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Local Coach Companies

It is a sad truth that over the years we have lost many local coach companies, the likes of Barnards Coaches, Skegness Travel, Lawtons Coaches and Tourmaster Coaches are now a thing of the past.

These companies served local people across Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Cambridgeshire and the surrounding areas, providing holidays across the whole of the UK, minibus hire and more.

Often coach companies are small family-run operations, many therefore close with retirement or no one to continue the legacy.

Why you should keep choosing coach travel

Coach travel for day-trippers & holidaymakers seeking a social experience and views along the way is a must. Travelling as a group is an experience in itself, meeting new friends and sharing in different experiences. Many make lifelong friends with those they are sat near to on coach holidays and enjoy sharing in the experience with like-minded people. This sets coach travel apart from the rest.

Coach travel is also convenient, often the stress of organising a trip is enough to put people off exploring. When there is a car trip, parking, bus to the airport, plane then another transfer on the other side, you can spend a full day not really achieving anything. Travelling by coach means you are picked up from a local and convenient place and that is it. The adventure starts from the moment you board. Along the way, you can share in the views, sit back and relax without a care in the world. It is also one of the most carbon-efficient (green) ground transport methods for groups of passengers.

Hunts Coaches are approaching their 90th year of serving Lincolnshire people with fabulous coach holidays, minibus hire, day excursions, theatre and concert experiences. We are also forever growing our valued customer base, so if you’re looking for a new travel partner for your next adventure. Look no further.

 

Craig David | Rasen Rocks

Craig David has sold over 15 million albums, achieving 16 Top Ten Hits and multi Platinum status in more than 20 Countries.

He rose to success with the hit singles ‘7 Days’, ‘Fill Me In’ and ‘Walking Away and featured on the single ‘Re-Rewind’ by the Artful Dodger. Sixteen years later he came back into the charts with Big Narstie with ‘When The Bassline Drops’. He has since released the No.1 album ‘Following My Intuition’ and the latest album ‘The Time Is Now’ which is his fifth top 10 album. To find out the latest information about the artist visit his official website Click Here.

Lincolnshire will be welcoming Craig this August to Market Rasen Racecourse. Hunts Coaches, Craig David Rasen Rocks concert trip includes admission, seeing a six race card/equine athletes, Craig David live and Lincolnshire coach pick up points (17/08/19) for £80pp. For full details and to see our other concert tours Click Here.

Days out in Nottingham

If you have ever wondered what the City of Nottingham has to offer, wonder no more. Nottingham is a city rich with history and is most well known for Robin Hood. The place has a thriving independent shopping scene and some great exhibits and art galleries too.

1. Sherwood Forest.

What is it? Made Legendary as the home of the famous outlaw in the ballads of Robin Hood, amongst the great oaks you will find the timeworn beauty. Why go? Centuries in the making, the legend of Sherwood continues to grow, with every generation adding to its legacy. See the ancient woodland and Major Oak, estimated to be around 1,000 years old. The visitor centre is full of information and resources to bring the place to life. Join our day trip in August Click Here.

2. City of Caves.

What is it? A hidden maze of over 500 original sandstone caves underneath the streets of Nottingham dating back to the dark ages. Why go? A chance to investigate the social history of the caves and learn more about the events that happened here. People even sought refuge in the Anderson air-raid shelter during World War 2. The entrance is behind the Nottingham Contemporary Art Gallery.

3. Nottingham Contemporary Art Gallery.

What is it? One of the most inspiring galleries’s in the UK exhibiting international art. Why go? Designed by the award-winning architects Caruso St. John it stands in the heart of the City. Free to enter and regularly changing exhibitions.

4. Nottingham Cathedral.

What is it? An outstanding building having been a renowned landmark for more than 150 years. Originally built during the 1800s. Why go? The outstanding architecture, range of choirs, concerts and events.

5. Nottingham Castle.

What is it? See the ruins of a castle with a long history perched upon an impressive lump of rock containing caves. Why go? Nottingham Castle has a troubled history. Starting in the Middle Ages, when a grand fortress stood on the site. This was demolished and replaced with a Mansion (also demolished), followed by the Ducal Mansion you can now see here. However, the transformation of the Castle is currently taking place with renovation work to develop it into a world-class heritage destination for 2020. So you might want to pencil it in the diary for the year ahead.

We offer coach day trips to Nottingham including concerts at Nottingham Arena from a selection of Lincolnshire pick up points Click Here more information on days out in Nottingham.

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It’s a Gardner’s World

If like us, your garden is starting to bloom, do you enjoy being part of nature and looking for something different? Then these tours could be for you…

This year Hunts Coaches have included a wide selection of Garden inspired day trips. The picture featured is Baumber Walled Gardens. The walled gardens are innovative and exciting, full of hidden surprises and vastly different from the traditional kitchen garden it started off as. They are owned and designed by Sonia and David Elton who live there. On this trip (13/06/19) you can enjoy a tour, sandwiches, cake and a hot drink.

A day out to Pensthorpe Natural Park in Fakenham (15/06/19) is great for all the family with stunning Norfolk gardens, garden ideas for your outdoor space, wildlife and nature conservation as well as WildRootz outdoor adventure play and Hootz House indoor play for the kids.

Looking for something different? Wisbech Rose Fair (05/07/19) sees the whole town take on a festive atmosphere, a celebration of horticulture and trading heritage. It started as a church restoration fund project by local rose growers in 1963 and is set in a unique Fenland landscape.

 

Garden inspired trips:-

  • 13/06/19 Baumber Walled Gardens £24.50pp
  • 15/06/19 Pensthorpe Natural Park Adult £30pp Child £23.65
  • 05/07/19 Wisbech Rose Fair Adult £18pp Child £13pp
  • 07/07/19 Easton Walled Gardens Adult £24.70 Child £20.50pp
  • 24/07/19 Sandringham Flower Show Adult £32.50pp Child £14.65pp
  • 31/07/19 Scampston Hall & Gardens Adult £32pp Child £33pp
  • 11/08/19 Woburn Abbey & Gardens Adult £43pp OAP £41.50pp Child £27.50pp
  • 17/08/19 Countryfile Live – Castle Howard Adult £49pp Child £29.50pp
  • 14/09/19 Harrogate Autumn Flower Show Adult £42pp Child £35pp

For more details Click Here.

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