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Updated Website
04Aug

Updated Website

You may have noticed a few minor changes to our website.. if fact there have been some major changes, but we wanted to make the new site feel like that comfortable pair of slippers for you, our customers. We made pages easier to navigate with clear links to Local Bus, Transport, Recruitment, Blog, Brochures & […]

Are you looking for work?
17May

Are you looking for work?

We have some exciting job opportunities here at Edwards Coaches.We are looking for a Holiday Product Assistant, National Express Drivers, Coach Drivers & bus drivers. You can see our current vacancies on HEREWhy not drop us your CV to recruitment@edwardscoaches.co.uk

Winter Warmers
31Jan

Winter Warmers

We have a number of tours that will give you a reason to leave the hum drum of the kitchen and relax in a friendly hotel with no dishes to wash!We have spaces available for nearly all areas of the map!LondonKentTorquayDevonCornwallNorth WalesWest Wales& Scotland With so much to do & see at a price that […]

Edwards Main Brochure 2022
06Jan

Edwards Main Brochure 2022

HOT OFF THE PRESS *Look at our shiny main brochure for 2022! It started arriving with us this week and we can’t wait to share it all with you. Our customers will be receiving their copies in the post this week Please email or call our Holiday Reservations Team on reservations@edwardscoaches.co.uk, 01443 202048 or 01792 […]

Black Friday
26Nov

Black Friday

Exceptional offers for Black Friday rfom Edwards Coach Holidays!

Looking for a new role?
16Sep

Looking for a new role?

RCT are holding a virtual Jobs Fair of which Edwards Coaches are partaking

“Coach Operator of the Year” – Finalist
09Sep

“Coach Operator of the Year” – Finalist

Edwards Coaches have been shortlisted as a finalist

Thanks To You
06Sep

Thanks To You

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Top o’ the Morning
27Jul

Top o’ the Morning

We had our first “Irish” tour in over a year depart on the 18th July, heading for Belfast & The Antrim Coast.Taking in Downpatrick, Belfast& the Titanic Exhibition, The Antrim Coast & The Giant’s Causeway. We still have availability on our future Irish tours including Kilarney & the Ring of Kerry; Grand Ireland Explorer; Emerald […]

Edwards Coaches sponsors Duke of Edinburgh Awards
14Jul

Edwards Coaches sponsors Duke of Edinburgh Awards

We’re delighted to announce we’ve signed off our partnership agreement with the incredible Duke of Edinburgh Awards scheme. Edwards Coaches are now a ‘Gold Associate Supporter’, and we will work with the DofE in supplying coaches and any support possible to support the Youth of today in the communities we operate in. Jason Edwards commented: […]

Andre Rieu in Europe
07Jul

Andre Rieu in Europe

We have just released the following dates for Andre Rieu. Don’t miss the chance to see the modern day ‘King of Waltz’, André Rieu perform with his wonderful Johann Strauss Orchestra on this fantastic short break to Holland. His concerts are renowned as being a true musical extravaganza, so it is easy to see why […]

13 Tour Coaches
29Jun

13 Tour Coaches

13 Tours depart from South Wales

Welcome Back
21May

Welcome Back

What a week! The 17th May 2021 marked a momentous day for us as we waved off our first coaches to leave our South Wales depot in 8 months!  We were fortunate to welcome press, journalists and Cabinet Minister Mick Antoniw on site as we marked the occasion alongside our customers. You may have caught us […]

Edwards Coaches Ltd- Restarting holidays after a very long 8 months
14May

Edwards Coaches Ltd- Restarting holidays after a very long 8 months

UK and Welsh award winning company Edwards Coach Holidays is looking forward to restarting their holiday programme on the 17th May 2021 after a long 8 months due to the Covid 19 pandemic. With over 300 coaches parked in the depot and a loss of holiday revenue amounting to approximately £12 million they are really […]

We can’t wait to get away!
24Feb

We can’t wait to get away!

With the buzz of holidays on the horizon once again, we caught up with our driver Damian who’s hoping to get away on some of our breaks in the coming weeks!

Happy Valentines Day
08Feb

Happy Valentines Day

With Valentines Day just around the corner, we’ve been catching up with our driver Chris to give us some top tips on where you can take your loved ones this year!

CALLING ALL TEACHERS AND SCHOOL PUPILS
04Feb

CALLING ALL TEACHERS AND SCHOOL PUPILS

WIN a day out for you and your class on our Welsh Team Coach!

UK Transport Awards
02Feb

UK Transport Awards

We won!🏆 Edwards Coaches have been awarded:Best International Coach Tour Operator – Wales for the 2021 UK Transport AwardsHuge congratulations to all who work Edwards Coaches along with our fantastic suppliers and incredible customers, thank you.The journeys never about one individual, our team is much stronger than that. We are blessed to have some of […]

Red Dragon Tours
02Feb

Red Dragon Tours

Here’s one of our tour drivers, Andrew Martin. Andrew has been with Edwards for many years so he’ll be a familiar face to many of you!

Our journey to 2021 . . .
28Jan

Our journey to 2021 . . .

A great visual on our journey to 2021!

Happy Burns Night!
25Jan

Happy Burns Night!

Here’s an update from one of our drivers Stuart. Stuart often drives our Scotland holidays and has a wealth of experience touring around this fantastic country. Let’s hear what he has to say:

Our Staff
15Jan

Our Staff

Following on from our e-shots

EDWARDS COACHES WINS BEST COACH OPERATOR FOR GROUPS AT THE GROUP TRAVEL AWARDS 2020
07Sep

EDWARDS COACHES WINS BEST COACH OPERATOR FOR GROUPS AT THE GROUP TRAVEL AWARDS 2020

Award winning South Wales based company Edwards Coaches has added another trophy to its cabinet as it wins BEST COACH OPERATOR FOR GROUPS 2020. In different circumstances this year, the awards were broadcast live on YouTube TV. The Group Travel Awards are the highlight of the group travel industry year. Competition was particularly strong but […]

AM Congratulates Students on Green Christmas Card Designs
17Dec

AM Congratulates Students on Green Christmas Card Designs

Mick Antoniw, Assembly Member for Pontypridd has congratulated the winners of the annual Pontypridd AM & MP Christmas card design competition.  The theme of this year’s competition was ‘the environment at Christmas’. The Christmas card competition, which is now in its sixth year, has proved popular with primary schools across the Pontypridd constituency and this […]

Legendary Edwards Coaches Matriarch Sadly Passes Away
07Jun

Legendary Edwards Coaches Matriarch Sadly Passes Away

It is with a very heavy heart that Edwards Coaches announce the passing away of Mrs Jean Edwards, 3rd generation of the family business. Mike Edwards’ mother was fondly known by all as ‘Mrs E’ and peacefully passed away on Monday 27th May at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital with her family at her side. Jean […]

EDWARDS COACHES ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF ITS CHARITY COMPETITION
26Apr

EDWARDS COACHES ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF ITS CHARITY COMPETITION

Award winning South Wales company Edwards Coaches Ltd. has announced ten winners of its recent charity competition despite initially intending to offer the prize to four charities. The competition was launched via Facebook on 1st April 2019 offering charities a free advertising space on the back of one of its brand new local service buses. […]

EDWARDS COACHES PARTNERS WITH ABER VALLEY MALE VOICE CHOIR
16Apr

EDWARDS COACHES PARTNERS WITH ABER VALLEY MALE VOICE CHOIR

Award winning company Edwards Coaches is pleased to announce its partnership with the renowned Aber Valley Male Voice Choir. The partnership builds upon Edwards’ continued support and investment in its local community, including transport for fundraisers at Velindre Cancer Hospital and its competition to offer free advertising for a charity. Aber Valley Male Voice Choir […]

EDWARDS COACHES WINS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR AT NATIONAL EXPRESS AWARDS
11Apr

EDWARDS COACHES WINS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR AT NATIONAL EXPRESS AWARDS

South Wales based company Edwards Coaches adds another award to its arsenal as it scoops ‘Operator of the Year: 21+ Vehicles’ at National Express’ annual Operator Awards. Edwards has operated the National Express service from South Wales as well as Bristol and Avonmouth for 2 years, picking up a number of awards along the way […]

Local Bus Services
01Feb

Local Bus Services

Morning, we have just had confirmation that Yorkdale is now passable so we are resuming a normal operation on Services 100 and 400. As things stand, Service 90 will not operate today

Brexit Announcement
24Jan

Brexit Announcement

In these uncertain times as a result of the UK’s relationship with the European Union, Edwards Holidays are delighted to offer some clarity and certainty. With the 29th March fast approaching, it’s understandable that you may have questions when it comes to booking your next holiday, especially to Europe. That’s why we at Edwards would […]

Edwards Partners with Scarlets
12Sep

Edwards Partners with Scarlets

Award winning travel company Edwards announces partnership with Scarlets. Edwards are delighted to support the famous West Wales regional team for the 2018/2019 season by supplying team transport for their upcoming matches. This follows on from Edwards providing numerous coaches in the past for Scarlets’ away games and fan transport. Jason Edwards FCILT, Managing Director […]

Edwards Coaches In The Driving Seat With Ponty Rugby
20Jul

Edwards Coaches In The Driving Seat With Ponty Rugby

A core sponsor of Pontypridd RFC, locally based but internationally renowned company Edwards Coaches has confirmed the continuation of its partnership with the club. Welcoming the renewed deal, Ponty Rugby Ltd Commercial Manager Emma Rogers commented: “We are thrilled that Edwards Coaches, who are a vital part of our extended rugby family, have pledged their […]

Hop on Merthyr Tydfil’s free Saturday Hoppa bus!
21Jun

Hop on Merthyr Tydfil’s free Saturday Hoppa bus!

From next weekend, visitors to Merthyr Tydfil will be able to take a tour of its shopping, leisure and heritage attractions on a free Saturday shuttle bus. The Merthyr Hoppa coach will link the new Trago Mills store to Cyfarthfa Park, the historical Redhouse in Pontmorlais, Merthyr Leisure Village, the town centre and Cyfarthfa Retail […]

Edwards Coach Driver gives up his time for Home Leone
09May

Edwards Coach Driver gives up his time for Home Leone

Andy Lloyd, a National Express driver with Edwards Coaches, has recently returned from Sierra Leone in West Africa where he spent a month volunteering with UK charity Home Leone. Andy is the regular National Express driver of the 508 service from the coastal communities of West Wales towards London. The aim of Home Leone is […]

Edwards Coaches nominated for Six ‘Best in UK’ Industry Awards
09May

Edwards Coaches nominated for Six ‘Best in UK’ Industry Awards

Edwards Coaches are delighted to announce that they have been nominated for no less than 6 ‘Best in UK’ Routeone Awards. Nominations are received only from those in the industry, so it is huge recognition to all at the Company that fellow Industry professionals have put them forward for so many awards. Edwards have been […]

Edwards Coaches’ Brett Skyrme wins Apprentice of the Year Award
15Mar

Edwards Coaches’ Brett Skyrme wins Apprentice of the Year Award

Brett Skyrme, Apprentice Engineer at UK award winning company Edwards Coaches Ltd has just walked away with a Quality Standard Award for Apprentice of the Year in the heavy vehicle category at Cardiff and Vale College. Brett joined Edwards Coaches back in 2014 and comes from and lives in Cross Keys. He is only 19 […]

New Test Facility Now Open in Llantrisant
04Jan

New Test Facility Now Open in Llantrisant

We are delighted to announce that our new ATF MOT testing facility is now open at our new Llantrisant Site. Located on Parc Busnes Edwards, opposite the Royal Mint, the new facility has a purpose built DVSA approved ATF lane for onsite MOT testing of all types of Trucks, Trailers, Tractors, Horseboxes, Coaches, Buses, HGV’s […]

Perfect Christmas Ideas
24Nov

Perfect Christmas Ideas

What do you get the person that has everything for Christmas? How about some memories? Look no further for an exciting Christmas gift idea, our latest blog looks at the wide range of events that Edwards Holidays has to offer, to give you some ideas for that perfect escape.   Manchester United Football Stadium Tour […]

Jason Edwards announced for High Sheriff
15Nov

Jason Edwards announced for High Sheriff

Congratulations to our Managing Director! Jason Edwards has officially been announced as the High Sheriff of Mid Glamorgan for 2020. The Ceremony of the Nomination of High Sheriffs took place on Monday 13 November, 2017 in the Lord Chief Justice’s Court at the Royal Courts of Justice, London. Church Village born and educated locally in […]

Exciting Events!
03Nov

Exciting Events!

Looking for an exciting Christmas gift idea, or treating yourself to a short break? Our latest blog looks at the wide range of events that Edwards Holidays has to offer, to give you some ideas for that perfect escape! Crufts at Birmingham NEC Friday 9 March, 2018. 2 nights from £209pp. Crufts returns to the […]

Super Shows!
02Nov

Super Shows!

Strictly Come Dancing Live in Birmingham Departures: Saturday 20 January and Sunday 21 January, 2018. Day trip from £109pp. Departures: Saturday 20 January and Sunday 21 January. 1 night from £179pp. The Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour is back to keep you dancing in 2018! Pure dancing pleasure awaits as this supersized Strictly Live extravaganza […]

New Service at the Muni Launched with Support from Edwards Holidays
31Oct

New Service at the Muni Launched with Support from Edwards Holidays

Edwards Holidays are delighted to be involved in supporting the much-loved Muni in Pontypridd. The Muni acts as a hub for inter-generational activities and socialising. Its potential to do even more for our more mature residents is now being realised, and through the work of a committee and the support of RCT Council, along with […]

Exciting Christmas Ideas from Edwards Holidays
18Oct

Exciting Christmas Ideas from Edwards Holidays

As advent calendars start appearing in shop aisles, and the nights draw in, we thought we’d turn our attention to Christmas for the savvy shoppers who may already be getting organised! Gift vouchers Edwards Holidays gift vouchers are an extremely flexible way of treating someone to a well-deserved break! From mystery breaks, mini cruises, day […]

Further European Destinations for 2018
05Oct

Further European Destinations for 2018

We continue our blog series looking at new holiday options for next year, showcasing a further selection of exciting tours from our new European brochure. We hope you can join us as we explore new regions of Europe! CELTIC COUSINS Combine the best of our Celtic Cousins on this fantastic touring holiday. You will traverse […]

Have you registered for our holiday event in Swansea?
04Oct

Have you registered for our holiday event in Swansea?

We are delighted to be hosting a free event on Wednesday 11 October, at the Grand Theatre, in Swansea, to launch our new European brochure. The event is open to all, from 11am – 1pm, and will showcase over twenty of our new coach tours, plus provide an opportunity to discover more about the new […]

Additional European destinations for 2018
03Oct

Additional European destinations for 2018

Following on from our last blog, we are focusing on another five new holiday options for next year, providing you with a further selection of exciting tours from our new European brochure. We hope you can join us as we explore new regions of Europe! ANDRE RIEU, LIVE IN VIENNA Proving already to be one […]

Edwards Holidays announce new European destinations for 2018
27Sep

Edwards Holidays announce new European destinations for 2018

To celebrate the launch of our new European Coach holiday product for 2018 we have compiled a list of five brand new holidays options for next year, though this is just a selection of exciting options from our new European brochure. Why not check them out, let us know your thoughts, and book to join […]