Why a British coach holiday is a great idea!

Getting away from it all is good for the mind, body and spirit. When it comes to choosing your next break, why not consider a holiday in Britain? Instead of heading overseas, spend some time visiting the incredible countryside, beaches and towns of Great Britain.

Why holiday in Great Britain?  Here are four reasons to consider.

The first benefit of staying on British soil is the reduced travel time. When you fly to foreign countries, a lot of time is taken up standing in airport queues, going through security checks and waiting for luggage. There are also restrictions on what can be packed too. These are not an issue when you holiday in Britain by coach.

The second great reason for staying local is the financial benefits. Holidays in Britain are often cheaper than foreign breaks and there is also no need to worry about different currencies and exchange rates.

Third on the list is our delicious British food. We all look forward to our favourite familiar dishes and if you have any dietary requirements, it can be easier to understand what the ingredients are.

The fourth benefit is learning all about our rich heritage. The choice of castles, country houses, museums and art galleries to visit in Great Britain is vast.  Splendid cathedrals and ancient buildings can be found in many old towns, and don’t forget our glorious seaside where lots of memories are made. There are so many places to go on holiday in Britain and perhaps we can help you decide.

Our coach holidays in Great Britain are perfect for staycations. They are a great way to meet new people and see somewhere different, with all the arrangements carefully taken care of by an experienced team. The excursions listed are also included in the price.

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Have a look at what Spring and Easter Tours we have on offer.  Our special five-day break to Sidmouth begins on 18th April and includes a half-board stay at the Royal York & Faulkner hotel overlooking the beach. Visits to Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, the Donkey Sanctuary and Buckfastleigh are part of the holiday, as is a journey on the South Devon Railway.

If you enjoy touring beautiful buildings, then our Treasures in Trust package on 4th March 2019 is just for you. There are four National Trust properties to view on this holiday including Tattershall Castle, the Hardwick Estate and Belton House. A day in the city of Lincoln has been arranged too, with time for a visit to the magnificent cathedral.

Alternatively, our Suffolk Spring holiday packs in tours of Bury St Edmonds, Ickworth House, Otley Hall and the old town of Colchester. There’s also time to visit the delightful town of

On the 25th March 2019, our North Wales Coast and County package takes advantage of the views with leisurely drives through the Welsh countryside. There are visits to Llangollen for a river cruise, to Llandudno for a stroll along the promenade and to Betws-y-Coed for a stop in the Snowdonia National Park.


For horticultural lovers, our Cornwall Spring Flower Show break is the perfect treat. Beginning on 5th April 2019, the highlight of this trip is a full day at the Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge where the annual flower show will be held this year.  As well as all the blooms on display, there is live music to enjoy as well. Visits to the towns of St Ives and Padstow, and tours of Prideaux Place and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are also part of this trip.

On April 7th, we have our Norfolk Paddle & Steam holiday which includes a journey on a North Norfolk Railway steam train and a trip on the Broads aboard the Southern Comfort paddle boat. With a guided tour of Norwich and a visit to Holkham Hall too, this is a holiday to remember.

For a trip further north, book our Lakes & Dales holiday on the 11th April. This staycation takes in the sites of Ullswater, Ambleside, Keswick and Kendal. A visit to Wensleydale Creamery and a cruise on Lake Windermere make this holiday extra special.

You are really spoilt for choice when it comes to places to go on holiday in Great Britain this Spring, but we have one more for you to consider. Our three-day mystery tours are popular short breaks and there’s one planned for the 3rd of March. Let us whisk you away to the unknown and discover more of this beautiful island we live on.

For more details about these and other tours on offer this year, take a look at the full list of holidays here or contact us at Woods Travel on 01243 868 080 for more information.