coach friendly

towns, cities and villages


With seven miles of golden sands and sparkling sea, the vibrant cosmopolitan town of Bournemouth has it all. Explore a vast variety of shops, restaurants and holiday accommodation, seafront hotels, quality B&Bs, a buzzing nightlife and endless countryside with beautiful award winning gardens and water sports galore.


Burnham-on-Sea is a town in Somerset at the mouth of the River Parrett and Bridgwater Bay. Burnham was a small fishing village until the late 18th century, when it began to grow because of its popularity as a seaside resort.

W:    TIC: 01278 787852    

Things to do: Brean Down FortBrent Knoll and Apex Leisure & Wildlife Park


Situated in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside, Devizes is an historic market town with a colourful medieval past. The town enjoys a rich heritage of fine Georgian houses and a 19th century castle built on the site of a Norman stronghold.

W:    TIC: 01380 800400

Things to do: Wadworth Brewery TourWiltshire Museum and Canal Trust Museum


Salisbury is easily accessible, being only 90 minutes from London, an hour from the south coast and within two hours of the Midlands and Wales. With a wealth of attractions this beautiful medieval city is the perfect year round destination for groups. As well as the magnificent Cathedral, it is also home to the best preserved original 1215 Magna Carta and the tallest spire in Britain.

Coach Park: Millstream Coach Park, SP1 3TA (drivers' rest room available). Overflow parking available at Britford Park & Ride, SP5 4DS

Pick-up/drop-off point:  St John Street, SP1 2SB

W:    TIC: 01722 341309    E:

Things to do: The Salisbury Museum, Mompesson House, The Rifles Berkshire & Wiltshire Museum and Stonehenge


Tavistock is an ancient stannary and market town within West Devon close to Dartmoor and holds World Heritage status. The town offers a wealth of independent shops and cafes serving Devon cream teas as well as the vibrant Pannier Market, granted a Royal Charter in 1105.    TIC: 01822 613529


Wells is England’s smallest city located in Somerset, famous for its Cathedral and The Bishop’s Palace. Both attractions have received CPT’s Coach Friendly status. The city also hosts a weekly farmers’ market as well as a range of shops and cafes to explore.