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5 places to visit by coach this Easter bank holiday

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Published: 19th March 2024

Easter events and activities by coach

One of the top weekends of the year to travel by coach across the UK is here! Easter 2024 is sure to be full of fun activities and events for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re travelling with the family or looking to have a girls or guys weekend away, we’ve got all the details on the best things to do this bank holiday…


Jungle Book at Aviva Studios

Treat the family to a classic show this Easter with a trip to Aviva Studios for the Jungle Book. Along with the familiar story, audiences can enjoy a host of colourful costumes, amazing effects and spellbinding production that’s dripping in style, making it perfect for children and adults alike.

Book tickets now from just £10.

Hip Hop Orchestra Brunch at Blues Kitchen

Blending classic hip-hop tracks with soulful strings, street food and more, this brunch is like no other on offer! Enjoy a mix of live orchestra performances and resident DJ sets to bring in the good vibes for the long weekend, with 90 mins of bottomless drinks and plenty of additional options.

The perfect start to a bank holiday, whether you’re with a date or a mate.

Table tickets start at just £15 per person.


Bluey at Kew Gardens

As if being one of London’s most beautiful locations wasn’t enough to warrant a visit this Easter, Kew Gardens also has a special guest for the weekend, Bluey! The star of the hit animation will be hosting a number of interactive activities to be a part of. Your children might even have the opportunity to meet Bluey too!

Book your place at Kew Gardens today.

50% off Sunday lunch

Who doesn’t love a good lunchtime deal? Better yet, who doesn’t love a good deal when it comes to a traditional Sunday roast?

The Last Talisman in Bermondsey is offering 50% off your food bill in groups of up to 10! Simply follow the instructions when booking and you can save big and eat better this Easter Sunday.

Book your place now.


RockReef & PierZip

As soon as the weather starts to improve, we can’t help but think about coach trips to Bournemouth. For a weekend that’ll raise the adrenaline levels, RockReef’s climbing sessions are perfect for anyone looking to try their hand at climbing, no matter the ability.

Need a bigger rush? You can also book PierZip, a huge zipline ride that sends you hurtling down Bournemouth Pier!

Book these and more activities now at

Beachside mini golf

For a bit of fun that stays on solid ground, however, Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf is nestled right on the side of the beach for an ideal chilled-out mini-golf setting.

With plenty of challenges to find and conquer, this 18-hole course is perfect for those with a little competitive streak in them!

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Walk on the beach

Don’t forget, with a beachfront stretching 7 miles, you don’t need to spend any money to show family and friends a good time on the coast. A walk filled with sea air, sunshine (hopefully) and a holiday atmosphere might be all you need to create a great memory together.


Easter at the International Centre for Life

One of the North East’s premier cultural and educational spaces, The International Centre for Life offers fascinating and fun activities for all age groups on topics such as Earth and space, biology, physics and more.

The Easter holidays will be packed with excitement thanks to live science shows, egg rolling experiments, star-gazing and more!

Book today from just £12.27 per adult, £9.09 per child and kids under 2 going free.

Free event: Battle of the Burger 2024

Suitable for everyone (even the dogs), this annual event aims to crown the top burger in Newcastle, and you get to be the judge! With vegan and veggie options, as well as a top soundtrack and a host of great vendors. Who will get your all-important vote?

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Pirate Treasure Hunt at SEALIFE

A Birmingham favourite for years, SEALIFE boasts the only 360-degree underwater ocean tunnel in the UK with a huge number of creatures for you and your family to observe and learn about.

Plus, for a limited time, you can enjoy their Pirate Treasure Hunt; a journey across the aquarium with prizes to win, characters to meet and plenty of sealife to discover.

Book your entry now.

Date nights at Roxy’s

Enjoy a bank holiday date on a budget without losing out on the fun. Roxy Ballroom’s date night deal offers an hour of games and a choice of cocktails, prosecco or wine for £30 per couple. (Pro tip: pay a little extra and get pizza too!)

Book now at

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

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