Day Coach Trips
You might be surprised at how many places you can go on day coach trips, as they usually leave early in the morning and return in the evening there's plenty of time to get to almost any location in the UK, or even France of Belgium, while still leaving you with most of the day to enjoy yourself once your there.
Door2door.com work with a variety of coach companies and are able to provide day trips to loads of different places. One of the best places which you may not have thought doable in a day is Paris. Set in the north of France this famously romantic and beautiful city is actually surprisingly close to England's south coast, and door2door coaches can currently take you there from just £35 per person, depending on dates and departure location. This makes for an ideal whirlwind break with your partner, or if you've got kids why not surprise them with a day trip to Disneyland.
For a holiday that's closer to home, consider the historic towns of Windsor and Oxford, in fact andersontours.co.uk can take you to both of these places in a single day, even finding time to stop off at Eton College. In a packed line-up of activities, the trip includes guided tours of Windsor Castle, Eton College and Christ Church College, as well as plenty of free time. All of this is currently available for just £45.
For a more unique trip door2door.com are also currently offering coaches to Southampton, from which you'll board a boat and cruise along the coast while enjoying a three course Christmas lunch, this is of course a seasonal trip, but in the summer months they usually have other unique excursions available.