Coach holidays with Alfa Travel

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Beach Locations

Our resorts have the advantage of primarily being based in seaside towns so you are sure to find a beach perfect for you. All of our Leisureplex Hotels are dotted around on the coast of the UK, giving you 22 options already! We have selected some beaches that we at Alfa feel you must visit at least once. 

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Tenby

Voted ‘Beach of the Year’ by the Sunday Times, Tenby’s pastel coloured buildings, narrow streets, fortified walls and the light reflected off the shimmering bays give it an atmosphere reminiscent of the Mediterranean. 

Sandown

Magnificent seaside and unspoilt countryside, the Isle of Wight has a great deal to offer. Sandown Bay is the largest on the island and offers a long, safe, sandy beach framed at either end by stunning white cliffs. 

Bognor Regis

Bognor Regis has been a seaside fishing settlement since Anglo-Saxon times. The resort is flat and has an excellent promenade walk. The beach is mainly pebbly but the water is clean and the quality of the light often remarkable. 

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Newquay

Newquay is Cornwall’s premier holiday resort boasting some of the finest coastline and beaches in Europe. The heart of the town is the old harbour, it spreads along the cliff tops whcih stand behind eleven magnificent beaches. 

Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe nestles around a harbour as old and as beautiful as any in Britain with the breath-taking scenery of North Devon as a backdrop. For the energetic, there are famous Torrs walks or swimming from the Tunnel beaches

Bournemouth

Superbly situated on the sunny South Coast  on top of spectacular cliffs which look down upon miles of golden sand. With two piers and splendid gardens, it is probably Britain’s most international resort.

Ideal for Exploring

Our resorts have been hand selected to include great attractions nearby that our customers can easily access. Excursions are included in our coach holidays, but those on self-drive breaks can easily access the same attractions with the flexibility of their own time. 

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Northumberland

Newcastle provides an excellent base from which to explore this area of spectacular scenery, rich in history. Excursions include Holy Island, Hadrian’s Wall and Chester’s Fort. You can also visit Bamburgh Castle and Beamish Museum. 

Eastbourne

There is plenty to do at this busy resort, go back in time to travel on the fine steam Bluebell Railwa, explore the extensive splendour of Sheffield Park Gardens or drop by Kipling’s mansion preserved as it was left at the time.

London, Windsor & Kew

The UK’s capital has much to offer for all holidaymakers. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of London, discover the largest inhabited castle in the world – Windsor Castle and stroll through the world’s best known botanical gardens – Kew

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Weston-super-Mare

Situated at the foot of the Mendip Hills, you can explore Cheddar Gorge, the site of the Cheddar caves. Other attractions include The West Somerset Railway, a helicopter museum and 19th century steam ship Brunel’s SS Great Britain.

Blackpool

With neighbouring Ribble Valley, Oswaldtwistle Mills and Lake Windermere, there is always something to do at this exciting resort. After all, Blackpool is well known as Britain’s Capital of Fun!

Criccieth

Criccieth lies on the South side of the Llyn Peninsula with splendid views over Cardigan Bay. Located near scenic Portmeirion and the unique Snowdon Mountain Railway, there is plenty to do at this popular resort.

Walking Breaks

We have many beautiful locations that provide the perfect backdrop for a casual stroll or a brisk walk to warm up the muscles. Why not take a picnic along with you so you can absorb your surroundings during a rest break. 

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Fort William

Fort William, the ‘Outdoor Capital of the UK’, is not only an important tourist centre but also a splendid location form which to explore the magnificent Western Highlands.The surrounding countryside offers spectacular scenery. 

Shanklin

Take a stroll down Shanklin’s long, safe, sandy beach which lies at the foot of the spectacular cliffs on which most of the town is situated. Stroll through Shanklin Old Village where you are sure to pick up some unique souvenirs. 

Lake District

The Lake Distric is England’s largest National Park. It offers ample opportunity to enjoy long walks across some of the most scenic routes in the country. Why not plan a picnic at a beautiful spot by the lakes.

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Exmouth

Home to such famous people as Lady Nelson and Lady Byron, nowadays, it offers a rich misture of immaculate sands, lovely gardens, and a busy marina. The West looks across the estuary of River Exe, perfect for long walks. 

Llandudno

Llandudno offers stretches of flat land for you to stroll through. The Welsh Highland Highlights tour offers plenty of opportunity for long walks against a backdrop of an abundance of breathtaking views

Bridlington

Historic old town with a sandy beach and cliff top walk, absorb the surroundings at this seaside gem. Bridlington is perfect for a day out with much to look at as you walk through, including Bridlingotn’s Old Town.

Relaxing Breaks

Our hotels are ideal for those wanting a break away from the chaos of daily life to slow things down and rejuvenate. Our hotel staff are on hand to ensure you have everything you need so all you need to do is sit back and relax! 

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Lytham St Annes

The twin resorts of Lytham and St Annes provide contrast to nearby Blackpool with their peaceful parks and gardens and half timbered houses. There is an attractive promenade and some of the best golf courses  in England.  

Loch Lomond

Based in the heart of the Trossachs at Aberfoyle, the surrounding forests and hidden lakes offer a tranquil but breathtaking natural beauty. The Trossachs were home to Rob Roy and the setting for ‘The Lady of the Lake’.

Isle of Man

The Isle of Man’s scenery combines a beautiful coastline of sandy beaches and pocky points with a mountainous interior. The Scenic Isle of Man tour gives you many opportunities to amble as you take in the scenery. 

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Cromer

This attractive, small resort is full of character with its narrow twisting streets in the town centre. Enjoy a walk along the North Norfolk Coast and bask in the peaceful atmosphere, or take a gentle cruise on the relaxing Broads. 

Scarborough

Scarborough is arguably the oldest seaside resort in Britain – a Dr Wittie of Scarborough was advocating sea bathing as long ago as 1660. The scenic resort is perfect for leaving chaos behind and relaxing on the beach.

Porthcawl

Located between Swansea and Cardiff, Porthcawl was originally a port for the iron and steel industries. It has many valleys and gardens for you to choose from. Pick a quiet spot and get lost in a good bookwith a scenic backdrop.