28th May 2013 – 10 Days – Brochure Price £1029 – Coachholidays Price Now £767!
Step back in time as we take you on a cruise through Germany’s stunning Rhine Gorge, where we will pass charming medieval towns, and learn some of the legendary tales of these magical waters.
From Only £767
Magic of the Moselle – Grand Tourer
28th May 2013 – 10 Days – Brochure Price £1129 – Coachholidays Price Now £767!
The magical Moselle Valley is renowned for its scenic beauty and charming villages.
From Only £767
Shearings European Favourites
Please Note: Nationwide Pick ups except Scotland and mid Wales.
Ostend, Scenic Coast and Bruges
2nd June 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £359 – Coachholidays Price Now £249!
Ostend has been a favourite ‘home from home’ among British holiday-makers for decades. The sandy beach, beautiful promenade, landscaped gardens, restaurants and bars make for a pleasant stay.
From Only £249
Austrian – All Inclusive
8th June 2013 – 9 Days – Brochure Price £629 – Coachholidays Price Now £479!
Breathtaking mountain peaks, pineclad hills and lush green valleys, combined with the hospitality of your hosts, ensure a pleasant and enjoyable stay in the Tyrol.
From Only £479
Shearings UK Tours
Yorkshire and North East Departures
Castle of Mey and the Highlands
29th June 2013 – 8 Days – Brochure Price £369 – Coachholidays Price Now 277!
The enchanting cathedral town of Dornoch is a magical Highland destination, set along the beautiful Dornoch Firth and is the perfect spot to explore the very best of Northern Scotland, from the dramatic coast and mountains to the historic Castle of Mey.
From Only £277
East and West Midlands Departures
Llandudno and Snowdonia
20th May 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £239 – Coachholidays Price £181
Emulating an air of elegance, charming seaside Llandudno, with the landmark Great Ormes and Little Ormes either side, is one of our most popular holiday destinations. With the purple tipped Snowdonian mountains as its backdrop, no wonder so many people choose this seaside resort.
From Only £181
Paignton and Dartmoor
20th May 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £239 – Coachholidays Price £229
Paignton famous for its safe waters, sandy beaches, and a lively pier is part of an area of Devon know as the “English Riviera”.
From Only £229
North West Departures
Strathpeffer and The Highlands
20th May 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £224 – Coachholidays Price Now £133!
Strathpeffer owes its growth to the discovery in the 18th century, of sulphurous springs which in 1819 were said to be the healthiest in Britain. The original Spa Pavilion has been superbly restored and now serves as venue for a variety of functions.
From Only £133
Torquay – Bay Inclusive Break
20th May 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £264 – Coachholidays Price £253
Torquay, the heart of the English Riviera, with palm trees, exotic tropical plants and flowers, the bustling harbour, sandy beaches, sweeping views across the bay and the rolling green countryside, together with it’s mild climate is a perfect destination for your holiday break.
From Only £253
South East Departures
Great Yarmouth and The Norfolk Broads
20th May 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £249 – Coachholidays Price £181
Great Yarmouth is East Anglia’s top resort, offering the very best in entertainment and recreational amenities. The town’s sandy beaches stretch for miles and are backed by the Marine Parade, where a host of attractions are available.
From Only £181
Shakespeare Country and Warwick
20th May 2013 – 5 Days – Brochure Price £269 – Coachholidays Price £172
Stratford-upon-Avon, set on the banks of the river Avon, is a town most well know for the being the birthplace of William Shakespeare. But it is much more than that…
From Only £172
West Country and South Wales Departures
Morecambe Coast and Lakes
20th May 2013 – 5 Days - Brochure Price £239 – Coachholidays Price £172
Morecambe is situated on the coast, in a lovely area of Lancashire, in the North of England. It has all the charm of a traditional seaside town and is famous for the unique and outstanding views across Morecambe Bay to the Hills of the Lake District seen from the superb Morecambe promenade.
From Only £172
North Yorkshire Moors Railway and Sledmere House
25th May 2013 – 8 Days - Brochure Price £459 – Coachholidays Price £287
Historic Whitby is an ideal touring base from which to discover the delights of the North Yorkshire Moors and the Yorkshire Coast.
From Only £287
Grizzly Bears Adventure
8th October 2013 – 10 Days – Brochure Price £4295 – Coachholidays Price £3875
The brown – or grizzly – bears of Glendale Cove comprise one of the largest concentrations of these majestic creatures in British Columbia.
From Only £3875
Lords of the Arctic – The Polar Bears of Churchill
27th October 2013 – 9 Days – Brochure Price £5195 – Coachholidays Price £4748
The polar bears of Churchill have become much-loved icons of Canada and a major draw for holidaymakers to the country’s spectacular snow-swept Arctic north.
From Only £4748
Grand Alpine Experience
25th May 2013 – 14 Days – Brochure Price £2199 – Coachholidays Price £1979
Navigate your way through the picturesque Alpine landscapes of Austria, Switzerland, Germany and Italy.
From Only £1979
Flavours of Italy
26th May 2013 – 10 Days – Brochure Price £1799 – Coachholidays Price £1619
Gain a deeper knowledge of culinary Italy. As well as the sights of ancient Rome, Renaissance Florence and Byzantine Venice, sample the real Tuscan lifestyle.
From Only £1619
Golden West Contrasts
23rd June 2013 – 8 Days – Brochure Price £1425 – Coachholidays Price £1283
Discover the highlights of East Coast USA and Canada on this fascinating tour that shows you the best of New York, Washington DC, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and Boston.
From Only £1283
Wendy Wu Tours
Grand Tour of China
10th July 2013 – 27 Days – Brochure Price £3390 – Coachholidays £3190
This classic itinerary visits the three most famous cities of China: Shanghai, Xian and Beijing. Included are the must-see sights of the Terracotta Warriors, the Forbidden City and the Great Wall.
From Only £3190
Burma Explorer – Myanmar
26th September 2013 – 12 Days – Brochure Price £2990 – Coachholidays £2390
Travel to a country that has been relatively unexplored by tourists and discover a culture a world away from your own. Burma (Myanmar) is a hidden gem of Southeast Asia; on this tour you will uncover all that this magical country has to offer.
From Only £2390