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Celebrate New Year's Eve in style

Discover the best places to go this NYE

We know the old New Year’s Eve story of leaving everything till the last minute then struggling to find something to do. “Shall we come to you? or shall we go to the pub?… Oh I think so and so is having a party?” the list goes on. This amongst other reasons has given NYE the title of the most overestimated night of the social calendar. But it doesn’t have to be this way!

Why not celebrate the end of the year somewhere you have never visited before? There are so many amazing places in the UK to bring in the New Year that will make your night unforgettable. So let’s make the most of it.

Plus, did you know our coaches are running throughout the festive season? Yes, that is including New Year’s Eve and New Years Day. So when the bells start chiming this New Year’s Eve, where will you be celebrating?

If you need help deciding, take a look below at our guide of the best places in the UK to spend New Year’s Eve.


Where better to watch breathtaking New Year’s Eve fireworks over a beautiful skyline? Find yourself the perfect place to watch in awe of the spectacular colours as the famous Big Ben bongs signal another year!

Or if fireworks aren’t your thing then maybe one of the many ice rinks in London will be. Glide across the ice under beautiful festive lights and enjoy a perfect treat for the whole family.


If the hustle and bustle of the capital isn’t for you then how about spending New Year’s Eve in our Second City?

You can watch the skies light up with beautiful fireworks in the famous Centenary Square or why not head to one of Birmingham’s many unique cocktail bars to toast the new year. The ice rink near Eastside City Park is also a great place to celebrate, featuring a ferris wheel, lodge bars and delicious food.


Fireworks aren’t the only way to celebrate New Year’s Eve and Manchester has some great ways to celebrate indoors.

Bridgewater Hall is throwing a New Year’s Eve at the movies bash featuring music from some of greatest movies of all time. Think John Williams, John Williams and more John Williams. What’s not to like?


No good New Year’s Eve party is complete without some good food! And you can definitely find that in Bristol, as the Future Inn Bristol will be hosting a Hog Roast New Year’s Eve Dinner Party. Good food, good music and good company, not a bad way to end the year.


Do any of these NYE festivities take your fancy?

Book great value coach tickets to any of these locations today and you’ll have all the ingredients to a fun-filled, budget-friendly, festive trip! And don’t forget to tag photos from your adventures with #NXShared. We’d love to see what you get up to!

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Please note that this blog was written prior to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Because of this, the information above may no longer be entirely accurate. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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