Hunts Coaches celebrated their 90th anniversary at their 2020 Holiday Brochure Launch.

Customers came to the 90th anniversary 2020 brochure launch celebration on Thursday 05 September 2019 at the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Alford to be among the first to see the Hunts Coaches cake, brochure and the new editions for the coming year. It proved to be a great evening with over 160 people attending. Customers had the opportunity to meet the Hunts Coaches team, learn more about their tours and to find out about the history of the Lincolnshire based, 3rd generation family business in their 9th decade.

The 2020 brochure has a wide range of destinations from Potters Resort in Norfolk to River Cruises. It includes listings of the 2020 Day Excursions starting at just £12 per person Adult fare to Lincoln, York and Beverley. Customers took the opportunity to place bookings with the team, taking advantage of the first come first served reserved coach seating.

Karen Haydon came to the launch party. She said “I went on Isle of Wight holiday with Hunts Coaches for the first time with my friend. We had such a marvellous time. The weather was great and the value for money was outstanding. I have booked a holiday tonight too.”

Hunts has experienced and customer friendly staff. They provide luxury air-conditioned coaches, door to door departures within a large catchment area and free parking for those who wish to meet the coach at the Depot in Alford. By sourcing a wide range of quality hotels, and tours with great local excursions which are all included in the price of your holiday, rest assured that they have something to suit all tastes and ages. They even include total luggage handling.

Michael Hunt “It was great evening and fantastic to get together with our extended family during our 90th Anniversary Brochure Launch. We would like to thank passengers for their continued support and for coming along and speaking to us on the evening without them this wouldn’t be possible.”

The Hunts team would like to thank everyone who attended and contributed to this great evening. The raffle held for Louth and District hospice will see £145 donated to this deserving cause. They are pleased to say that the Hunts new 2020 holiday brochure has launched and is now on the website.

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

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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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