Why not join us for one of our day trips in 2018? You can book online quickly at a time to suit you. Follow the link at the end of each day trip description to book your seats!
We operate two pick up routes as follows.
Atherstone Bus Station 08.00
Polesworth Square 08.15
Tamworth Corporation Street 08.25
Lichfield Bus Station 08.45
Lichfield Bus Station 08.00
Tamworth Corporation Street 08.20
Polesworth Square 08.30
Atherstone Bus Station 08.45
Each trip will have pick up code (N) or (S) and this refers to these times/directions shown. Return drop offs are always the reverse of the outward. Some special trips will have their own pick up times, and these will be clearly shown on the trip itinerary.
You can book online following the links below, or over the phone by calling us directly on 01827 316722. Trips are being created all year around, so please check back to see any that have been added. Follow us on facebook "South Staffs Coach Hire" for up to the minute additions to our day trip brochure.
2018 Day Trips
12th April 2018 - Stratford on Avon
A full day in Stratford on Avon. After a leisurely drive through the Warwickshire countryside we arrive in mid morning in Stratford on Avon. You will have free time to explore the sights, have a trip on the river, visit Shakespeare's birthplace museum, look around the shops and enjoy lunch in some of the excellent cafe's and restaurants. We will depart at 4.30pm and travel home the scenic way. All seats £10 on this trip. To book this trip click on this link. Pick up route/times (S) see above.
28th April 2018 - Wonderwool Wales 2018
Wonderwool Wales is the premier Wool & Natural Fibre Festival in Wales. It was set up in 2006 in order to promote wool and natural fibre production and its use in Wales. The Event was funded by a Leader + grant from the EU and managed by Powys County Council, via Glasu, for the first 3 years until the funding ceased.
At this time a small group of exhibitors, who had been part of the original steering committee with Glasu, set up a Not-for-Profit company in order for the event to continue. Wonderwool Wales Ltd, comprising of Olwen Veevers, Chrissie Menzies and Sarah Stacey, ran the event for the first time in 2009. We hope to expand the show each year with new ideas, but still maintain the standards, ethos and enthusiasm of the Festival.
Wonderwool Wales is a fun, friendly event with 210+ exhibitors and trade stands covering all aspects of felting, knitting, weaving, spinning & crochet along with textile art, with raw materials, equipment, books & beautiful finished products to buy. There are demonstration and a selection of animals on display including sheep, angora rabbits, angora goats & alpacas. We run a series of Woolschools throughout the weekend which can be booked in advance online. All seats £26 including admission. To book this trip click on this link. Pick up route/times (N) see above.
28th April 2018 - Shrewsbury
A visit to the town of Shrewsbury. In conjunction with the above trip we will be calling at Shrewsbury in either direction to drop off and collect passengers who wish to spend the day in Shrewsbury instead. You will be dropped off mid morning and collected again late afternoon. You will be free to spend your time how you wish in the town. All seats £17. To book on this trip click on this link. Pick up route/times (N) see above.
15th May 2018 - York
We depart the area and travel north arriving in York late morning. You will have the rest of the day to explore the City, perhaps visit the Minster or have a look around the Railway Museum? Why not have a look at the famous museums? We will depart at 5.00pm for our journey home. All seats £17 on this trip. To book this trip click on this link. Pick up route/times (N) see above.
31st May 2018 - The Royal Mint including factory tour
An exciting day out for all the family. We head south to Wales and the town of Llantrisant. Upon arrival there will be time to explore the visitors centre and have light refreshments in the cafe. The group will then have a factory tour which lasts around an hour and a half (level walking) to see the history of the UK's coins, how they are made and what materials they use. You then actually see UK coins in mass production. You will also get the opportunity to strike your own coin to keep (small fee applies) before exploring the museum and shop not forgetting your chance to have a "photo with a fortune" (£1M UK pound coins!) a truly magnificent experience. Our vist will last around 3.5 hours in total and you will have ample time to explore the shop where special edition coins along with pocket money sou verniers are sold. NB due to tour restrictions a maximum of 25 passengers per tour is permitted. Tours depart frequently and we will advise on the day of the exact tour times. Tickets purchased together will be on the same tour. If buying tickets separately please advise us so we can keep you together on the day. The tour is suitable for wheelchairs. For security reasons no bags are permitted on the tour (lockers provided) and sorry they don't allow photography whilst you are in the factory. All seats £29.50 on this trip including admission and tour. To book on this trip click on this link. Pick up route/times (N) see above.
1st June 2018 - Oxford
We head south to the City of Oxford. Arriving late morning you will have the day to explore this City. There is so much to see and do in Oxford along with some great shopping and dining. We depart Oxford at 5.00pm. All seats £17 on this trip. To book on this trip click on this link. Pick up times/route (N) see above.
22nd July 2018 - Skegness
We head east to Lincolnshire for a day in Skegness. Arriving late morning in the town. Bring your bucket and spade for a day on the beach. Visit the sea life centre or just take in the atmosphere of this popular seaside town. We will depart for home at 5.00pm. All seats on this trip £15. To book on this trip click on this link. Pick up times/route (S) see above.
12th August 2018 - Blackpool and Air Show
A trip to the Lancashire seaside town of Blackpool. Enjoy a day in this popular resort, take a ride on the tram or take in the sights of the Blackpool Air Show (free) which takes place over the skies of the town during the afternoon. We depart for home at 6.30pm allowing you to enjoy the day to the maximum. Air Show is operational between 12.00 noon and 5.00pm. All seats on this trip £17. To book on this trip click on this link. Pick up times/route (N) see above.
16th August 2018 - Gloucester Docks
A day trip to this popular destination. The former dock estate has become a popular free destination where visitors can enjoy interesting views and a range of modern facilities while wandering around a remarkably complete example of a Victorian port. Views include many fine warehouses and other dock-related buildings that have been found new uses. Where ships once discharged their cargoes, there is now an ever-changing miscellany of visiting narrow boats, smart motor cruisers and the occasional yacht or tall ship. There are a number of buildings, river cruises and eateries for you to explore. The whole area is suitable for wheel-chairs. We depart for home at 4.30pm. All seats on this trip £15. To book on this trip click on this link. Pick up times/route (N) see above.
30th August 2018 - Llandudno
A trip across the Horseshoe Pass and a short stop at the Ponderosa Cafe at the top, we then head down into Llandudno arriving just after lunch. You have the afternoon free in Llandudno to explore the sights. We depart for home at 5.00pm. All seats on this trip £19. To book on this trip click on this link. Pick up times/route (N) see above.
1st September 2018 - Hereford, Cathederal & Cider Museum
A visit to this super City with time to explore the shops, history, religion and Cider. We will arrive mid morning and have the full day in Hereford, departing at 4.30pm. All seats on this trip £15.00. To book on this trip click on this link. Pick up times/route (N) see above.
30th September 2018 - Showbus 2018
Travel with us to one of the country's leading historical transport events! This year being held at Donnington Park. There are literally hundreds of buses from all ages on display with local bus rides from the event. A must for the serious transport enthusiast! We hope to be travelling in style in our preserved Wallace Arnold Volvo Coach (subject to availability on the day) We will be returning from Donnington at around 4.30pm - exact times to be confirmed. All seats on this trip £5. Local admission applies in addition to the travel cost. To book on this trip click on this link. Pick up times/route (S) see above.
30th October 2018 - Blackpool Late return 9.00pm
A later start for this trip. We depart the local area around 09.00am and head straight to Blackpool, arriving around midday. You will have the full day and early evening to explore the sights and sounds of this popular resort. The return coach will leave at 9.00pm allowing you plenty of time to see the lights by tram or on foot. We will travel directly home (not through the lights) arriving back around midnight. This trip will be operated by two drivers. All seats on this trip £19. To book on this trip click on this link. Pick up times/route (N) see above PLUS 1 HOUR on the times shown above, Atherstone Bus Station 09.00, Polesworth 09.15, Tamworth, 09.25 & Lichfield 09.45.
3rd November 2018 - Bridgwater Carnival
A trip to this excellent attraction. We set off at 12.00noon on this trip and arrive in Bridgwater late afternoon, allowing plenty of time to eat before the carnival begins at 7.00pm. The carnival is a spectacle and unlike anything else you have seen before. The quality of the floats is amazing. The last time we did this trip it went full (and the time before!) so don't miss out. It's a late one though as it doesn't finish until approx 10.00pm. We will head home swiftly after it finishes but expect it to be around 1.00am at the local drop offs.All seats on this trip £19. To book on this trip click on this link. Special pick up times. Route (N) used as above but times as follows Atherstone Bus Station 12.00, Polesworth, 12.15pm, Tamworth 1.00pm & Lichfield Bus Station 1.20pm.
18th November 2018 Harrogate Christmas Market
We depart the local area at around 8.00am (Pick up code/times N) and travel northwards to the spa town of Harrogate, arriving late morning. The popular Christmas market will be in full swing, along with plenty of other attractions the town of Harrogate has to offer. You will have free time to explore the market or look around this wonderful town. Perhaps take Afternoon Tea in Betty's Tea rooms? Visit the Spa or walk the towns treasure trail? There is plenty to see and do before we return home at 5.00pm arriving back in the Midlands around 8.00pm. All seats £19 on this trip. To book on this popular trip click on this link. Pick up times/route (N) see above.
1st December 2018 - London Shopper
An earlier start on this trip to maximize your day in the capital. We depart the local area at 7.00am, heading directly to the centre of London. We will drop you off at the top of Park Lane/Oxford Street adjacent to Hyde Park Corner tube station. We should be arriving at around 11.00am and you will then be free to spend the day however you choose. Our departure will be 7.00pm from the same point, and we will travel swiftly home to the local area. All seats on this trip £19. To book on this trip click on this link. Pick up times/route (S) see above MINUS 1 HOUR 07.00am Lichfield Bus Station, 07.20 Tamworth, 07.30 Polesworth, 07.45 Atherstone.
Coming soon - More super value day trips so please visit us again.