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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.
Over 200 top stores including House of Fraser, John Lewis and many more, selling everything from jewellery and fashions to sportswear and toys. Spend the day bargain hunting and break for lunch in one of the many restuarants.
With over 300 major and independent stores, cinemas, and leisure facilities for kids, the whole family can enjoy a packed day out with so much more on offer than just shopping!
160 stores all under one roof in the nation's second city, with scores of leading high street names standing alongside many independent stores. A great place to find unique bargains in the New Year sales, and a wide choice of restaurants and cafes.
The capital city does not disappoint when it comes to New Year shopping sales. From legendary locations like Oxford Street (home to House of Fraser, Selfridges and dozens more), to the world-famous markets of Carnaby Street and Portobello Road.
Brighton's bohemian North Laine area is home to 300 shops selling quirky, vintage and retro clothes along with jewellery and furniture. Looking for high street names? Try Brighton Marina, home to a wealth of familiar and unique stores.
A city centre packed with independent stores and big-name bargains awaits you in Bath. Home to hundreds of clothing, electrics, gifts and hand-made items, with huge areas devoted to nothing but shopping such as Upper Town, the Central Area and the Artisan Quarter.
Metrocentre (one of the largest shopping and leisure centres in Europe), to Eldon Square (one of the UK's largest city centre shopping malls); you'll be spoilt for choice when scouring the sales in Newcastle.
Thousands of shoppers flock to Manchester each January for big savings on high street favourites, including luxury brands. Manchester city centre has a huge mix of big-name stores and independent shops, designer boutiques and bargain basement outlets, where you're sure to pick up many bargains.
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.