Shearings Leisure Group

Our Brands

Shearings Holidays

Shearings is the UK’s largest escorted tour operator, offering a range of holidays by coach, air, rail and river cruise to over 170 destinations across the UK, Europe and Worldwide. Based at the SLG head offices in Wigan, Shearings has won a plethora of industry awards in recent years, reflecting the company’s innovation and popularity, which it has been an industry leader in throughout its history, which dates back to 1903.

Coast & Country Hotels

Coast & County Hotels and Bay Hotels are SLG’s hotel brands. Coast & Country hotels are a collection of 15 unique and quality hotels in beautiful locations, many of these in or near National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A number of tours with our other brands feature these hotels as accommodation. Hotels feature live entertainment, fabulous drink and food menus and the brand recently won Best UK Midscale Hotel Brand at the 2017 British Travel Awards.

Bay Hotels

Bay Hotels offer accommodation in prime locations in some of the UK's best-loved resorts. The vast majority of Bay Hotels are located on or close to the coast and hotels are situated in an array of different settings, from the beauty of the English Riviera in Torquay, to the ruggedness of the Scottish highlands in Fort William. As with Coast & Country a number of tours with our other brands feature these hotels as accommodation.

Country Living Hotels

We have partnered with Country Living Magazine whose team has helped to redesign two Coast & County Hotels. Rooms and public areas have been designed to create relaxing surroundings to offer rest and escape from the everyday. Country Living have also worked with talented chefs to create delicious menus using fresh and local ingredients to ensure every aspect of Country Living Hotel’s offering is at a high quality.

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National Holidays

National Holidays are the UK’s leading specialist in short breaks and holidays by coach. The company was established in 1976 as the coach arm of the state-run National Bus Company; the company was privatised and merged with Shearings in 1986. The company is run from their head offices in Hull. National Holidays’ portfolio includes holidays to the UK, Ireland and Europe, including weekend and city breaks, Showtime breaks, special event breaks, sporting breaks and breaks for all the family to some of Europe’s top theme parks and attractions.

UK Breakaways is one of the UK’s leading self-drive and short break travel companies, situated in the town of Chesterfield. The company offers great value holidays, breaks and events throughout the UK in city, seaside and scenic locations, many of which feature added extras and included entertainment.

Caledonian Travel

Caledonian Travel is Scotland’s leading specialist in short breaks and holidays by coach. The company was bought by Shearings Holidays in 2005 as part of the Wallace Arnold purchase and now operates as part of SLG from their headquarters in Glasgow. The company runs 1000s of short breaks and holidays across the UK, Ireland and Europe, with a huge variety of themes and length of holiday.