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Winter is well and truly here - but there's plenty of ways for you to stay warm with our selection of red hot winter getaways.
We're bringing you the best of what's on up and down the country this season; from winter walks and attractions to fantastic festive events.
With more than 900 destinations just a relaxing coach ride away, where you choose to go this winter, we can get you there in safety, comfort and style.
Fancy avoiding the traditional trudge around local shops this year?
Here’s our guide to the top ten shopping destinations this festive season, where you can explore great gift ideas in seasonal city surroundings.
London’s central shopping street and home to more than 300 shops, which sees around 40 million shoppers visiting each Christmas
The city’s famous Bullring Shopping Centre boasts around 200 shops; situated near to the world-famous Jewellery Quarter
From the sprawling Arndale Centre to streets crammed with small, niche retailers – Manchester is a shopaholics’ paradise at Christmas
Bristol’s Shopping Quarter has more than 500 shops, from high street favourites to independent retailers
From the city centre’s Eldon Square with its 140 shops to the nearby MetroCentre (Europe’s largest shopping complex), there’s something for everyone here
Looking for a fun-filled family event this Christmas?
Get your skates on and head to one of the many outdoor ice rinks in the UK for a magical Christmas experience.
Here’s our pick of the best:
The UK’s first eco-friendly rink, using green energy to freeze ice and supply power to this atmospheric, 800 sq metre rink
Now in its fifth successful year, this festive feature comes complete with fairground rides and its own Orchestra
Located beneath the striking Edinburgh Castle, the rink also boasts festive music, theatre performances and much more
Set outside the 300-year-old landmark Somerset House and with great views of the River Thames, fun includes DJs, kids’ entertainment, and a late-night final skating session
A popular family venue, complete with colourful rides and attractions, Santa’s grotto, seasonal drinks and live music
Shopping is never far from anyone's mind this season, and this month Christmas markets are a brilliant excuse to get out of town, explore somewhere new - and grab an armful of bargains!
Here's our guide to some of the very best:
Over 170 wooden chalets set in the heart of Bath, selling everything you need for the perfect Christmas.
Manchester's magnificent market truly takes over the city centre.
The largest outdoor market in the country with over 180 stalls selling gifts, food and drink.
Newcastle Continental Market 15 Nov to 29 Dec
Handmade foods and unique, one-off gifts for your friends and family, with a beautiful city centre as the backdrop.
Winchester Cathedral Market 20 Nov to 21 Dec
Unique Christmas gifts, the finest in British crafts and festive foods in abundance.
Sussex Christmas Fair at the Amex Stadium 15 Nov to 16 Nov
A huge selection of Christmas gift ideas, home accessories, food and drink, tech and gadgets and much more.
A festive flood of colour hits city centres across the country this month, with Christmas light switch-ons taking place.
Here’s our guide to some of this years’ best:
Manchester City Centre – 7 November
Huge family-friendly event, with lights switched on by comedian Jason Manford, plus appearances by Warwick Davies, Shane Ward and more. Live music and kids fun.
Bristol City Centre – 7 November
Featuring a fantastic circus, a spellbinding performance by Bristol Cathedral Choir, and attractions for children
Birmingham, Victoria Square – 9 November
Featuring a character-packed fancy-dress parade called Christmas Through the Ages, festive animals such as Reindeer and Camels, carols and fireworks
Regent Street, London – 16 November
Bustling Regent Street becomes a traffic-free zone for one day; featuring a celebrity-packed Christmas show and a huge fireworks display
Leeds City Centre – 13 November
Music from celebrities including X-Factor winner Sam Bailey, plus a ‘Frozen’ sing-a-long for all the family, ending with a spectacular fireworks display
We know how important it is to get your Christmas travel sorted.
That's why we are running services right through the festive period - including Christmas Day!
We can promise you a comfy seat, plenty of room for presents, and a relaxing, safe journey.