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5 green cities to explore by coach this spring

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Published: 19th March 2024

5 green cities to explore by coach this spring

Spring is the perfect time to discover all the vibrant green destinations the UK has to offer, and thanks to our great value fares there’s a convenient, sustainable, and wallet-friendly way to explore. From eco-friendly initiatives to lush urban parks, here are five green cities you can easily reach by coach, ensuring your spring travels are both affordable and enjoyable.



Known for its commitment to sustainability, Bristol is a green city brimming with eco-conscious initiatives and outdoor spaces. Hop on a coach to Bristol and explore the city's green credentials, from the community-focused projects at Windmill Hill City Farm to the tranquil oasis of Castle Park, located right in the heart of the city centre. Don't miss a stroll along the harborside, where you can admire the iconic SS Great Britain and enjoy waterfront dining with a view.



Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh, is a green oasis filled with parks, gardens, and historic landmarks. Head to Edinburgh and immerse yourself in the city's natural beauty, from the scenic pathways of Holyrood Park to the vibrant floral displays of the Royal Botanic Garden. Climb Arthur's Seat for panoramic views of the city skyline, and wander through the cobbled streets of the Old Town, where green spaces and historic architecture blend seamlessly.



Cardiff, the capital of Wales, is a green city with a rich tapestry of parks, gardens, and riverside trails. One of the city's green spaces, includes Bute Park, which stretches along the River Taff and offers a peaceful retreat from urban life. Explore the Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve, home to a variety of bird species, and stroll through the historic grounds of Cardiff Castle, where picturesque gardens and mediaeval towers await.



As one of the UK's greenest cities, Manchester boasts an array of parks, nature reserves, and eco-friendly initiatives. With tons of great fares to Manchester, you can explore the city's green spaces, such as Heaton Park, one of Europe's largest municipal parks, and the Manchester Green Trail, a network of walking and cycling routes that showcase the city's environmental highlights. Visit the vibrant Northern Quarter for sustainable shopping and dining experiences, and discover why Manchester is leading the way in urban sustainability.



Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, is renowned for its green credentials and commitment to environmental sustainability. The city's eco-friendly attractions include the Glasgow Botanic Gardens, where you can wander through glasshouses filled with exotic plants and enjoy tranquil walks along the River Kelvin. A thriving cultural scene, from art galleries to music venues, all while appreciating Glasgow's efforts to create a greener, more sustainable urban environment.


By travelling to one of these green cities by coach, you're not only embarking on a memorable adventure but also making a positive impact on the environment. With convenient routes, comfortable seating, and affordable fares, we provide a reliable and eco-conscious travel option for your springtime explorations across the UK. So pack your bags, hop aboard, and let the journey begin!

Those are just some of the options you can choose when you travel by coach this spring. For more great ideas for where to go you can check out our Destination pages or other blog posts.

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