• Best Coach Connection of May: Newcastle upon Tyne to York

    Historic alleyways, colossal monuments, scenic parks and ancient histories, both Newcastle upon Tyne and York are a history lover’s dream come true with so many cultural offerings to cater to any type of tourist. May’s sunnier weather also makes strolls through both cities all the more optimal, whether it be crossing Newcastle’s famous

  • Best Coach Connection of April: Ipswich to Cambridge

    Spring is finally here, and as the days get longer, the flowers begin to bloom and temperatures get warmer, it’s natural to want to finally spend some quality time outside. The UK is truly stunning in the spring as its countryside springs to life, and there is no shortage of wonderful destinations to choose from, such as the

  • Best Coach Connection of March: Birmingham and Belfast

    It’s March, which means that spring is just around the corner. As it begins to slowly get warmer outside, it becomes much easier to think about the perfect place to get away for a weekend holiday. Halfway through the month is Saint Patrick’s Day and cities throughout the UK make the holiday a momentous occasion with

  • Best Coach Connection of February: Penrith and Edinburgh

    With Valentine’s day quickly approaching, what better way to spend the holiday with your loved one than to explore some of the UK’s most romantic sites. From the iconic streets of London, the beautiful mountains of northern Wales and the dramatic Scottish Highlands, there is no shortage of amazing sites to visit in

  • Best Coach Connection of January: Manchester to Liverpool

    The winter months can be rather grim for many people throughout the UK with limited hours of daylight, cold temperatures, gray skies and no shortage of rain. While it may be tempting to just stay at home until the season passes, going on a trip can help ease those winter blues. Of course, Manchester and Liverpool might

  • Northern Lights over the British Isles

    As emerald lights dance across the world’s northern skies, many cold and distant places spring to mind, from Alaska to Siberia and the northern most tips of Scandinavian countries. While these are all well-known sites to view the Northern Lights, the phenomenon can also be seen in both Ireland and Scotland. As January approaches,

  • Best Coach Connection of December: Bath to London

    From big city hustle to small town charm, the UK is truly a magical place to be during the holiday season. The Christmas spirit runs throughout the entire country, and it’s very difficult to go wrong when choosing the best destination for Christmas this year, but we do recommend

  • More UK Residents Stay Closer to Home When Travelling

    It’s official, more UK residents are interested in domestic travel than excursions abroad according to a CheckMyBus study. This past summer, CheckMyBus saw 40% more UK users search for affordable intercity coach rides and domestic routes are more popular than ever. The

  • October’s Capital of Festivals: Nottingham

    For the month of October, the city of Nottingham transforms into the festival capital of the UK. The city, made famous by the legend of Robin Hood, boasts a rich history of hosting festivals. Whether you want to attend a medieval festival, see live music, watch films, go on a roller coaster or simply enjoy

  • Stroll through time at the Bicentennial Jane Austen Festival

    This year, the city of Bath celebrates the 200th anniversary of one of England’s literary greats, Jane Austen. Starting on Friday, 8 September, the city will be hosting its annual Jane Austen Festival, and this year will be larger than ever. For nine days, visitors can enjoy an array of activities and events, ranging from