We’ve compiled a list of the best places to visit via coach in the UK;
Best time to go: July – August. The World Heritage City of Bath has a rich history and lots of cultures to immerse yourself in. It’s famous for the ancient Roman Baths; you can also enjoy a dip in Britain’s only natural thermal waters. The impressive Bath Abbey was a former Benedictine monastery that dates back to the 7th century. World-famous writer Jane Austen was also a prominent figure in Bath, the city was at the heart of her life and works, explore her life and history in the Jane Austen Centre. London to Bath takes 1.5 hours.
Whitstable in Kent is located in South East of England. Whitstable is famous for its annual oyster festival. You can even try your hand at the famous oyster eating competition and take part in the fantastic parades and performances. There are coastal walks you can enjoy and many seafood restaurants where you can feast on some of the freshest seafood in the county. London to Whitstable takes 1.5 hours.
Best time to go: July – August, Oxford is nicknamed the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’ by poet Matthew Arnold. Oxford is predominantly famous for its prestigious university. The stunning 12th-century medieval architecture in the city centre is what draws visitors to the city. The incredible buildings within the city are definitely a place to see and many people go for a relaxing boat ride along the river in flat-bottom riverboats. London to Oxford takes just over 1 hour.
Rhossili is in the Gower Peninsula in Swansea Wales. This coastal destination showcases dramatic scenery and Wales’ most iconic cliffs. Rhossili is a beautiful 3-mile stretch of coastline and is also a National Trust site that has breath-taking headland walks, including a walk to the highest point of Gower. London to Rhossili takes 4.5 hours.
Best time to go: May-August. Brighton is a lively coastal town with plenty of things to do and explore. Brighton’s iconic pier is a great place to start, it’s full of arcades and thrilling rides and there’s something for all the family. The Lanes alleyways are known for its antique shops, quaint cafes and traditional British pubs. Brighton also has an incredible arts scene and a colourful nightlife scene. London to Brighton takes 1 hour and 20 mins. Saunton Sands Saunton in North Devon, England, this 3-mile stretch of golden sand is hidden behind the largest dunes in Britain, Braunton Burrows. It’s a popular spot for surfers as the Atlantic waves give the surfers a perfect wave. London to Saunton Sands takes 4.5 hours.
Best time to go: June – August, Cardiff is Wales’ capital city and has the largest population in the country. It’s a friendly city with a fantastic food scene, an intimate gig venues and a spectacular city-centre castle. The beautiful bay of Cardiff is almost six-miles long, with many incredible places to shop, dine and explore, it’s the perfect place to discover Wales. London to Cardiff takes 2.5 hours.
You can make this summer a summer to remember and explore what sights and places the UK has to offer. With Churchill Coaches, you can relax and be confident that your trip is in safe hands. Contact us today for more information and see how we can help you! Call us on 01784 404 797 (Changing over to new number) 0845 833 1558, alternatively you can email us firstname.lastname@example.org.