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Open Top buses

Stagecoach Open Top Buses

Here at Stagecoach Bus we have a number of different routes across the UK which offer an open top bus experience. Our open top buses add a different experience to your journey whether this is in the Lake District, Skegness or Hastings. Find out more about the locations where we run open top buses; 


The Lake District

Boat Lake District

Our very popular open top buses allow you to leave the car behind and let us be your driver for the day. With Explorer day tickets you can hop on and hop off and see the Lake District in a different way.


​Find out more about the Lake District Open Top buses



Skegness - Seasiders 

Skegness Seasider

Skegness Route 3 is an open top service that runs between Skegness Interchange, Butlin's Fantasy Island and Ingoldmells Anchor Lane. We have some great value single, day and family tickets to use on Skegness Seasiders;


Find out more about the Skegness Seasiders 



Open Top South West 

Visit Devon this summer and give one of our four open top bus experiences a try, it’s a great day out for the whole family, and a fun way to explore the beautiful South West. Our Open Top Buses operate in Exmouth, Torbay, Dawlish and North Devon 

Find out more about the Devon open top bus tours 



Thanet open top bus

The hugely popular route 69 is back on weekends and bank holidays from 15 April until 25 September, and everyday during the school holidays! It runs the same route as before between Ramsgate Boating Pool and Broadstairs Stone Bay.

Find out more about the Thanet open top bus


City Sightseeing Services


Enjoy the sights and sounds of Chester from the top deck, where you’ll enjoy 360 panoramic views of Chester and its surroundings. Your Chester Sightseeing tour ticket is valid for either twenty four or forty eight hours from when you first buy it. This means there’s plenty of time to hop on and off the open-top bus to see the local attractions.


Find out more about the Chester City Sightseeing tours 



Stratford-upon-Avon is a charming medieval market town in the heart of rural England. Set on the banks of the River Avon which winds its way through the town. Take the City Sightseeing tour and discover the birthplace of William Shakespeare, and home to the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company.


Find out more about Stratford-upon-Avon City Sightseeing


Open top buses are the perfect way to explore the historic heart of Cambridge in just one day. Explore the all the museums, historical sites, retail and food and drink Cambridge has to offer.


Find out more about Cambridge City Sightseeing