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Blue Planet Aquarium in Ellesmere Port has the largest collection of sharks in the UK, including six tiger sand sharks, a zebra shark and reef sharks. There are also reptiles, lizards and snakes, plus an outdoor otter enclosure. Jump on the 1 , X8, X2 or the 5 to get there.
Chester Zoo is home to some of the most beautiful animals on the planet. Ranging from Sumatran tigers and Asian elephants to North African cheetahs and even pythons, these are just some of the just some of the animals that you can see. Stagecoach offers the X8 bus, a fast link between Liverpool and Chester taking just over an hour. The bus runs every thirty minutes from Monday to Saturday and every hour on a Sunday.
Blackpool - This classic seaside town has been entertaining us Brits since 1896. For the thrill seekers, head down to the Pleasure Beach; one of Britain’s most famous theme parks! With all of the ingredients for the perfect weekend away with the kids, there’s thrill rides – childhood favourites – and also a classic seaside fare, so be sure to get your candy floss on the way round. With 125 rides to go on and enjoy, the kids won’t ever want to leave this never-ending theme park.
If your kids aren’t afraid of heights, take them to the top of The Blackpool Tower Eye and take in views that reach as far as the eye can see from a solid glass sky walk. Or, if the kids would prefer a more exotic view, then why not head to Blackpool Zoo? With lions, tigers, silver back gorillas and orangutans, there are animals from across the world all in one place. There are three buses you can take to get to the seaside town, the 68 and the 61.
How about a Date with a Difference? If you’re hoping to catch up with old friends or meet new ones, start your social gatherings this summer on a Stagecoach bus.
If you’re looking for a fun way to spend the day, then mini golf should be high on your list. There are so many great themed courses, both indoor and outdoor, including Dinosaurs, Pirates and, our personal favourite, Junkyard. A little healthy competition is good for a relationship so brush up on your putting skills – winner buys dinner!
If your relationship is new, an Escape Room is a great choice of date. You can either choose to battle it out as a couple, or team up with your coupley friends and work together to escape. It’s a real test of cooperation, listening and reasoning so it’s a perfect way to find out if your relationship is built to last. Survive the Escape Room and you can survive most things! There is a number of Escape rooms across the areas we operate in so why not jump on a Stagecoach to get there.
Looking to upgrade your summer wardrobe or need to grab holiday essentials then an epic shopping trip might be up your street. Take a look at our Guide to Best Shopping Cities in the UK and shop till you drop with Stagecoach this summer!
In the heart of Liverpool city centre, Liverpool One has over 170 shops, bars and restaurants and is the largest open air shopping centre in the UK. It has everything you need in one place!
For vintage and second-hand shopping, as well as cool cafes and restaurants, Bold Street has some excellent boutiques and charity shops, including Cow and Pop Boutique. If you’re a Beatles fan, make sure to visit Beatwear in Birkenhead for 1960s style dress up.
If you’re a label maven, it’s well worth a trip out of town to Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet, for exclusive bargains. The outlet has a huge selection of designer stores, from Mulberry to Nike, Ted Baker to Yankee Candle.
Do you like the sound of some of the ideas we've already told you about? Well you'll love our summer offer!
We will help you get to where you need to be this summer with our discounted family tickets!
Merseyside 1 day family ticket was £10 its now £8!
Lancashire 1 day family ticket was £17 now £10!
Check out our map to show you where you can travel to on your chosen ticket!
*Offer is valid from 14th July until 31st August 2019*